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Rotan, Texas - Basic Facts

Rotan is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Rotan.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fisher County at latitude 32.8521 and longitude -100.4657. Fisher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,949 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Rotan (see map) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Rotan, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,434
Population in Households 1,422
Population in Familes 1,186
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 709
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 590
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 405
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (23.5%)
Median Home Value $57,065
Average Home Value $69,395


Median Household Income $30,138
Average Household Income $41,632
Per Capita Income $17,236
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.18% -0.78%
Households -1.16% -0.83%
Families -1.29% -0.91%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Rotan, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rotan to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 839 52nd
Population Density1 # 964 45th
Diversity Index2 # 309 82nd
Median Household Income # 1448 17th
Per Capita Income # 1256 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.