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Royse City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Royse City had a population of 11,924 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Royse City is located at latitude 32.9766 and longitude -96.3221 in Rockwall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Royse City (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Rockwall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Royse City are located in Rockwall County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Collin County, and Hunt County.

The City of Royse City (GNIS ID: 2411012) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Royse City is located within Northeast Rockwall Division of Rockwall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Royse City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Royse City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,924
Daytime Population: Workers 2,697
Daytime Population: Residents 6,254
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,951
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 11,924
Population in Familes 10,701
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 752
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $70,146
Average Household Income $78,248
Per Capita Income $25,361


Total Housing Units 4,105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,096 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 786 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 223 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $149,955
Average Home Value $159,704


Total Households 3,882
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 3,123
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 3.37% 4.91%
Households 3.23% 4.81%
Families 3.17% 4.75%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Royse City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Royse City to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 229 87th
Population Density # 916 48th
Diversity Index # 592 66th
Median Household Income # 259 85th
Per Capita Income # 737 58th

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