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Fate, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Fate is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rockwall County at latitude 32.934 and longitude -96.3858. Rockwall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Fate, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fate, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fate indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Fate (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 7,654
Population in Households 7,654
Population in Familes 7,026
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,317
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 2,393
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 2,019
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,083 (82.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 310 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $226,434
Average Home Value $235,855


Median Household Income $85,924
Average Household Income $95,281
Per Capita Income $29,853
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 4.47% 5.38%
Households 4.45% 5.4%
Families 3.91% 5.29%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
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.


Fate, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fate 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 # 290 84th
Population Density1 # 527 70th
Diversity Index2 # 661 62nd
Median Household Income # 126 93rd
Per Capita Income # 281 84th

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