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Royse City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Royse City is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rockwall County at latitude 32.9766 and longitude -96.3221. Rockwall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Royse City 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.

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


Total Population 9,957
Population in Households 9,957
Population in Familes 8,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 663
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 3,274
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 2,635
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,636 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 639 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 200 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $156,189
Average Home Value $161,433


Median Household Income $67,918
Average Household Income $75,363
Per Capita Income $24,642
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.49% 2.86%
Households 1.47% 2.89%
Families 1.4% 2.83%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Royse City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Royse City 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 # 247 86th
Population Density1 # 1004 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 614 65th
Median Household Income # 239 86th
Per Capita Income # 568 68th

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