Royse City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Royse City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Royse City had a population of 10,457 as of July 1, 2015.

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.

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, 2015.

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Royse City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,457
Population in Households 10,457
Population in Familes 9,374
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 697
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 3,433
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 2,762
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,631 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,755 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 679 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $164,984
Average Home Value $172,268


Median Household Income $70,125
Average Household Income $77,606
Per Capita Income $25,328
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.16% 4.26%
Households 2.11% 4.19%
Families 2.04% 4.19%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 246 86th
Population Density1 # 983 44th
Diversity Index2 # 607 65th
Median Household Income # 252 86th
Per Capita Income # 547 69th

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