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The City of Rotan had a population of 1,407 as of July 1, 2017. Rotan ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rotan is located at latitude 32.854 and longitude -100.4655 in Fisher County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rotan (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fisher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,949 feet.

The City of Rotan (GNIS ID: 2411004) 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 Rotan is located within Rotan Division of Fisher County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rotan 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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Rotan, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,407
Daytime Population: Workers 536
Daytime Population: Residents 816
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,352
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 1,395
Population in Familes 1,163
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 696
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $35,214
Average Household Income $48,560
Per Capita Income $20,011


Total Housing Units 771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 197 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $46,117
Average Home Value $61,908


Total Households 574
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 394
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 -0.95% -0.59%
Households -1.06% -0.64%
Families -1.14% -0.72%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Rotan, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rotan 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 # 859 51st
Population Density # 983 44th
Diversity Index # 281 84th
Median Household Income # 1401 20th
Per Capita Income # 1214 31st

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