Royse City, Texas

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Population in 2017: 12,567 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: +325.0%
Males: 6,458  (51.4%)
Females: 6,109  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

29.3 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75189.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,519 (it was $42,266 in 2000)
Royse City:

$61,519
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,392 (it was $17,153 in 2000)

Royse City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $125,784 (it was $67,000 in 2000)
Royse City:

$125,784
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $188,270; detached houses: $190,855; mobile homes: $29,812

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,258.

March 2019 cost of living index in Royse City: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.2%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Black residents, 2.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.9% for American Indian residents, 5.3% for other race residents)
  • Races in Royse City, TX (2017)
    • 8,35775.6%White alone
    • 1,61714.6%Hispanic
    • 4834.4%Black alone
    • 1751.6%Two or more races
    • 1111.0%Asian alone
    • 710.6%American Indian alone

Races in Royse City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 42 registered sex offenders living in Royse City, Texas as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Royse City is 259 to 1.


Crime rates in Royse City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.4)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(20.2)
2
(34.8)
3
(37.1)
6
(62.5)
3
(29.2)
9
(83.8)
2
(21.0)
2
(20.3)
2
(19.7)
3
(28.6)
3
(27.0)
2
(16.8)
3
(23.8)
3
(22.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(31.3)
1
(9.7)
2
(18.6)
4
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.0)
3
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(60.6)
4
(69.6)
44
(544.2)
29
(302.2)
19
(184.9)
19
(177.0)
18
(188.6)
4
(40.7)
5
(49.3)
14
(133.4)
13
(117.0)
11
(92.3)
15
(119.1)
16
(122.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(282.7)
11
(191.4)
23
(284.4)
32
(333.4)
21
(204.3)
20
(186.3)
21
(220.0)
32
(325.4)
22
(217.1)
17
(162.0)
23
(207.0)
18
(151.1)
14
(111.1)
17
(129.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
78
(1,575)
64
(1,114)
88
(1,088)
151
(1,573)
143
(1,391)
119
(1,109)
101
(1,058)
101
(1,027)
63
(621.8)
53
(505.2)
83
(747.1)
92
(772.2)
100
(793.7)
101
(770.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(161.5)
4
(69.6)
5
(61.8)
11
(114.6)
8
(77.8)
7
(65.2)
6
(62.9)
5
(50.8)
7
(69.1)
9
(85.8)
4
(36.0)
10
(83.9)
11
(87.3)
11
(83.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(20.2)
1
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.7)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)124.0115.7206.9215.3139.4170.7129.892.371.388.0100.4104.4105.291.7

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City-data.com crime index in Royse City, TX

Crime rate in Royse City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 24 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (17.8%), German (11.9%), Irish (11.1%), English (3.9%), Dutch (2.9%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 562 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,232 people per square mile   (low).

Royse City, Texas map

425 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.7%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,985 (2.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,370 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Garland, TX (18.2 miles , pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (29.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Northeast Rockwall, TX (1.5 miles ),
Fate, TX (2.0 miles ),
Nevada, TX (2.3 miles ),
Mobile City, TX (2.4 miles),
Josephine, TX (2.5 miles ),
Lavon, TX (2.7 miles ),
Rockwall, TX (2.9 miles ),
Caddo Mills, TX (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 32.97 N, Longitude: 96.33 W

Area codes: 469, 214, 972

Distribution of median household income in Royse City, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Royse City, TX in 2017

Property values in Royse City, TX

Royse City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $81,100
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1999: 40 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2001: 178 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2002: 194 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2003: 263 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2004: 255 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2005: 535 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2006: 394 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2007: 190 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2008: 121 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2009: 126 buildings, average cost: $95,900
  • 2010: 60 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2011: 67 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2012: 124 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2013: 144 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 233 buildings, average cost: $172,300
  • 2015: 227 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2016: 176 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2017: 192 buildings, average cost: $250,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Royse City, TX residents
Average permit cost in Royse City, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +838 (+39.5%).
Most common industries in Royse City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Royse City, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)

Average climate in Royse City, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Royse City, Texas environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.2. This is about average.

City:

69.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.58
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Tornado activity:

Royse City-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.8 miles away from the Royse City city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/4/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Royse City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.7 miles away from Royse City center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 280.9 miles away from Royse City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rockwall County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Royse City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Royse City:

  • CENTRUM HEALTH CARE SERVICE INC (3012 SOUTH WELDON LANE)
  • ROYSE CITY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (901 W INTERSTATE 30)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Royse City:

  • ROCKWALL NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROCKWALL, TX)
  • BQC HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ROCKWALL, TX)
  • SENIOR CARE AT LAKE POINTE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROCKWALL, TX)
  • HEART OF TEXAS HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; MCLENDON CHISHOLM, TX)
  • ROCKWALL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ROCKWALL, TX)
  • EXPEDIENT HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ROCKWALL, TX)
  • HCN SENIOR CARE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ROCKWALL, TX)

Airports located in Royse City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royse City:

  • Eastfield College (about 22 miles; Mesquite, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,323)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 23 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Richland College (about 24 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 25 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 28 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)
  • Brookhaven College (about 31 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 6,868)
  • El Centro College (about 31 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)

Public high schools in Royse City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Royse City:

See full list of schools located in Royse City

Library in Royse City:

  • CF GOODWIN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $320,125; Location: 309 N ARCH ST; 11,843 books; 524 audio materials; 660 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Royse City: Royse City Fire Department (A), Royse City Lodge Number 663 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Royse City include: Church of Christ Royce City (A), New Hope Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Bois d'Arc Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Royse City: Bulldog Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Glen Payne - Male singer.

Rockwall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Royse City and their reported violations in the past:

B H P WSC (Population served: 4,413, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-29-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

80.7%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Royse City (2011 data):

  • Texas Leadership Bank: Messenger Service at 121 W. Interstate 30, branch established on 2006/10/10; at 121 W. Interstate Highway 30, branch established on 2006/10/10. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $57.9 mil, Deposits: $49.8 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The American National Bank of Texas: Royse City Banking Center Branch at 123 E Interstate 30, branch established on 2006/03/13. Info updated 2008/06/26: Bank assets: $2,334.7 mil, Deposits: $2,095.6 mil, headquarters in Terrell, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: A.N.b. Holding Company, Ltd.

For population 15 years and over in Royse City:

Marital status in Royse City, TX
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Royse City:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.1
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Royse City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Royse City, TX (based on Rockwall County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant47,56358
Catholic9,6191
Mainline Protestant5,3379
Other1,2793
Black Protestant3382
None14,201-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Rockwall County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Rockwall County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
This county:

7.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Rockwall County:

26.8%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Royse City:

47.9%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Royse City:

28.6
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Royse City:

21.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.9%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Royse City:

33.6%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

57.2%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Royse City:

81.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Royse City, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 15$79,308$63,4460$0
Other and Unallocable 5$16,886$40,5261$547
Water Supply 5$12,839$30,8141$2,152
Parks and Recreation 4$11,683$35,0490$0
Other Government Administration 3$21,392$85,5680$0
Financial Administration 3$11,712$46,8480$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,257$37,5420$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,347$32,0820$0
Sewerage 1$2,265$27,1800$0
Local Libraries 1$3,299$39,5881$945
Firefighters 1$5,263$63,1561$0
Welfare 0$0 3$3,928
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 3$5,537
Totals for Government 42$176,251$50,35710$13,109

Royse City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,096,000 ($166.79)
    Sewerage: $1,457,000 ($115.94)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,454,000 ($115.70)
    Water Utilities: $1,306,000 ($103.92)
    Central Staff Services: $1,294,000 ($102.97)
    Sewerage: $903,000 ($71.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $645,000 ($51.32)
    General - Other: $513,000 ($40.82)
    Regular Highways: $394,000 ($31.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $359,000 ($28.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $323,000 ($25.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $321,000 ($25.54)
    Financial Administration: $167,000 ($13.29)
    Health - Other: $105,000 ($8.36)
    Libraries: $87,000 ($6.92)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $82,000 ($6.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $442,000 ($35.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,727,000 ($296.57)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $150,000 ($11.94)

Royse City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,469,000 ($116.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $727,000 ($57.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $152,000 ($12.10)
    Other: $146,000 ($11.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $628,000 ($49.97)
    General Revenue - Other: $211,000 ($16.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($1.43)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($0.95)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,799,000 ($222.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - Property: $3,184,000 ($253.36)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,328,000 ($105.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $357,000 ($28.41)
    Other License: $119,000 ($9.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $61,000 ($4.85)

Royse City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,466,000 ($1787.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,236,000 ($1769.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $765,000 ($60.87)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $535,000 ($42.57)

Royse City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $548,000 ($43.61)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,011,000 ($398.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $609,000 ($48.46)

12.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($81,995 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.38%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($429 average AGI)
Rockwall County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  4.52% ($71,969 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  1.41% ($97,356)
from Hunt County, TX  0.63% ($70,870)


9.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.77%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  2.89% ($58,902 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  1.30% ($67,171)
to Hunt County, TX  1.01% ($68,158)
Businesses in Royse City, TX
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Dennys1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1Quiznos1
Holiday Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
KFC1U-Haul3
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Royse City:

  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Royse City:

  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KEOM (88.5 FM; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Royse City:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Royse City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Royse City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 325ft / 99.5mTotal length
  • $14,000Total costs
  • 674,541Total average daily traffic
  • 78,115Total average daily truck traffic
  • 947,620Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Royse City, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 191950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Royse City, TX
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED48$150,15024$132,01046$155,5102$68,4603$86,8201$22,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$150,6502$104,5855$137,8380$00$01$37,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$158,3565$97,78422$152,3574$36,7831$89,2002$38,640
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$162,2384$146,75316$156,5521$24,5901$98,7400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$142,2401$97,0203$200,7331$45,4400$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0312.00 , 0404.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$185,8302$228,095
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$126,3801$115,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$130,840
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0312.00 , 0404.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Royse City, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Royse City, TX - Value

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 95. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 180 took place in 2011, and the least - 14 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Royse City, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (66.3%), and Structure Fires (22.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Royse City, TX
    • 94566.3%Outside Fires
    • 32122.5%Structure Fires
    • 1188.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 422.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Royse City, TX
Most common first names in Royse City, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2565.6 years
Mary1878.7 years
Robert1372.4 years
John1374.6 years
Billy1069.4 years
William971.3 years
Charles967.6 years
Doris875.8 years
Kenneth773.1 years
Betty772.7 years
Most common last names in Royse City, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1680.8 years
Smith1274.0 years
Davis779.4 years
Taylor775.0 years
Green681.0 years
Brown679.7 years
Frasier678.2 years
White668.6 years
Edwards574.4 years
Johnson578.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Royse City, TX
  • 75.1%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Royse City, TX
  • 79.8%Electricity
  • 20.2%Utility gas


Royse City compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Royse City on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of assaults per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
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