Rotan, TX Population

Population: 1,611. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,486 (-7.8% change)
Males: 751 (46.6%), Females: 860 (53.4%)

Fisher County

Zip code: 79546

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $21,638
Median house value: $28,100

Races in Rotan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (60.6%)
  • Hispanic (32.9%)
  • Other race (19.5%)
  • Black (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (10.7%), German (7.8%), Irish (7.4%), English (5.8%), Dutch (1.9%), French (1.1%).

Elevation: 1945 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rotan

  • High school or higher: 65.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rotan city

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 14.1%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

2.4% Foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -349 (-17.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Rotan:

  • FISHER COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT (774 STATE HIGHWAY 70)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rotan:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rotan:

  • DYESS AFB (about 53 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • ABILENE REGIONAL (about 64 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: ABI)
  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 104 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rotan:

  • FISHER COUNTY (about 6 miles; ROTAN/ROBY, TX; Abbreviation: 56F)
  • HAMLIN MUNI (about 23 miles; HAMLIN, TX; Abbreviation: 14F)
  • KENT COUNTY (about 26 miles; JAYTON, TX; Abbreviation: 22F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rotan:

  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 102 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 108 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 126 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 127 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 145 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)

Schools

Public high schools in Rotan:

  • ROTAN H S (Students: 116; Location: 102 N MCKINLEY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HOBBS ALTER ED CO-OP (Students: 35; Location: 1317 FM 1614; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HOBBS ALTER ED CO-OP (Students: 3; Location: 102 N MCKINLEY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HOBBS AT-RISK (Students: 1; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CO-OP ALTER PROG (Students: 1; Location: RT 1 BOX 1086; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rotan:

  • ROTAN EL (Students: 134; Location: 102 N MCKINLEY AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • ROTAN J H (Students: 101; Location: 102 N MCKINLEY AVE; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Rotan:

  • ROTAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $15,413; Location: 404 E SAMMY BAUGH AVE; 15,417 books; 421 audio materials; 199 video materials; 13 serial subscriptions)

 

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