Welcome! You have chosen a thriving community along the I-30 corridor that has retained it's small town history and charm while promoting rapid growth in population and business. They have a unique flexibility that most other cities don't to negotiate county rules with people coming to Royce City because the are in three counties: Rockwall, Hunt, and Collin.
They have a pro-growth value at the city management level, and it is beginning to show with the new Walmart, CVS, Town Center Market that are in progress in their area. And there are great improvements happening in their area to the I-30 corridor to accommodate the new growth.
The residential growth has also been very positive. They have gone from a town of 247 in 2000 to 10,275 in 2013. The growth rate is at over 216%. 83% of the town is now urban and 17% is rural.