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Fate is a city in Rockwall County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.
The community name is a shortened version of Lafayette, either for sheriff Lafayette Brown or for Lafayette Peyton, gin owner
The latitude of Fate is 32.941N. The longitude is -96.381W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,252.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fate demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rockwall County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75132 ZIP code.
9% of Fate residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fate ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fate was $24,344, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Fate residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fate, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $555. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $786.
Rockwall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fate political report.
The average commute time for Fate workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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