Fate is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,812 people and just one neighborhood, Fate is the 301st largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Fate was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Fate economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Fate, where the median household income is $89,505.
Real Estate Prices
Fate real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Fate house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fate is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fate is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fate who work in office and administrative support (13.43%), teaching (12.20%) and management occupations (11.70%).
Of important note, Fate is also a city of artists. Fate has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fate’s character.
Also of interest is that Fate has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Fate is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fate really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fate perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Fate, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.26 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small city, Fate doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.