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Rockwall County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2017: 96,788 (84% urban, 16% rural); it was 43,080 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 17,968
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,918
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,010
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,562 (it was 2,520 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

36%

Land area: 129 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 752 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockwall County: 96.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.8%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.7%), Manufacturing (11.9%), Construction (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 72%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Rockwall County, TX (2017)
    • 64,882150.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 15,77336.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 5,12111.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,4485.7%Asian alone
    • 2,2945.3%Two or more races
    • 1650.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 920.2%Some other race alone
    • 230.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

37.2 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years
Males: 47,644  (49.2%)
Females: 49,144  (50.8%)
Average household size:
Rockwall County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $94,848 ($65,164 in 1999)
This county:

$94,848
Texas:

$59,206

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,205 (lower quartile is $786, upper quartile is $1,613)
This county:

$1205
State:

$843


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $266,400 (it was $141,900 in 2000)
Rockwall:

$266,400
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $195,300 - $374,000

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $307,865
Here:

$307,865
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $190,126
Here:

$190,126
State:

$241,439

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,039
Here:

$114,039
State:

$206,604

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $182,747
Here:

$182,747
State:

$271,582

Mobile homes: $59,322
Here:

$59,322
State:

$77,722

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,832
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $738

Institutionalized population: 659

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 47
  • Burglaries: 84
  • Thefts: 151
  • Auto thefts: 24

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 94
  • Thefts: 118
  • Auto thefts: 22
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 391 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 1998: 495 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 1999: 761 buildings, average cost: $165,900
  • 2000: 955 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2001: 1267 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2002: 1224 buildings, average cost: $171,000
  • 2003: 1219 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2004: 1598 buildings, average cost: $168,100
  • 2005: 1756 buildings, average cost: $183,400
  • 2006: 1190 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2007: 759 buildings, average cost: $240,200
  • 2008: 589 buildings, average cost: $192,800
  • 2009: 545 buildings, average cost: $166,500
  • 2010: 489 buildings, average cost: $200,800
  • 2011: 411 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2012: 675 buildings, average cost: $247,700
  • 2013: 741 buildings, average cost: $256,900
  • 2014: 965 buildings, average cost: $288,800
  • 2015: 1046 buildings, average cost: $284,600
  • 2016: 1116 buildings, average cost: $317,000
  • 2017: 1468 buildings, average cost: $293,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockwall, TX residents
Average permit cost in Rockwall, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,232 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,929 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Rockwall, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockwall, TX in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rockwall, TX in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.4%
Rockwall County:

6.4%
Texas:

14.7%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for American Indian residents, 11.0% for other race residents, 5.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 37.2 years old
(Males: 35.9 years old, Females: 38.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.6 years old, Black residents: 34.8 years old, American Indian residents: 41.8 years old, Asian residents: 47.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.4 years old, Other race residents: 25.9 years old)

Area name: Dallas, TX HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rockwall County is $607 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $733 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $954 a month.

Cities in this county include: Northwest Rockwall, Rockwall, South Rockwall, Northeast Rockwall, Heath, Royse City, McLendon-Chisholm, Fate, Mobile City.

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

2018 air pollution in Rockwall County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.026 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Rockwall County: Sand Flat Community Center (A), Henderson County Clint W Murchison Memorial Library (B), Southwest Rains Volunteer Fire Department (C), Rockey Point Center (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockwall County include: Prairie Grove Church (A), Prospect Church (B), County Line Church (C), Richland Baptist Church (D), Dunbar Union Church (E), Woosky Church (F), Clarks Chapel (G), Bois D'Arc Church (H), Church of the Living God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Slatter Cemetery (1), Robertson-Henrys Chapel Cemetery (2), Lone Star Cemetery (3), Richland-Benton Hill Cemetery (4), Burke-Yandell Cemetery (5), Parks Cemetery (6), Campbell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Twin Lakes (A), Holcomb Lake (B), Flag Pond (C), Fish Lake (D), Highland Lake (E), Montgomery Lake (F), Hauak Lake (G), Greenes Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brushy Creek (A), Brickkiln Branch (B), White Oak Branch (C), Bee Branch (D), Sticky Branch (E), Bear Creek (F), Simpkins Creek (G), Schoolhouse Branch (H), Sand Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rockwall County include: Sky Point Park (1), Jenkins Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Emanuel County, Georgia , Union Parish, Louisiana , Union County, Arkansas , Heard County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%

Unemployment by year in Rockwall, TX
County total employment by year in Rockwall, TX
County average yearly wages by year in Rockwall, TX

Current college students: 1,854
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 42.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 10,711 (43.8% naturalized citizens)

Rockwall County:

11.1%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,4272010 or later
  • 1,9612000 to 2009
  • 1,9411990 to 1999
  • 8581980 to 1989
  • 6291970 to 1979
  • 352Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 33.9%

Rockwall County marital status for males Rockwall County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 29,292
  • One, attached: 289
  • Two: 111
  • 3 or 4: 321
  • 5 to 9: 583
  • 20 to 49: 162
  • 50 or more: 865
  • Mobile homes: 2,369

Housing units in Rockwall County with a mortgage: 19,649 (847 second mortgage, 684 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,829

Here:

76.0% with mortgage
State:

57.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rockwall County

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-
Rockwall County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Rockwall County:

0.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

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.
Texas:

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:
Rockwall County:

8.0%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Rockwall County:

26.8%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Rockwall County:

Average size of farms: 121 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $7,790
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $74.44
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.81%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 64.86%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $10,071
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.73%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,090
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.84%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.56
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.60%
All wheat for grain: 3102 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1134 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 79 acres

Tornado activity:

Rockwall County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 1227213.1 times below overall U.S. average.
On 10/18/1993, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockwall County-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 251.5 miles away from Rockwall County 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 120.8 miles away from the county 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 145.0 miles away from the county 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 172.2 miles away from the county center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 447.1 miles away from Rockwall County 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 32.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Winter Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 2016 to January 21, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4255: February 09, 2016, FEMA Id: 4255, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 20, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3261: September 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 3261, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3216: September 02, 2005, FEMA Id: 3216, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia, Incident Period: February 01, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3171: February 01, 2003, FEMA Id: 3171, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 01, 1999 to December 10, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3142: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3142, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Extreme Fire Hazard, Incident Period: August 30, 1993 to November 15, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3113: September 10, 1993, FEMA Id: 3113, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 04, 1989 to June 07, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-828: May 19, 1989, FEMA Id: 828, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 12, 1966, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-218: May 12, 1966, FEMA Id: 218, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Rockwall County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rockwall

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 25,511 (78.6%)
  • Carpooled: 3,291 (10.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 55 (0.2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 16 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 572 (1.8%)
  • Walked: 282 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 2,981 (9.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (42%)
  • India (6%)
  • Ethiopia (4%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rockwall County


  • American (13%)
  • English (7%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Rockwall County, Texas in 2000:

  • 512 people in nursing homes
  • 76 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other nonhousehold living situations
492 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
167 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $107,058.

12.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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%

9.67% relocated from other counties in Texas ($61,007 average AGI)
2.65% relocated from other states ($20,558 average AGI)
Rockwall County:

2.65%
Texas average:

2.52%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Kaufman County, TX  0.58% ($91,623)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.40% ($87,908)
from Denton County, TX  0.36% ($85,383)
from Harris County, TX  0.18% ($83,862)


9.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
8.04% relocated to other counties in Texas ($53,914 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($13,892 average AGI)
Rockwall County:

1.73%
Texas average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Kaufman County, TX  0.63% ($67,139)
to Denton County, TX  0.34% ($75,431)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.32% ($61,272)
to Harris County, TX  0.12% ($91,595)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.1

Births per 1000 population in Rockwall County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 5.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Rockwall County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Rockwall County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rockwall County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Rockwall County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockwall County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockwall County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockwall County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Rockwall County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,531 (5,743 aged, 788 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,887 (17%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Rockwall County, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (500)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (400)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (382)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (284)
  • Unspecified dementia (261)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (202)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (185)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (175)
  • Congestive heart failure (148)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (138)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,452
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 604
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 75

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 13
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 124.9. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 75.4
  • Other - 49.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 96,788
  • In family households: 87,431 (14,360 male householders, 10,320 female householders)
    21,136 spouses, 35,121 children (31,773 natural, 1,184 adopted, 2,164 stepchildren), 1,310 grandchildren, 553 brothers or sisters, 1,308 parents, 1,893 other relatives, 1,430 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,728 (3,346 male householders (2,890 living alone)), 3,854 female householders (3,613 living alone)), 1,528 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 629

Size of family households: 9,427 2-persons, 4,890 3-persons, 5,259 4-persons, 3,200 5-persons, 1,574 6-persons, 330 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,503 1-person, 446 2-persons, 251 3-persons.

20,331 married couples with children.
3,888 single-parent households (1,170 men, 2,718 women).

84.1% of residents of Rockwall speak English at home.
11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $206,676,000 ($3,547 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $53,172,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $87,193,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $25,048,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $786,000
Federal grants: $35,674,000
Federal procurement contracts: $51,161,000 ($44,723,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,815,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,653,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $97,554,000
Federal Government insurance: $25,363,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 4,081
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,659
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +545
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +17,074
Here:

+271 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Rockwall County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.3
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.1

Year house built in Rockwall County, Texas
  • Year house built in Rockwall County, Texas
  • 2,5762014 or later
  • 2,7872010 to 2013
  • 14,3262000 to 2009
  • 5,6361990 to 1999
  • 4,6111980 to 1989
  • 2,4761970 to 1979
  • 8261960 to 1969
  • 2671950 to 1959
  • 3751940 to 1949
  • 1121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rockwall County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockwall County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockwall County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3023 rooms
  • 1,4324 rooms
  • 3,2005 rooms
  • 4,0026 rooms
  • 5,3167 rooms
  • 4,5898 rooms
  • 7,6379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockwall County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockwall County, Texas
  • 01 room
  • 4172 rooms
  • 6413 rooms
  • 9494 rooms
  • 1,0935 rooms
  • 8506 rooms
  • 5467 rooms
  • 6618 rooms
  • 2459+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rockwall County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockwall County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockwall County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 3021 bedroom
  • 1,3222 bedrooms
  • 10,9413 bedrooms
  • 11,2244 bedrooms
  • 2,6895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockwall County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockwall County, Texas
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1,1011 bedroom
  • 1,0512 bedrooms
  • 2,1123 bedrooms
  • 8564 bedrooms
  • 2825+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwall County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwall County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwall County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 175no vehicle
  • 4,7841 vehicle
  • 13,1352 vehicles
  • 5,3543 vehicles
  • 2,6134 vehicles
  • 4175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwall County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockwall County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 653no vehicle
  • 1,3221 vehicle
  • 2,2702 vehicles
  • 7853 vehicles
  • 3724 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.5% of Rockwall County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Texas.

Rockwall County:

88.5%
State average:

84.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 54,583
  • Other state: 29,632
  • Northeast: 3,103
  • Midwest: 8,863
  • South: 9,395
  • West: 8,271
Year householders moved into unit in Rockwall County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rockwall County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 49.1%Electricity
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.8%Electricity
  • 21.3%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,456
Here:

11.4%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,304
Here:

15.4%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 662
Here:

18.9%
Texas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Rockwall County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,170,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,958,000
    Regular Highways: $733,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $26,194,000
    Regular Highways: $2,592,000
    General - Other: $627,000
    Libraries: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,441,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,922,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,897,000
    General - Other: $2,408,000
    Financial Administration: $1,721,000
    Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,512,000
    Libraries: $1,417,000
    General Public Buildings: $859,000
    Health - Other: $327,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $300,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $202,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,514,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,075,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,575,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,243,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
    Sale of Property: $144,000
    General Revenue - Other: $133,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $368,000
    General - Other: $348,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,665,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $496,000
    General Local Government Support: $220,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,703,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $422,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $216,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,668,000

Rockwall County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,170,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,958,000
    Regular Highways: $733,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $26,194,000
    Regular Highways: $2,592,000
    General - Other: $627,000
    Libraries: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,441,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,922,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,897,000
    General - Other: $2,408,000
    Financial Administration: $1,721,000
    Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,512,000
    Libraries: $1,417,000
    General Public Buildings: $859,000
    Health - Other: $327,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $300,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $202,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,514,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,075,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,575,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,243,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
    Sale of Property: $144,000
    General Revenue - Other: $133,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $368,000
    General - Other: $348,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,665,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $496,000
    General Local Government Support: $220,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,703,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $422,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $216,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,668,000

Rockwall County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,170,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,958,000
    Regular Highways: $733,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $26,194,000
    Regular Highways: $2,592,000
    General - Other: $627,000
    Libraries: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,441,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,922,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,897,000
    General - Other: $2,408,000
    Financial Administration: $1,721,000
    Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,512,000
    Libraries: $1,417,000
    General Public Buildings: $859,000
    Health - Other: $327,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $300,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $202,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,514,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,075,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,575,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,243,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
    Sale of Property: $144,000
    General Revenue - Other: $133,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $368,000
    General - Other: $348,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,665,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $496,000
    General Local Government Support: $220,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,703,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $422,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $216,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,668,000

Rockwall County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,170,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,958,000
    Regular Highways: $733,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $26,194,000
    Regular Highways: $2,592,000
    General - Other: $627,000
    Libraries: $126,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,441,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,922,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,897,000
    General - Other: $2,408,000
    Financial Administration: $1,721,000
    Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,512,000
    Libraries: $1,417,000
    General Public Buildings: $859,000
    Health - Other: $327,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $300,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $202,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,514,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,075,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,575,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,243,000
    Interest Earnings: $267,000
    Sale of Property: $144,000
    General Revenue - Other: $133,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $368,000
    General - Other: $348,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $27,665,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,246,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $496,000
    General Local Government Support: $220,000
    Highways: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,703,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $422,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $216,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,668,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 515
  • Number of aged recipients: 93
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 422
  • Number of recipients under 18: 117
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 264
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 134
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 167
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 205
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full 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 ORIGINATED695$167,553708$198,9361,652$190,43679$69,759102$153,9128$36,125
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED30$172,96765$187,108164$190,21319$38,26312$119,5008$55,375
APPLICATIONS DENIED82$169,439125$190,344642$189,24992$37,70740$133,20021$44,143
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN80$181,050115$214,852405$193,73615$73,00019$144,4210$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS14$151,57121$218,762120$193,16711$89,0005$135,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED104$236,25095$207,6111$97,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED37$205,40532$240,4060$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$270,41213$223,0771$123,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$281,6257$255,7140$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$285,0001$134,0001$288,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockwall, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockwall, TX - Value
Most common first names in Rockwall County, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary14081.8 years
James12373.6 years
John10374.5 years
William10177.2 years
Robert8272.0 years
George4878.2 years
Charles4673.4 years
Helen3979.7 years
Thomas3873.8 years
Richard3874.3 years
Most common last names in Rockwall County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6777.2 years
Williams5177.6 years
Jones4878.4 years
Brown4780.4 years
Davis3779.9 years
Johnson2981.3 years
Taylor2775.8 years
White2674.3 years
Anderson2480.1 years
Miller2380.6 years