Rockwall County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2015:90,861More data
Estimate 2014:87,635 
Estimate 2013:85,154 
Estimate 2012:82,928 
Estimate 2011:81,100 
Census 2010:78,337More data
Census 2000:43,080More data
Population of the County Seat (Rockwall)
Census 2010:37,490 
Census 2000:17,976 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Dallas city (pt.):10More data
Fate city:9,847More data
Garland city (pt.):2More data
Heath city (pt.):8,211More data
McLendon-Chisholm city:2,210More data
Mobile City city:192More data
Rockwall city:42,566More data
Rowlett city (pt.):7,449More data
Royse City city (pt.):9,760More data
Wylie city (pt.):1,170More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:127.0More data
Water Area:21.7More data
Total Area:148.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:616.63More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:83.96More data
Percent Rural:16.04More data
Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:17.0%More data
Race - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.4%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.1%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.8%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.8%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:5.8%More data
Age - 2015 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.5%More data
65 and Older:12.1%More data
85 and Older:1.4%More data
Median Age:37.3More data
Per Capita Income - 2015 (BEA):$53,285More data
Total Personal Income - 2015 (BEA):$4,841,492,000More data
Median Household Income - 2015 (Census Bureau):$92,150More data
Poverty - 2015 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:6.0%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:8.2%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:N/A% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:N/A% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2013:$36,853More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2012:$36,502 
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$35,432 
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$34,247 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$33,449 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,199More data
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,750 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$36,584 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$36,210 
Average Annual Pay - 2011:$35,258 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.8More data
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2011:7.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2015
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.395900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$9,237,496,111More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$8,482,567,858More data
Total Actual Levy:$33,582,486More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2015:$N/AMore data
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2015
IH Highways:14.993More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:36.716More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:65.666More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.868More data
On-System Subtotal:142.243More data
City Streets:360.627More data
Certified County Roads:97.169More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:457.796More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:600.039More data
Lane Miles - 2015
IH Highways:68.640More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:92.172More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:135.820More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:49.736More data
On-System Subtotal:346.368More data
City Streets:745.240More data
Certified County Roads:194.338More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:939.578More data
County Total:1,285.946More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2014»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Rockwall County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Rockwall County Narrative Profile»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Rockwall County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Rockwall County»

Special Districts in Rockwall County.
School Districts in Rockwall County.
History of City Tax Rates in Rockwall County.

Airports in Rockwall County.
Hospitals in Rockwall County.
Prisons in Rockwall County.