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 2016:93,978More data
Estimate 2015:90,672 
Estimate 2014:87,494 
Estimate 2013:85,033 
Estimate 2012:82,871 
Estimate 2011:81,086 
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.):6More data
Fate city:10,703More data
Garland city (pt.):2More data
Heath city (pt.):8,440More data
McLendon-Chisholm city:2,633More data
Mobile City city:192More data
Rockwall city:43,586More data
Rowlett city (pt.):7,710More data
Royse City city (pt.):10,302More data
Wylie city (pt.):1,213More 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 - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:17.1%More data
Race - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:88.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.3%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:2.9%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.9%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:72.1%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.0%More data
Age - 2016 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.1%More data
65 and Older:12.5%More data
85 and Older:1.5%More data
Median Age:37.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2016 (BEA):$54,406More data
Total Personal Income - 2016 (BEA):$5,112,959,000More data
Median Household Income - 2016 (Census Bureau):$97,484More data
Poverty - 2016 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:5.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:7.3%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:91.9% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:38.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,384More data
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,199 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,750 
Average Annual Pay - 2013:$36,584 
Average Annual Pay - 2012:$36,210 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.5More data
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2013:5.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2012:6.2 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2016
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.375900More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$10,279,151,622More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$9,368,867,851More data
Total Actual Levy:$35,217,574More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2016:$N/AMore data
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
CY 2013:$N/A 
CY 2012:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2016
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 - 2016
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 2015»
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.