Rockwall County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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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 2018:100,657More data
Estimate 2017:96,877 
Estimate 2016:93,432 
Estimate 2015:90,169 
Estimate 2014:87,073 
Estimate 2013:84,671 
Estimate 2012:82,705 
Estimate 2011:81,028 
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.):0 
Fate city:14,206 
Garland city (pt.):2 
Heath city (pt.):8,953 
McLendon-Chisholm city:3,200 
Mobile City city:207 
Rockwall city:45,112 
Rowlett city (pt.):7,983 
Royse City city (pt.):10,842 
Wylie city (pt.):1,472 
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 - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:18.0%More data
Race - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:87.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:6.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.8%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.1%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.1%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:70.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:6.5%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:27.0%More data
65 and Older:12.5%More data
85 and Older:1.3%More data
Median Age:37.6More data
Per Capita Income - 2017 (BEA):$58,717More data
Total Personal Income - 2017 (BEA):$5,683,109,000More data
Median Household Income - 2017 (Census Bureau):$98,442More data
Poverty - 2017 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:5.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:6.8%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher:91.7% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher:40.0% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,042More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,711 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$40,384 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$40,199 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,750 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:3.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:3.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2014:4.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.328400More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$12,786,885,672More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$11,685,142,140More data
Total Actual Levy:$38,374,007More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2018:$N/AMore data
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
CY 2014:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2017
IH Highways:14.995More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:36.535More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:65.553More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.835More data
On-System Subtotal:141.918More data
City Streets:362.052More data
Certified County Roads:97.168More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:459.220More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:601.138More data
Lane Miles - 2017
IH Highways:67.838More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:92.999More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:135.686More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:49.670More data
On-System Subtotal:346.193More data
City Streets:752.576More data
Certified County Roads:194.336More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:946.912More data
County Total:1,293.105More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2016»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2012»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Rockwall County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
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.