Community Profile

Find out what makes Rockwall great – by the numbers. It’s an overview of what you’ll find in Rockwall, with information on our population, industry clusters, home values, education, and more.

Rockwall Texas Community Profile

With information on our population, industry clusters, home values, education, and more, find out what makes Rockwall great – by the numbers.

About Rockwall

Population 43,157
Number of Households 15,971

Source: JobsEQ Economic Overview

Rockwall National avg.
Median home values $ 291,493 $ 244,054
Average home sale $ 288,600$ 236,900

Source: Zillow.com

Rockwall Texas avg. National avg.
Median household income $ 92,269 $ 59,570 $ 60,293

Source: JobsEQ Economic Overview

Consolidated tax rate: 2.0629% – 30% lower than many of the surrounding communities in DFW. Rockwall benefits from no special taxing jurisdiction, such as a community college, hospital, or municipal utility district.

Source: CollinCAD.org, and DallasCAD.org.

Rockwall DFW avg. National avg.
High school graduates 92.2% 84.3% 88.8%
Residents with bachelor’s degree or higher 44.4% 30% 32.9%

Rockwall ISD is Rated “A” by the Texas Accountability Rating System – a designation only the top 15% of schools in the state receive.

Sources: The National Center for Education Statistics, Jobs EQ Economic Overview, US Census Bureau

Market Accessibility

Interstate 30 runs directly through Rockwall with access to Interstates 35, 20, 635, US Hwy 75, and Hwy 190. We’re within a 33-mile radius of six municipal and international airports and served by Genesee & Wyoming rail.

We have eleven colleges and universities as well as the Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy, a key offering of the Rockwall ISD. The Academy offers students an opportunity to explore career options and professional certifications. Students may also take classes at Collin College and Texas Tech University in pursuit of Associates and Bachelors degrees.

Employment by Occupation

47% of those employed in Rockwall work in Management, Business, Science & Arts

Source: Data USA

Plastics Product Manufacturing

Concentration of workers: 179% higher than the national average

Average wage: $60,374

Source: JobsEQ Data, 2019Q4

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Concentration of workers: 82% higher than the national average

Average wage: $52,609

Source: JobsEQ Data, 2019Q4 

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With plenty of available land, financial incentives, and an educated, experienced workforce, Rockwall may just be your new home. Drop us a line to learn more.

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