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Population (year 2000): 17,976. Estimated population in July 2005: 29,354 (+63.3% change)
Males: 8,783 (48.9%), Females: 9,193 (51.1%)

Rockwall County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $65,411 (year 2000)
Median house value: $155,600 (year 2000)

Rockwall, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Rockwall:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Hispanic (6.4%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), German (13.3%), English (12.7%), Irish (11.3%), Dutch (2.7%), Scottish (2.6%).Texas

Elevation: 588 feet

Land area: 22.3 square miles

Rockwall,

For population 25 years and over in Rockwall

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockwall city

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 65.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

5.7% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 1.1% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,142 (+65.9%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (12.1 miles Garland, pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (24.0 miles Rockwall.Home-Listings.org )

Nearest cities: Mobile City, TX (3.3 miles) , TX (5.1 miles Heath, TX (5.3 miles Fate, TX Rowlett, (6.1 miles Rockwall )

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1996: 312 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 1997: 295 buildings, average cost: $144,200
  • 1998: 344 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 1999: 535 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2000: 648 buildings, average cost: $148,000
  • 2001: 876 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2002: 850 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2003: 771 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2004: 892 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2005: 702 buildings, average cost: $172,100

Latitude: 32.92 N, Longitude: 96.46 W

Area codes: 469, 972

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Rockwall, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.2%), Manufacturing (13.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.0%), Retail trade (10.3%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +160 (+0.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,898 (31.1%)

Crime in Rockwall by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 7 8
    per 100,000 16.7 38.9 44.5
Robberies 7 12 12
    per 100,000 38.9 66.8 66.8
Assaults 20 24 19
    per 100,000 111.3 133.5 105.7
Burglaries 99 140 129
    per 100,000 550.7 778.8 717.6
Thefts 410 510 464
    per 100,000 2280.8 2837.1 2581.2
Auto thefts 39 60 62
    per 100,000 217.0 333.8 344.9
187.8 257.0 240.0

Average climate in Rockwall, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rockwall-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 201% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.5 miles away from the Rockwall city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the city center injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Josh Naylor - College basketball player (Texas State Bobcats), Nathan Doudney - College basketball player (Gonzaga Bulldogs), Ryan Latham - Major League Soccer player (New England, born: Nov 18, 1982).


Hospitals/medical centers near Rockwall:
  • LAKE POINTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; ROWLETT, TX)
  • BARIATRIC CARE CENTER OF TEXAS (about 9 miles; WYLIE, TX)
  • MESQUITE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MESQUITE, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockwall:
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 28 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 40 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 60 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rockwall:
  • ROCKWALL MUNI (about 2 miles; ROCKWALL, TX; ID: F46)
  • AIRPARK EAST (about 12 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: 1F7)
  • RIVES AIR PARK (about 13 miles; ROYSE CITY, TX; ID: T33)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 15 $47,621 $38,096 8 $1,962
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $13,979 $55,916 0 $0
Water Supply 15 $47,539 $38,031 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 16 $49,193 $36,894 0 $0
Streets and Highways 19 $65,324 $41,257 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $3,080 $36,960 1 $2,396
Police - Other 16 $44,227 $33,170 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 47 $229,001 $58,468 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $6,715 $40,290 1 $1,479
Other Government Administration 10 $51,633 $61,959 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $17,440 $52,320 2 $3,372
Sewerage 8 $23,699 $35,548 0 $0
Totals for Government 156 $599,449 $46,111 12 $9,208
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockwall:
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 14 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 20 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 8,231)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 26 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; FT enrollment: 7,514)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 26 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 27 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; FT enrollment: 4,711)
Public high schools in Rockwall:
  • ROCKWALL H S (Students: 2,065; Location: 901 YELLOW JACKET LN; Grades: 10 - 12)
  • ROCKWALL QUEST ACADEMY (Students: 81; Location: 1050 WILLIAMS; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Rockwall:
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 229; Location: 1600 EAST I-30 POB 1808; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rockwall:
  • J W WILLIAMS MIDDLE (Students: 855; Location: 625 FM 552; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • HERMAN E UTLEY FRESHMAN CENTER (Students: 836; Location: 1201 TOWNSEND; Grades: 09 - 09)
  • MAURINE CAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 747; Location: 6620 F M 3097; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • DORRIS A JONES ELEMENTARY (Students: 745; Location: 2051 GLEN TRL; Grades: PK - 06)
  • DOROTHY SMITH PULLEN EL (Students: 681; Location: 6492 F M 3097; Grades: PK - 06)
  • AMANDA ROCHELL EL (Students: 591; Location: 899 TUBBS RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • HOWARD DOBBS EL (Students: 569; Location: 101 S CLARK ST; Grades: PK - 06)
  • NEBBIE WILLIAMS EL (Students: 476; Location: 350 DALTON RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GRACE HARTMAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 457; Location: 1325 PETALUMA DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • VIRGINIA REINHARDT EL (Students: 402; Location: 615 HIGHLAND DR; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Rockwall:
  • COUNTRY DAY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 2305 PLAZA DRIVE; Grades: KG - KG)
Library in Rockwall:
  • ROCKWALL COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $329,139; Location: 105 S 1ST ST; 42,111 books; 1,581 audio materials; 846 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Rockwall: Camp Lincoln (A), Rockwall County Courthouse (B).

Churches in Rockwall include: Antioch Church (A), His Covenant Children Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Bethel Baptist Church (D), Free Methodist Church (E), New Caldonia Baptist Church (F), New Horizons Assembly of God Church (G), Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church (H).

Cemeteries: Parker Cemetery (1), Fredonia Hill (2), Longhorn Cemetery (3), Clark Cemetery (4).

Reservoirs: Phelps Lake (A), Soil Conservation Service Site 4b Reservoir (B), Soil Conservation Service Site 4a Reservoir (C), Soil Conservation Service Site 4 Reservoir (D), Caruth Lake (E), Greenes Lake (F), Soil Conservation Service Site 2 Reservoir (G), Railroad Tank (H).

Parks in Rockwall include: Herman E Utley Freshman Center Baseball Field (1), Wilkerson - Sanders Memorial Field (2), Hobart Wisdom Field (3), Rockwall City Park (4).


Rockwall compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Rockwall:
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Rockwall:
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEOM (88.5 FM; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
TV broadcast stations around Rockwall:
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, INC.)

 

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