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Population (year 2000): 44,503. Estimated population in July 2005: 53,664 (+20.6% change)
Males: 21,998 (49.4%), Females: 22,505 (50.6%)

Dallas County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 32.8 years
Median household income: $70,947 (year 2000)
Median house value: $116,900 (year 2000)

Rowlett, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Rowlett:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.3%)
  • Black (9.0%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Other race (3.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Vietnamese (1.0%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.3%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.9%), United States (9.9%), French (3.0%), Italian (2.5%).Texas forum

Land area: 20.2 square miles

Rowlett,

For population 25 years and over in Rowlett

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rowlett city

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

6.4% Foreign born (2.8% Asia, 2.0% Latin America, 0.7% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +21,156 (+90.6%).


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX (6.0 miles Garland, pop. 215,768).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (18.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (5.5 miles Sachse, TX (6.0 miles Garland, TX Rockwall, (6.1 miles TX (6.3 miles Heath, TX (7.3 miles Sunnyvale, TX (7.8 miles Wylie, TX (8.2 miles Murphy, Paul, TX (9.3 miles St.


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 633 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1997: 580 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 1998: 616 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 1999: 828 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2000: 823 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2001: 807 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2002: 633 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2003: 670 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2004: 415 buildings, average cost: $196,700
  • 2005: 298 buildings, average cost: $169,900

Latitude: 32.91 N, Longitude: 96.55 W

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.2%), Manufacturing (14.2%), Retail trade (12.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -15,108 (-33.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,846 (12.5%)

Crime in Rowlett by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 8 16 10
    per 100,000 18.0 36.0 22.5
Robberies 4 8 9
    per 100,000 9.0 18.0 20.2
Assaults 46 51 26
    per 100,000 103.4 114.6 58.4
Burglaries 189 317 265
    per 100,000 424.7 712.3 595.5
Thefts 686 631 694
    per 100,000 1541.5 1417.9 1559.4
Auto thefts 63 62 61
    per 100,000 141.6 139.3 137.1
133.3 160.4 141.8

Average climate in Rowlett, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rowlett-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 207% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.4 miles away from the Rowlett 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 6.0 miles away from the city center injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Rowlett:
  • LAKE POINTE MEDICAL CENTER (6800 SCENIC DR)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rowlett:
  • BARIATRIC CARE CENTER OF TEXAS (about 8 miles; WYLIE, TX)
  • MESQUITE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; MESQUITE, TX)
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT GARLAND (about 9 miles; GARLAND, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rowlett:
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 22 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 34 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 54 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rowlett:
  • ROCKWALL MUNI (about 8 miles; ROCKWALL, TX; ID: F46)
  • GARLAND/DFW HELOPLEX (about 10 miles; GARLAND, TX; ID: T57)
  • MESQUITE METRO (about 13 miles; MESQUITE, TX; ID: HQZ)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 61 $279,075 $54,900 0 $0
Local Libraries 14 $43,673 $37,434 1 $1,767
Health 17 $49,401 $34,871 0 $0
Water Supply 42 $121,631 $34,751 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 14 $56,546 $48,468 0 $0
Streets and Highways 31 $98,738 $38,221 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $4,065 $48,780 1 $1,269
Police - Other 18 $59,039 $39,359 9 $5,639
Police Protection - Officers 71 $344,350 $58,200 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 7 $24,874 $42,641 1 $374
Other Government Administration 8 $40,408 $60,612 7 $1,796
Financial Administration 16 $48,735 $36,551 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 26 $52,702 $24,324 13 $11,856
Totals for Government 326 $1,223,235 $45,027 32 $22,700
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rowlett:
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 9 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 14 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 15 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 8,231)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 20 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; FT enrollment: 4,711)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 23 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; FT enrollment: 7,514)
Public high school in Rowlett:
  • ROWLETT H S (Students: 2,567; Location: 4700 KIRBY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Rowlett:
  • ROWLETT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 230; Location: 8200 SCHRADE RD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rowlett:
  • VERNON SCHRADE MIDDLE (Students: 1,268; Location: 6201 DANBRIDGE RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COYLE MIDDLE (Students: 1,241; Location: 4500 SKYLINE DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CULLINS-LAKE POINTE EL (Students: 918; Location: 5701 SCENIC DR; Grades: PK - 06)
  • KEELEY EL (Students: 902; Location: 8700 LIBERTY GROVE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • NORMA DORSEY EL (Students: 798; Location: 6200 DEXHAM RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HERFURTH EL (Students: 762; Location: 7500 MILLER RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KATHERINE STEPHENS EL (Students: 749; Location: 3700 CHEYENNE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STEADHAM EL (Students: 742; Location: 6200 DANRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ROWLETT EL (Students: 714; Location: 3315 CARLA DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • BACK EL (Students: 710; Location: 7300 BLUEBONNET DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Rowlett:
  • ROWLETT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $763,637; Location: 3900 MAIN ST; 52,342 books; 1,490 audio materials; 2,859 video materials; 128 serial subscriptions)

Churches in Rowlett include: Primera Iglesia Bautista Rowlett Church (A), Princeton Park Baptist Church (B), Providence Presbyterian Church (C), Rowlett Church of Christ (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Bay View Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), Zion Church (H).

Cemeteries: Rowlett Cemetery (1), McShan Cemetery (2), Big A Cemetery (3).

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 12 Reservoir (A).

Park in Rowlett: Shorewood Park (1).


Rowlett compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below 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 Rowlett:
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KHCK (1480 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KMRT-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Rowlett:
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • 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.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Rowlett:
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • 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.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • 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)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, 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.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)

 

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