Rockwall County Profile

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The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:116,381More data
Census 2020:107,819More data
Census 2010:78,337More data
Census 2000:43,080More data
Population of the County Seat (Rockwall)
Census 2020:47,251 
Census 2010:37,490 
Census 2000:17,976 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN ROCKWALL COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
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.):3More data
Fate city:21,013More data
Garland city (pt.):2More data
Heath city (pt.):10,091More data
McLendon-Chisholm city (pt.):4,206More data
Mobile City city:145More data
Rockwall city:49,669More data
Rowlett city (pt.):7,768More data
Royse City city (pt.):10,761More data
Wylie city (pt.):1,497More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:127.2More data
Water Area:21.7More data
Total Area:148.9More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:847.57More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:83.96More data
Percent Rural:16.04More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:20.2%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:84.3%More data
Percent African American Alone:8.9%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.4%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:65.6%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:8.4%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.7%More data
65 and Older:12.5%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:37.5More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$64,943More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$7,136,506,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$106,225More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:4.8%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:6.4%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:93.0% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:42.9% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$49,844More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$46,899 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$42,974 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$43,042 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$41,711 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.3More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.3 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.4 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.313100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$16,007,440,083More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$14,857,913,427More data
Total Actual Levy:$46,520,127More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN ROCKWALL COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:14.996More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:36.535More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:65.477More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.908More data
On-System Subtotal:141.916More data
City Streets:361.873More data
Certified County Roads:97.172More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:459.045More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:600.961More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:67.842More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:92.849More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:137.168More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:49.816More data
On-System Subtotal:347.675More data
City Streets:752.304More data
Certified County Roads:194.344More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:946.648More data
County Total:1,294.323More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Rockwall County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
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.