Rockwall County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History Chart»   «Population Projection Chart»   «Group Quarters»   «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2023:131,307More data
Estimate 2022:123,342 
Estimate 2021:116,612 
Census 2020: See note at the bottom of the page.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 
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.):2More data
Fate city:24,626More data
Heath city (pt.):11,201More data
McLendon-Chisholm city (pt.):4,954More data
Mobile City city:161More data
Rockwall city:52,918More data
Rowlett city (pt.):8,321More data
Royse City city (pt.):16,213More data
Wylie city (pt.):1,564More data
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, 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:86.26More data
Percent Rural:13.74More data
Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)     «Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin»
Percent Hispanic:20.9%More data
Race - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:83.2%More data
Percent African American Alone:9.5%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.9%More data
Percent Asian Alone:3.7%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:2.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2023 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:63.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:9.0%More data
Age - 2022 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups Chart»
17 and Under:26.2%More data
65 and Older:12.6%More data
85 and Older:1.1%More data
Median Age:37.4More data
Per Capita Income - 2022 (BEA):     «Per Capita Income History Chart»$75,860More data
Total Personal Income - 2022 (BEA):$9,346,568,000More data
Median Household Income - 2022 (Census Bureau):     «Median Household Income History Chart»$124,291More data
Poverty - 2022 (Census Bureau)     «Poverty Chart»
Percent of Population in Poverty:4.7%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:6.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2018-2022 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)     «ACS 5-Year Estimates, S1501, Educational Attainment (open in new window)»
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:94.3% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:43.9% 
Pay (BLS)     «Pay History Chart»
Average Annual Pay - 2023:$54,935More data
Average Annual Pay - 2022:$52,424 
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$49,844 
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$46,899 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$42,974 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)     «Unemployment History Chart»
Unemployment Rate - 2023:3.6More data
Unemployment Rate - 2022:3.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2021:4.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2020:5.9 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.1 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2022
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»   «Tax Rate History with Chart»$0.292500More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»   «Levy History with Chart»$21,868,681,418More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$18,400,982,697More data
Total Actual Levy:$53,822,874More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2023:N/AMore data
CY 2022:N/A 
CY 2021:N/A 
CY 2020:N/A 
CY 2019:N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2022
IH Highways:15.021More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:36.459More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:65.430More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:24.860More data
On-System Subtotal:141.770More data
City Streets:481.117More data
Certified County Roads:103.653More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:584.770More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:726.540More data
Lane Miles - 2022
IH Highways:74.548More data
US Highways:0.000More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:96.235More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:147.578More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:49.720More data
On-System Subtotal:368.081More data
City Streets:990.958More data
Certified County Roads:207.306More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,198.264More data
County Total:1,566.345More data
Miles Travelled on County Roads     «Mileage History with Chart»
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2022»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2022»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»     «2017 County Profile»
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.