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 44,316
Number of Households 15,100

Source: Data USA

Rockwall National avg.
Median home values $282,500 $ 226,300
Average home sale $ 261,547 $ 230,100

Source: Zillow.com

Rockwall Texas avg. National avg.
Median household income $92,665 $ 67,382 $60,336

Source: Data USA

Consolidated tax rate: 2.16%. This figure is 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 districts.

Source: RockwallCAD.com, CollinCAD.org, and DallasCAD.org.

Rockwall DFW avg. National avg.
High school graduates 99% 89% 84%
Residents with bachelor’s degree or higher 43.4% 29.5% 32.3%

Rockwall ISD is Rated “A” by the Texas Accountability Rating System – a designation only the top 12% 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 and Chemical Products

Concentration of workers: 72% higher than the national average

Average wage: $56,000+

Source: JobsEQ Data, 2018Q4

Metal and Product Manufacturing

Concentration of workers: 144% higher than the national average

Average wage: $45,000

Source: JobsEQ Data, 2018Q4

Ready to make the move? Let’s talk.

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.

Testimonials

"Doing business in Rockwall and North Central Texas is great for several reasons. First and foremost is the talent pool in which we get to draw. Secondly, the community, schools, and businesses work closely together for the benefit of each other and finally, the quality of life for all of us that work at SPM. Rockwall is an excellent location because of Interstate 30 providing regional access and close proximity to our suppliers and customers."

-- Rob Grand-Lienard, CEO, Special Products & Manufacturing, Inc.

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