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Rockwall

Population: 38,290 | Area: 22.6 sq mi
The impressive Harbor Rockwall has become a dining and shopping destination. Photo By Melisa Oporto

The Chamber of Commerce pitch: "The real beauty of Rockwall is its hometown feel with all of the advantages of a major city. When you visit Rockwall you will find there is plenty to do and see. Stay in one of our many hotels and relax while you decide what to do first. Within a few miles you will find a variety of restaurants offering every kind of food at every price range. If shopping is your thing then Rockwall is the place for you. There is no need to drive as you can find everything you need at the many shopping centers conveniently located here. Historic downtown is revitalizing and worth a visit to see the restaurants and businesses located in the heart of Rockwall. It takes a while to see it all, but there is no question that Rockwall is the place to Live, Eat and Play."

Demographics

  • Median Age: 36.4
  • Population Growth: 11.4 %
  • Population Density: 1694.3 ppl/sq mile

Schools

  • School District: Rockwall ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 87%
  • Average SAT Score: 1072

Crime:

  • Violent Crime Rate: 0.667 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 26.1 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $210,548