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Rowlett

Population: 56,310 | Area: 20.2 sq mi
Main Street in Downtown Rowlett consists mostly of locally owned shops. Photo By Melisa Oporto

The city's pitch: "Just 20 minutes from downtown Dallas north of Interstate 30, surrounded by more than 30 miles of shoreline on beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard, and home to more than 56,000 residents, Rowlett is 'On the Water, and On the Move!'"

Demographics

  • Median Age: 36.7
  • Population Growth: 7.7 %
  • Population Density: 2787.6 ppl/sq mile

Schools

  • School District: Garland ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 79%
  • Average SAT Score: 995

Crime:

  • Violent Crime Rate: 1.352 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 16.4 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $142,989