Most Expensive Rockwall Neighborhoods
Rockwall is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 41,785 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Rockwall is the 79th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Rockwall was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Rockwall economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Rockwall, where the median household income is $86,627.
Rockwall real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Rockwall house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Rockwall is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rockwall is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockwall who work in sales jobs (13.94%), management occupations (13.06%) and office and administrative support (11.57%).
Also of interest is that Rockwall has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Rockwall is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rockwall a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rockwall has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rockwall’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Rockwall is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Rockwall, the average commute to work is 31.33 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Rockwall are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.21% of adults in Rockwall have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rockwall in 2010 was $34,789, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $139,156 for a family of four. However, Rockwall contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rockwall is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rockwall home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockwall residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Rockwall also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rockwall include German, English, Irish, French, Scottish and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Rockwall is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||13,722|
|ROCKWALL HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||73.32%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||26.68%|
|TYPE OF ROCKWALL HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||78.23%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.18%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.45%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||12.87%|
|SIZE OF ROCKWALL HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.25%|
|AGE OF ROCKWALL HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||47.84%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||45.08%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||6.38%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.71%|
|ROCKWALL REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$259,077|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,353|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||3.46%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||5.55%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||47.47%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||30.28%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||8.97%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||2.24%|
|$675,001 - $1,013,000||1.35%|
|$1,013,001 - $1,350,000||0.51%|
|PEOPLE OF ROCKWALL||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.83%|
|5 TO 17||22.62%|
|18 TO 24||6.97%|
|25 TO 34||13.15%|
|35 TO 54||29.65%|
|55 TO 64||10.85%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.92%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||91.69%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$86,627|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$34,789|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.31%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (12.71%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.60%)
Public Service (4.06%)
Information Technology (3.01%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||5.61%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.29%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.64%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.23%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.48%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||16.96%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (15.02%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (83.81%)
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