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Rockwall
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Rockwall is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 47,859. Rockwall is in Rockwall County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Rockwall offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Rockwall there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Rockwall and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Rockwall are highly rated.

About

About Rockwall...
Population
47,859

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$355,000
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,728
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Rockwall Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    67.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    19.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    85.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,324.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    125.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

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