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Living In Rockwall TX
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Rockwall and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Rockwall in 2018 is like. Rockwall livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Rockwall homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Rockwall.
Rockwall livability factors
2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 30
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||2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 87.1%
||2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 19.3
||2017 median home sale price: $280,000
||2016 residences owner occupied: 73.6%
||2016 median household income: $89,173
||2016 population: 43,586
||2012 - 2016 population growth: 8.6%
Rockwall public schools have the twenty-ninth highest composite STAAR performance index of all Dallas suburbs and its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Rockwall is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
The City of Rockwall is located in northwest Rockwall County, approximately 25 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and 56 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Rockwall's proximity to downtown Dallas and the north Dallas business center is likely to make Rockwall residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.
Students living in Rockwall are eligible to attend Rockwall ISD schools.
More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Rockwall students compares with other DFW area schools is available on these best DFW school districts, best DFW high schools, best DFW middle schools and best DFW elementary schools pages.
Recent home sales
On average, prices of Rockwall MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 17.3 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $280,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $90,000 to $1.1 million ... average size of houses sold was 2,600 square feet, average square foot price was $116.01 and average house age was 18.6 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 35 days on market
Approximately 25 miles and 28 minutes drive time without traffic from central Rockwall to downtown Dallas ... 29 miles and 30 minutes to north Dallas business center
Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page
Rockwall 2016 estimated population 43,586 ... population density 1,751 residents per square mile ... Rockwall 2016 annual median household income $89,173 ... 73.6 percent of residential real estate units owner occupied
Additional demographic information about Rockwall and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.
Rockwall real estate property tax rates for 2017 is 2.30 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.
Moderately priced homes for sale in Rockwall
Key to understanding what living in Rockwall is like is knowing about Rockwall housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Rockwall single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Rockwall single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Rockwall homes for sale page.
The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.
2610 Long Common North Drive, Rockwall, TX - $404,640
1186 Waters Edge Drive, Rockwall, TX - $280,000
805 Jackson Street, Rockwall, TX - $255,750
114 Liberty Lane, Rockwall, TX - $389,000
1518 Chesapeake Drive, Rockwall, TX - $310,000
2068 Riverbirch Lane, Rockwall, TX - $279,000
1080 Midnight Pass, Rockwall, TX - $382,500
2337 Saddlebrook Lane, Rockwall, TX - $380,000
1632 Sonnet, Rockwall, TX - $320,904
1602 Sonnet, Rockwall, TX - $336,802
1638 Sonnet, Rockwall, TX - $312,490
1644 Sonnet, Rockwall, TX - $337,157
870 Shores Boulevard, Rockwall, TX - $375,000
1847 Emerald Bay Drive, Rockwall, TX - $399,000
1918 Sterling Court, Rockwall, TX - $315,000
More about living in Rockwall
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Listing information last updated on September 25th, 2018 at 4:45pm CDT.