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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

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  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.

Local schools

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


Commutes

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


Demographics

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.

Property taxes

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.

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2610 Long Common North Drive, Rockwall, TX - $404,640

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,297 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Spacious 1.5 Story Home With Terrific Location Overlooking A Vast Green Space Across The Street. All Beds Down And Game Room Up. Great Curb Appeal In Front And A Wonderful 25ft Covered Patio In Back. Awesome Kitchen With Huge Island, Qua...

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1186 Waters Edge Drive, Rockwall, TX - $280,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,191 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Fabulous Home In Popular Caruth Lakes. Spacious Open Floorplan Updated With Wood Flooring In Dining & Family Rooms. Large Kitchen With 42 In. Cabinetry Overlooks The Family Room With A Large Breakfast Bar. Family Room Features A Wood Burning Firep...

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805 Jackson Street, Rockwall, TX - $255,750

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,200 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Updated Cute Home Close To Downtown Rockwall, Large Family Room, All Hand Scraped Wood Floors And Ceramic Tile In Wet Areas. Three Bedrooms, Two Full Baths, Six Panel Doors, Front Door, Back Doors, One Car Garage With Garage Opener, Tons Of Storag...

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114 Liberty Lane, Rockwall, TX - $389,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,018 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Rare Water View & Private Backyard Opportunity In Chandler's Landing! This Home Is In Move In Condition With Bright An Open Kitchen And Views Out To The Private Deck And Backyard. Upstairs Are 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms And A Bonus Room That Can...

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1518 Chesapeake Drive, Rockwall, TX - $310,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,419 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Gorgeous Single-story Home In Quiet Neighborhood With Beautiful Brick And Stone Elevation! Inside You Will Find 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Formal Dining Area, Study With French Doors, And 2-car Garage! Upgrades Throughout Include Plush Carpeting Wi...

Photo of Listing #13937519

2068 Riverbirch Lane, Rockwall, TX - $279,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,081 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Family Friendly Sized 4-2.5-2 On Beautiful .23 Acre Creek Lot In Quiet, Convenient Timber Creek Estates! Open & Flowing Floor Plan Features Large Kitchen With C-tile Overlooking Breakfast, Backyard & Huge Main Living Room. Formal Dining And Living...

Photo of Listing #13937805

1080 Midnight Pass, Rockwall, TX - $382,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,214 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Complete Remodel In Popular Caruth Lakes On A Corner Lot! Fresh Paint Inside & Out, Large Bay Windows, New Engineered Hardwood Floors Throughout, New Light Fixtures & Stunning White Kitchen W-subway Tile Backsplash, Brushed Granite Counters & All-...

Photo of Listing #13937808

2337 Saddlebrook Lane, Rockwall, TX - $380,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,340 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Wonderful Home Situated On A Peaceful And Spacious Acre. Versatile 1-story Floorplan With Formal Dining And Formal Living. Spacious Family Room With Corner Gas Log Fireplace Opens To Kitchen With Granite Countertops, Island, Gas Cooktop And Doub...

Photo of Listing #13938877

1632 Sonnet, Rockwall, TX - $320,904

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,058 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13938877 - Built By Altura Homes - February Completion! ~ Resort Lakefront Community Offers Country Club, Championship Golf Course, Boat Docks, Sailing, Fishing, Pools, Fitness, Tennis, Trails, Parks, Onsite School & More.. Right Size Spaces ...

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1602 Sonnet, Rockwall, TX - $336,802

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,227 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13938882 - Built By Altura Homes - December Completion! ~ Cedar 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage - Family Room Study Bonus Room Fireplaces Vaulted Ceilings Walk-in Closets Covered Patio Breakfast Area Beautiful Open Floorplan, Earth To...

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1638 Sonnet, Rockwall, TX - $312,490

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,040 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13938890 - Built By Altura Homes - February Completion! ~ Resort Lakefront Community Offers Country Club, Championship Golf Course, Boat Docks, Sailing, Fishing, Pools, Fitness, Tennis, Trails, Parks, Onsite School & More.. Right Size Spaces ...

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1644 Sonnet, Rockwall, TX - $337,157

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,227 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13938902 - Built By Altura Homes - January Completion! ~ Cedar 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2 Car Garage - Family Room Study Bonus Room Fireplaces Walk-in Closets Covered Patio Breakfast Area Beautiful Open Floorplan, Transitional Tone Colors T...

870 Shores Boulevard, Rockwall, TX - $375,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,601 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Welcome To 870 Shores Blvd In The Shores! Rockwall Isd! Well Built By Standard Pacific & Located Close To The Clubhouse, Pool, Golf Course & Tennis Courts, This Spacious Home Offers A Welcoming Covered Front Porch, Gorgeous Wood Floors, Generously...

1847 Emerald Bay Drive, Rockwall, TX - $399,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,731 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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This Is The Total Package! You Don't Want To Miss This One! New Roof, Fresh Paint Inside And Out, New Carpet, Updated Kitchen, Extra 10 X 15 Work Space In The Garage And Large Secondary Bedrooms Are A Few Of The Things That Make This House Stand O...

1918 Sterling Court, Rockwall, TX - $315,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,080 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Horses Permitted!!gorgeous 4br,2 Bath Home On 1 Plus Acres In Conveniently Located Sterling Farms Addition.economic Gas Heat, Dryer, Fireplace, And Cooking.your Family And Friends Will Enjoy The Spacious Backyard,39x15covered Patio.large Master Br...


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Listing information last updated on September 25th, 2018 at 4:45pm CDT.