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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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416 E Coachlight Trail, Rockwall, TX - $250,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,158 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautifully Updated 2 Story Home On A Cul-de-sac Is Walking Distance To All The Entertainment And Shopping In Historic Downtown Rockwall. Bright Floor Plan With Lots Of Windows And Cozy Wood Burning Fireplace. The Eat-in Kitchen Offers Access To...

Photo of Listing #13971547

711 W Boydstun Avenue, Rockwall, TX - $349,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,532 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful One Story Home, Well Maintained With A Sparkling Pool, And Ready For Move In. Home Is Wired For Surround Sound In Living Room And Courtyard! Don't Miss This One!

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664 Channel Ridge Drive, Rockwall, TX - $265,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,000 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Wonderful Single Story In The Much Sought After Turtle Cove Gated Community. Spacious Living Room, With Gas Log Fireplace And Vaulted Ceiling. All 3 Bedrooms Have Walk In Closets. Over Sized Master With Large Master Bath And Separate Shower. Roo...

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242 Windy Lane, Rockwall, TX - $425,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,470 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Excellent Opportunity To Own Home & Shop Outside Of City Limits. Remodeled & Meticulously Maintained Home With Open Concept Living, Dining & Kitchen. Home Features Granite Countertops, Updated Flooring & Remodeled Baths. Plumbing Replaced In The H...

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306 Victory Lane, Rockwall, TX - $409,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,047 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautiful Stone And Cedar Exterior! This Custom Home Boasts Details Such As Bull Nose Arches, Art Niches And A Gorgeous Barrel Vault Ceiling Over The Wet Bar. The Eye Catching Stone Fireplace Sets The Tone For The Open Living And Kitchen Areas. ...

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1631 Mannheim Drive, Rockwall, TX - $335,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,249 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Gorgeous Single Story Home In Townsend Village Backing To Greenbelt! The Sprawling Floor Plan Offers 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Formal Dining Area, Executive Study With French Doors, And 2-car Garage! Upgrades Throughout Include Rich Hardwood Flooring, ...

Photo of Listing #13968092

423 Miramar Drive, Rockwall, TX - $389,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,192 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Prime Location! Pool Is Right Across The Street From This Home So What Better Neighbor! Drees Built With All The Incredible Features And Quality Drees Offers! Designer Kitchen With The Most Elegant Granite, A Must See! Beautiful Nail Down Wood Fl...

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4101 Blythe Street, Rockwall, TX - $338,770

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,431 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Remarkable And Unique Single Story Home On Corner Site. Features Covered Porch And Covered Patio, Open Concept, With Beautiful D├ęcor, Extensive Tile Flooring, Gorgeous White Custom Cabinets, Granite Counters (kitchen And Baths), And Ss Appliances ...

Photo of Listing #13971162

3210 Pecos Lane, Rockwall, TX - $347,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,614 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Gorgeous , Dining, And Family Rooms With Extensive Wood Look Tile Flooring. Huge Chefs Kitchen With Ample Quartz Counters And Island, Ss Appliances, And 42 In. Custom Cabinets. Master Suite Is Tucked Away In Back And Includes A Wonderfully Spaciou...

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3718 Huntcliff Drive, Rockwall, TX - $424,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,211 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Spacious First Texas Home On One Of The Best Lots In Castle Ridge. Adjacent To The Greenbelt And Backing Up To Private Land, This Home Only Has One Neighbor. With All New Carpets, An Office That Could Be Used As A 6th Bedroom, A Media Room With A...

3917 Whitman Drive, Rockwall, TX - $356,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,425 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Castle Ridge Estates Is Nestled In A Quiet Neighborhood Near The Shores Of Lake Ray Hubbard, One Of The Metroplex's Recreational Lakes. Nearby Hiking And Biking Trails, Supermarkets, And The Highly Acclaimed Nebbie Williams Elementary School, Mak...

1690 Winding Creek Lane, Rockwall, TX - $415,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,904 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Masterfully Built Home In Sought After High Point Lake Estates. 2,904 Sf Of Open Floor Space. 3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bath With Possible 4th Bedroom. Plethora Of Tasteful Finishes, Abundant Windows Flood The Home With Warm Natural Light, Gleaming Wood ...

1210 Ridge Road W, Rockwall, TX - $329,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,825 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Great Home In Established N. Rockwall Neighborhood! Roomy 3 Bed, 2 Bath Home With Game Room Or 4th Bedroom In The Shores! Huge Family Room With Fireplace, Recessed Lighting And Wet Bar. Second And Third Bedrooms With Jack & Jill Bath And Separate ...

2090 Berkdale Lane, Rockwall, TX - $310,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,061 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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You Will Fall In Love With This Home From The Moment You Pull Up To The 3 Car Garage. Walk In The Front Door And You Are Home. Your Office Awaits On Your Left. You Look Beyond It And Will Be Amazed At The Openness Of The Kitchen, Dining, Living An...

1922 S Lakeshore Drive, Rockwall, TX - $327,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,242 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Lake View - Lake Access - Fishing Dock 2,242 Sq. Ft. Per Original Floor Plans This Spacious Home Has A Large Backyard With A Dock And Walking Access To Lake Ray Hubbard. The Large Family Room Has An Impressive Fireplace With Either Gas Logs Or Woo...


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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 3:30am CST.