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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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304 Shamrock Circle, Rockwall, TX - $420,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 6,600 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Diamond In The Rough, Bring Your Imagination! This Home Is Deep Into Construction But Is At The Perfect Stage To Make It Your Own Before Drywall And Finishing Touches Begin. This One Will Be A Showplace And Already Includes Many Unique, Custom Up...

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668 Woodland Way, Rockwall, TX - $329,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,054 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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One Of Rockwalls Top Rated Lake Ray Hubbard Private Gated Communities. Great Open Floor Plan With Neutral Colors And Custom Window Treatments. Enormous Master Bedroom. Dream Kitchen Any Chef Would Love! Perfect For Entertaining. Separate Di...

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1613 Mannheim Drive, Rockwall, TX - $339,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,952 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Come Check Out This Well Laid Out Single Story Home Before It's Gone! Almost New And Gently Lived In, This Megatel Buildt Home Has The Upgraded Silver Package Including Large Format Tile And Custom Finishes. Your New Lot Backs To A Greenbelt For ...

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2949 Clear Creek Drive, Rockwall, TX - $274,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,788 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Lovely Updated Home With Mature Landscaping In Hickory Ridge Subdivision Is Within Walking Distance To Springer Elementary & Close To New College & Career Academy. Home Features 4 Spacious Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, Plus A Large Game Room Upstairs. G...

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907 Midnight Pass, Rockwall, TX - $295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,534 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Well Maintained Home On An Over-sized Lot. Split Floor Plan With Spacious Bedrooms . Hardwood Flooring, Ceramic Tile And Freshly Cleaned Carpet. Backyard Has An Oversized Covered Patio. This Home Features A Chefs Kitchen With...

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1295 Shores Boulevard, Rockwall, TX - $320,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,868 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautifully Appointed Home In The Shores Subdivision! Lovely Brick Exterior. Open And Versatile 4 Bedroom Plan Has Formal Living And Dining. Bright And Airy Kitchen With Island Overlooks Large Family Room With Corner Fireplace. Spacious Master Sui...

Photo of Listing #13824301

516 Presidio, Rockwall, TX - $309,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,159 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Gorgeous Home With Lots Of Charm And Character! You Will Love This Two Story Home That Has Four Bedrooms, Two Full Baths And One Half Bath. Fabulous Kitchen With Quartz Counter Tops And Stainless Steel Appliances. The Cozy Breakfast Nook, Well-app...

Photo of Listing #13824449

114 Bob White Court, Rockwall, TX - $409,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,463 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Pride Of Ownership, Custom Upgrades! Cul-de-sac Pool Home On Half Acre Premium Lot! Wood Floors Start At Entry & Into Formal Dining Or Open Study With Wall Of Built-in Cabinetry, Then Continues To Inviting Family Room W-custom Fireplace Mantel, He...

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209 Summit Ridge Drive, Rockwall, TX - $307,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,812 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Great Home In The Heart Of Rockwall. Close To Shopping And Highways For Easy Access To Metroplex.

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1410 Whitney Lakes Drive, Rockwall, TX - $389,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,180 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Gorgeous Corner Lot In The Shores, This 5 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath And 3 Car Garage Has It All! Dark Hand Scraped, Hardwood Floors Greet You As You Enter Through The Front Door Into The 2 Story Foyer. The 1st Floor Features Formal Dining Room, Study, Mas...

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205 Rockbrook Drive, Rockwall, TX - $307,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,999 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Great Location And Great Opportunity With This Very Spacious 4 Bedroom Home In Highly Sought After Rockwall Isd. Great Curb Appeal With Mature Landscaping And Recent Exterior Paint. Floorplan Updated To More Open Concept With Kitchen And Dining R...

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500 Highview Lane, Rockwall, TX - $399,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,541 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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With Lake Views On One Of The Most Sought After Streets In Northshore, This Beautiful Home Features 4 Bedrooms And 3.5 Half Baths. Gorgeous Outdoor Oasis And Pool Perfect For Entertaining. All Bedrooms Up With Loft That Leads To Outdoor Deck Overl...

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2355 Falls View Drive, Rockwall, TX - $289,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,495 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Executive Goodman Custom Home In Rockwall. The Shore Hillside. Two Story Brick With Stone Front. Entry Has Recessed Art Niches. Study And Formal Dining Room Off Entry. Open Style Family Room, Casual Dining And Kitchen With Bar. Large Master Bedro...

Photo of Listing #13814221

1391 Misty Cove, Rockwall, TX - $379,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,482 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Truly Immaculate 5 Bedroom 3 Bath Home With Gorgeous Updates Throughout. Stunning Entry Features, Towering Ceiling, & Grand Staircase. Huge Formal Living And Separate Dining Area Featuring Crown Molding & Arched Doorways. Kitchen Overlooks Large F...

Photo of Listing #13818581

1512 Calling Circle, Rockwall, TX - $289,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,003 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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This One Will Go Fast! 1-story Home In Popular Caruth Lakes, Built In 2014. Spacious Tiled Entry Welcomes Guests & Next To It Is An Open Formal Living Or Dining Room. Archways Lead To A Curvy Kitchen W-lots Of Storage, Granite, Raised Breakfast Ba...


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Listing information last updated on April 27th, 2018 at 3:30am CDT.