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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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4015 Mediterranean Street, Rockwall, TX - $269,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 1,902 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Charm, Charm, Charm! Lakeside Village Home Sits On A Double Lot With A Huge Side Yard. Interior Brick Floors, Hardwoods & Decorative Iron Staircase. Updated Kitchen With Stainless Appliances, Tile Back Splash, Recessed Lighting & Under The Counte...

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804 E Heath Street, Rockwall, TX - $299,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,972 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Rare New Construction In Downtown Rockwall With 3 Bed, 3 Full Bath, Study And Oversized Garage! Home Enjoys Upgrades Far Beyond What Most Builders Offer. Featuring Upgraded Carpet Padding In Bedrooms, Designer Fixtures, Decorative Porcelain & Lami...

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2870 Avery, Rockwall, TX - $250,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,944 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Wonderfully Updated Dr Horton Home On A Quarter Acre Lot That Features Brick And Stone Exterior! This Very Nice One Story 3 Bedroom Home's Updates Include Architectural-dimensional Shingle Roof, Laminate Flooring And Stamped And Stained Concrete P...

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2335 Crestlake Drive, Rockwall, TX - $295,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,507 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Walk Into The Large Living Area With Wood Floors And Fresh Paint. Wood Floors Extend Thru To Awesome Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances And Granite Counters. Den With Wood Burning Fireplace. Split Bedrooms. Master Bath With Jetted Tub, Separa...

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672 Channel Ridge Drive, Rockwall, TX - $306,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,422 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Welcome Home! This Single Story Home Has A Very Large Living Room With A Vaulted Ceiling, 3 Bedrooms, Plus A Study, And 2 Bathrooms With Dual Sinks. Each Of The 3 Bedrooms Has Walk In Closets And The Over Sized Master Has A Beautiful Trayed Ceilin...

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2730 Nova Park Court, Rockwall, TX - $250,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,837 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Cul-de-sac Lot Backing To Heavily Treed Greenbelt!! Plantation Shutters Thru-out!! Hurry! Move In Ready! Huge Kitchen Has Big Open Breakfast Bar!! Wood Floors In All Common Areas & Bedrooms, Tile Floors In Wet Areas!! Split Master Suite Is Seclude...

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2015 Berkdale Lane, Rockwall, TX - $297,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,346 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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This Single Story Home Hits All The Marks For Your Family's Ideal Next Home!located Convenient To Lake Ray Hubbard,shopping,restaurants.schools,and In Sought After Shores Subdivision.enjoy A Family Centered Floor Plan With Four Bedrooms,two Dining...

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1135 Islemere Drive, Rockwall, TX - $299,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,380 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful One Story In The Heart Of The Shores Neighborhood! This Turn-key Home Is Impeccably Updated And Shows Like A New Home. This Luxurious 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bath Home Has Gorgeous Wood Floors Complimented With A Large Open Kitchen, Living, And Di...

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302 Shepards Hill Drive, Rockwall, TX - $296,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,379 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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This 2400+ Sq Ft 3 Bed 2 Bath Home Exudes Character And Class. Completely Remodeled And Beautifully Designed. Nestled On An Oversized Corner Lot With Mature Trees And Pool! Crown Molding Throughout, Upgraded Light Fixtures, Bonus Room And A Kitc...

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1015 Lombard Drive, Rockwall, TX - $389,835

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,191 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Gorgeous Living With Soaring Ceiling! Plenty Of Space. Gourmet Kitchen W Granite, 42in. Cabinets And Built In Ss Appliances W Separate Gas C-top. Beautifully Appointed W Wood, Tile, And Carpet Flooring, Led Lighting, And More! Please See Showing I...

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1244 Bay Line Drive, Rockwall, TX - $306,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,222 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Beautiful Gem In Caruth Lakes! Shows Like New Super Clean With Awesome Open Floor Plan. Awesome Upgrades! Inviting With Large Family Room With Hand Scraped Wood Floors Opens Into Kitchen. A Cooks Dream Kitchen W-granite Counter Tops,stainless Appl...

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1541 Cromwell Court, Rockwall, TX - $369,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,935 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Gorgeous Megatel Home Was Custom Built For Sellers And Loaded With Upgraded Features Thru-out. Spacious 4 Bedrooms W 3 Full Baths Flows Effortlessly W Master & Additional Bedroom Or Office Downstairs-kids Retreat W 2 Bedrooms-bath & Reading Nook U...

1326 White Water Lane, Rockwall, TX - $320,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,825 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Like New! This Well-appointed 5 Bedroom 3 Bath Home Is In Pristine Condition! You Will Fall In Love With The Openness Of This Floor Plan, The High Ceilings And All Of The Storage Space. Located Downstairs, The Master Bdrm Features A Sitting Area &...

2907 Panhandle Drive, Rockwall, TX - $313,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,249 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Newly Constructed Custom Home Completed August 2017. 10 Foot Ceilings, Custom Wood Cabinets, Granite Counter Tops, 6 Inch Base, Crown Molding, Hardwood Floors, Walk In Shower, Built In Sauna, And Plantation Shutters Throughout. The 25x14 Foot Outd...

119 Sceptre Drive, Rockwall, TX - $344,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,526 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Updated Home In Chandlers Landing On Quiet Street With Private Backyard And Close Proximity To Main Entrance. Home Has Vaulted Ceilings With A First Floor Master And A Spacious Master Bath With His And Her Closets. Upstairs Game Room Or 4th Bedr...


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Listing information last updated on February 24th, 2018 at 2:15am CST.