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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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Photo of Listing #13887126

1367 Ventura Drive, Rockwall, TX - $325,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,901 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Stone Accented Pulte Home On Over-sized Lot. Home Features An Open Floor Plan With An Abundance Of Natural Light. Wood Floors Installed 2 Years Ago. Spacious Living Area For Gracious Entertaining. Kitchen Boasting Of Granite Counter Tops...

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423 Miramar Drive, Rockwall, TX - $414,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,192 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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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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827 Oak Hollow Lane, Rockwall, TX - $299,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,598 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Fresh Paint, New Carpet, New Wood Look Laminate And Wood Look Vinyl In Baths. All Bedrooms Up, Oversized Yard With Lots Of Room To Enjoy! Island Kitchen With Granite And Tile Backsplash, Gas Stove Top, Laundry Chute To Utility Room! Sought After ...

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1981 Trail, Rockwall, TX - $274,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,906 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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This Lovely Well Cared For One-owner Home Was Formerly A Model Home. Open Floorplan With Spacious Eat In Kitchen And Tons Of Cabinets. Comfortable And Large Family Room Great For Entertaining. Hardwood Floors In Main Areas. Large Master Bedroom Wi...

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7135 Harlan Drive, Rockwall, TX - $269,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,006 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Don't Miss Your Opportunity On This Beautifully Updated Home With Great Location And Walking Distance To Elementary School In Award Winning Rockwall Isd. Home Features Amazing Curb Appeal On A Large Lot. Inside, You'll Find A Great Layout, Perfec...

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176 Pelican Cove Drive, Rockwall, TX - $280,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,446 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Don't Miss This! Awesome Lot Next To A Large Greenbelt Ad Backing To Neighborhood Lake! Partially Updated Home In Great Condition In Desirable And Convenient Location Near Rockwall High School. Beautiful Private Subdivision With Rolling Hills, ...

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1900 Wind Hill Circle, Rockwall, TX - $359,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,656 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful 1-story Custom Home In A Cul-de-sac In The Very Highly Sought After Area Of The Shores! Situated On An Over-sized, Heavily Treed Lot, This Home Has Wonderful Curb Appeal And Backs Up To A Creek Area. The Home Features 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2...

Photo of Listing #13879311

1205 Lake Glen Circle, Rockwall, TX - $415,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,589 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful Home With Designer Touches From The Barn Doors In The Kitchen And Master Bedroom To The Wood Accent Work In The Living Room. You Are Greeted With A Sweeping Staircase That Flows To Three Upstairs Bedrooms And Media Room. This Home Has ...

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3015 Oak Drive, Rockwall, TX - $369,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,070 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Immaculate 2 Story Home In The Heart Of Rockwall! All Floors Have Been Freshly Replaced With New Carpet & Hand Scrapped Wood As Well As All Countertops Being Freshly Replaced With Granite. Along With Vaulted Ceilings & Kitchen-main Living Areas Ha...

Photo of Listing #13889814

1130 Lake Glen Circle, Rockwall, TX - $409,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,456 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Exceptional Home Has It All-corner Culdesac Lot Beside Greenbelt Across From Park. 5 Bdrms,4ba,5 Liv Areas! Spacious Island Kitchen,double Ovens,gas Ctop ,granite,bbar,open To Fam Rm,study W French Doors-can B 5th Bdrm.downstairs Master W Sit Are...

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2213 Chishom Trail, Rockwall, TX - $279,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,755 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Great Remodel Opportunity For New Owners! Fabulous Location With Loads Of Space. 1.5 Acres, Sprinkler System, Great Views And Very Quiet Neighborhood. Motivated Sellers (bring All Offers) . As Is Property Agent To Verify All Measurements, School...

Photo of Listing #13886861

843 Ravenhurst Drive, Rockwall, TX - $419,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,281 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Beautiful Almost Brand New Home Build By D R Horton, Backyard Facing The Greenbelt Area, Located In Rockwall Isd. Open Floor Plan Concept With Hardwood Floors. Gorgeous Kitchen With Island, Granite Counter Top, Stainless Steel Appliances. Breakfas...

Photo of Listing #13886744

1070 Potter Avenue, Rockwall, TX - $305,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,334 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Beautiful Home, Perfect Floorplan, Amazing Outdoor Spaces! This Home Will Not Disappoint! Great Drive Up With Well Manicured Landscape And Cozy Front Porch, This Home Offers 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Living, Dining, & Study. Upgrades Include Carpe...

Photo of Listing #13887671

634 Arcadia Way, Rockwall, TX - $399,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,577 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Stunning Home In Prime Location Offers Hardwoods & Vaulted Ceilings Starting At Entry. Deluxe Kitchen Has A Large Island, Granite Counters, Stainless Appliances- Gas Cooktop & Double Ovens, Walk-in Pantry+butlers Pantry! Ideal Home For Entertainin...

Photo of Listing #13887734

1961 Trail Glen, Rockwall, TX - $250,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,181 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Freshly Painted 4 Bedroom In Lofland Farms With Awesome Kitchen!!! Home Features Split Bedrooms, Large Kitchen With All Black Appliances Including Black Fridge, 2 Inch Blinds, Separate Tub And Shower, Sprinkler System, Huge Back Yard. Neighborho...


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Listing information last updated on July 17th, 2018 at 10:34am CDT.