Rockwall, Texas Population 2021

47,516
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Rockwall is a city located in Rockwall County Texas. It is also the county seat of Rockwall County. With a 2020 population of 47,516, it is the 74th largest city in Texas and the 834th largest city in the United States . Rockwall is currently growing at a rate of 1.74% annually and its population has increased by 26.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 37,490 in 2010. Rockwall reached it's highest population of 47,516 in 2021. Spanning over 30 miles, Rockwall has a population density of 1,619 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockwall is $113,802 with a poverty rate of 4.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,295 per month, and the median house value is $261,400. The median age in Rockwall is 38.3 years, 37 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Rockwall Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockwall was:

  • White: 85.28%
  • Black or African American: 6.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.19%
  • Asian: 3.12%
  • Other race: 1.66%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Rockwall, Texas is 47,516 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 45,074.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 37,490.

Rockwall, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,61185.28%
Black or African American2,6936.11%
Two or More Races1,4093.19%
Asian1,3763.12%
Some Other Race7341.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native2300.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.11%
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Rockwall Population by Race

Rockwall Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockwall Median Age

38.3


Total

37


Male

40


Female

Rockwall Adults

There are 32,868 adults, (5,675 of whom are seniors) in Rockwall.

Rockwall Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockwall Sex Ratio

Female

22,555

51.14%

Male

21,546

48.86%

Rockwall Population by Age

Rockwall Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockwall Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All76.2%23.8%
Male73.2%26.8%
Female62.8%37.2%
Non Family54.7%45.3%

76.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockwall Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,6542.876.2
Married10,1243.3285.7
Non Family3,6061.1454.7
Female1,2532.8462.8
Male6713.6773.2

3.26

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Rockwall Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2324.24%
9th to 12th Grade8933.08%
High School Graduate4,58215.78%
Some College7,28125.08%
Associates Degree2,6839.24%
Bachelors Degree7,74026.66%
Graduate Degree4,62215.92%
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Rockwall Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockwall Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White21,87221,1519,974
Hispanic4,0963,005907
Black1,8011,638764
Asian885766598
2+ Races556449102
Other Race36425218
Native American9691
Islander171717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Rockwall Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,223$68,859$47,448
Less Than 9th Grade$26,997$29,194$20,745
High School Graduate$45,461$53,842$35,712
Some College$52,941$61,127$43,169
Bachelors Degree$59,826$76,413$53,776
Graduate Degree$80,974$100,022$60,938

$56,223

Average Earnings

$68,859

Average Male

$47,448

Average Female

Rockwall Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockwall Language by Age

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Rockwall Language

82.79% of Rockwall residents speak only English, while 17.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.04% of the population.

Rockwall Language

Rockwall Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,1401,1173.59%
Hispanic7,5217389.81%
Black2,618873.32%
Multiple1,405644.56%
Asian1,363302.20%

4.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.70%

Male Poverty Rate

5.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockwall

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockwall is Hispanic, with 9.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockwall is Asian, with 2.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.64%.

Rockwall Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.93%
High School6.10%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%
Some College2.37%

Rockwall Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.30%
Male Unemployed16.88%
Female Employed2.95%
Male Employed1.63%

Rockwall Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockwall Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$95,653$113,802
Families$113,314$129,888
Married Families$122,730-
Non Families$44,357$56,448
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Income by Household Type

Rockwall Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockwall Married by Age and Sex

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Rockwall Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockwall Marital Status by Race

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Rockwall Marital Status

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2,566

Number of Veterans

2,242

Male Veterans

324

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War879
Vietnam831
Second Gulf War580
Korea170
World War II90

Rockwall Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54990
65 to 74628
75+446
55 to 64336
18 to 34166

Rockwall Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2427.87%
Hispanic1432.85%
Black1256.53%
2+ Races10814.77%
Other Race337.33%
Native American2313.69%
Asian181.68%
Islander17100.00%

Rockwall Veterans by Race

Rockwall Veterans by Education

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2.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockwall Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Rockwall Employment by Age

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Rockwall Employment by Race

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Rockwall Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.91%

Born in Rockwall

90.63%

Native Born

9.37%

Foreign Born

4.98%

Non Citizen

4.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.63% of Rockwall residents were born in the United States, with 55.91% having been born in Texas. 4.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockwall Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202147,5168141.74%
202046,7028141.77%
201945,8888141.81%
201845,0749342.12%
201744,1408742.02%
201643,2661,1402.71%
201542,1268221.99%
201441,3047601.87%
201340,5448472.13%
201239,6977281.87%
201138,9691,0182.68%
201037,95119,9757.76%
200017,9767,4905.54%
199010,4864,5475.85%
19805,9392,8186.65%
19703,1210.00%

Rockwall Population by Year