Rowlett, Texas Population 2021

69,765
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Rowlett is a city located in Dallas County Texas. With a 2020 population of 69,765, it is the 57th largest city in Texas and the 537th largest city in the United States . Rowlett is currently growing at a rate of 1.77% annually and its population has increased by 24.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,199 in 2010. Rowlett reached it's highest population of 69,765 in 2021. Spanning over 21 miles, Rowlett has a population density of 3,339 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rowlett is $114,026 with a poverty rate of 6.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,627 per month, and the median house value is $228,800. The median age in Rowlett is 39.3 years, 37.2 years for males, and 41.1 years for females.

Rowlett Demographics

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

  • White: 69.55%
  • Black or African American: 17.53%
  • Asian: 7.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.51%
  • Other race: 1.51%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Rowlett, Texas is 69,765 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 66,126.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 56,199.

Rowlett, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,36569.55%
Black or African American11,18617.53%
Asian4,7457.44%
Two or More Races2,2383.51%
Some Other Race9631.51%
American Indian and Alaska Native2900.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.01%
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Rowlett Population by Race

Rowlett Population Pyramid $2021

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Rowlett Median Age

39.3


Total

37.2


Male

41.1


Female

Rowlett Adults

There are 47,915 adults, (7,350 of whom are seniors) in Rowlett.

Rowlett Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rowlett Sex Ratio

Female

32,202

50.48%

Male

31,591

49.52%

Rowlett Population by Age

Rowlett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rowlett Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
All85.9%14.1%
Male82.3%17.7%
Non Family75.3%24.7%
Female65%35%

85.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rowlett Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,161385.9
Married14,6123.2991.9
Non Family3,6101.3475.3
Female2,1953.6165
Male7443.5782.3

3.29

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Rowlett Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0172.33%
9th to 12th Grade1,7393.98%
High School Graduate9,87822.61%
Some College11,43826.18%
Associates Degree4,0919.36%
Bachelors Degree10,45123.92%
Graduate Degree5,08311.63%
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Rowlett Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rowlett Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26,14925,3369,310
Black6,7126,4092,787
Hispanic6,6445,5201,320
Asian3,6703,1541,797
Other Race678598218
2+ Races662600380
Native American12912939

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 57.40%.

Rowlett Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,649$62,112$43,247
Less Than 9th Grade$30,050$40,301$26,071
High School Graduate$36,925$48,006$30,189
Some College$51,817$61,742$43,085
Bachelors Degree$60,384$77,303$51,447
Graduate Degree$66,572$84,489$58,367

$51,649

Average Earnings

$62,112

Average Male

$43,247

Average Female

Rowlett Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rowlett Language by Age

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Rowlett Language

78.72% of Rowlett residents speak only English, while 21.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.10% of the population.

Rowlett Language

Rowlett Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,7111,9545.80%
Black11,0909338.41%
Hispanic12,4987195.75%
Multiple2,22925611.48%
Asian4,6921763.75%

6.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.97%

Male Poverty Rate

6.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rowlett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rowlett is Multiple, with 11.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rowlett is Asian, with 3.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.59%.

Rowlett Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.30%
Some College5.74%
High School5.58%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%

Rowlett Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.09%
Male Unemployed18.45%
Male Employed2.79%
Female Employed2.72%

Rowlett Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rowlett Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$101,085$114,026
Families$106,977$121,021
Married Families$117,596-
Non Families$59,211$72,199
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Income by Household Type

Rowlett Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rowlett Married by Age and Sex

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Rowlett Marriage

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

Rowlett Marital Status by Race

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Rowlett Marital Status

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3,824

Number of Veterans

3,512

Male Veterans

312

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,177
First Gulf War974
Second Gulf War914
Korea211
World War II66

Rowlett Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,042
65 to 74876
55 to 64759
18 to 34620
75+527

Rowlett Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,8878.45%
Hispanic5958.09%
Black5927.46%
2+ Races11312.64%
Asian922.33%
Other Race8110.95%
Native American5923.69%

Rowlett Veterans by Race

Rowlett Veterans by Education

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3.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rowlett Veterans by Education

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.5%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rowlett Employment by Age

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Rowlett Employment by Race

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Rowlett 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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56.74%

Born in Rowlett

85.11%

Native Born

14.89%

Foreign Born

4.76%

Non Citizen

10.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.11% of Rowlett residents were born in the United States, with 56.74% having been born in Texas. 4.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rowlett Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202169,7651,2131.77%
202068,5521,2131.80%
201967,3391,2131.83%
201866,1263,1344.98%
201762,9927011.13%
201662,2911,9363.21%
201560,3551,8843.22%
201458,4713810.66%
201358,0903190.55%
201257,7717601.33%
201157,0116661.18%
201056,34511,8422.39%
200044,50321,2436.70%
199023,26015,73811.95%
19807,5220.00%

Rowlett Population by Year