Rockwall County, Texas Population 2021

Rockwall County, Texas's estimated population is 113,653 with a growth rate of 4.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockwall County, Texas is the 41st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 78,919 and has seen a growth of 44.01% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021113,6534,3694.00%
2020109,2844,3694.16%
2019104,9154,3694.35%
2018100,5463,7223.84%
201796,8243,4033.64%
201693,4213,2513.61%
201590,1703,1063.57%
201487,0642,3942.83%
201384,6701,9602.37%
201282,7101,6652.05%
201181,0452,1262.69%
201078,91953,315208.23%
199025,60411,07676.24%
198014,5287,482106.19%
19707,0461,16819.87%
19605,878-278-4.52%
19506,156-895-12.69%
19407,051-607-7.93%
19307,658-933-10.86%
19208,5915196.43%
19108,072-459-5.38%
19008,5312,55942.85%
18905,9722,988100.13%
18802,9840.00%
2021 Growth Rate
4.00%
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State
Founded
1873
County Seat
2010 Population
78,919
Growth Since 2010
44.01%
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Rockwall County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White82,58784.99%
Black or African American6,1486.33%
Two or More Races3,0433.13%
Asian2,6422.72%
Some Other Race2,3052.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native4020.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.05%
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Rockwall County, Texas Population by Race

Rockwall County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockwall County, Texas Median Age

37.5


Total

36.6


Male

38.4


Female

Rockwall County, Texas Adults

There are 70,783 adults, (11,754 of whom are seniors) in Rockwall County, Texas.

Rockwall County, Texas Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockwall County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

49,180

50.61%

Male

47,995

49.39%

Rockwall County, Texas Population by Age

Rockwall County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockwall County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All81.8%18.2%
Male76.3%23.7%
Non Family67%33%
Female60.1%39.9%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockwall County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All33,0322.9281.8
Married22,6343.3588.9
Non Family6,4371.2167
Female2,6853.1260.1
Male1,2763.5576.3

3.29

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Rockwall County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0883.31%
9th to 12th Grade2,5033.97%
High School Graduate11,82518.74%
Some College15,14624.01%
Associates Degree5,8559.28%
Bachelors Degree16,20425.69%
Graduate Degree9,46415.00%
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Rockwall County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockwall County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White47,00445,07020,649
Hispanic9,1476,8882,095
Black4,1273,9351,371
Asian1,8211,6081,156
Other Race1,370976203
2+ Races1,2481,109376
Native American1751709
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 County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$56,828$71,014$46,657
Less Than 9th Grade$27,126$33,224$18,951
High School Graduate$45,924$52,473$37,347
Some College$51,841$62,460$39,371
Bachelors Degree$64,428$90,923$53,182
Graduate Degree$83,893$107,346$61,769

$56,828

Average Earnings

$71,014

Average Male

$46,657

Average Female

Rockwall County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockwall County, Texas Language by Age

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Rockwall County, Texas Language

83.60% of Rockwall County, Texas residents speak only English, while 16.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.03% of the population.

Rockwall County, Texas Language

Rockwall County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,4302,4653.60%
Hispanic17,0211,1426.71%
Black6,02380013.28%
Multiple3,0301123.70%
Asian2,576913.53%
Other2,305863.73%

4.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.91%

Male Poverty Rate

5.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockwall County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockwall County, Texas is Black, with 13.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockwall County, Texas is Asian, with 3.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.61%.

Rockwall County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.21%
Some College4.85%
High School3.87%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

Rockwall County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed24.95%
Male Unemployed13.01%
Female Employed3.60%
Male Employed1.49%

Rockwall County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockwall County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,920$122,912
Families$112,753$133,299
Married Families$121,688-
Non Families$52,543$72,968
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Income by Household Type

Rockwall County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockwall County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Rockwall County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockwall County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Rockwall County, Texas Marital Status

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5,776

Number of Veterans

5,250

Male Veterans

526

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,953
First Gulf War1,929
Second Gulf War1,517
Korea271
World War II139

Rockwall County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,320
65 to 741,463
55 to 64759
75+729
18 to 34505

Rockwall County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9968.23%
Hispanic4794.31%
Black3948.82%
2+ Races22714.46%
Other Race714.59%
Native American4817.58%
Asian231.09%
Islander17100.00%

Rockwall County, Texas Veterans by Race

Rockwall County, Texas Veterans by Education

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3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockwall County, Texas Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rockwall County, Texas Employment by Age

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Rockwall County, Texas Employment by Race

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Rockwall County, Texas 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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57.16%

Born in Rockwall County, Texas

90.90%

Native Born

9.10%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

4.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.90% of Rockwall County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 57.16% having been born in Texas. 4.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockwall County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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