Welcome


Mayor - David Sweet Mayor Jim Pruitt
On behalf of the residents of Rockwall, the Rockwall City Council, and City Staff, I welcome you to the web site of one of the fastest growing cities in the Dallas Metroplex. Rockwall was founded in 1854 and is the County Seat of Rockwall County. Rockwall is approximately 22 miles east of downtown Dallas on Interstate 30 with a population of over 40,000.



  CLIMATE
 Annual Avg Temp 66° F (19° C)  
 Monthly Avg High 77° F (25° C)
 Monthly Avg Low 55° F (13° C)
 Annual Avg Precip 36.9"
 Annual Avg Snowfall 0"
 Lattitude 32.931 N
 Longitude 95.459 W
 Elevation 390' - 620'

  DEMOGRAPHICS
 Median Age 35.7  
 Median Household Income $75,693
 Average Home Value $197,022
 Census 2010 Interactive Data Map
 Census 2010 Quick Facts
 

  POPULATION
 2016 41,370  
 2015 40,620
 2014 40,030
 2013 38,750 (est)
 2012 38,290
 2011 37,490
 2010 35,050
 2009 32,100
 2008 31,750
 2007 31,400
 2006 30,200
 2005 27,800
   

 

 



The Habor Rockwall History
Early pioneer T.U. Wade discovered the rock wall when digging a well in the mid-1800s, about the time the town was founded. Wade suggested naming the town Rockwall after the curious geological formation.The name was accepted and the town of Rockwall was platted on April 17, 1854.
   
The Habor Destinations
Historic Downtown - Visit Downtown Rockwall, The heart of our City, where you will find an amazing assortment of fine shopping, dining and services. Rockwall Main Street Page

The Harbor - Enjoy Rockwall's premier commercial, entertainment and recreation spot on the hillside of beautiful Lake Ray Hubbard.
The Harbor Page



   
Parks
Recreation
City Parks - Visit one of our many beautiful parks and find something for everyone, including playgrounds, lakes with fishing, trails, and even boat ramps with access to Lake Ray Hubbard. Parks & Recreation Page

The City offers an array of fun activities and special events. Learn to knit or kayak, enjoy an outdoor concert or a day of bridge - the list continues to grow, which is why life is never dull in Rockwall. Check out the Fun Guide for fun things to do in Rockwall.
   
Rockwall Demographics
Demographics are the study of a population’s statistical data like age, income, housing, education, and more. The City of Rockwall combines data from the United States Census Bureau, North Central Texas Council of Governments, and our own in-house data to create a profile of how our community is assembled. Distributions and trends can be seen geographically and on tables, which makes for more accurate decision making from your government officials.

Demographic Data   Other Websites

Population by Census Block
Population Distribution by Race
Hispanic/ Non-Hispanic Distribution
Housing Units
Vacant Housing Units
Household Size
Neighboorhood Demographics

  Wikipedia
CLR Search
City Data

Shopping

Shopping, Dining and the Arts


Shopping - Shop major retailers, find hidden treasures in the shops at The Harbor, or discover great finds at the one-of-a-kind merchants on the downtown square- all right here in Rockwall.

Dining - A taste of Rockwall awaits you at one of the City's many restaurants - from fast-food to down-home cooking and top gourmet offerings.

Alliance for the Arts -This non-profit organization encompasses many areas including music, the theatre, historical, and other programs and events.
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