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Police brutality Rockwall County TX
Police brutality Rockwall County TX
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Rockwall County Jail Texas - Inmate Search
Rockwall County Jail Texas - Inmate Search
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McLendon Chisholm Texas In Rockwall County Horse Property for Sale : 5 acres
McLendon Chisholm Texas In Rockwall County Horse Property for Sale : 5 acres
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Rowlett, TX Photo Club - Rockwall County Fair 2015 photo walk
Rowlett, TX Photo Club - Rockwall County Fair 2015 photo walk
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Property title records in Rockwall County Texas | AFX
Property title records in Rockwall County Texas | AFX
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Tornado Warning for E Dallas, NW Kaufman, and Rockwall County in TX {EAS #238}
Tornado Warning for E Dallas, NW Kaufman, and Rockwall County in TX {EAS #238}
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Fate Texas Foreclosure in Rockwall County For Sale
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The Law Firm Of Ted B. Lyon & Associates - Rockwall County, TX
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NSM Rockwall TX Nov 2014
NSM Rockwall TX Nov 2014
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Rockwall Divorce and Family Law Attorney (972) 722-1186
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Rockwall County,TX, Real Estate Market Update from NRT Dallas,June, 2015
Rockwall County,TX, Real Estate Market Update from NRT Dallas,June, 2015
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Texas DPS State Trooper Helicopter Rockwall Co. TX
Texas DPS State Trooper Helicopter Rockwall Co. TX
DATE: 2008/03/27::
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American Storage of Rockwall - Rockwall County, TX
American Storage of Rockwall - Rockwall County, TX
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Attorney For Warrants In Rockwall, Texas
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Strike team 202 Collin,Hunt,Rockwall county strike team,A week in the Magnolia area
Strike team 202 Collin,Hunt,Rockwall county strike team,A week in the Magnolia area
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Rockwall Texas Traffic Citation Law Firm |  Speeding And Warrants
Rockwall Texas Traffic Citation Law Firm | Speeding And Warrants
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Carry the Load 2015 | Rockwall, Texas
Carry the Load 2015 | Rockwall, Texas
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2nd Run of Big Blue at Rockwall County Mud Bog
2nd Run of Big Blue at Rockwall County Mud Bog
DATE: 2008/07/22::
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Bubba in the Jimmy at Rockwall County Mud Bog
Bubba in the Jimmy at Rockwall County Mud Bog
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Real estate for sale in Rockwall Texas - MLS# 12079932
Real estate for sale in Rockwall Texas - MLS# 12079932
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Jason and Ol
Jason and Ol' Red at Rockwall County Mud Bog
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Ol' Red Toyota and Jason at the Rockwall County Mud Bog
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Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper - Episode #26
Rockwall County District Attorney Kenda Culpepper - Episode #26
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The T-Town Mudders Playing at Rockwall County
The T-Town Mudders Playing at Rockwall County
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Real estate for sale in Rockwall Texas - MLS# 13074838
Real estate for sale in Rockwall Texas - MLS# 13074838
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2013 Festival of Trees benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands
2013 Festival of Trees benefiting Rockwall County Helping Hands
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Rockwall County Residence
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Homes for sale in Rockwall Texas
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Zayden and Brooklynn at Urban Air Trampoline Park in Rockwall, TX
Zayden and Brooklynn at Urban Air Trampoline Park in Rockwall, TX
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American Dream Construction Roofing Testimonials in Texas
American Dream Construction Roofing Testimonials in Texas
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MMA Rockwall, Texas - Wolfpack Mixed Martial Arts
MMA Rockwall, Texas - Wolfpack Mixed Martial Arts
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2009 TriRock Triathlon Recap - Rockwall County Kiwanis
2009 TriRock Triathlon Recap - Rockwall County Kiwanis
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454 County Road 3324, Greenville, TX 75402 - Episode 360
454 County Road 3324, Greenville, TX 75402 - Episode 360
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NSM Rockwall 2014
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Gangnam Style at Relay for Life of Rockwall County
Gangnam Style at Relay for Life of Rockwall County
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Fences Rockwall TX  --  Call 469) 351-4646 For a Free Estimate
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Rockwall County, Texas
Rockwall county tx courthouse 2014.jpg
The Rockwall County Courthouse in Rockwall
Map of Texas highlighting Rockwall County
Location in the state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location in the U.S.
Founded 1873
Seat Rockwall
Largest city Rockwall
Area
 • Total 149 sq mi (386 km2)
 • Land 127 sq mi (329 km2)
 • Water 22 sq mi (57 km2), 15%
Population
 • (2010) 78,337
 • Density 617/sq mi (238/km²)
Congressional district 4th
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.rockwallcountytexas.com

Rockwall County is the smallest county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 78,337.[1] Its county seat is Rockwall.[2] The county and city are named for a wall-like subterranean rock formation that runs throughout the county.

Rockwall County is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was one of the top twenty-five fastest growing counties in the U.S. in 2010.[3] Rockwall County is currently listed as the 6th wealthiest Texas county in Texas locations by per capita income.

History[edit]

Rockwall County was formed in 1873 from portions of Kaufman County. It split off because access to the county seat of Kaufman was inconvenient. It was named for its county seat, Rockwall.

Geography[edit]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 149 square miles (390 km2), of which 127 square miles (330 km2) is land and 22 square miles (57 km2) (15%) is water.[4] It is the smallest county by area in Texas.

Major highways[edit]

Adjacent counties[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 2,984
1890 5,972 100.1%
1900 8,531 42.8%
1910 8,072 −5.4%
1920 8,591 6.4%
1930 7,658 −10.9%
1940 7,051 −7.9%
1950 6,156 −12.7%
1960 5,878 −4.5%
1970 7,046 19.9%
1980 14,528 106.2%
1990 25,604 76.2%
2000 43,080 68.3%
2010 78,337 81.8%
Est. 2014 87,809 12.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1850–2010[6] 2010–2014[1]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 43,080 people, 14,530 households, and 11,972 families residing in the county. The population density was 334 people per square mile (129/km²). There were 15,351 housing units at an average density of 119 per square mile (46/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 89.17% White, 3.24% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 1.32% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.45% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. 11.07% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 14,530 households out of which 44.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.00% were married couples living together, 8.00% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.60% were non-families. 14.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the county, the population was spread out with 30.10% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 8.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.90 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $65,164, and the median income for a family was $71,448 (these figures had risen to $75,915 and $82,150 respectively as of a 2007 estimate[8]). Males had a median income of $49,636 versus $32,410 for females. The per capita income for the county was $28,573. About 3.80% of families and 4.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.60% of those under age 18 and 4.10% of those age 65 or over.

Rockwall County was ranked the sixth fastest-growing county in the nation by the US Census Bureau from 2000 to 2010, adding 35,257 people (an 81.8% change).

Education[edit]

The following school districts serve Rockwall County:

Communities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ Texas big census winner this decade
  4. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Texas Almanac: Population History of Counties from 1850–2010" (PDF). Texas Almanac. Retrieved May 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  8. ^ U.S. Census Bureau Fact Finder
  9. ^ "Population of Texas Cities and Towns Sorted by County". The County Information Project Texas Association of Counties. Retrieved 16 March 2015. 

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Coordinates: 32°53′N 96°25′W / 32.89°N 96.41°W / 32.89; -96.41

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