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Rockwall is a city in Rockwall County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for subterranean rock formation
The latitude of Rockwall is 32.931N. The longitude is -96.459W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 24,624.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockwall demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rockwall County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75032 ZIP code.
14% of Rockwall residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockwall ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockwall was $29,843, compared with $21,587 nationally.
40% of Rockwall residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rockwall, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $661. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,397.
Libraries in Rockwall include Rockwall County Library ... View libraries
Rockwall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockwall political report.
Rockwall restaurants taking online reservations include Culpepper Steak House ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Rockwall workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rockwall between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 3.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
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