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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.


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Median household income
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$65,411
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rockwall demographic reports
Rockwall is on Lake Ray Hubbard
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Ray Hubbard
Historic sites and museums: Rockwall County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

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.

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40% of Rockwall residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rockwall, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $661.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,397.


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Libraries in Rockwall include Rockwall County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Rockwall include Rockwall County Herald-Banner, Rockwall County News

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Rockwall County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockwall political report.

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Rockwall restaurants taking online reservations include Culpepper Steak House ... View restaurants

Traffic

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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Hotels in Rockwall include Holiday Inn Express-Rockwall, La Quinta Inn & Suites Rockwall, Super 8.

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