Rockwall, TX

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Population

42,316

1.55% growth

Median Age

37.8


Median Household Income

$92,665

3.92% growth

Poverty Rate

6.48%


Number of Employees

21,025

3.31% growth

Median Property Value

$225,500

9.63% growth

About

In 2017, Rockwall, TX had a population of 42.3k people with a median age of 37.8 and a median household income of $92,665. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rockwall, TX grew from 41,672 to 42,316, a 1.55% increase and its median household income grew from $89,173 to $92,665, a 3.92% increase.

The population of Rockwall, TX is 72.8% White Alone, 16.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.85% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Rockwall, TX speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Rockwall, TX is $225,500, and the homeownership rate is 73.7%. Most people in Rockwall, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Rockwall, TX is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Rockwall, TX employs 21k people. The largest industries in Rockwall, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,959 people), Retail Trade (2,564 people), and Educational Services (2,205 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($140,096), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,900), and Utilities ($89,375).

Median household income in Rockwall, TX is $92,665. Males in Rockwall, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Rockwall, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$92,665

2017 value

± $5,082

3.92%

1 Year Growth

± 8.85%

Households in Rockwall, TX have a median annual income of $92,665, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $89,173 in 2016, which represents a 3.92% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rockwall, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 405.06

  2. Census Tract 402

  3. Census Tract 401.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rockwall, TX was Census Tract 405.06 with a value of $144,358, followed by Census Tract 402 and Census Tract 401.01, with respective values of $109,709 and $107,148.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.48% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rockwall, TX (2.72k out of 41.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    2,500 ± 471

  2. Hispanic

    1,138 ± 345

  3. Asian

    94 ± 134

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rockwall, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

21k

2017 Value

± 1,189

3.31%

1 Year growth

± 7.88%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rockwall, TX grew at a rate of 3.31%, from 20.4k employees to 21k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rockwall, TX, are Management Occupations (3,209 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,776 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,305 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rockwall, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rockwall, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (3,209 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,776 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,305 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rockwall, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.99 times higher than expected), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1.6 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.52 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rockwall, TX, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($96,333), Management Occupations ($94,331), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($93,125).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21k

2017 Value

± 1,189

3.31%

1 Year growth

± 7.88%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rockwall, TX grew at a rate of 3.31%, from 20.4k employees to 21k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rockwall, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,959 people), Retail Trade (2,564 people), and Educational Services (2,205 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rockwall, TX, though some of these residents may live in Rockwall, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Rockwall, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,959 people), Retail Trade (2,564 people), and Educational Services (2,205 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Rockwall, TX has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.45 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.87 times), and Construction (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rockwall, TX, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($140,096), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($91,900), and Utilities ($89,375).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.2% of the population of Rockwall, TX has health coverage, with 63.1% on employee plans, 4.89% on Medicaid, 9.49% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.77% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Rockwall, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Rockwall, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.78%

Uninsured

63.1%

Employer Coverage

4.89%

Medicaid

9.49%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

1.77%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rockwall, TX declined by 19.1% from 12.1% to 9.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rockwall, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Rockwall, TX is home to a population of 42.3k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Rockwall, TX residents were born outside of the country (3.86k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Rockwall, TX is composed of 30.8k White Alone residents (72.8%), 7k Hispanic or Latino residents (16.5%), 2.48k Black or African American Alone residents (5.85%), 1.25k Asian Alone residents (2.95%), 681 Two or More Races residents (1.61%), 118 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.279%), 7 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0165%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rockwall, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

37

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rockwall, TX was 37.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Rockwall, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Rockwall, TX residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    3.86k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Rockwall, TX residents (3.86k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rockwall, TX was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

94.8%

2017 Citizenship

94.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.8% of Rockwall, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rockwall, TX was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    30.8k ± 679

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    7k ± 837

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.48k ± 229

In 2017, there were 4.4 times more White Alone residents (30.8k people) in Rockwall, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7k Hispanic or Latino and 2.48k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Rockwall, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Rockwall, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Rockwall, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Rockwall, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    817 ± 180

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    421 ± 149

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    376 ± 171

Rockwall, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rockwall, TX was $225,500 in 2017, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $205,700 to $225,500, a 9.63% increase. The homeownership rate in Rockwall, TX is 73.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rockwall, TX have an average commute time of 30.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rockwall, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$92,665

Median Household Income

± $5,082

15.1k

Number of Households

± 903

In 2017, the median household income of the 15.1k households in Rockwall, TX grew to $92,665 from the previous year's value of $89,173.

The following chart displays the households in Rockwall, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$225,500

2017 Median

± $6,950

$205,700

2016 Median

± $6,926

In 2017, the median property value in Rockwall, TX grew to to $225,500 from the previous year's value of $205,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rockwall, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rockwall, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Rockwall, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rockwall, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73.7%

2017 Homeownership

73.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.7% of the housing units in Rockwall, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Rockwall, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Rockwall, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rockwall, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

30.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rockwall, TX have a longer commute time (30.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.19% of the workforce in Rockwall, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.6%

  2. Carpooled

    9.07%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.63%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Rockwall, TX was Drove Alone (80.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.07%) and those who Worked At Home (6.63%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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