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Living In Rockwall TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Rockwall and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Rockwall in 2018 is like. Rockwall livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Rockwall homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Rockwall.


Rockwall livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 30

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 87.1%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 19.3
  2017 median home sale price: $280,000
  2016 residences owner occupied: 73.6%
  2016 median household income: $89,173
  2016 population: 43,586
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 8.6%


Rockwall public schools have the twenty-ninth highest composite STAAR performance index of all Dallas suburbs and its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Rockwall is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

The City of Rockwall is located in northwest Rockwall County, approximately 25 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and 56 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Rockwall's proximity to downtown Dallas and the north Dallas business center is likely to make Rockwall residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Students living in Rockwall are eligible to attend Rockwall ISD schools.

More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Rockwall students compares with other DFW area schools is available on these best DFW school districts, best DFW high schools, best DFW middle schools and best DFW elementary schools pages.

Recent home sales

On average, prices of Rockwall MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 17.3 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $280,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $90,000 to $1.1 million ... average size of houses sold was 2,600 square feet, average square foot price was $116.01 and average house age was 18.6 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 35 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 25 miles and 28 minutes drive time without traffic from central Rockwall to downtown Dallas ... 29 miles and 30 minutes to north Dallas business center

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page


Demographics

Rockwall 2016 estimated population 43,586 ... population density 1,751 residents per square mile ... Rockwall 2016 annual median household income $89,173 ... 73.6 percent of residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Rockwall and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Rockwall real estate property tax rates for 2017 is 2.30 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Rockwall

Key to understanding what living in Rockwall is like is knowing about Rockwall housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Rockwall single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Rockwall single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Rockwall homes for sale page.

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5510 Challenger Court, Rockwall, TX - $282,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,057 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Brand New Roof, New Granite Counter Tops, New Dishwashers, Wood Floors!!! Traditional 2-story Brick Garden Home On A Quiet Cul-de-sac In Popular Gated Lakeside Chandlers Landing W-24 Hr Guarded Entrance And Security Patrol, Parks, Ponds, 2 Pools...

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1175 Potter Avenue, Rockwall, TX - $345,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,883 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Great Home In The Shores! This 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath House Has A Fantastic Floorplan That Is Great For Entertaining. The Living Room, Office, And Formal Dining Room All Have Handscraped Hardwood Floors. Living Room Has Floor To Ceiling Windows That ...

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2115 Hodges Lake Drive, Rockwall, TX - $419,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,927 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Fantastic Home On One Acre Lake Lot! Formal Dining, Study, Large Kitchen Island With Pendant Lighting. Impressive Master Suite, Covered Patio With Beautiful Lake View. Tile In Kitchen And Baths And Wood Flooring In Remainder Of Home!

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820 Bear Branch Court, Rockwall, TX - $292,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,226 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Welcome Home To This Beautiful 1 Story, 4 Bedroom, Open Concept Home In The Shores! Updated Kitchen With Granite Counters, 5 Burner Gas Cook-top, Updated Appliances And Updated Lighting. Tons Of Cabinets! Open Family Room Brick Fireplace And A Pr...

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623 Courageous Drive, Rockwall, TX - $375,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,851 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Great House With Nice Lake Ray Hubbard View* 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Huge 3 Car Garage* 2 Large Living Areas* Excellent Condition* Crown Molding* Nice Size Backyard* Fireplace In Master* Balcony With Lake View* 24 Hour Gated Security* Easy To Show* B...

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5706 Ranger Drive, Rockwall, TX - $319,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,400 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful Two Story Creek-side Home In Chandler's Landing Gated Community In Rockwall, Tx. 3 Bedrooms, 2 And A Half Bathrooms, 2 Living Areas, 2 Car Garage. All Bedrooms Upstairs. Completely Repainted Interior In 2019, New Appliances In 2019, New ...

Photo of Listing #14004167

2630 Nova Park, Rockwall, TX - $339,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,554 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Immaculate Home In One Of The Most Desirable Communities Of Rockwall With A Beautiful Golf Course. The Master Bedroom Is Downstairs, With 3 Additional Bedrooms Upstairs And A Media Room. Updated And Ready For A New Owner, This Great Home Has Every...

Photo of Listing #14004123

1128 Bayshore Drive, Rockwall, TX - $279,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,887 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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This Very Well Kept Home Shows Pride Of Ownership Throughout. This 3 Bedroom Home With 2 Living And 2 Dining Areas. No Hoa. Completely Ready For A New Family! Kitchen Features Corian Ctops, Beautiful Cabinetry. Ss Appliances. Great Floor Plan Wi...

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1888 Tahoe Drive, Rockwall, TX - $354,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,568 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Enjoy Breathtaking Sunsets And Peaceful Lake Views In This Beautiful Mediterranean Style Home! This Home Features Tall Ceilings, An Open Floor Plan, Huge Walk-in Closet, Stainless Steel Appliances, And Floor To Ceiling Windows For An Uninhibited ...

Photo of Listing #14004513

1080 Midnight Pass, Rockwall, TX - $357,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,214 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Completely Updated From Top To Bottom. Located In Highly Desirable Caruth Lakes, Close To Downtown And The Ymca. Neighborhood Has Walking Trails, Playground And Swimming Pool. New Ss Appliances In Kitchen And Granite Throughout Home. Custom Pai...

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5614 Cambria Drive, Rockwall, TX - $305,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,128 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Located Just 25 Miles From The Heart Of Dallas, This Easy-living, Family-style Home Is Perfectly Situated In The Sought-after Chandler's Landing Subdivision With A Beautiful Natural Pond As A Backdrop! Three Bedrooms Are Located Upstairs Reserving...

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804 S Lakeshore Drive, Rockwall, TX - $350,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,921 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Welcome Home To This Beautiful Updated One Story In An Established Mature Neighborhood In Rockwall Located Less Than .5 Miles From Picturesque Lake Ray Hubbard. Beautiful Landscape Invites You In To This Spacious 4 Bed 3 Bath Home With Enormous Li...

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102 Mulberry Lane, Rockwall, TX - $285,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,200 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Formal Living And Dining, Study, Family Room With Fireplace, Kitchen & Breakfast Nook, Powder Room, Laundry, Master Bedroom And Bath Are All On The First Floor Of This Huge Home. Upstairs Find 3 Large Bedrooms, A Full Bath & Huge Game Room With Gi...

Photo of Listing #14002714

103 Sceptre Drive, Rockwall, TX - $315,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,807 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Gorgeous Four Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom Traditional-style House For Sale In Rockwall! This House Is Just Minutes From Lake Ray Hubbard And Is Part Of The Chandlers Landing Community Association. Features Included An Oversized Living Room As Well As Cu...

Photo of Listing #14002870

1445 Fairlakes Pointe Drive, Rockwall, TX - $419,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,612 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Amazing One-owner Home In Sought-after Fairway Pointe! Drive-up Is Spectacular W Over $12k In Landscaping And Double Volume Entry On Spacious Corner Lot. Home Is Loaded With Upgrades, Plantation Shutters, Hand-scraped Hardwood Floors, Renovated Ki...


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Listing information last updated on January 20th, 2019 at 6:00pm CST.