Rockwall County

Rockwall County, Texas

1101 Ridge Rd Suite 101
Rockwall, TX 75087
Phone: (972) 882-0220
Fax: (972) 882-0229
www.rockwallcountytexas.com

In northeastern TX, east of Dallas; organized May 1, 1873 from Kaufman County. The smallest county in Texas, covering 147 square miles. Name Origin: For a subterranean wall or dike that thrusts up in various parts of the county. It is unclear whether the wall is a geological formation or man-made

Area (sq mi):: 148.70 (land 128.79; water 19.91) Population per square mile: 488.70
Population 2005: 62,944 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 46.10%; 1990-2000 68.30% Population 2000: 43,080 (White 83.10%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 11.10%; Asian 1.30%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 7.80%. Median age: 35.30
Income 2000: per capita $28,573; median household $65,164; Population below poverty level: 4.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $36,935-$34,135
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 32.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 66.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Rockwall County seat (26,696)

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