Rowlett, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rowlett, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Rowlett had a population of 58,733 as of July 1, 2016. Rowlett ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rowlett is located at latitude 32.9163 and longitude -96.55 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rowlett (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 505 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Rowlett are located in Dallas County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Rockwall County.

The City of Rowlett (GNIS ID: 2411007) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rowlett is located within Northeast Dallas Division of Dallas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rowlett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rowlett: Rowlette.


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Rowlett, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 58,733
Population in Households 58,341
Population in Familes 53,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 392
Population Density1 2,876
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 18,970
Average Household Size 3.08
Family Households 15,952
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 19,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,390 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,580 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 523 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $189,976
Average Home Value $210,345
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,086
Average Household Income $102,816
Per Capita Income $33,539
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 1.03%
Households 0.51% 0.91%
Families 0.47% 0.9%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rowlett, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rowlett to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 60 97th
Population Density1 # 167 91st
Diversity Index2 # 395 77th
Median Household Income # 114 94th
Per Capita Income # 230 87th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.