Rowlett, TX

Census Place

Add Comparison
2022 Population
63,291
1.09% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.6
0.26% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.4%
3.71% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$110,954
7.76% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$300,500
17.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Rowlett, TX had a population of 63.3k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $110,954. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Rowlett, TX grew from 62,606 to 63,291, a 1.09% increase and its median household income grew from $102,965 to $110,954, a 7.76% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rowlett, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.1%), White (Hispanic) (12.1%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.92%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.46%).

None of the households in Rowlett, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.8% of the residents in Rowlett, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Rowlett, TX was $300,500, and the homeownership rate was 79.2%.

Most people in Rowlett, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Rowlett, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Rowlett, TX is home to a population of 63.3k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 15.7% of Rowlett, TX residents were born outside of the country (9.94k people).

In 2022, there were 2.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.1k people) in Rowlett, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.67k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.8%
2022 Citizenship
94.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.8% of Rowlett, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Rowlett, TX was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Rowlett, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Rowlett, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.1k ± 1.83k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.4k ± 2.29k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.67k ± 1.6k
21.5%
Hispanic Population
13.6k people

In 2022, there were 2.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (29.1k people) in Rowlett, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.67k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.5% of the people in Rowlett, TX are hispanic (13.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Rowlett, TX as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Foreign-Born Population

15.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9.94k people
15.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.59k people

As of 2022, 15.7% of Rowlett, TX residents (9.94k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rowlett, TX was 15.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Rowlett, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,016 ± 356
  2. Vietnam
    1,006 ± 255
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    996 ± 219

Rowlett, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.01 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Economy

The economy of Rowlett, TX employs 34.6k people. The largest industries in Rowlett, TX are Manufacturing (4,277 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,807 people), and Retail Trade (3,758 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($102,761), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($77,857), and Utilities ($77,361).

Occupations

34.6k
2022 Value
± 1,772
2.09%
1 Year growth
± 7.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rowlett, TX grew at a rate of 2.09%, from 33.9k employees to 34.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rowlett, TX, are Management Occupations (4,966 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,074 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,367 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rowlett, TX.

View Data
Save Image

Unemployment Insurance Claims

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for false.

This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industries

34.6k
2022 Value
± 1,772
2.09%
1 Year growth
± 7.23%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Rowlett, TX grew at a rate of 2.09%, from 33.9k employees to 34.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rowlett, TX, are Manufacturing (4,277 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,807 people), and Retail Trade (3,758 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rowlett, TX, though some of these residents may live in Rowlett, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image

Median Earnings by Industry

$63,773
Median earning men ± $3,667
$48,058
Median earning women ± $2,725

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($104,148), Public Administration ($103,320), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($84,306).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($88,182), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($68,581), and Information ($65,798).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Employment by Industry Sector

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
Y-Axis
4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Pyramid

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
Measure

In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Educational Attainment

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Rowlett, TX was $300,500 in 2022, which is 1.07 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $256,500 to $300,500, a 17.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Rowlett, TX is 79.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Rowlett, TX have an average commute time of 32.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rowlett, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Rowlett, TX is $110,954. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Rowlett, TX was Census Tract 403.01 with a value of $116,354, followed by Census Tract 181.40 and Census Tract 181.33, with respective values of $107,813 and $97,700.

Property

$300,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,339
$16,923
Median Property Taxes
±$880

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Rowlett, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Rowlett, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

79.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.2% of the housing units in Rowlett, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 82.2%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Rowlett, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.
Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 403.01
  2. Census Tract 181.40
  3. Census Tract 181.33

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rowlett, TX was Census Tract 403.01 with a value of $116,354, followed by Census Tract 181.40 and Census Tract 181.33, with respective values of $107,813 and $97,700.

The following map shows all of the places in Rowlett, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$110,954
Median Household Income
± $6,273
21.4k
Number of Households
± 1,316

In 2022, the median household income of the 21.4k households in Rowlett, TX grew to $110,954 from the previous year's value of $102,965.

The following chart displays the households in Rowlett, 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 $150k - $200k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rowlett, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.5%)
  3. Carpooled (8.77%)

In 2022, 77.8% of workers in Rowlett, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.5%) and those who carpooled to work (8.77%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

32.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rowlett, TX have a longer commute time (32.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.66% of the workforce in Rowlett, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Rowlett, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty & Diversity

7.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rowlett, TX (4.66k out of 62.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

88.3% of the population of Rowlett, TX has health coverage, with 59.5% on employee plans, 7.29% on Medicaid, 8.62% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Dallas County, TX see 1415 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.6% decrease from the previous year (1438 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1136 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 585 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the country level. Showing data for Dallas County, TX.
1,415 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dallas County, TX

Primary care physicians in Dallas County, TX see an average of 1,415 patients per year. This represents a 1.6% decrease from the previous year (1,438 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dallas County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.8% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 42.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Uninsured People

11.7%
Uninsured
59.5%
Employer Coverage
7.29%
Medicaid
8.62%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rowlett, TX declined by 3.68% from 12.1% to 11.7%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart