Rockwall County vs. Dallas County

Rockwall County (TX)Dallas County (TX)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)100,6572,637,772
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)28.5%11.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)78,3302,366,683
Population, Census, April 1, 201078,3372,368,139
Persons under 5 years, percent6.3%7.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent27.0%26.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent12.5%10.7%
Female persons, percent50.6%50.6%
White alone, percent87.0%66.7%
Black or African American alone, percent6.8%23.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.8%1.1%
Asian alone, percent3.1%6.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.1%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent18.0%40.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent70.3%28.6%
Veterans, 2014-20185,27893,879
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20189.1%24.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)35,8361,027,837
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201880.3%50.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$244,400$161,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,894$1,539
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$758$575
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$1,398$1,046
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20137.6%38.9%
Building permits, 20181,51718,123
Households, 2014-201831,649917,276
Persons per household, 2014-20182.942.79
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201886.3%83.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201816.2%43.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201896.2%88.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201891.3%78.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201892.1%78.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201840.3%30.7%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20185.8%6.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent13.4%23.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201868.0%68.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.6%61.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)194,0766,753,112
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)472,67219,683,164
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)285,02237,035,625
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)1,444,84735,957,895
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$17,403$14,654
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201833.927.4
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$94,767$56,854
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$39,295$31,219
Persons in poverty, percent5.1%14.2%
Total employer establishments, 20172,26966,633
Total employment, 201726,5291,489,586
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,006,82390,214,595
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20173.4%2.3%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201710,104242,682
All firms, 20129,125259,298
Men-owned firms, 20124,894139,455
Women-owned firms, 20123,16596,076
Minority-owned firms, 20121,668127,961
Nonminority-owned firms, 20127,099122,666
Veteran-owned firms, 201280622,942
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20127,913225,505
Black-owned firms, percent, 20073.8%13.6%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.8%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%6.9%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20075.9%15.3%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200729.8%28.1%
Population per square mile, 2010616.72,718.0
Land area in square miles, 2010127.04871.28

Source: United States Census Bureau

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