Rockwall County is the smallest county in Texas, at just 149 square miles, based on its geographic size. Do not let the size fool you when it comes to money. Rockwall County is the wealthiest county in the state, helped by East Coast and West Coast money moving in as of late.
The latest data analysis from Stacker compiled a list of the richest counties in Texas based on a median household income, and Rockwall County came out #1 at $100,920. It was the only county in Texas to break the $100K mark. Could it be because of education? Read on!
Here in 2020, 93% of Rockwall’s residents 16 and over were graduates from high school, and 43% of residents Twenty Five and over had earned a bachelor’s degree or more. These figures are above the statewide numbers.
People are attracted to Rockwall County because of the great schools and plenty of brand-new large houses being built everywhere. The people are friendly and the small-town atmosphere can be felt everywhere.