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Rowlett is a city in Dallas County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. (The community straddles Dallas and Rockwall counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)

The latitude of Rowlett is 32.902N. The longitude is -96.563W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 505 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 51,102.


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Median household income
Local
$70,947
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rowlett demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 54. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 1.1 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 109

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Rowlett residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rowlett ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rowlett was $26,144, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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33% of Rowlett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rowlett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $736.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,235.


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Libraries in Rowlett include Rowlett Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Rowlett include Rowlett Lakeshore Times

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Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rowlett political report.

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The average commute time for Rowlett workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Rowlett between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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