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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rowlett demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dallas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75089 ZIP code.
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.
33% of Rowlett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rowlett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $736. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,235.
Libraries in Rowlett include Rowlett Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rowlett include Rowlett Lakeshore Times
Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rowlett political report.
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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