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Encyclopedia > Rowlett, Texas
Rowlett, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 32°54′25″N 96°32′51″W / 32.90694, -96.5475
County Dallas County and Rockwall County
Government
 - Mayor John Harper
Area
 - City 52.4 km²  (20.2 sq mi)
 - Land 52.4 km² (20.2 sq mi)
 - Water 0.1 km² (0 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 - City 44,503 (city proper)
 - Density 849.4/km² (2,199.9/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Website: http://www.ci.rowlett.tx.us/

Rowlett is a city in Dallas County and Rockwall County, Texas, United States. The population was 44,503 at the 2000 census. Image File history File links TXMap-doton-Rowlett. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Dallas County is a county located in the state of Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area (colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex). ... Rockwall County, a county located in the state of Texas, is Texas smallest county in area. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... JOHN HARPER True Hero on the Titanic John Harper was born to a pair of solid Christian parents on May 29th, 1872. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... City limits refers to the defined limits of a citys area. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Time Zone observes standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time (UTC-6) and five hours during daylight saving time (UTC-5). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Dallas County is a county located in the state of Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area (colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex). ... Rockwall County, a county located in the state of Texas, is Texas smallest county in area. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ...


Rowlett is a quiet upscale bedroom community near Dallas, Texas in the Metroplex, located on Ray Hubbard Lake. Commuters waiting for the morning train in Maplewood, New Jersey A bedroom community, dormitory town, or commuter town is a community that is primarily residential in character, with most of its workers commuting to a nearby town or city to earn their livelihood. ... Nickname: Motto: Live Large. ... A metroplex is large metropolitan area containing several cities and their suburbs. ... Lake Ray Hubbard is a freshwater lake located in Dallas and Rockwall County, Texas. ...

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Geography

Rowlett is located at 32°54′25″N, 96°32′51″W (32.907020, -96.547415)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 52.4 km² (20.2 mi²). 52.4 km² (20.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.10%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 44,503 people, 14,266 households, and 12,354 families residing in the city. The population density was 849.4/km² (2,200.2/mi²). There were 14,580 housing units at an average density of 278.3/km² (720.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 81.81% White, 9.01% African American, 0.49% Native American, 3.33% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 3.53% from other races, and 1.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.76% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 14,266 households out of which 53.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.3% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.4% were non-families. 10.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.09 and the average family size was 3.33. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 33.5% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 36.9% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $70,947, and the median income for a family was $73,417. Males had a median income of $49,394 versus $35,286 for females. The per capita income for the city was $26,144. About 2.2% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.3% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

The Dallas County portion of Rowlett is served by the Garland Independent School District, while the Rockwall County portion is a part of the Rockwall Independent School District. Garland Independent School District is a school district based in Garland, Texas (USA). ... Rockwall Independent School District is a public school district based in Rockwall, Texas. ...


Back, Dorsey, Giddens-Steadham, Herfurth, Keeley, Pearson, and Rowlett Elementary Schools, Coyle and Schrade Middle Schools, and Rowlett High School are located within the city boundaries of Rowlett. Rowlett High School is a secondary school in Rowlett, Texas, United States. ...


Garland ISD has a free choice program that allows for a student to attend any school within the district.


Rockwall ISD residents are zoned to Cullins-Lake Pointe Elementary School, Williams Middle School and Rockwall High School. Rockwall High School is a high school in Rockwall, Texas named after the city of Rockwall. ...


External links

  • City of Rowlett
  • All Rowlett Community Website
  • Blog Site created by and maintained by its citizens
  • Rowlett Wiki

  Results from FactBites:
 
Handbook of Texas Online: (338 words)
Rowlett is four miles east of Garland and twenty miles northeast of Dallas in northeastern Dallas County and western Rockwall County.
It is bordered on the east and south by Lake Ray Hubbard and on the west by Rowlett Creek.
The population of Rowlett in 1990 was 23,260.
Rowlett, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (488 words)
Rowlett is a city in Dallas County and Rockwall County, Texas, United States.
Rowlett is a quiet upscale bedroom community near Dallas, Texas in the Metroplex, located on Ray Hubbard Lake.
The Dallas County portion of Rowlett is served by the Garland Independent School District, while the Rockwall County portion is a part of the Rockwall Independent School District.
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