A small city located in Texas, Rowlett has approximately 60,000 residents. The city's population, at an average age of just over 37, is fairly typical compared to other municipalities in the state, which has an average age of 35. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 87% of residents own their homes. The average rent for Rowlett is $447 a month more than the state average.
Averaging about 35 minutes, the commute time for Rowlett residents is longer than the state average of about 27 minutes. Many residents (48%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.
Workers are spread across a plethora of industries in Rowlett. The four most common are retail, healthcare, education, and manufacturing. Together, these industries account for 25% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $100,000, Rowlett workers bring in about $28,000 more than the average Texas resident. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Compared to the Texas average, Rowlett has a relatively large number of residents over the age of 25 with Bachelor's degrees (15%). In addition, 22% possess a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.