Located in Texas, United States, the city of Rockwall is situated in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.
Rockwall is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some areas can be quite loud, especially near the railway line, the airport (Ralph M Hall Municipal Airport) or Interstate 30. This part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area features almost no greenery, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to explore.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of Rockwall is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for buildings in this city is 1998. This part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area has quite a good choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly three quarters of the population of this city own their home while the remainder are renters.
Some, but not all, home buyers in Rockwall will reside within walking distance of one of around 20 supermarkets. There are also over 150 restaurants and cafes in Rockwall. With respect to education, high schools and primary schools are not especially abundant in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area, and consequently may be a long walk away. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
Rockwall is very car friendly. Finding a place to park is easy. On the other hand, it is challenging for pedestrians to navigate this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area because very few common errands can be run without the use of a car.