Rockwall is an extremely fast growing suburb of Dallas. It is adjacent to Lake Ray Hubbard, a major water supply for Dallas and popular lake for recreation. On clear days, the skyscrapers in Downtown Dallas can be seen to the southwest.
Many commuters that live in Rockwall work in Dallas. In addition, many people from less populated areas from the east shop and eat in the city's many stores and restaurants.
Since the area is growing quickly, many areas of Rockwall are constantly under major construction, although conditions are slowly improving and becoming more stable.