Planning & Urban Design


​Dallas by Numbers 2017

Dallas is ranked the 9th largest city in the USA and the 3rd largest in Texas



PopulationDiversity
Education
Population*
1,341,075
   49.3%   Male
   50.7%   Female

Population Growth* (since April 2010)
143,259 (+12%)

Median Age

32.4
   32.0  
Male

   32.9  Female

Population Density
3,938 Persons per sq. mile

Households
513,084

Average Household Size
2.58 Persons



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Race/Ethnicity
41.9%   Hispanic (All Races)     
28.5%   White         
24.0%   African American   
   3.7%   Asian                      
   1.9%   Other races   

Origin
73.3%   Native Born 
26.7%   Foreign Born   
       19%   Latin America  
          3%   Asia 
          2%   Africa          
          1%   Other   

Language Spoken
62.8%   English Only      
20.1%   English & Spanish
   9.6%   Spanish & Limited/No English

Age 
25.1%   17 & Below 
64.4%   18-64
10.5%    65 & Over

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Educational Attainment (>25 years)
868,969
   32.2%   Bachelor or Higher
      4.8%   Associates Degree      
   40.5%   High School Graduate^^^
   22.4%   No Diploma        


Student Enrollment (>3 years)
336,205
   76.9%   Enrolled in School
   16.9%   Enrolled in College













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HousingIncomeEmployment
Housing Units
573,667
   54.2%   Renter Occupied
   35.2%   Owner Occupied
   10.5%   Vacant

Single Family Units
52.1%

Multi-family Units
47.9%

Median Home Value
$190,600

Median Monthly Gross Rent
$992

Estimated Homeless Population^
3,506
 


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Median Household Income^^
$50,627

Per Capita Income
$32,114

People in Poverty

248,104 (18.5%)  

Children in Poverty 
94,721 (28.3% )

Seniors in Poverty
20,422 (14.8%) 

Households in Poverty
85,234 (16.6%) 

Cost Burdened Households
206,134 (40.1%)
   75.6%   Renter 
   24.4%   Owner 

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Resident Labor Force
718,333
 
Unemployment Rate***
3.8%

Working Poor
63,066
   36.4%   Employed Full-time
   64.6%   Employed Part-time

Average commute time
27.9 min

Jobs in Dallas**
869,067
   70.3%   Jobs filled by non-residents
   29.7%   Jobs filled by residents





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Source (unless specified otherwise): U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

             *Source: U.S. Census Bureau, July 1st, 2017 QuickFacts Population Estimates

           **Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2015 LEHD (Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics)

         ***Source: Texas Workforce Commission LCMI Tracer

           ^Source: 2018 Dallas & Collin Counties Point in Time Homeless Count Results

        ^^Note: The median household income is for City of Dallas only

    ^^^Note: Includes high school graduates with some college but no degree

Last Updated on 10/8/2018

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