Planning & Urban Design


​Dallas by the Numbers 2018

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



PopulationDiversity
Education
Population*
1,345,047
   49.3%   Male
   50.7%   Female

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

Median Age

33.3
   32.7  
Male

   33.8  Female

Population Density
3,950 Persons per sq. mile

Households
521,198

Average Household Size
2.55 Persons



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Race/Ethnicity
40.7%   Hispanic (All Races)     
29.3%   White         
24.8%   African American   
   3.4%   Asian                      
   1.8%   Other races   

Origin
75.3%   Native Born 
24.7%   Foreign Born   
       19%   Latin America  
          3%   Asia 
          2%   Africa          
          1%   Other   

Language Spoken
62.3%   English Only      
20.6%   English & Spanish
   9.7%   Spanish & Limited/No English

Age 
24.7%   17 & Below 
64.6%   18-64
10.7%    65 & Over

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Educational Attainment 
883,365 Population > 25 years
   33.6%   Bachelor or Higher
      4.8%   Associates Degree      
   40.1%   High School Graduate^^^
   21.5%   No Diploma        


Student Enrollment 
327,311 Population > 3 years
   78.1%   Enrolled in School
   21.9%   Enrolled in College













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HousingIncomeEmployment
Housing Units
590,607
   52.7%   Renter Occupied
   35.5%   Owner Occupied
   11.8%   Vacant

Single Family Units^^^^
52.1%

Multi-family Units^^^^
47.9%

Median Home Value
$209,700
Median Monthly Gross Rent
$1,054

Estimated Homeless Population^
4,140
 


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Median Household Income^^
$52,210

Per Capita Income
$34,016

People in Poverty

239,889 (18.0%)  

Children in Poverty 
88,224 (26.7% )

Seniors in Poverty
22,860 (16.2%) 

Households in Poverty
79,024 (15.2%) 

Cost Burdened Households
208,281 (40.0%)
   73.1%   Renter 
   26.9%   Owner 

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Resident Labor Force
712,622
 
Unemployment Rate***
3.5%

Working Poor
59,714
   33.3%   Employed Full-time
   66.6%   Employed Part-time

Average commute time
27.2 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, 2018 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

             *Source: U.S. Census Bureau, July 1st, 2018 QuickFacts Population Estimates

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

         ***Source: Texas Workforce Commission Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) October 2018

           ^Source: 2019 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

 ^^^^Source: City of Dallas Planning & Urban Design


Last Updated on 11/22/2019

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