Planning & Urban Design


​Dallas by the Numbers 2016

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



Population
Diversity
Education
Population*
1,341,075
   49.7%   Male
   50.3%   Female

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

Median Age

32.7
   32.2  
Male

   33.1  Female

Population Density
3,476 Persons per sq. mile

Households
514,588

Average Household Size
2.53 Persons



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Race/Ethnicity
41.4%   Hispanic (All Races)     
28.7%   White         
24.4%   African American   
   3.5%   Asian                      
   2.0%   Other races   

Origin
75.3%   Native Born 
24.7%   Foreign Born   
       18.9%   Latin America  
          3.0%   Asia 
          1.8%   Africa          
          1.0%   Other   

Language Spoken
62.1%   English Only      
19.5%   English & Spanish
10.9%   Spanish & Limited/No English

Age 
24.9%   17 & Below 
65.0%   18-64
10.0%    65 & Over

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Educational Attainment (>25 years)
852,788
   31.6%   Bachelor or Higher
      4.7%   Associates Degree      
   40.4%   High School Graduate^^^
   23.3%   No Diploma        


Student Enrollment (>3 years)
324,107
   69.3%   Enrolled in School
   23.3%   Enrolled in College













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Housing
Income
Employment
Housing Units
568,951
   53.5%   Renter Occupied
   36.9%   Owner Occupied
      9.6%   Vacant

Single Family Units
51.7%

Multi-family Units
47.1%

Median Home Value
$157,100

Median Monthly Gross Rent
$888

Estimated Homeless Population^
3,506
 


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Median Household Income^^
$47,243

Per Capita Income
$30,739

People in Poverty

253,219 (19.4%)  

Children in Poverty
99,384 (30.6% )

Seniors in Poverty
16,185 (12.5%) 

Households in Poverty
87,854 (17.1%) 

Cost Burdened Households
202,988 (39.0%)
   73.0%   Renter
   27.0%   Owner

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Resident Labor Force
701,206
 
Unemployment Rate***
4.0%

Working Poor
69,365
   39.5%   Employed Full-time
   60.5%   Employed Part-time

Average commute time
26.7 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, 2016 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