Dallas County, TX Demographic Data

Dallas County, TX Summary

Dallas County is located in Texas
  • Population: 2,453,843
  • Area: 908.61 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 871.28 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 37.34 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 2,700.64 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 436.35 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Dallas County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
1,307,460
51%
50.8
Male
1,267,530
49%
49.2
Total Population
2,574,980
 
323,128,000

Dallas County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
196,093
7.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
200,043
7.8% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
182,154
7.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
174,048
6.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
184,076
7.1% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
415,787
16.1% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
356,378
13.8% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
328,727
12.8% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
150,086
5.8% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
127,201
4.9% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
157,632
6.1% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
72,583
2.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
30,176
1.2% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
1,887,640
73.3%
77.2
Female
970,596
51.4%
51.3
Male
917,045
48.6%
48.7
21 Years and over
1,788,170
69.4%
73.1
62 Years and over
328,866
12.8%
18.8
65 Years and over
260,391
10.1%
15.2
Female
149,168
57.3%
55.8
Male
111,223
42.7%
44.2
Median Age (years)
33
0.0%
0.0

Dallas County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
2,498,660
97.0% 
96.8
White
1,591,190
61.8% 
72.6
Black or African American
582,365
22.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
6,506
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
157,592
6.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
51,958
2.0% 
1.2
Chinese
18,084
0.7% 
1.3
Filipino
10,290
0.4% 
0.9
Japanese
1,612
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
8,667
0.3% 
0.4
Vietnamese
37,752
1.5% 
0.6
Other Asian
29,229
1.1% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,393
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
259
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
646
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
488
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
159,620
6.2% 
5.1
Two or More Races
76,321
3.0% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
1,026,260
39.9% 
17.8
Mexican
862,449
33.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
16,796
0.7% 
1.7
Cuban
6,079
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
140,932
5.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
1,548,730
60.1% 
82.2

Dallas County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
195,517
11.9% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
159,910
9.8% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
360,041
22.0% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
330,005
20.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
94,289
5.8% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
319,411
19.5% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
179,397
10.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
355,427
21.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
1,283,143
78.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
498,808
30.4%
31.2

Dallas County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
749,272
37.5%
33.7%
Now Married
900,589
45.1%
47.5
Divorced
203,856
10.2%
11.0%
Separated
53,496
2.7%
2.0
Widowed
89,481
4.5
5.8%

Dallas County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
1,338,800
56.3%
78.4%
Languages other than english
1,040,100
43.7%
21.6%
Spanish
836,154
35.1%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
63,633
2.7%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
94,662
4.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
45,647
1.9%
1.1%

Dallas County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
55,318
6.0%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
40,197
4.3%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
93,857
10.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
102,377
11.1%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
130,699
14.1%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
171,453
18.5%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
110,537
12.0%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
115,709
12.5%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
44,424
4.8%
5.8
$200,000 or more
60,218
6.5%
6.4
Median household income
54,399
 
57,617
Per capita income
29,765
 
31,128

Dallas County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
7,674
0.6%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
121,976
9.5%
9.8
Construction
132,790
10.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
238,331
18.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
113,337
8.8%
6.6
Information
27,319
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
106,676
8.3%
10.1
Other services except public administration
70,505
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
178,939
13.9%
11.4
Public administration
25,652
2.0%
4.6
Retail trade
142,425
11.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
79,908
6.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
38,932
3.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
152,180
11.8%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
441,084
34.3%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
164,899
12.8%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
301,317
23.5%
23.3%
Service occupations
224,984
17.5%
18.1%

Dallas County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
1,263,860
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
998,406
79.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
137,502
10.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
33,258
2.6%
5.1
Walked
17,840
1.4%
2.7
Other means
20,928
1.7%
1.8
Worked at home
55,931
4.4%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27.6
 
26.6

Dallas County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
61,655
6.7%
8.7
1 vehicles
337,902
36.5%
33.2
2 vehicles
340,941
36.9%
37.1
3 or more
184,291
19.9%
21.0

Dallas County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
924,789
92.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
456,243
49.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
468,546
50.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
78,271
7.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.6
0.0%
2.5

Dallas County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,003,060
1 room
28,350
2.8%
2.4
2 rooms
52,151
5.2%
2.7
3 rooms
155,197
15.5%
9.1
4 rooms
180,838
18.0%
16.5
5 rooms
187,328
18.7%
19.8
6 rooms
157,689
15.7%
17.8
7 rooms
98,318
9.8%
12.0
8 rooms
68,031
6.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
75,158
7.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Dallas County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
1,003,060
 
 
1-unit, detached
542,061
54.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
34,641
3.5%
5.9
2-units
13,333
1.3%
3.6
3 or 4 units
42,640
4.3%
4.4
5 to 9 units
85,554
8.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
104,192
10.4%
4.4
20 or more units
164,241
16.4%
9.0
Mobile home
16,080
1.6%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
318
0.0%
0.1

Dallas County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
35,433
3.5%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
43,979
4.4%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
121,825
12.1%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
137,088
13.7%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
184,051
18.3%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
185,486
18.5%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
117,115
11.7%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
121,938
12.2%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
32,516
3.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
23,629
2.4%
1.4%

Dallas County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
342,096
37.0%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
5,755
0.6%
4.7
Electricity
572,197
61.9%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
343
0.0%
4.8
Coal or coke
90
0.0%
0.1
Wood
426
0.0%
1.9
Solar energy
202
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
438
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
3,242
0.4%
1.1

Dallas County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
279,032
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,394
0.5%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
15,796
5.7%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
26,853
9.6%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
30,908
11.1%
10.3%
$500 to $999
47,882
17.2%
20.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
52,864
18.9%
20.1%
$1,000 to $1,499
103,335
37.0%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
123,645
44.5%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
41,985
15.1%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
30,477
11.0%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
22,547
8.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
59,238
21.3%
21.3%
Not Computed
1,140
0.0%
0.0%

Dallas County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
456,787 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
3,299
0.7%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
4,987
1.1%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
12,493
2.7%
4.4%
Less than $500
19,895
4.4%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
44,189
9.7%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
154,546
33.8%
28.3%
$500 to $999
217,378
47.6%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
11,759
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
983
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
59,548
13.3%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
67,600
15.1%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
61,664
13.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
56,434
12.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
39,868
8.9%
9.0%
35.0% or more
161,811
36.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
21,621
0.0%
0.0%

Dallas County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
456,243
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
27,444
6.0%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
89,928
19.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
102,979
22.6%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
69,957
15.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
64,074
14.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
55,109
12.1%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
30,880
6.8%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
15,872
3.5%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
154,300
 
205,000
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