Carrollton, TX

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Population

131,240

1.53% growth

Median Age

36.9


Median Household Income

$73,218

4.49% growth

Poverty Rate

10.1%


Number of Employees

73,174

3.35% growth

Median Property Value

$197,500

7.86% growth

About

In 2017, Carrollton, TX had a population of 131k people with a median age of 36.9 and a median household income of $73,218. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Carrollton, TX grew from 129,266 to 131,240, a 1.53% increase and its median household income grew from $70,072 to $73,218, a 4.49% increase.

The population of Carrollton, TX is 41% White Alone, 33.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.5% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Carrollton, TX speak a non-English language, and 84.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Carrollton, TX are Cosmetology Career Center LLC (161 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Carrollton, TX is $197,500, and the homeownership rate is 59.6%. Most people in Carrollton, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Carrollton, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Carrollton, TX employs 73.2k people. The largest industries in Carrollton, TX are Retail Trade (8,742 people), Manufacturing (7,471 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (6,781 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($99,904), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($88,889), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,804).

Median household income in Carrollton, TX is $73,218. Males in Carrollton, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Carrollton, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$73,218

2017 value

± $2,149

4.49%

1 Year Growth

± 3.9%

Households in Carrollton, TX have a median annual income of $73,218, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $70,072 in 2016, which represents a 4.49% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Carrollton, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 137.21

  2. Census Tract 216.31

  3. Census Tract 216.21

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Carrollton, TX was Census Tract 137.21 with a value of $123,777, followed by Census Tract 216.31 and Census Tract 216.21, with respective values of $116,712 and $114,446.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Carrollton, TX (13.2k out of 131k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    8,397 ± 744

  2. Hispanic

    7,806 ± 721

  3. Asian

    1,626 ± 301

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Carrollton, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

73.2k

2017 Value

± 1,950

3.35%

1 Year growth

± 3.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carrollton, TX grew at a rate of 3.35%, from 70.8k employees to 73.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Carrollton, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,725 people), Management Occupations (8,476 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (8,437 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Carrollton, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Carrollton, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,725 people), Management Occupations (8,476 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (8,437 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carrollton, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.83 times higher than expected), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.39 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.14 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Carrollton, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($81,667), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($77,623), and Management Occupations ($77,205).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

73.2k

2017 Value

± 1,950

3.35%

1 Year growth

± 3.66%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Carrollton, TX grew at a rate of 3.35%, from 70.8k employees to 73.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Carrollton, TX, are Retail Trade (8,742 people), Manufacturing (7,471 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (6,781 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Carrollton, TX, though some of these residents may live in Carrollton, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Carrollton, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (8,742 people), Manufacturing (7,471 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (6,781 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Carrollton, TX has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.8 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.66 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Carrollton, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($99,904), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($88,889), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,804).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

81.4% of the population of Carrollton, TX has health coverage, with 53.5% on employee plans, 10.5% on Medicaid, 7.51% on Medicare, 9.14% on non-group plans, and 0.752% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Carrollton, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Carrollton, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

18.6%

Uninsured

53.5%

Employer Coverage

10.5%

Medicaid

7.51%

Medicare

9.14%

Non-Group

0.752%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Carrollton, TX declined by 5.32% from 19.6% to 18.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Carrollton, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Carrollton, TX is home to a population of 131k people, from which 84.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Carrollton, TX residents were born outside of the country (36.1k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Carrollton, TX is composed of 53.8k White Alone residents (41%), 43.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (33.5%), 19k Asian Alone residents (14.5%), 11.9k Black or African American Alone residents (9.04%), 2.22k Two or More Races residents (1.69%), 331 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.252%), 143 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.109%), and 37 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0282%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Carrollton, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Carrollton, TX was 36.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Carrollton, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Carrollton, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    36.1k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Carrollton, TX residents (36.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Carrollton, TX was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

84.3%

2017 Citizenship

84.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 84.3% of Carrollton, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Carrollton, TX was 84.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    53.8k ± 1.43k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    43.9k ± 1.82k

  3. Asian Alone

    19k ± 1.12k

In 2017, there were 1.22 times more White Alone residents (53.8k people) in Carrollton, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 43.9k Hispanic or Latino and 19k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Carrollton, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Carrollton, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Carrollton, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Carrollton, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,737 ± 237

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    878 ± 182

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    844 ± 178

Carrollton, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.98 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Carrollton, TX awarded 161 degrees. The student population of Carrollton, TX is skewed towards women, with 17 male students and 289 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Carrollton, TX are White (80 and 49.7%), followed by Black or African American (32 and 19.9%), Hispanic or Latino (30 and 18.6%), and Two or More Races (13 and 8.07%).

The largest universities in Carrollton, TX by number of degrees awarded are Cosmetology Career Center LLC (161 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Carrollton, TX are General Cosmetology (95 and 59%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (64 and 39.8%), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (2 and 1.24%).

The median tuition costs in Carrollton, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 95 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Carrollton, TX was General Cosmetology with 95 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Carrollton, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

161 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Carrollton, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cosmetology Career Center LLC with 161 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2

Degrees Awarded to Men

159

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Carrollton, TX, which is 0.0126 times less than the 159 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    80 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    32 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    30 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Carrollton, TX were to White students. These 80 degrees mean that there were 2.5 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 32 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Carrollton, TX was $197,500 in 2017, which is 0.908 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $183,100 to $197,500, a 7.86% increase. The homeownership rate in Carrollton, TX is 59.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Carrollton, TX have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Carrollton, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$73,218

Median Household Income

± $2,149

47.3k

Number of Households

± 1,424

In 2017, the median household income of the 47.3k households in Carrollton, TX grew to $73,218 from the previous year's value of $70,072.

The following chart displays the households in Carrollton, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$197,500

2017 Median

± $3,533

$183,100

2016 Median

± $2,671

In 2017, the median property value in Carrollton, TX grew to to $197,500 from the previous year's value of $183,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Carrollton, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carrollton, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Carrollton, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Carrollton, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.6%

2017 Homeownership

60.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.6% of the housing units in Carrollton, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Carrollton, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Carrollton, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Carrollton, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Carrollton, TX have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Carrollton, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82%

  2. Carpooled

    9.37%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.06%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Carrollton, TX was Drove Alone (82%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.37%) and those who Worked At Home (5.06%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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