Dallas, TX

Census Place

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2022 Population
1.3M
0.031% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.1
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
17.5%
1.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,985
9.88% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$270,700
17.7% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
663,340
0.63% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dallas, TX had a population of 1.3M people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $63,985. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dallas, TX grew from 1.3M to 1.3M, a 0.031% increase and its median household income grew from $58,231 to $63,985, a 9.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dallas, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (28.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (23.3%), White (Hispanic) (19.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (11.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (10.7%).

None of the households in Dallas, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

82.9% of the residents in Dallas, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Dallas, TX are Dallas College (224615) (10,913 degrees awarded in 2022), University of North Texas at Dallas (1,137 degrees), and Dallas Baptist University (1,025 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Dallas, TX was $270,700, and the homeownership rate was 41.9%.

Most people in Dallas, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Dallas, TX was 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Dallas skyline, shot from Reunion Tower.

Population & Diversity

Dallas, TX is home to a population of 1.3M people, from which 82.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 23.6% of Dallas, TX residents were born outside of the country (307k people).

In 2022, there were 1.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (369k people) in Dallas, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 303k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 257k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

82.9%
2022 Citizenship
82.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 82.9% of Dallas, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dallas, TX was 82.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dallas, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    369k ± 4.5k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    303k ± 5.37k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    257k ± 7.76k
42.4%
Hispanic Population
551k people

In 2022, there were 1.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (369k people) in Dallas, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 303k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 257k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

42.4% of the people in Dallas, TX are hispanic (551k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dallas, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

23.6%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
307k people
23.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
309k people

As of 2022, 23.6% of Dallas, TX residents (307k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dallas, TX was 23.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11,367 ± 909
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    10,638 ± 1,130
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,631 ± 805

Dallas, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dallas, TX employs 663k people. The largest industries in Dallas, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (73,904 people), Construction (70,343 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (68,918 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($92,724), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($81,188), and Information ($72,173).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

663k
2022 Value
± 7,574
0.63%
1 Year growth
± 1.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dallas, TX grew at a rate of 0.63%, from 659k employees to 663k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dallas, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (70,904 people), Management Occupations (68,443 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (66,420 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dallas, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

663k
2022 Value
± 7,574
0.63%
1 Year growth
± 1.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dallas, TX grew at a rate of 0.63%, from 659k employees to 663k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dallas, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (73,904 people), Construction (70,343 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (68,918 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dallas, TX, though some of these residents may live in Dallas, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,849
Median earning men ± $448
$38,061
Median earning women ± $741

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,107), Information ($77,053), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,773).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($69,597), Public Administration ($58,949), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,418).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Dallas, TX awarded 17,308 degrees. The student population of Dallas, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 34,114 male students and 51,645 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dallas, TX are Hispanic or Latino (7,307 and 44%), followed by White (3,659 and 22.1%), Black or African American (3,521 and 21.2%), and Asian (1,017 and 6.13%).

The largest universities in Dallas, TX by number of degrees awarded are Dallas College (224615) (10,913 and 63.1%), University of North Texas at Dallas (1,137 and 6.57%), and Dallas Baptist University (1,025 and 5.92%).

The most popular majors in Dallas, TX are General Studies (5,270 and 30.4%), General Business Administration & Management (1,112 and 6.42%), and Medical Assistant (674 and 3.89%).

The median tuition costs in Dallas, TX are $18,660 for private four year colleges, and $5,945 and $13,040 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Dallas, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 11.4%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 85,759 (39.8% men and 60.2% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 85,759 students enrolled in Dallas, TX, 39.8% men and 60.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 35,496 records, of which 61.9% were women and 38.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 260 degrees awarded
  2. 5,270 degrees awarded
  3. 282 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Dallas, TX was Registered Nursing with 260 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Dallas, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 10,913 degrees awarded
  2. 1,137 degrees awarded
  3. 1,025 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Dallas College (224615) with 10,913 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 6,345 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Dallas, TX, which is 0.579 times less than the 10,963 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 7,307 degrees mean that there were 2 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 3,659 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($18,910) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,678) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($970) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dallas, TX was $270,700 in 2022, which is 0.96 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $230,000 to $270,700, a 17.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Dallas, TX is 41.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dallas, TX have an average commute time of 26.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dallas, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dallas, TX is $63,985. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Dallas, TX was Census Tract 317.06 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 76.04 and Census Tract 133, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

Property

$270,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,444
$218,575
Median Property Taxes
±$3,751

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dallas, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Dallas, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

41.9%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 41.9% of the housing units in Dallas, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 41.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 317.06
  2. Census Tract 76.04
  3. Census Tract 133

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dallas, TX was Census Tract 317.06 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 76.04 and Census Tract 133, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

The following map shows all of the places in Dallas, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$63,985
Median Household Income
± $827
521k
Number of Households
± 6,242

In 2022, the median household income of the 521k households in Dallas, TX grew to $63,985 from the previous year's value of $58,231.

The following chart displays the households in Dallas, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dallas, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (70.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.9%)
  3. Carpooled (11%)

In 2022, 70.6% of workers in Dallas, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.9%) and those who carpooled to work (11%).

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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Commute Time

26.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dallas, TX have a shorter commute time (26.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.76% of the workforce in Dallas, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

17.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dallas, TX (226k out of 1.29M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

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

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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Health

76.5% of the population of Dallas, TX has health coverage, with 41.1% on employee plans, 17.2% on Medicaid, 8.42% on Medicare, 9.01% on non-group plans, and 0.799% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Dallas County, TX see 1415 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.6% decrease from the previous year (1438 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1136 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 585 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,415 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dallas County, TX

Primary care physicians in Dallas County, TX see an average of 1,415 patients per year. This represents a 1.6% decrease from the previous year (1,438 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dallas County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 27.3% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

23.5%
Uninsured
41.1%
Employer Coverage
17.2%
Medicaid
8.42%
Medicare
9.01%
Non-Group
0.799%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dallas, TX grew by 0.244% from 23.5% to 23.5%.

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

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