Dallas, TX

1,317,942 Population
341.4 square miles 3,860.8 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
4.7%
was 4.7%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Population Density
3,860.8
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.1%
was 46.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
24.7%
was 25.1%
Ranked 13th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
24.9%
was 25.8%
Ranked 38th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
10.0%
was 9.6%
Ranked 39th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 4.1
Ranked 12th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
19.4%
was 22.5%
Ranked 42nd Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$45,215
was $45,918
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
53
54.9
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
10.4
was 11.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
694.2
was 663.7
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,440.2
was 4,165.2
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
568,951
was 550,251
Ranked 2nd Highest in TX
Median Rent
$935
was $903
Ranked 29th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
8,634
was 7,085
 
Occupied Housing Units
514,588
was 495,362
 
Homeownership Rate
40.8%
was 41.4%
Ranked 55th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
1,075
was 936
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,669.0
was 1,611.8
Ranked 1st Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.1%
was 15.9%
Ranked 41st Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
7,559
was 6,149
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.6
Ranked 53rd Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
16.3
was 13.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.9
was 5.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
89.0%
was 88.5%
Ranked 37th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
70.4%
Ranked 48th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
97.6%
was 98.7%
Ranked 29th Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
76.7%
was 74.8%
Ranked 48th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
31.6%
was 31.8%
Ranked 23rd Highest in TX

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