Dallas, TX

1,300,082 Population
341.4 square miles 3,752.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
4.7%
was 4.8%
Ranked 3rd Highest in TX
Population Density
3,752.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
46.5%
was 46.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
25.1%
was 24.4%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
25.8%
was 26.1%
Ranked 34th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
9.6%
was 9.1%
Ranked 39th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.5
was 4.1
Ranked 12th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
22.5%
was 24.4%
Ranked 46th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$45,918
was $41,978
Ranked 40th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
54.9
55.3
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
550,251
was 530,492
Ranked 2nd Highest in TX
Median Rent
$903
was $839
Ranked 30th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
8,634
was 7,085
 
Occupied Housing Units
495,362
was 476,733
 
Homeownership Rate
41.4%
was 42.2%
Ranked 55th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
1,075
was 936
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,611.8
was 1,554.0
Ranked 1st Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
15.9%
was 16.3%
Ranked 33rd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
7,559
was 6,149
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 46th 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
88.5%
was 82.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
69.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.7%
was 97.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
74.8%
was 75.0%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
31.8%
was 30.7%
Ranked 19th Highest in TX

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