Garland, TX

234,588 Population
57 square miles 4,112.9 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.8%
was 0.9%
Ranked 13th Highest in TX
Population Density
4,112.9
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
51.6%
was 51.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
30.6%
was 26.6%
Ranked 4th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
28.4%
was 26.9%
Ranked 16th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
10.5%
was 11.0%
Ranked 34th Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.7
was 4.2
Ranked 11th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
13.8%
was 13.9%
Ranked 27th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$53,220
was $55,725
Ranked 26th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
38
40.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.4
was 2.5
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
298.4
was 218.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,152.9
was 3,551.8
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
80,045
was 80,113
Ranked 13th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$1,011
was $1,020
Ranked 22nd Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
215
was 305
 
Occupied Housing Units
75,219
was 75,582
 
Homeownership Rate
59.0%
was 61.7%
Ranked 23rd Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
215
was 158
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,403.4
was 1,404.5
Ranked 7th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
13.5%
was 13.5%
Ranked 45th Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
0
was 147
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.1
was 3.1
Ranked 11th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.6
was 4.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.9
was 1.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
88.4%
was 82.1%
Ranked 41st Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
71.1%
Ranked 44th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
95.0%
was 97.7%
Ranked 42nd Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
75.8%
was 78.2%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
23.7%
was 22.8%
Ranked 37th Highest in TX

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