Dallas, TX

DALLAS, TEXAS: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 1.26.21)

 

AGE IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years101,5237.7%
25 to 29 years128,3499.7%
30 to 34 years115,9588.8%
35 to 39 years95,2327.2%
40 to 44 years87,0656.6%
45 to 49 years80,3956.1%
50 to 54 years77,0175.8%
55 to 59 years72,7305.5%
60 to 64 years62,2884.7%
65 to 69 years46,5553.5%
70 to 74 years32,2192.4%
75 to 79 years22,8171.7%
80 to 84 years15,0651.1%
85+ years16,1541.2%

The median age in Dallas is 32.7 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN DALLAS, TEXAS

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White824,64862.5%
Black or African American319,83424.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native3,8800.3%
Asian44,5213.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6130.0%
Other92,3867.0%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade111,53213.1%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma88,79510.4%
High school graduate (includes GED)184,05021.6%
Some college, no degree153,26518.0%
Associate’s degree38,8454.6%
Bachelor’s degree173,41620.4%
Graduate or professional degree101,94112.0%
High school graduate or higher651,51776.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher275,35732.3%
Less than Bachelor’s degree576,48767.7%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0007.9%
$10,000 to $14,9994.9%
$15,000 to $24,99911.1%
$25,000 to $34,99911.4%
$35,000 to $49,99914.7%
$50,000 to $74,99917.6%
$75,000 to $99,99910.1%
$100,000 to $149,99910.2%
$150,000 to $199,9994.5%
$200,000 or more7.7%

Median household income: $50,100

Mean household income: $82,630

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$23,464
High school graduate (includes GED)$26,978
Some college or Associate’s degree$33,770
Bachelor’s degree$57,741
Graduate or professional degree$77,179

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN DALLAS, TEXAS

PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 1,053,486 NA
Never married433,14541.1%
Now married (except separated)427,05340.5%
Separated36,5963.5%
Widowed46,8354.4%
Divorced109,85710.4%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN DALLAS, TEXAS

PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line267,76220.5%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Owner-occupied housing units208,342
Renter-occupied housing units297,474
Single-family detached units245,405
Homeownership rate41.2%
Vacancy rate10.3%
Have Broadband Internet Subscription73.5%
Average housing value$298,363
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$1,221
Average rent$953

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Average income$82,630
Average household size2.57
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force68.4%
Percent disabled9.6%
Percent with health coverage76.4%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)27
Percent workers using public transportation4.1%
Percent veterans4.4%
Percent foreign born24.6%
Percent speaking Spanish at home20.3%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN DALLAS, TEXAS

Total consumer expenditures per household$72,019.76
Alcoholic beverages$571.99
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$338.16
Beer consumed away from home$99.30
Wine consumed away from home$49.37
Apparel & services$2,188.71
Men’s apparel$425.44
Women’s apparel$707.35
Children’s apparel$345.30
Boys’ apparel$114.43
Girls’ apparel$129.77
Footwear$511.96
Dining out (food away from home)$3,729.51
Dining out – Breakfast$388.72
Dining out – Lunch$1,166.36
Dining out – Dinner$1,723.60
Education$1,492.25
Entertainment / recreation$3,027.42
Club membership fees$217.66
Dating services$0.87
Pet food$233.85
Pet services$59.30
Food consumed at home$5,119.16
Bakery products consumed at home$666.48
Dairy products consumed at home$515.49
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$1,008.67
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$1,154.95
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$504.10
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,773.57
Health care$5,317.07
Medical services$983.26
Nonprescription drugs$133.40
Household Services$1,923.83
Care for the elderly and handicapped$60.32
Lawn and garden services$377.17
Housekeeping services$162.68
PC repair$6.57
Housing$23,137.98
Home improvements$2,129.19
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,721.87
Phone services$1,767.50
Water$698.40
Life and other insurance$371.29
Pensions and social security$7,593.27
Personal care products and services$865.20
Hair care products$105.81
Personal care products$359.59
Local transportation$8,402.48
Gasoline$2,249.26
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,111.36
Travel$2,023.81
Airline fares$514.49
Auto / truck rental on trips$24.19
Lodging on trips$534.50
Food and drink on trips$491.21
Entertainment on trips$170.59

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN DALLAS COUNTY (home to DALLAS, TEXAS)

% with any debt in collections46%
Average debt in collections$1,686
% with medical debt in collections27%
Average medical debt in collections$885
% with student loan debt15%
Average student loan debt$17,969
Average monthly student loan payment$180
% with auto debt28%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN DALLAS, TEXAS

YearPopulationPercent
January 201927,5534.0%
February 201925,2793.7%
March 201923,8153.5%
April 201920,8523.1%
May 201921,3363.1%
June 201924,8383.6%
July 201925,9693.7%
August 201925,3093.6%
September 201923,1783.3%
October 201922,5843.2%
November 201922,6683.2%
December 201921,4533.1%
January 202024,0343.4%
February 202023,3253.3%
March 202032,9584.8%
April 202083,91913.0%
May 202086,46012.8%
June 202061,8188.9%
July 202058,6718.4%
August 202051,3287.1%
September 202060,0078.4%
October 202048,8076.9%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)