Garland, TX

GARLAND, TEXAS: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 1.26.21)

 

AGE IN GARLAND, TEXAS

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years16,6017.0%
25 to 29 years16,5076.9%
30 to 34 years16,7467.0%
35 to 39 years15,1136.4%
40 to 44 years15,6326.6%
45 to 49 years15,1826.4%
50 to 54 years15,6806.6%
55 to 59 years15,9316.7%
60 to 64 years12,4895.2%
65 to 69 years10,1864.3%
70 to 74 years6,8142.9%
75 to 79 years4,5571.9%
80 to 84 years3,2001.3%
85+ years2,4961.0%

The median age in Garland is 34.4 years

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

 

ETHNICITY IN GARLAND, TEXAS

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White152,03963.9%
Black or African American33,30514.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0660.4%
Asian26,45311.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander660.0%
Other16,6397.0%

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

 

EDUCATION IN GARLAND, TEXAS

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade18,62512.4%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma17,06211.3%
High school graduate (includes GED)35,86023.8%
Some college, no degree34,28422.8%
Associate’s degree10,3416.9%
Bachelor’s degree23,98215.9%
Graduate or professional degree10,3796.9%
High school graduate or higher114,84676.3%
Bachelor’s degree or higher34,36122.8%
Less than Bachelor’s degree116,17277.2%

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

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN GARLAND, TEXAS

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0004.5%
$10,000 to $14,9993.2%
$15,000 to $24,9998.3%
$25,000 to $34,99910.6%
$35,000 to $49,99914.8%
$50,000 to $74,99921.5%
$75,000 to $99,99914.4%
$100,000 to $149,99914.3%
$150,000 to $199,9994.9%
$200,000 or more3.4%

Median household income: $58,999

Mean household income: $73,396

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

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN GARLAND, TEXAS

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$24,140
High school graduate (includes GED)$29,501
Some college or Associate’s degree$35,082
Bachelor’s degree$49,882
Graduate or professional degree$60,658

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 GARLAND, TEXAS

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 188,793 NA
Never married63,31133.5%
Now married (except separated)89,71347.5%
Separated3,9102.1%
Widowed8,6614.6%
Divorced23,19812.3%

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 GARLAND, TEXAS

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line33,56614.2%

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

 

HOUSING IN GARLAND, TEXAS

Owner-occupied housing units47,174
Renter-occupied housing units28,265
Single-family detached units57,207
Homeownership rate62.5%
Vacancy rate5.1%
Have Broadband Internet Subscription86.0%
Average housing value$169,811
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$947
Average rent$947

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 GARLAND, TEXAS

Average income$73,396
Average household size3.15
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force69.0%
Percent disabled9.6%
Percent with health coverage76.8%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)29.1
Percent workers using public transportation2.3%
Percent veterans5.1%
Percent foreign born29.4%
Percent speaking Spanish at home16.8%

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 GARLAND, TEXAS

Total consumer expenditures per household$64,649.98
Alcoholic beverages$502.17
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$304.16
Beer consumed away from home$83.50
Wine consumed away from home$43.49
Apparel & services$1,906.25
Men’s apparel$366.71
Women’s apparel$624.25
Children’s apparel$304.33
Boys’ apparel$101.84
Girls’ apparel$115.72
Footwear$434.38
Dining out (food away from home)$3,271.42
Dining out – Breakfast$336.91
Dining out – Lunch$1,031.42
Dining out – Dinner$1,510.18
Education$1,308.91
Entertainment / recreation$2,762.38
Club membership fees$199.18
Dating services$0.63
Pet food$214.24
Pet services$58.86
Food consumed at home$4,504.80
Bakery products consumed at home$587.17
Dairy products consumed at home$455.95
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$890.71
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$1,007.10
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$438.10
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,563.87
Health care$4,980.05
Medical services$939.68
Nonprescription drugs$121.61
Household Services$1,776.86
Care for the elderly and handicapped$53.31
Lawn and garden services$384.23
Housekeeping services$161.87
PC repair$5.78
Housing$20,355.30
Home improvements$2,290.42
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,244.36
Phone services$1,552.11
Water$676.86
Life and other insurance$363.86
Pensions and social security$7,036.67
Personal care products and services$785.79
Hair care products$94.86
Personal care products$335.85
Local transportation$7,491.84
Gasoline$1,994.92
Vehicle maintenance and repair$989.23
Travel$1,906.87
Airline fares$472.64
Auto / truck rental on trips$22.64
Lodging on trips$512.42
Food and drink on trips$460.53
Entertainment on trips$162.60

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 GARLAND, 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 GARLAND, TEXAS

YearPopulationPercent
January 20194,7013.7%
February 20194,4743.5%
March 20194,1343.3%
April 20193,6622.9%
May 20193,8673.1%
June 20194,4103.5%
July 20194,5423.6%
August 20194,4103.5%
September 20194,0933.2%
October 20193,9963.1%
November 20194,0563.1%
December 20193,9093.0%
January 20204,2803.3%
February 20204,1193.2%
March 20205,8454.6%
April 202016,14613.5%
May 202015,72512.7%
June 202010,5748.3%
July 20209,7627.7%
August 20208,3766.4%
September 20209,5287.3%
October 20207,5325.8%

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)