Dallas County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2013:2,480,331More data
Estimate 2012:2,453,907 
Estimate 2011:2,408,488 
Census 2010:2,368,139More data
Census 2000:2,218,899More data
Population of the County Seat (Dallas)
Census 2010:1,197,816 
Census 2000:1,188,580 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Addison town:15,179More data
Balch Springs city:24,866More data
Carrollton city (pt.):51,939More data
Cedar Hill city (pt.):45,902More data
Cockrell Hill city:4,287More data
Combine city (pt.):711More data
Coppell city (pt.):39,242More data
Dallas city (pt.):1,164,513More data
DeSoto city:51,102More data
Duncanville city:39,501More data
Farmers Branch city:29,368More data
Ferris city (pt.):2More data
Garland city (pt.):233,288More data
Glenn Heights city (pt.):8,922More data
Grand Prairie city (pt.):127,945More data
Grapevine city (pt.):0More data
Highland Park town:8,819More data
Hutchins city:5,414More data
Irving city:225,427More data
Lancaster city:37,845More data
Lewisville city (pt.):878More data
Mesquite city (pt.):143,066More data
Ovilla city (pt.):340More data
Richardson city (pt.):73,530More data
Rowlett city (pt.):50,575More data
Sachse city (pt.):14,876More data
Seagoville city (pt.):15,458More data
Sunnyvale town:5,493More data
University Park city:23,797More data
Wilmer city:3,775More data
Wylie city (pt.):441More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:871.3More data
Water Area:37.3More data
Total Area:908.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:2,718.00More data
Ethnicity - 2012 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:38.7%More data
Race - 2012 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:69.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:22.8%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.1%More data
Percent Asian Alone:5.4%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2012 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:32.7%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:22.0%More data
Age - 2012 (Census Bureau)
17 and Under:27.3%More data
65 and Older:9.2%More data
85 and Older:1.2%More data
Median Age:32.8More data
Per Capita Income - 2012 (BEA):$48,127More data
Total Personal Income - 2012 (BEA):$118,095,353,000More data
Median Household Income - 2012 (Census Bureau):$47,343More data
Poverty - 2012 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:19.3%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.0%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Age 25 and older, Percent high school graduate and higher:77.1% 
Age 25 and older, Percent bachelor's degree or higher:28.1% 
Wages (BEA - Due to reduced funding, this data on average wages is no longer availble from the BEA.)
Average Wage Per Job - 2011:$57,948More data
Average Wage Per Job - 2010:$56,167 
Average Wage Per Job - 2009:$54,854 
Average Wage Per Job - 2008:$55,396 
Average Wage Per Job - 2007:$54,653 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2012:7.2More data
Unemployment Rate - 2011:8.4 
Unemployment Rate - 2010:8.8 
Unemployment Rate - 2009:8.2 
Unemployment Rate - 2008:5.5 
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2010»
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2012
Total County Tax Rate:     «Historic Tax Rate» «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.243100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$187,919,295,450More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$158,566,145,019More data
Total Actual Levy:$385,474,298More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2013:$N/AMore data
CY 2012:$N/A 
CY 2011:$N/A 
CY 2010:$N/A 
CY 2009:$N/A 
INFRASTRUCTURE EXPENDITURES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Road and Bridge - 2012
County Roads, Construction:$0More data
County Roads, Maintenance:$1,717,496More data
County Roads, Rehabilitation:$0More data
County Bridges, Construction:$0More data
County Bridges, Maintenance:$1,526,193More data
County Bridges, Rehabilitation:$0More data
Right of Way Acquisition:$0More data
Utility Construction:$0More data
Other Road Expenditures:$2,737,660More data
Total Road and Bridge Expenditures:$5,981,349More data
Centerline and Lane Miles - 2013
Total Centerline Miles:789.1More data
Total Lane Miles:3,342.7More data

Special Districts in Dallas County.
School Districts in Dallas County.
History of City Tax Rates in Dallas County.

Airports in Dallas County.
Hospitals in Dallas County.
Prisons in Dallas County.