Garland, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Garland, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Garland had a population of 238,784 as of July 1, 2016. Garland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Garland is located at latitude 32.9098 and longitude -96.6303 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Garland (see map below) encompass a land area of 57.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 551 feet.

The City of Garland (GNIS ID: 2410572) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Garland is located within Northeast Dallas Division of Dallas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Garland: Duck Creek, Embree.


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Garland, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 238,784
Population in Households 238,068
Population in Familes 205,845
Population in Group Qrtrs 716
Population Density1 4,187
Diversity Index2 83
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 78,641
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 58,353
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 84,441 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,164 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,477 (34.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,800 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $129,918
Average Home Value $159,996
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,804
Average Household Income $68,531
Per Capita Income $22,706
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 1.15%
Households 0.61% 1.03%
Families 0.58% 1.02%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Garland, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garland to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 12 99th
Population Density1 # 81 95th
Diversity Index2 # 29 98th
Median Household Income # 544 69th
Per Capita Income # 860 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.