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Lake Dallas, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lake Dallas is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Denton County at latitude 33.1278 and longitude -97.0228. Denton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 574 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Lake Dallas, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lake Dallas, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lake Dallas indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lake Dallas (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.3 sq. miles.

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Lake Dallas, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,205
Population in Households 7,201
Population in Familes 5,972
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 3,005
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 2,596
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 1,807
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,759 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 837 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $167,073
Average Home Value $167,747


Median Household Income $63,378
Average Household Income $79,885
Per Capita Income $29,176
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.33% 1.16%
Households 0.39% 1.17%
Families -0.14% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.


Lake Dallas, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake Dallas to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 304 83rd
Population Density1 # 157 91st
Diversity Index2 # 686 61st
Median Household Income # 280 84th
Per Capita Income # 311 82nd

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