Dallas County TX Information


Dallas County Subdivisions

Dallas County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,654,282
Population in Households 2,620,744
Population in Familes 2,143,702
Population in Group Qrtrs 33,538
Population Density1 3,046
Diversity Index2 84


Median Household Income $54,390
Average Household Income $82,550
Per Capita Income $29,987


Total Housing Units 1,041,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458,110 (44.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 492,149 (47.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 91,062 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $172,546
Average Home Value $267,201


Total Households 950,259
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 617,110
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.39% 1.35%
Households 1.27% 1.29%
Families 1.2% 1.24%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


Dallas County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallas County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 2 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 50 81st
Per Capita Income # 37 86th

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