Dallas County TX Information


Dallas County Subdivisions

Dallas County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,609,461
Daytime Population: Workers 1,663,401
Daytime Population: Residents 1,318,337
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,981,738
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 2,577,316
Population in Familes 2,095,535
Population in Group Qrtrs 32,145
Population Density2 2,995
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $53,010
Average Household Income $80,679
Per Capita Income $29,328


Total Housing Units 1,023,112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474,114 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 460,917 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 88,081 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $158,400
Average Home Value $238,959


Total Households 935,031
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 607,288
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 1.35% 1.36%
Households 1.23% 1.3%
Families 1.14% 1.23%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.25%


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, 2017 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 # 60 77th
Per Capita Income # 45 83rd

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