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Carrollton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Carrollton had a population of 132,782 as of July 1, 2018. Carrollton 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 Carrollton is located at latitude 32.9884 and longitude -96.8998 in Dallas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Carrollton (see map below) encompass a land area of 36.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.81 sq. miles. Dallas County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Carrollton are located in Dallas County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Denton County, and Collin County.

The City of Carrollton (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Carrollton is located within Carrollton Division of Dallas County.

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


Total Population 132,782
Population in Households 132,351
Population in Familes 112,697
Population in Group Qrtrs 431
Population Density2 3,661
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $78,717
Average Household Income $102,662
Per Capita Income $37,318


Total Housing Units 50,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,870 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,546 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,163 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $206,137
Average Home Value $248,787


Total Households 48,416
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 34,404
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.33% 1.73%
Households 1.36% 1.71%
Families 1.24% 1.66%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Carrollton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carrollton to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 26 99th
Population Density # 113 94th
Diversity Index # 74 96th
Median Household Income # 197 89th
Per Capita Income # 211 88th

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