What you need to know about Dallas, TX

Dallas is located in Dallas County, Texas. The population is 42% White, 18% Black, 2% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 9% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 30% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $43,359 and the median home value is $130,900. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Dallas, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Dallas has a Walk Score ® of 44.
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Population

1,240,985
Down by 2.27%
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Housing

Homes Owned 42.96%
42.96% Complete
Homes Rented 57.04%
57.04% Complete

Real Estate

In Dallas, Texas


Ready to move to Dallas? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Dallas.

Median Home Price

$130,900
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Dallas, Texas


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Dallas rates.

Median Household Income

$43,359
Lower than the national average

Business

In Dallas, Texas


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Dallas.

Residents

Most residents are
25-34 Years old

Health

In Dallas, Texas


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Dallas.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 30%
30% Complete
Graduated High School 74%
74% Complete

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