Irving, Texas Population 2019
Irving is a city in Texas, U.S., located to the northwest of Dallas and is part of the Dallas- Fort Worth metroplex. Irving is located in Dallas County in northeast Texas.
According to United State Census Bureau estimates, the city population is 242,242. Irving is the 13th largest city in the state of Texas and the 94th largest city in the United States. With an area of 67.7 square miles (175.3 square kilometers), its population density is 3,227 people per square mile (1,246 per square kilometer).
Irving Diversity and Language
According to the 2010 census, Irving was 53.1% white (30.8% non-Hispanic whites), 12.3% African American, 14.0% Asian, 0.9% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 16.2% from other races, and 3.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race comprised 41.1% of the population, with the largest group being of Mexican origin and the second-largest being of Salvadoran heritage.
The two most-spoken languages in Irving are English and Spanish.
The townsite that is now Irving was founded in 1903 by J.O. “Otto” Schulze and Otis Brown. The name “Irving” is believed to have come from Brown’s wife’s favorite author, Washington Irving. On April 14, 1914, Irving was incorporated and Otis Brown became the first mayor.
Population growth in Riving was initially very slow and sometimes at a standstill. There were only 357 residents in 1925; however, growth increased during the 1930s. By the early 1960s, Irving has a population of approximately 45,000.
Irving started as the site of churches, two cotton gins, a general store, and a blacksmith shop before becoming Irving. Its public school system began in 1909. During the middle of the century, manufacturing plants, transportation, and retail and financial businesses began operating. In 1956, the University of Dallas in Irving opened and the home of the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Stadium, was opened in 1971.
In 2019, Irving completed its construction of an entertainment district in Las Colinas, which include the Westin Irving Convention Center Hotel, the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, and the Toyota Music Factory.
Irving Population Growth
Although Irving experienced slow population growth during its first couple of decades as a city, between 1950 and 1960, the population grew 1,654.5% from 2,621 people to 45,985 people. Irving has experienced steady growth since then, with a current population of over 240,000 people.
The population of Irving grew 1.57% from 2016 to 2017 and is expected to grow at or around that rate in the coming years.
Irving, Texas's estimated population is 242,242 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Irving, Texas is the 13th largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 3612.74 people/mi² (1394.88 people/km²).
The overall median age is 31.9 years, 31.4 years for males, and 32.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 89,984 households in the city, with an average size of 2.78 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1%, with a median rent of $1003/month. The median house has 4.4 rooms, and has a value of $155,200.
The median income for households in Irving, Texas is $58,196, while the mean household income is $77,600.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Irving was:
- White: 53.45%
- Asian: 17.89%
- Black or African American: 13.34%
- Other race: 11.70%
- Two or more races: 2.97%
- Native American: 0.43%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.22%