Dallas County, Texas Population 2018

Dallas County, Texas's estimated population is 2,618,148 with a growth rate of 4.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dallas County, Texas is the 2nd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,618,148105,0944.18%
20162,513,054-74,408-2.88%
20162,587,46233,2291.30%
20152,554,23336,8161.46%
20142,517,41733,6101.35%
20132,483,80729,0261.18%
20122,454,78146,6481.94%
20112,408,13335,8761.51%
20102,372,257519,44728.04%
19901,852,810296,42019.05%
19801,556,390229,06917.26%
19701,327,321375,79439.49%
1960951,527336,72854.77%
1950614,799216,23554.25%
1940398,56472,87322.37%
1930325,691115,14054.69%
1920210,55174,80355.10%
1910135,74853,02264.09%
190082,72615,68423.39%
189067,04233,554100.20%
188033,48820,174151.52%
187013,3144,64953.65%
18608,6655,922215.90%
18502,7430.00%

Dallas County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White1,526,798
Black or African American563,370
Some Other Race200,536
Asian145,680
Two or More Races66,574
American Indian and Alaska Native8,603
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,493

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Dallas County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Dallas County, Texas Median Age

33.2


Total

32.3


Male

34


Female

Dallas County, Texas Adults

There are 1,837,042 adults, (243,766 of which are seniors) in Dallas County, Texas.

Dallas County, Texas Age Dependency

57.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dallas County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

1,274,855

50.73%

Male

1,238,199

49.27%

Dallas County, Texas Households and Families

Dallas County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dallas County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.5%31.5%
All50.6%49.4%
Male42.3%57.7%
Female36.9%63.1%
Non Family36%64%

50.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dallas County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All894,5422.7750.6
Married385,7143.5768.5
Non Family310,5391.2636
Female143,5313.636.9
Male54,7583.6342.3

3.48

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dallas County, Texas Households

Dallas County, Texas Education

Dallas County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade182,82911.50%
9th to 12th Grade166,60510.48%
High School Graduate358,30522.53%
Some College320,72620.17%
Associates Degree89,6345.64%
Bachelors Degree301,96418.99%
Graduate Degree170,02510.69%

Dallas County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White597,865562,777284,978
Hispanic516,903261,39747,960
Black352,782310,40273,004
Other Race106,63852,4258,721
Asian99,91885,34256,458
Multiple Races30,06125,58410,552
Native American5,4023,824817
Islander807659124

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.50%.

Dallas County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,952$36,866$30,713
Less Than High School$21,548$25,104$15,690
High School Grad$26,494$30,010$22,479
Some College$34,178$38,250$30,995
Bachelors Degree$53,490$62,475$48,731
Graduate Degree$71,086$89,191$59,359

$33,952

Average Earnings

$36,866

Average Male

$30,713

Average Female

Dallas County, Texas Language

Dallas County, Texas Language by Age

Dallas County, Texas Language

57.90% of Dallas County, Texas residents speak only English, while 42.10% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.54% of the population.

Dallas County, Texas Poverty

Dallas County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic980,465238,78024.35%
Black554,439131,92423.79%
White761,55365,2658.57%
Other199,52448,94824.53%
Asian144,91517,44812.04%
Multiple65,51213,34120.36%
Native8,3331,74420.93%
Islander1,44918512.77%

18.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.87%

Male Poverty Rate

20.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dallas County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dallas County, Texas is Other, with 24.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dallas County, Texas is White, with 8.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.68%.

Dallas County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.31%
High School17.03%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%

Dallas County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.51%
Male Unemployed28.98%
Female Employed9.89%
Male Employed8.01%

Dallas County, Texas Income

Dallas County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,411$77,675
Families$57,561$87,238
Married Families$74,797$108,484
Non Families$39,633$56,598

Dallas County, Texas Marital Status

Dallas County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dallas County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Dallas County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Dallas County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Dallas County, Texas Veterans

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by War

97,559

Number of Veterans

88,432

Male Veterans

9,127

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam33,204
First Gulf War19,155
Second Gulf War14,242
Korea8,391
World War II5,362

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5425,719
65 to 7421,252
55 to 6421,046
75+19,865
18 to 349,677

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White63,0805.54%
Black28,0636.85%
Hispanic10,9601.74%
Other2,1681.66%
2 or More2,1365.64%
Asian1,4331.28%
Indian6159.85%
Hawaiian646.18%

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dallas County, Texas Employment Status

Dallas County, Texas Employment by Age

68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dallas County, Texas Employment by Race

Dallas County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dallas County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Dallas 1197824131792912010510.03%
Irving2162852382892200410.17%
Garland 22686123494380823.56%
Grand Prairie 175484190682151988.66%
Mesquite 13951814373642183.02%
Carrollton 1190931333511425811.97%
Richardson 992281133471411914.23%
Lewisville 9538710465992729.72%
Rowlett 5624261999575710.24%
DeSoto490435259935567.25%
Grapevine 4633451971563712.17%
Cedar Hill 450284834333157.36%
Wylie 4141147701629015.19%
Coppell 386594136027016.99%
Duncanville38533394579242.40%
Lancaster366653886722026.01%
Farmers Branch2861634988637222.27%
Sachse 2028225039475723.45%
Balch Springs238972501711204.69%
University Park230682490518377.96%
Seagoville 149041609311897.98%
Addison1306215368230617.65%
Glenn Heights 112751233610619.41%
Highland Park856391495866.84%
Sunnyvale51686194102619.85%
Hutchins533156393085.78%
Cockrell Hill41934280872.07%
Wilmer372140182977.98%
Ovilla 3482397349114.10%
Ferris 243425731395.71%
Combine 1905209619110.03%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990