Carrollton, Texas Population 2021

143,718
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Carrollton is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 143,718, it is the 24th largest city in Texas and the 187th largest city in the United States. Carrollton is currently growing at a rate of 1.58% annually and its population has increased by 20.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 119,097 in 2010. Carrollton reached it's highest population of 143,718 in 2021. Spanning over 37 miles, Carrollton has a population density of 3,919 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carrollton is $97,670 with a poverty rate of 7.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,236 per month, and the median house value is $238,300. The median age in Carrollton is 37.3 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.7 males.

Carrollton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Carrollton was:

  • White: 69.00%
  • Asian: 15.09%
  • Black or African American: 10.10%
  • Other race: 2.70%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Carrollton, Texas is 143,718, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 137,013.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 119,097.

Carrollton, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93,72469.00%
Asian20,50415.09%
Black or African American13,71610.10%
Some Other Race3,6692.70%
Two or More Races3,5122.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native5220.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1870.14%
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Carrollton Population by Race

Carrollton Population Pyramid 2021

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Carrollton Median Age

37.3


Total

36.2


Male

38.5


Female

Carrollton Adults

There are 105,102 adults, (15,200 of whom are seniors) in Carrollton.

Carrollton Age Dependency

51.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Carrollton Sex Ratio

Female

69,775

51.37%

Male

66,059

48.63%

Carrollton Population by Age

Carrollton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carrollton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
All59.3%40.7%
Male49.5%50.5%
Female43%57%
Non Family41.4%58.6%

59.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carrollton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All48,8172.7759.3
Married26,0833.4173.9
Non Family15,2721.2941.4
Female5,5693.5843
Male1,8933.5449.5

3.39

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Carrollton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6187.10%
9th to 12th Grade5,4485.84%
High School Graduate19,94121.39%
Some College18,36519.70%
Associates Degree6,3166.78%
Bachelors Degree25,83427.71%
Graduate Degree10,69711.48%
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Carrollton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carrollton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,68541,53820,526
Hispanic24,44516,0323,706
Asian14,95912,9937,728
Black9,7679,3094,000
Other Race2,3141,370237
Multiple Races1,4391,318637
Native American370338101
Islander14312919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.31%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.66%.

Carrollton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,073$52,151$41,439
Less Than High School$25,163$30,613$17,423
High School Grad$33,029$39,367$27,832
Some College$43,482$51,118$39,015
Bachelors Degree$63,138$74,181$54,846
Graduate Degree$74,059$88,235$64,644

$47,073

Average Earnings

$52,151

Average Male

$41,439

Average Female

Carrollton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carrollton Language by Age

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Carrollton Language

57.09% of Carrollton residents speak only English, while 42.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.99% of the population.

Carrollton Language

Carrollton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic44,3605,83213.15%
White54,0262,2664.19%
Asian20,4931,3636.65%
Black13,5261,2138.97%
Other3,65959916.37%
Multiple3,5122557.26%
Native522387.28%
Islander1873317.65%

7.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.22%

Male Poverty Rate

8.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carrollton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carrollton is Islander, with 17.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carrollton is White, with 4.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.93%.

Carrollton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School10.93%
High School7.52%
Some College6.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%

Carrollton Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.74%
Male Unemployed10.30%
Female Employed4.45%
Male Employed3.78%

Carrollton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carrollton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$78,306$97,670
Families$90,037$110,155
Married Families$101,518$121,790
Non Families$54,870$67,530
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Income by Household Type

Carrollton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carrollton Married by Age and Sex

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Carrollton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carrollton Marital Status by Race

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Carrollton Marital Status

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5,341

Number of Veterans

4,767

Male Veterans

574

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,899
First Gulf War1,092
Second Gulf War1,062
Korea333
World War II93

Carrollton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,547
65 to 741,346
55 to 64937
75+910
18 to 34601

Carrollton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2845.94%
Black6786.14%
Hispanic4531.55%
Asian1961.17%
Indian7419.07%
2 or More734.00%
Other361.31%

Carrollton Veterans by Race

Carrollton Veterans by Education

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3.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carrollton Veterans by Education

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73%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carrollton Employment by Age

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Carrollton Employment by Race

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Carrollton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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45.56%

Born in Texas

72.31%

Native Born

27.69%

Foreign Born

15.34%

Non Citizen

12.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.31% of Carrollton residents were born in the United States, with 45.56% having been born in Texas. 15.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carrollton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021143,7182,2351.58%
2020141,4832,2351.61%
2019139,2482,2351.63%
2018137,0139590.70%
2017136,0542,3501.76%
2016133,7046440.48%
2015133,0604,7113.67%
2014128,3491,8041.43%
2013126,5451,0610.85%
2012125,4842,9572.41%
2011122,5272,9632.48%
2010119,5649,9880.88%
2000109,57627,4072.92%
199082,16941,5747.31%
198040,59526,74011.35%
197013,8559,65512.68%
19604,2000.00%

Carrollton Population by Year