Dallas, North Carolina Population 2021

4,893
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Dallas is a city located in Gaston County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 4,893, it is the 145th largest city in North Carolina and the 4828th largest city in the United States . Dallas is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 9.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,488 in 2010. Dallas reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Dallas has a population density of 1,693 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dallas is $56,287 with a poverty rate of 14.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $723 per month, and the median house value is $135,000. The median age in Dallas is 39.3 years, 39.4 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Dallas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dallaswas:

  • White: 75.75%
  • Black or African American: 17.93%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.58%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.49%
The current population of Dallas, North Carolina is 4,893 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,797.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,488.

Dallas, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,55775.75%
Black or African American84217.93%
Two or More Races931.98%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander741.58%
Some Other Race681.45%
Asian390.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.49%
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Dallas Population by Race

Dallas Population Pyramid $2021

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Dallas Median Age

39.3


Total

39.4


Male

39.2


Female

Dallas Adults

There are 3,457 adults, (488 of whom are seniors) in Dallas.

Dallas Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dallas Sex Ratio

Female

2,420

51.53%

Male

2,276

48.47%

Dallas Population by Age

Dallas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dallas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female39.1%60.9%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
All56.3%43.7%
Married65.8%34.2%
Male69.4%30.6%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dallas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8332.5656.3
Married8253.3765.8
Non Family6751.2448.3
Female2253.2239.1
Male1083.2669.4

3.24

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Dallas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2096.71%
9th to 12th Grade59519.10%
High School Graduate1,03433.19%
Some College61019.58%
Associates Degree33210.66%
Bachelors Degree2257.22%
Graduate Degree1103.53%
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Dallas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dallas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1961,659234
Black58740973
Hispanic27618519
Islander5227
Asian363616
2+ Races2929
Other Race2424
Native American8

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.44%.

Dallas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,393$34,156$28,750
Less Than 9th Grade$15,656$$15,980
High School Graduate$31,169$$27,147
Some College$34,500$40,521$30,662
Bachelors Degree$48,214$$46,429
Graduate Degree$71,250$$60,625

$31,393

Average Earnings

$34,156

Average Male

$28,750

Average Female

Dallas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dallas Language by Age

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Dallas Language

90.12% of Dallas residents speak only English, while 9.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.57% of the population.

Dallas Language

Dallas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,12550016.00%
Black84212815.20%
Hispanic5916010.15%
Other68913.24%

14.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.86%

Male Poverty Rate

14.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dallas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dallas is White, with 16.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dallas is Hispanic, with 10.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.04%.

Dallas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.06%
High School10.93%
Some College8.70%
Bachelors or Greater1.49%

Dallas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed95.71%
Female Unemployed66.67%
Female Employed4.10%
Male Employed4.05%

Dallas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dallas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,606$56,287
Families$57,188$73,362
Married Families$63,819-
Non Families$20,193$25,933
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Income by Household Type

Dallas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dallas Married by Age and Sex

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Dallas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dallas Marital Status by Race

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Dallas Marital Status

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251

Number of Veterans

205

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam77
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War20
Korea4
World War II

Dallas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64115
35 to 5473
18 to 3423
65 to 7422
75+18

Dallas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1837.06%
Black6810.38%

Dallas Veterans by Race

Dallas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dallas Veterans by Education

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63.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dallas Employment by Age

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Dallas Employment by Race

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Dallas 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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67.40%

Born in Dallas

92.16%

Native Born

7.84%

Foreign Born

6.18%

Non Citizen

1.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.16% of Dallas residents were born in the United States, with 67.40% having been born in North Carolina. 6.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dallas Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,893480.99%
20204,845481.00%
20194,797481.01%
20184,749611.30%
20174,688350.75%
20164,653922.02%
20154,561420.93%
20144,519100.22%
20134,509230.51%
20124,48610.02%
20114,485160.36%
20104,4691,0672.77%
20003,4023901.23%
19903,012-328-1.03%
19803,340-719-1.93%
19704,0597892.18%
19603,2700.00%

Dallas Population by Year