Dallas, North Carolina Population 2024

6,223

Dallas is a city located in Gaston County North Carolina. Dallas has a 2024 population of 6,223. Dallas is currently growing at a rate of 1.09% annually and its population has increased by 4.5% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,955 in 2020.

The average household income in Dallas is $66,644 with a poverty rate of 8.97%. The median age in Dallas is 38.9 years: 39.3 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Dallas Demographics

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

  • White: 57.9%
  • Black or African American: 32.65%
  • Other race: 4.3%
  • Two or more races: 3.14%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,024.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.5% (268)
The current population of Dallas, North Carolina is 6,223 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,955.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,41057.9%
Black or African American1,92332.65%
Other race2534.3%
Two or more races1853.14%
Asian681.15%
Native American500.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dallas Population by Race

Dallas Population Pyramid 2024

Dallas Median Age

38.9

Total

39.3

Male

38.8

Female

Dallas Adults

There are 4,523 adults, (787 of whom are seniors) in Dallas.

Dallas Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dallas Sex Ratio

Female3,35757%
Male2,53243%

Dallas Population by Age

Dallas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1612.7352.647.4
Married8933.8662.637.4
Non Family7811.1143.156.9
Female3263.3830.169.9
Male1612.9488.811.2

3.48

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dallas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3799.38%
Associates Degree41910.37%
Bachelors Degree57414.2%
Graduate Degree1162.87%
High School Graduate1,38334.22%
Less Than 9th Grade1894.68%
Some College98124.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dallas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dallas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0351,756433
Black1,4291,22160
Hispanic461392148
Other Race16813196
2+ Races10910966
Asian51510
Native American3300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 60.55%.

Dallas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$50,816$71,753$37,188
Graduate Degree$58,333$0$58,021
High School Graduate$27,692$0$24,342
Less Than 9th Grade$30,875$0$31,167
Overall$41,556$50,089$36,674
Some College$52,396$51,830$53,875

$41,556

Average Earnings

$50,089

Average Male

$36,674

Average Female

Dallas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dallas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dallas Language

89.85% of Dallas residents speak only English, while 10.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.52% of the population.

Dallas Language

Dallas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,8232448.64%
Black1,9231427.38%
Hispanic97710610.85%
Multiple1857842.16%
Native3333100%

8.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.92%

Male Poverty Rate

10.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dallas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dallas is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dallas is Black, with 7.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.9%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.67%.

Dallas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.37%
High School13.09%
Some College8.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%

Dallas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.51%
Male Employed5.85%
Female Employed5.56%
Male Unemployed0%

Dallas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dallas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$70,417$81,251
Households$55,979$66,644
Married Families$89,344$-999,999,999
Non Families$31,602$37,817

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dallas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dallas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dallas 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 55-64.

Dallas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dallas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

407

Number of Veterans

369

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam173
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War44
Korea0
World War II0

Dallas Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74137
35 to 54123
55 to 6490
75+40
18 to 3417

Dallas Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White26810.7%
Black1398.93%

Dallas Veterans by Race

Dallas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dallas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dallas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dallas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dallas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

62.64%

Born in Dallas

90.73%

Native Born

9.27%

Foreign Born

6.33%

Non Citizen

2.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.73% of Dallas residents were born in the United States, with 62.64% having been born in North Carolina. 6.33% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,558671.03%
20286,491671.04%
20276,424671.05%
20266,357671.07%
20256,290671.08%
20246,223671.09%
20236,156731.2%
20226,083540.9%
20216,029741.24%
20205,9551,15624.09%
20194,799491.03%
20184,750601.28%
20174,690370.8%
20164,653932.04%
20154,560390.86%
20144,521140.31%
20134,507230.51%
20124,484-1-0.02%
20114,485160.36%
20104,46900%
20003,40239012.95%
19903,012-328-9.82%
19803,340-719-17.71%
19704,05978924.13%
19603,270-3,288-50.14%
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Dallas Population by Year