Irving, Texas Population 2022

264,762
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Irving is a city located in Dallas County Texas. With a 2020 population of 264,762, it is the 10th largest city in Texas and the 86th largest city in the United States. Irving is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 256,684 in 2020. Spanning over 68 miles, Irving has a population density of 3,948 people per square mile.

The average household income in Irving is $85,705 with a poverty rate of 11.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Irving is 32 years, 31.7 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

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.

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.

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.

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 Demographics

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

  • White: 43.50%
  • Asian: 20.49%
  • Other race: 14.54%
  • Black or African American: 13.92%
  • Two or more races: 6.93%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Irving, Texas is 264,762 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 256,684.

Irving, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

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Irving Population by Race

Irving Population Pyramid 2022

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Irving Median Age

32


Total

31.6


Male

32.4


Female

Irving Adults

There are 175,481 adults, (19,293 of whom are seniors) in Irving.

Irving Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Irving Sex Ratio

Female

120,124

49.95%

Male

120,351

50.05%

Irving Population by Age

Irving Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Irving Household Types

37.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Irving Households and Families

3.43

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Irving Households by Type

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Irving Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Irving Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.18%.

Irving Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,644

Average Earnings

$46,437

Average Male

$33,313

Average Female

Irving Earnings by Educational Attainment

Irving Language by Age

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Irving Language

40.93% of Irving residents speak only English, while 59.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.30% of the population.

Irving Language

Irving Poverty by Race

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11.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.99%

Male Poverty Rate

12.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Irving

The race most likely to be in poverty in Irving is Hispanic, with 14.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Irving is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.11%.

Irving Poverty

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Irving Poverty Rate by Education

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Irving Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Irving Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Irving Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Irving Married by Age and Sex

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Irving 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 35-44.

Irving Marital Status by Race

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Irving Marital Status

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6,702

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Irving Veterans by War

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Irving Veterans by Age

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Irving Veterans by Race

Irving Veterans by Education

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5.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Irving Veterans by Education

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73.4%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Irving Employment by Age

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Irving Employment by Race

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Irving 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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42.12%

Born in Irving

60.91%

Native Born

39.09%

Foreign Born

28.74%

Non Citizen

10.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.91% of Irving residents were born in the United States, with 42.12% having been born in Texas. 28.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Irving Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Irving Population by Year