Irving, Texas Population 2024

255,023

Irving is a city located in Dallas County Texas. Irving has a 2024 population of 255,023. Irving is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually but its population has decreased by -0.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 256,866 in 2020.

The average household income in Irving is $100,921 with a poverty rate of 10.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Irving is 32.4 years, 32.3 years for males, and 32.5 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 Irving was:

  • White: 37.55%
  • Asian: 22.26%
  • Other race: 15.24%
  • Black or African American: 13.21%
  • Two or more races: 11.18%
  • Native American: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
67.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,802.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.72% (-1,843)
The current population of Irving, Texas is 255,023 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 256,866.

Irving, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White95,73737.55%
Asian56,75022.26%
Other race38,85515.24%
Black or African American33,68713.21%
Two or more races28,50811.18%
Native American1,2630.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1620.06%
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White

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Irving Population by Race

Irving Population Pyramid 2024

Irving Median Age

32.4

Total

32.3

Male

32.5

Female

Irving Adults

There are 187,763 adults, (21,229 of whom are seniors) in Irving.

Irving Age Dependency

53.1

Age Dependency Ratio

12.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Irving Sex Ratio

Female125,04949.05%
Male129,91350.95%

Irving Population by Age

Irving Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All92,8202.7337.262.8
Married44,2903.5250.249.8
Non Family31,6151.2522.577.5
Female10,9783.4632.867.2
Male5,9373.3726.173.9
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3.41

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

37.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Irving Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Irving Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Irving Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.95%.

Irving Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,093

Average Earnings

$55,003

Average Male

$38,488

Average Female

Irving Earnings by Educational Attainment

Irving Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Irving Language

39.45% of Irving residents speak only English, while 60.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.21% of the population.

Irving Language

Irving Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic109,47814,45613.2%
Other38,6265,38113.93%
Black33,4944,35313%
Asian56,6514,1587.34%
Multiple28,3513,31311.69%
White47,3963,0586.45%
Native1,263655.15%
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10.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.3%

Male Poverty Rate

11.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Irving

The race most likely to be in poverty in Irving is Other, with 13.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Irving is Native, with 5.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.19%.

Irving Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.02%
High School11.4%
Some College8.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
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Irving Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.85%
Male Unemployed20.67%
Female Employed6.36%
Male Employed4.67%
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Irving Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Irving Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Irving Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Irving Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Irving 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.

Irving Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Irving Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,337

Number of Veterans

5,807

Male Veterans

530

Female Veterans

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Irving Veterans by War

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Irving Veterans by Age

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Irving Veterans by Race

Irving Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Irving Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72.8%

Labor Force Participation

69.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Irving Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Irving Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Irving 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

40.4%

Born in Irving

58.93%

Native Born

41.07%

Foreign Born

29.09%

Non Citizen

11.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

58.93% of Irving residents were born in the United States, with 40.4% having been born in Texas. 29.09% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029255,7931540.06%
2028255,6391540.06%
2027255,4851540.06%
2026255,3311540.06%
2025255,1771540.06%
2024255,0231540.06%
2023254,8691540.06%
2022254,7151540.06%
2021254,561-2,305-0.9%
2020256,86617,1927.17%
2019239,674-1,720-0.71%
2018241,3948310.35%
2017240,5637340.31%
2016239,8292,7191.15%
2015237,1104,5971.98%
2014232,5133,6201.58%
2013228,8933,1801.41%
2012225,7135,8702.67%
2011219,8432,9851.38%
2010216,85825,24313.17%
2000191,61536,57823.59%
1990155,03745,09441.02%
1980109,94312,68313.04%
197097,26051,275111.5%
196045,98543,3641654.48%
19502,621
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Irving Population by Year