Dallas County, Texas Population 2021

Dallas County, Texas's estimated population is 2,647,850 with a growth rate of 0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dallas County, Texas is the null largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 2,372,990 and has seen a growth of 11.58% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,647,8506,1700.23%
20202,641,6806,1600.23%
20192,635,5206,1700.23%
20182,629,3509,2000.35%
20172,620,15028,6601.11%
20162,591,49033,6601.32%
20152,557,83038,4201.52%
20142,519,41034,9201.41%
20132,484,49028,5601.16%
20122,455,93047,2301.96%
20112,408,70035,7101.50%
20102,372,990520,18028.08%
19901,852,810296,42019.05%
19801,556,390229,07017.26%
19701,327,320375,79339.49%
1960951,527336,72854.77%
1950614,799216,23554.25%
1940398,56472,87322.37%
1930325,691115,14054.69%
1920210,55174,80355.10%
1910135,74853,02264.09%
190082,72615,68423.39%
189067,04233,554100.20%
188033,48820,174151.52%
187013,3144,64953.65%
18608,6655,922215.90%
18502,7430.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.23%
County Website
State
Founded
March 30, 1846
County Seat
2010 Population
2,372,990
Growth Since 2010
11.58%
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Dallas County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,597,06961.26%
Black or African American588,90322.59%
Some Other Race176,6776.78%
Asian163,9716.29%
Two or More Races68,8532.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native10,1550.39%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2400.05%
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Dallas County, Texas Population By Race

Dallas County, Texas Population Pyramid 2021

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Dallas County, Texas Median Age

33.4


Total

32.6


Male

34.3


Female

Dallas County, Texas Adults

There are 1,919,530 adults, (272,730 of whom are seniors) in Dallas County, Texas.

Dallas County, Texas Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dallas County, Texas Sex Ratio

Mujer

1,321,480

50.69%

Masculino

1,285,390

49.31%

Dallas County, Texas Population by Age

Dallas County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dallas County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.4%31.6%
All50%50%
Masculino41.7%58.3%
Mujer37%63%
Non Family34.4%65.6%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dallas County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All928,3412.7850
Married403,3763.5668.4
Non Family328,7991.2734.4
Mujer140,8513.6837
Masculino55,3153.741.7

3.51

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Dallas County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade185,88511.13%
9th to 12th Grade159,0039.52%
High School Graduate377,55822.61%
Some College326,93219.58%
Associates Degree94,6615.67%
Bachelors Degree332,95719.94%
Graduate Degree192,56811.53%
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Dallas County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dallas County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White590,862560,478297,620
Hispanic558,821301,00260,084
Black379,534339,93188,471
Asian114,06798,70167,938
Other Race98,56551,7099,341
2+ Races31,56828,16212,562
Native American6,6935,2981,169
Islander802724237

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.56%.

Dallas County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$38,500$41,872$33,598
Less Than 9th Grade$25,566$30,060$18,237
High School Graduate$29,624$32,341$24,396
Some College$37,631$41,918$34,003
Bachelors Degree$58,661$67,639$53,046
Graduate Degree$76,327$96,799$62,892

$38,500

Average Earnings

$41,872

Average Male

$33,598

Average Female

Dallas County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dallas County, Texas Language by Age

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Dallas County, Texas Language

56.49% of Dallas County, Texas residents speak only English, while 43.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.14% of the population.

Dallas County, Texas Language

Dallas County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,040,450199,92219.21%
Black579,711116,25520.05%
White747,81656,7697.59%
Other175,81831,97318.19%
Asian163,00517,55010.77%
Multiple67,6309,41913.93%
Native10,0061,48414.83%
Islander1,225907.35%

15.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.91%

Male Poverty Rate

16.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dallas County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dallas County, Texas is Black, with 20.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dallas County, Texas is Islander, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.97%.

Dallas County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.36%
High School15.40%
Some College10.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%

Dallas County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.66%
Male Unemployed23.99%
Female Employed7.69%
Male Employed6.16%

Dallas County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dallas County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,607$88,716
Families$67,159$100,273
Married Families$85,417$123,061
Non Families$44,943$64,003
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Income by Household Type

Dallas County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dallas County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Dallas County, Texas 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.

Dallas County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Dallas County, Texas Marital Status

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91,155

Number of Veterans

82,179

Male Veterans

8,976

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam30,156
First Gulf War18,490
Second Gulf War18,326
Korea6,504
World War II2,897

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5423,070
65 to 7422,230
75+18,736
55 to 6417,108
18 to 3410,011

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White57,6714.85%
Black26,9466.18%
Hispanic11,6621.71%
2+ Races2,1955.57%
Other Race2,1711.83%
Asian1,4221.12%
Native American6678.61%
Islander839.05%

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by Race

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dallas County, Texas Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.5%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Dallas County, Texas Employment by Age

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Dallas County, Texas Employment by Race

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Dallas County, Texas 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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54.18%

Born in Dallas County, Texas

75.30%

Native Born

24.70%

Foreign Born

17.40%

Non Citizen

7.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.30% of Dallas County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 54.18% having been born in Texas. 17.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dallas County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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