Dallas County, Texas Population 2020

Dallas County, Texas's estimated population is 2,622,799 with a growth rate of 1.16% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dallas County, Texas is the 2nd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20182,637,77214,9730.57%
20172,622,79929,9551.16%
20162,592,84433,9311.33%
20152,558,91338,4791.53%
20142,520,43435,4461.43%
20132,484,98829,0671.18%
20122,455,92147,7511.98%
20112,408,17035,8431.51%
20102,372,327519,51728.04%
19901,852,810296,42019.05%
19801,556,390229,06917.26%
19701,327,321375,79439.49%
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%

How Many People Live in Dallas County, Texas?

2,622,799

Dallas County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,595,56561.69%
Black or African American582,15822.51%
Some Other Race169,5976.56%
Asian159,9196.18%
Two or More Races68,3622.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native9,5950.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,3560.05%

Dallas County, Texas Population Pyramid 2020

Dallas County, Texas Median Age

33.3


Total

32.5


Male

34.2


Female

Dallas County, Texas Adults

There are 1,898,783 adults, (263,792 of whom are seniors) in Dallas County, Texas.

Dallas County, Texas Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Dallas County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

1,311,326

50.70%

Male

1,275,226

49.30%

Dallas County, Texas Households and Families

Dallas County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dallas County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.4%31.6%
All50.1%49.9%
Male42%58%
Female36.4%63.6%
Non Family35%65%

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All917,2762.7950.1
Married397,9783.5768.4
Non Family321,1661.2735
Female143,8043.6836.4
Male54,3283.6942

3.51

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dallas County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade187,08711.35%
9th to 12th Grade164,3549.97%
High School Graduate372,58722.60%
Some College323,71819.63%
Associates Degree94,4105.73%
Bachelors Degree322,29419.55%
Graduate Degree184,26011.18%

Dallas County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White594,200562,491295,184
Hispanic547,138286,97054,553
Black371,422329,88981,675
Asian110,68194,26564,151
Other Race94,56748,9538,534
Multiple Races30,81626,97611,893
Native American6,2744,8861,078
Islander838763212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.96%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,727$40,417$32,219
Less Than High School$24,235$27,642$17,297
High School Grad$28,479$31,756$24,193
Some College$36,141$40,501$32,250
Bachelors Degree$57,203$65,812$52,170
Graduate Degree$74,473$95,363$61,283

$36,727

Average Earnings

$40,417

Average Male

$32,219

Average Female

Dallas County, Texas Language

Dallas County, Texas Language by Age

Dallas County, Texas Language

56.74% of Dallas County, Texas residents speak only English, while 43.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.11% of the population.

Dallas County, Texas Poverty

Dallas County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,025,972216,49621.10%
Black572,944121,76721.25%
White753,68560,0167.96%
Other168,81033,63119.92%
Asian158,95718,92811.91%
Multiple67,15811,17816.64%
Native9,4701,42415.04%
Islander1,35625518.81%

16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.12%

Male Poverty Rate

17.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dallas County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dallas County, Texas is Black, with 21.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dallas County, Texas is White, with 7.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.23%
High School16.03%
Some College10.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.33%
Male Unemployed26.36%
Female Employed8.66%
Male Employed6.87%

Dallas County, Texas Income

Dallas County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,854$85,064
Families$64,011$95,682
Married Families$81,955$118,230
Non Families$42,349$61,837

Dallas County, Texas Marital Status

Dallas County, Texas Marital Status

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

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 35-44.

Dallas County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Dallas County, Texas Veterans

93,879

Number of Veterans

84,893

Male Veterans

8,986

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31,375
First Gulf War19,037
Second Gulf War17,559
Korea7,331
World War II3,630
Name Veterans % of Total
White60,1305.08%
Black27,3546.39%
Hispanic11,4051.71%
Other2,2431.97%
2 or More2,0375.25%
Asian1,3691.11%
Indian6468.97%
Hawaiian10010.15%

$Dallas County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dallas County, Texas Employment Status

68.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dallas County, Texas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.49%

Born in Texas

75.69%

Native Born

24.31%

Foreign Born

17.14%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

75.69% of Dallas County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 54.49% having been born in Texas. 17.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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