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Dallas Population


Dallas is the largest city in the U.S. state of Texas, it is located in northern Texas, the ninth populous city in the U.S., and the third largest city in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Dallas population in 2021 is estimated 1.34 Million, and the area is 385.8 square miles (999.3 Dallas economy is diverse in information technology and also includes financial services, defense, telecommunications, and transportation. Dallas, like many other cities, was founded along a river called Trinity River. The city of Dallas is home to neighbourhoods and communities such as Central Dallas, East Dallas, South Dallas and North Dallas. Dallas city is located in the Central Time Zone in the North Central Texas, 35 miles east of Fort Worth, 245 miles north, northwest of Houston and 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. The Dallas Arts District is the largest urban arts district in the United States of America. The popular 7-eleven is the first convenience store, got its start in Dallas and the corporation is headquartered in Dallas. The Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex is the fourth largest metropolitan area in U.S, hundreds of thousands of people have flocked to this booming in the recent years to this cosmopolitan city.

YearPopulationChange %
2020 *1,344,9170.10
2021 *1,346,5290.12
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019

Dallas Size and Population

Dallas population in 2020 is estimated 1,344,917 (1.3 Million), According to 2018 census estimates 49.8% are Male population and 50.2% are Female population, Sex ratio is 99.2 (males per 100 females). 7.4% are under 5 years age, 24.7% are under 18 years, 10.7% are 65 years and over. Total housing units are 590,607.

Median age Dallas population is 33.3 years, 669,867 people are Male and 675,209 are Female. 332,729 are under 18 years, 1,012,347 are 18 years and over and 143,795 are 65 years and over.

Dallas Citizen Voting age 784,799 are Citizen, 18 and over population, out of these 377,689 are Male, 407,110 are Female, percentage wise 48.1% are Male voters and 51.9% are Female voters.

Languages spoken in Dallas

Dallas population by language spoken at home are 705,996 speak only English, 468,719 speak Spanish, 5,962 French (incl. Cajun), 134 Haitian, 792 Italian, 1,092 Portuguese, 953 German, 753 Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or other West Germanic languages, 341 Greek, 1,930 Russian, 145 Polish, 388 Serbo-Croatian, 867 Ukrainian or other Slavic languages, 2,875 Persian (incl. Farsi, Dari).

Asian Indian people languages at home are 3,359 speak Hindi, 1,270 Gujarati, 1,098 Urdu, 1,571 Bengali, 1,594 Nepali, Marathi, or other Indic languages, 1,298 Telugu, 439 Tamil, 2,938 Malayalam, Kannada, or other Dravidian languages and 1,180 Other Indo-European languages.

People from East Asia languages include 6,632 speak Chinese (incl. Mandarin, Cantonese), 619 Japanese, 5,552 Vietnamese, 1,871 Tagalog (incl. Filipino), 2,902 Korean, 491 Khmer, 928 Thai, Lao, or other Tai-Kadai languages and 2,009 speak other languages of Asia.

173 people speak Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or other Austronesian languages, 2,551 Arabic, 472 Hebrew, 6,201 Amharic, Somali, or other Afro-Asiatic languages, 4,879 Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or other languages of Western Africa, 3,671 Swahili or other languages of Central, Eastern, and Southern Africa, 512 speak other and unspecified languages.

Ethnic groups

Dallas population by Race are, 836,340 are White Americans, followed by 338,036 Black or African Americans, 4,163 are American Indian and Alaska Native.
45,979 are Asians, out of these 13,656 are Asian Indian, 8,370 are Chinese, 2,389 are Filipino, 1,283 are Japanese, 2,961 are Korean, 7,567 Vietnamese and 9,753 are other Asian nationals.
Population of Hispanic/Latino Race are total of 547,741 are Hispanic or Latino (of any race), out of these 456,892 are Mexicans, 4,836 are Puerto Ricans, 6,312 are Cubans.

Dallas History

Before the Europeans arrival in the 16th century, The Native Indians of Caddo tribe inhabited the Dallas region. In 1850 the population in Dallas area is 1,073 and surged to 3000 people by 1870. The Dallas area is a major destination for Mexican Americans and Hispanic immigrants. The development of Texas rail and road routes intersected in Dallas in 1873, thus the arrival of the trains also meant people movement improved and commercial trading and activity was started. Due to this the population has become 3 times reaching 10,358 people in ten years by 1880. Another rail road Missouri-Kansas-Texas reached Dallas, By 1890 it was the epicenter of the markets for raw materials and commodity crops like grains and cotton and by this time the population reached 38,069 and to 42,639 by the year 1900.

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