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 2023 is estimated 1.297 Million, and the area is 385.8 square miles (999.3 sq. km). 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 neighborhoods 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.
- Population Ranking
- Population by Age
- Population by Race
- Nativity by Place of Birth
Below is the Dallas population by year:
Dallas Population Ranking & Density
According to US Population Census, April 1, 2020, Dallas population in 2020 is estimated 1,304,379, Its ninth largest city in USA by Rank, 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. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington or the Metroplex is the fourth largest city MSA city by population with estimates of 7.75 million in 2022.
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 population in 2022 is estimated 1.295 Million, and in 2021 is estimated 1.288 Million.
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.
Dallas Language demographics
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.
Dallas Population by Age
According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Dallas by age is 1,343,565, out of these 660,177 are male, 683,388 are female, The sex ratio of Dallas is 97. The median age of the Dallas population is 32.9, Dallas population by age are, under 18 years is 331,091, 16 years and over is 1,044,712, 18 years and over is 1,012,474, 21 years and over is 966,597, 65 years and over is 186872. 49.1% are male, 50.9% are female, 24.6% are under 18 years old, 77.8% are 16 years and over, 75.4% are 18 years and over, 71.9% are 21 years and over, 10.7% are 65 years and over. There are total 589,260 housing units, The voting population of Dallas are 774,701, out of these 370,009 are male voters, 404,692 are female voters, 47.8% are male,52.2% are female.
|5 - 9||84,471||6.3%|
|10 - 14||98,003||7.3%|
|15 - 19||81,913||6.1%|
|20 - 24||96,905||7.2%|
|25 - 34||257,833||19.2%|
|35 - 44||184,822||13.8%|
|45 - 54||151,871||11.3%|
|55 - 59||73,463||5.5%|
|60 - 64||70,862||5.3%|
|65 - 74||86,437||6.4%|
|75 - 84||40,766||3.0%|
|85 and over||16,835||1.3%|
Dallas Population by Race
White population in Dallas, Texas are 835,216, percentage wise they are 62.2 percent.
Black population in Dallas, Texas are 330,519, Percentage wise they are 24.6 percent of people. African American refers to black population in Dallas, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.
Asian population in Dallas are 50,033 3.7 percent in total population, out of these 14,772 are Asian Indians, 8,339 are Chinese, 2,877 are Filipinos, 1,126 are Japanese, 2,517 are Korean, 6,725 are Vietnamese and 13,677 are other Asian nationals.
Hispanic population in Dallas, Texas are 553,420. Percentage wise they are 41.2, out of these 464,987 are Mexican people, 4,796 are Puerto Ricans, 3,000 are Cubans, and 80,637 are other Hispanic or Latinos.
|Population by Race||1,343,565||Percent|
|Black or African American||330,519||24.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||6,746||0.5%|
|Other Asian Population||13,677|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||371||0.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino||553,420||41.2%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||80,637|
Nativity by Place of Birth
Total Dallas native population is 1,004,299, out of these 725,906 born in the Texas state and 263,583 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 339,266, out of these 74,816 are Naturalised US citizen, 4,330 are in Europe, 16,282 in Asia, 8,765 in Africa, 44,198 in Latin America and 943 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Dallas are 264,450, out of these 6,154 are from Europe, 24,420 are from Asia, 21,195 from Africa, 210,680 are from Latin America and 1,333 are from Northern America.
|Nativity by Place of Birth||Population|
|Born in state of residence||725,906|
|Born in other state in the United States||263,583|
|Born outside the United States||14,810|
|U.S. Island Areas||395|
|Born abroad of American parent(s)||12,355|
|Born outside of United States||339,266|
|Naturalized U.S. citizen||74,816|
|Not a U.S. citizen||264,450|
According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Dallas, Texas are 589,260, Occupied housing units are 518,998, Rental vacancy rate is 10. Percentage of occupancy is 88, 35.80% of houses are owner occupied and 52.28% of houses are renter occupied in Dallas. There are 41.49 percent of one-unit detached, 3.23 percent of one-units attached, 1.41 percent of two-unit houses, 4.59 percent of three or four unit homes. 1.05 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 36.88 percent are available with one vehicle, 30.07 percent are available with two vehicles, 12.26 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 8.87 percent are no vehicles available.
|Total housing units||589,260|
|Occupied housing units||518,998|
|Occupied housing units percent||88|
|Rental vacancy rate||10|
|3 or 4 units||27,038|
|Boat, RV, van, etc.||200|
|Average household size of owner-occupied unit||3|
|Average household size of renter-occupied unit||2|
Dallas Housing Market
The median value of housing in Dallas, Texas is $231,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.53 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 4.65 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 4.79 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 5.19 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 5.40 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 6.99 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 5.49 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.76 percent are over one million and above.
|Housing unit value||Units|
|Less than $50,000||9,044|
|$50,000 to $99,999||27,399|
|$100,000 to $149,999||28,213|
|$150,000 to $199,999||30,567|
|$200,000 to $299,999||31,825|
|$300,000 to $499,999||41,167|
|$500,000 to $999,999||32,322|
|$1,000,000 or more||10,392|
Dallas Housing Mortgage
The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,800, 0.05 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 2.05 percent pay between $500 to $999, 5.88 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 2.92 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 2.40 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 1.55 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 4.78 percent pay between $3,000 or more.
The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $605, 1.40 percent of homes pay less than $250, 3.07 percent pays between $250 to $399, 3.52 percent pay between $400 to $599, 3.17 percent pays between $600 to $799, 1.47 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 3.50 pays between $1000 or more.
|Monthly Owner costs with mortgage||Units|
|Less than $500||278|
|$500 to $999||12,095|
|$1,000 to $1,499||34,669|
|$1,500 to $1,999||17,186|
|$2,000 to $2,499||14,136|
|$2,500 to $2,999||9,116|
|$3,000 or more||28,145|
|Monthly Owner costs with out mortgage||Units|
|Less than $250||8,246|
|$250 to $399||18,093|
|$400 to $599||20,744|
|$600 to $799||18,663|
|$800 to $999||8,679|
|$1,000 or more||20,600|
Total number of Dallas rental homes or apartments are 308,069, occupied by Renter, The median value of Dallas average rental rate is $ 1,128. 4.27 percent of homes are under $500, 31.88 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 54.63 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 5.55 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 1.44 percent are above $3000.
|Less than $500||13,168|
|$500 to $999||98,213|
|$1,000 to $1,499||124,820|
|$1,500 to $1,999||43,488|
|$2,000 to $2,499||13,304|
|$2,500 to $2,999||3,779|
|$3,000 or more||4,439|
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.