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Balch Springs is 11th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Balch Springs Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 24,866 111th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.0 216th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,649.1 70th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Balch Springs Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 9.8% 36th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 34.1% 37th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 6.4% 331st 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Balch Springs Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 66.1% 333rd 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 10.1% 335th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Balch Springs Rank Texas US
Race - White 50.7% 361st 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 24.3% 44th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.4% 11th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.9% 222nd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 189th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.3% 50th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 45.8% 103rd 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 27.7% 304th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Balch Springs Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.7% 124th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 20.0% 74th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Balch Springs Rank Texas US
Housing units 8,001 131st 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.9% 85th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 7,221 127th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 60.4% 278th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $86,300 255th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 3.2 61st 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Balch Springs Rank Texas US
Income per capita $15,711 327th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $39,400 255th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 28.0% 54th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Balch Springs Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,703 164th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $224,166 167th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $11,316 206th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $20,257 166th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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