Nationwide Claims to Fame

Dallas is 6th out of 5,169 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Dallas is 8th out of 5,266 other cities in Retail sales

Dallas is 8th out of 6,406 other cities in Housing units

Dallas is 9th out of 4,664 other cities in Current population (2012)

Dallas is 9th out of 6,406 other cities in Households

Dallas is 13th out of 4,905 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Dallas is 17th out of 6,406 other cities in Size in square miles

Statewide Claims to Fame

Dallas is 2nd in Texas out of 326 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Dallas is 3rd in Texas out of 302 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Dallas is 3rd in Texas out of 337 other cities in Retail sales

Dallas is 3rd in Texas out of 340 other cities in Current population (2012)

Dallas is 3rd in Texas out of 389 other cities in Households

Dallas is 3rd in Texas out of 389 other cities in Housing units

Dallas is 3rd in Texas out of 389 other cities in Size in square miles

Dallas is 9th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Dallas Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 1,241,162 3rd 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 340.5 3rd 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 3,517.6 26th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Dallas Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.6% 104th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.5% 248th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.8% 262nd 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Dallas Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 73.3% 280th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 28.8% 104th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Dallas Rank Texas US
Race - White 50.7% 362nd 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 25.0% 42nd 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7% 128th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.9% 93rd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 307th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.6% 161st 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 42.4% 115th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 28.8% 303rd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Dallas Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.0% 325th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 24.6% 48th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Dallas Rank Texas US
Housing units 516,639 3rd 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 49.5% 9th 24.0% 25.9%
Households 452,487 3rd 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 45.2% 373rd 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $129,600 133rd $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.6 287th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Dallas Rank Texas US
Income per capita $27,251 112th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $42,259 226th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 23.0% 101st 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Dallas Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 121,288 2nd 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $16,256,495 3rd $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,837 183rd $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $3,378,598 3rd $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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