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Dallas, TX (Texas) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $190,600 (it was $87,400 in 2000)
Dallas:

$190,600
Texas:

$172,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,100 - $411,000

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $328,011
Here:

$328,011
State:

$242,762

Townhouses or other attached units: $292,825
Here:

$292,825
State:

$241,439

In 2-unit structures: $187,037
Here:

$187,037
State:

$179,198

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,765
Here:

$167,765
State:

$206,604

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $268,211
Here:

$268,211
State:

$271,582

Mobile homes: $30,973
Here:

$30,973
State:

$77,722

Dallas,TX index of house prices

Total population: 1,281,047 (Urban population: 1,185,405, Rural population: 2,799 (25 farm, 2,774 nonfarm))

Houses: 573,667 (513,084 occupied: 202,101 owner occupied, 310,983 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

61%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,675 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $492,732.

Median contract rent in 2017: $551 (lower quartile is $447, upper quartile is $692)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2017: $1,026


Median gross rent in Dallas, TX in 2017: $623

Housing units in Dallas with a mortgage: 118,904 (2,400 second mortgage, 6,076 home equity loan, 176 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 83,197

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $92,211

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,788

Median monthly housing costs: $1,024


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Dallas, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1968

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,341,103
  • In family households: 1,042,488 (144,429 male householders, 149,375 female householders)
    183,799 spouses, 408,298 children (392,515 natural, 6,610 adopted, 9,173 stepchildren), 40,937 grandchildren, 25,191 brothers or sisters, 20,468 parents, 41,123 other relatives, 28,868 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 281,178 (108,489 male householders (84,330 living alone)), 110,791 female householders (94,065 living alone)), 61,898 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 17,437

Size of family households: 112,614 2-persons, 70,711 3-persons, 57,179 4-persons, 31,163 5-persons, 12,838 6-persons, 9,299 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 178,395 1-person, 33,891 2-persons, 5,213 3-persons, 665 4-persons, 776 5-persons, 340 6-persons.

172,107 married couples with children.
116,187 single-parent households (23,997 men, 92,190 women).

55.8% of residents of Dallas speak English at home.
38.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 333,659 (24.9%)
(23.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.5
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dallas, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Dallas, Texas
  • 1,326no bedroom
  • 4,6721 bedroom
  • 40,3252 bedrooms
  • 100,7073 bedrooms
  • 45,3294 bedrooms
  • 9,7425+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dallas, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dallas, Texas
  • 18,786no bedroom
  • 131,2441 bedroom
  • 104,0042 bedrooms
  • 48,3113 bedrooms
  • 7,7174 bedrooms
  • 9215+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 4,014no vehicle
  • 55,5041 vehicle
  • 89,4322 vehicles
  • 35,8043 vehicles
  • 12,0094 vehicles
  • 5,3385+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas in renter-occupied apartments
  • 42,708no vehicle
  • 162,1001 vehicle
  • 86,0842 vehicles
  • 14,4543 vehicles
  • 4,0634 vehicles
  • 1,5745+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dallas, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dallas, Texas
  • 1,3261 room
  • 1,2082 rooms
  • 5,3683 rooms
  • 18,1994 rooms
  • 45,1465 rooms
  • 52,9776 rooms
  • 29,2947 rooms
  • 20,5078 rooms
  • 28,0769+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dallas, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dallas, Texas
  • 18,0651 room
  • 39,9892 rooms
  • 97,1783 rooms
  • 79,4644 rooms
  • 41,6725 rooms
  • 21,2896 rooms
  • 8,4337 rooms
  • 2,4958 rooms
  • 2,3989+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Dallas, TX
  • Dallas, TX household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Dallas, TX in 2017
  • 43,595Less than $10,000
  • 47,947$10,000 to $19,999
  • 58,828$20,000 to $29,999
  • 55,125$30,000 to $39,999
  • 47,237$40,000 to $49,999
  • 43,019$50,000 to $59,999
  • 53,147$60,000 to $74,999
  • 51,158$75,000 to $99,999
  • 32,029$100,000 to $124,999
  • 19,945$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25,039$150,000 to $199,999
  • 36,015$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Dallas, TX

  • Distribution of house value in Dallas, TX in 2017
  • 2,079Less than $10,000
  • 708$10,000 to $14,999
  • 933$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,129$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,561$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,226$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,322$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,474$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4,923$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7,191$60,000 to $69,999
  • 9,455$70,000 to $79,999
  • 9,432$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7,799$90,000 to $99,999
  • 17,916$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12,370$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13,788$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9,203$175,000 to $199,999
  • 15,361$200,000 to $249,999
  • 9,024$250,000 to $299,999
  • 20,792$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17,205$400,000 to $499,999
  • 19,963$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6,659$750,000 to $999,999
  • 4,741$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1,799$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 2,048$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Dallas, TX

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dallas, TX in 2017
  • 2,212Less than $100
  • 983$100 to $149
  • 1,186$150 to $199
  • 2,842$200 to $249
  • 1,982$250 to $299
  • 2,663$300 to $349
  • 1,101$350 to $399
  • 2,932$400 to $449
  • 3,242$450 to $499
  • 6,689$500 to $549
  • 10,913$550 to $599
  • 18,287$600 to $649
  • 20,228$650 to $699
  • 25,082$700 to $749
  • 22,800$750 to $799
  • 43,948$800 to $899
  • 30,720$900 to $999
  • 48,941$1,000 to $1,249
  • 23,508$1,250 to $1,499
  • 22,668$1,500 to $1,999
  • 6,235$2,000 to $2,499
  • 2,960$2,500 to $2,999
  • 715$3,000 to $3,499
  • 927$3,500 or more
  • 7,219No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.8%
Number of people working at home: 31,047 (4.6% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 8,399
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 41,614
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 72,954
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 92,546
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 96,151
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 45,587
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 117,618
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 17,887
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 28,278
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 58,045
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 46,756
  • 90 or more minutes: 12,826
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dallas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 711,582 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 92,767 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17,665 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1,378 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 6,413 (1%)
  • Railroad: 8,351 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 57 (0%)
  • Taxi: 11,455 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,584 (0%)
  • Walked: 14,988 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 31,047 (3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.2%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.1%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 6.1%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Dallas, Texas
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Dallas, Texas
  • 87,3682010 or later
  • 99,2142000 to 2009
  • 77,2631990 to 1999
  • 70,8581980 to 1989
  • 32,2271970 to 1979
  • 13,000Before 1970
Ancestries in Dallas, TX

First ancestries reported:

  • American: 33,668 (3.4%)
  • English: 19,172 (1.9%)
  • German: 18,140 (1.8%)
  • Irish: 13,147 (1.3%)
  • European: 11,076 (1.1%)
  • African: 10,927 (1.1%)
  • Ethiopian: 8,255 (0.8%)
  • Italian: 5,098 (0.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 4,897 (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 4,735 (0.5%)
  • Nigerian: 4,133 (0.4%)
  • French: 2,894 (0.3%)
  • British: 2,779 (0.3%)
  • Polish: 2,755 (0.3%)
  • Kenyan: 2,715 (0.3%)
  • Russian: 1,919 (0.2%)
  • Iranian: 1,899 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 1,655 (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 1,644 (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 1,451 (0.1%)
  • Norwegian: 1,434 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 1,362 (0.1%)
  • Jamaican: 1,331 (0.1%)
  • Dutch: 1,302 (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 1,201 (0.1%)
  • Sudanese: 1,185 (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 1,181 (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 1,126 (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 1,062 (0.1%)
  • Lebanese: 932 (0.09%)
  • Scandinavian: 861 (0.09%)
  • Iraqi: 704 (0.07%)
  • Canadian: 704 (0.07%)
  • Haitian: 671 (0.07%)
  • Danish: 657 (0.07%)
  • Syrian: 642 (0.06%)
  • French Canadian: 624 (0.06%)
  • Austrian: 537 (0.05%)
  • Senegalese: 514 (0.05%)
  • Egyptian: 481 (0.05%)
  • South African: 454 (0.05%)
  • Ukrainian: 393 (0.04%)
  • Swiss: 366 (0.04%)
  • Ghanaian: 334 (0.03%)
  • Hungarian: 299 (0.03%)
  • Afghan: 292 (0.03%)
  • Lithuanian: 271 (0.03%)
  • Liberian: 261 (0.03%)
  • Croatian: 244 (0.02%)
  • Moroccan: 240 (0.02%)
  • Bulgarian: 237 (0.02%)
  • Turkish: 233 (0.02%)
  • Romanian: 211 (0.02%)
  • Belgian: 205 (0.02%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 203 (0.02%)
  • Portuguese: 193 (0.02%)
  • Assyrian: 186 (0.02%)
  • Serbian: 184 (0.02%)
  • Belizean: 179 (0.02%)
  • Jordanian: 179 (0.02%)
  • Dutch West Indian: 173 (0.02%)
  • Somali: 172 (0.02%)
  • British West Indian: 147 (0.01%)
  • Cajun: 138 (0.01%)
  • Slovak: 119 (0.01%)
  • Latvian: 116 (0.01%)
  • Guyanese: 111 (0.01%)
  • Arab: 108 (0.01%)
  • Israeli: 107 (0.01%)
  • Finnish: 100 (0.01%)
  • Sierra Leonean: 96 (0.01%)
  • Barbadian: 87 (0.01%)
  • Australian: 84 (0.01%)
  • Ugandan: 69 (0.01%)
  • Armenian: 53 (0.01%)
  • Zimbabwean: 52 (0.01%)
  • Albanian: 52 (0.01%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Mexico
Dallas:

61.2% (203,670)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

El Salvador
Dallas:

5.1% (17,043)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Honduras
Dallas:

3.6% (11,881)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

India
Dallas:

2.4% (7,849)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Ethiopia
Dallas:

2.2% (7,268)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Guatemala
Dallas:

1.8% (5,879)
Texas:

100.0% (-1)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 727,610
  • Other state: 264,235
  • Northeast: 35,617
  • Midwest: 66,102
  • South: 105,999
  • West: 56,517

81.9% of Dallas residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50.7% lived in Texas.


Dallas:

81.9%
State average:

84.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12,113
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9,082
  • 5th and 6th grade: 24,919
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13,907
  • 9th grade: 18,412
  • 10th grade: 7,906
  • 11th grade: 11,487
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7,886
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 97,233
  • Less than 1 year of college: 13,780
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 55,138
  • Associate degree: 18,939
  • Bachelor's degree: 82,991
  • Master's degree: 32,748
  • Professional school degree: 13,212
  • Doctorate degree: 4,827
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9,657
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9,955
  • 5th and 6th grade: 18,948
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12,812
  • 9th grade: 14,284
  • 10th grade: 7,215
  • 11th grade: 9,690
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 7,245
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 100,303
  • Less than 1 year of college: 18,056
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 67,471
  • Associate degree: 22,622
  • Bachelor's degree: 94,819
  • Master's degree: 37,561
  • Professional school degree: 10,239
  • Doctorate degree: 3,512
Educational Attainment for Females
Dallas marital status for males
Dallas marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 240,654
  • One, attached: 19,789
  • Two: 9,019
  • 3 or 4: 27,923
  • 5 to 9: 54,669
  • 10 to 19: 75,737
  • 20 to 49: 60,207
  • 50 or more: 78,636
  • Mobile homes: 7,009
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 24

Median worth of mobile homes: $22,900

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 1.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 1.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Dallas
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dallas, TX
  • 58.1%Utility gas
  • 40.5%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dallas, TX
  • 84.0%Electricity
  • 15.1%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10,846
Here:

7.2%
Texas:

6.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,949
Here:

7.6%
Texas:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11,050
Here:

19.4%
Texas:

15.0%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability