State of Texas - Demographics
TX Capital City:
Austin
State FLower:
Bluebonnet
State Bird:
Mockingbird
State #28 Admitted to Union:
December 29, 1845
People Facts Dallas Texas
Population, 2010 1,197,816 25,145,561
Population, 2000 1,188,580 20,851,820
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 8.6% 7.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 26.5% 27.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 8.8% 10.3%
Female persons, percent, 2010 50.0% 50.4%
White persons, percent, 2010 50.7% 70.4%
Black persons, percent, 2010 25.0% 11.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 0.7% 0.7%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 2.9% 3.8%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 2.6% 2.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 42.4% 37.6%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 28.8% 45.3%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2006-2010 24.9% 16.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 41.7% 34.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 72.9% 80.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2006-2010 28.6% 25.8%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2006-2010 25.0 24.8
Homeownership rate, 2006-2010 45.8% 64.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2006-2010 49.4% 24.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2006-2010 $129,800 $123,500
Households, 2006-2010 449,597 8,539,206
Persons per household, 2006-2010 2.59 2.78
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) 2006-2010 $26,716 $24,870
Median household income 2006-2010 $41,682 $49,646
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2006-2010 22.3% 16.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms, 2007 121,288 2,164,852
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 13.5% 7.1%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 0.7% 0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 4.9% 5.3%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 15.0% 20.7%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 27.5% 28.2%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 21,239,920 593,541,502
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 19,169,362 424,238,194
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 16,256,495 311,334,781
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $12,837 $13,061
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 3,378,598 42,054,592
Geography Facts
Land area in square miles, 2010 340.52 261,231.71
Persons per square mile, 2010 3,517.6 96.3
Counties Collin County
Dallas County
Denton County
Kaufman County
Rockwall County