Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
7.54M
1.89% 1-year growth
Median Age
35.1

Poverty Rate
12.6%

Median Household Income
$69,445
3.06% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$238,800
11.1% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3.82M
2.89% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX had a population of 7.54M people with a median age of 35.1 and a median household income of $69,445. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX grew from 7.4M to 7.54M, a 1.89% increase and its median household income grew from $67,382 to $69,445, a 3.06% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.6%), White (Hispanic) (22%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.05%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.6%). 32.3% of the people in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX speak a non-English language, and 88.2% are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was $238,800, and the homeownership rate was 59.1%. Most people in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was 2 cars per household.

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX borders N/A.

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Civics

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Diversity

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX is home to a population of 7.54M people, from which 88.2% are citizens. As of 2018, 17.6% of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.33M people).

In 2018, there were 2.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.44M people) in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.66M White (Hispanic) and 1.18M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX are Spanish (1,633,704 speakers), Vietnamese (72,908 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (52,996 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.44M ± 3.56k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.66M ± 21.1k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.18M ± 7.92k
29%
Hispanic Population
2.19M people

In 2018, there were 2.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.44M people) in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.66M White (Hispanic) and 1.18M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29% of the people in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX are hispanic (2.19M people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,633,704 speakers (23.3%)
  2. Vietnamese
    72,908 speakers (1.04%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    52,996 speakers (0.755%)

32.3% of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was Spanish. 23.3% of the overall population of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX are native Spanish speakers. 1.04% speak Vietnamese and 0.755% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.33M people
17.4%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.29M people

As of 2018, 17.6% of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX residents (1.33M people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was 17.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was 35.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX residents was 35.

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Global Diversity

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In N/A, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was N/A, the natal country of N/A Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX residents, followed by N/A with N/A and N/A with N/A.

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Citizenship

88.2%
2018 Citizenship
87.9%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 88.2% of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was 87.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    105,638 ± 3,988
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    86,788 ± 6,631
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    65,355 ± 5,339

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.22 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX is $69,445. In N/A, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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The economy of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX employs 3.82M people. The largest industries in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX are Retail Trade (442,926 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (420,139 people), and Manufacturing (341,856 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,760), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,364), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($70,430).

Wages

Median Household Income

$69,445
2018 value
± $956
3.06%
1 Year Growth
± 1.7%

Households in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX have a median annual income of $69,445, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $67,382 in 2017, which represents a 3.06% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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Average Female Salary in N/A
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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX is from Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
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In N/A, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the counties in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX (903k out of 7.17M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    545,264 ± 6,329
  2. Hispanic
    399,200 ± 5,329
  3. Black
    207,956 ± 3,863

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

3.82M
2018 Value
± 37,776
2.89%
1 Year growth
± 1.33%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 3.71M employees to 3.82M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (442,140 people), Management Occupations (422,187 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (416,486 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (442,140 people), Management Occupations (422,187 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (416,486 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.27 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.25 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.22 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($87,584), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($81,496), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($80,984).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.82M
2018 Value
± 37,776
2.89%
1 Year growth
± 1.33%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX grew at a rate of 2.89%, from 3.71M employees to 3.82M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, are Retail Trade (442,926 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (420,139 people), and Manufacturing (341,856 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, though some of these residents may live in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (442,926 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (420,139 people), and Manufacturing (341,856 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.64 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.45 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,760), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,364), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($70,430).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX was $238,800 in 2018, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $214,900 to $238,800, a 11.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX is 59.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$238,800
2018 Median
± $2,397
$214,900
2017 Median
± $2,144

In 2018, the median property value in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX grew to to $238,800 from the previous year's value of $214,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$69,445
Median Household Income
± $956
2.62M
Number of Households
± 27,343

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.62M households in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX grew to $69,445 from the previous year's value of $67,382.

The following chart displays the households in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.1%
2018 Homeownership
59.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 59.1% of the housing units in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX have a longer commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.2% of the workforce in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (80.8%)
  2. Carpooled (9.54%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.75%)

In 2018, 80.8% of workers in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.54%) and those who worked at home (5.75%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

83.5% of the population of Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX has health coverage, with 51.6% on employee plans, 12.5% on Medicaid, 8.21% on Medicare, 10% on non-group plans, and 1.26% on military or VA plans.

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Coverage

16.5%
Uninsured
51.6%
Employer Coverage
12.5%
Medicaid
8.21%
Medicare
10%
Non-Group
1.26%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX grew by 5.84% from 15.6% to 16.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
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