Dallas, NC

Dallas profile

Living in Dallas

Dallas is a somewhat small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 5,927 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Dallas is the 142nd largest community in North Carolina.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dallas is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dallas is a town of professionals, production and manufacturing workers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dallas who work in healthcare (15.04%), office and administrative support (10.49%), and management occupations (6.61%).

The percentage of adults in Dallas with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.11% of adults in Dallas have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dallas in 2018 was $24,284, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,136 for a family of four. However, Dallas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dallas is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Dallas home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dallas residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Dallas also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.82% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dallas include German, Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Dallas is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.