Dallas, NC


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Dallas is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 4,622 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Dallas is the 175th 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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dallas who work in office and administrative support (13.58%), sales jobs (13.43%), and food service (10.48%).

As is often the case in a small town, Dallas doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Dallas is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.16% of adults 25 and older in Dallas have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dallas in 2010 was $18,746, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $74,984 for a family of four.

Dallas is a very 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. Important ancestries of people in Dallas include German, English, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

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