Carrollton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 136,879 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Carrollton is the 24th largest community in Texas.
Carrollton real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Carrollton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Carrollton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carrollton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carrollton who work in office and administrative support (12.31%), sales jobs (11.73%), and management occupations (11.54%).
Also of interest is that Carrollton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Another interesting thing about Carrollton, despite not being a huge city, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The citizens of Carrollton are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.79% of adults in Carrollton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carrollton in 2010 was $35,069, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,276 for a family of four. However, Carrollton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Carrollton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Carrollton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carrollton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Carrollton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carrollton include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Carrollton's cultural character, accounting for 27.28% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Carrollton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.