Carrollton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 135,710 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 (13.29%), management occupations (11.58%), and sales jobs (11.53%).
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.
One thing noticeable about Carrollton, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Carrollton is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Carrollton a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Carrollton citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.22% of adults in Carrollton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Carrollton in 2010 was $34,096, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $136,384 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 33.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carrollton include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
In addition, Carrollton has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (27.50%).
The most common language spoken in Carrollton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.