Carrollton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 133,251 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Carrollton is the 26th 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, Carrollton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Carrollton are a mix 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 management occupations (12.48%), office and administrative support (12.32%), and sales jobs (11.01%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.75% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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 ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Carrollton, 40.18% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Carrollton in 2018 was $39,604, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,416 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 32.52% 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 (27.93%).
The most common language spoken in Carrollton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.