Carrollton, TX

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Living in Carrollton

Carrollton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 133,351 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.

Carrollton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.35%), sales jobs (12.19%), and management occupations (11.64%).

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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Carrollton is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Carrollton area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

The citizens of Carrollton are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.51% of adults in Carrollton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Carrollton in 2010 was $33,248, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,992 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 32.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carrollton include English, Irish, Italian, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Carrollton's cultural character, accounting for 26.95% of the city’s population.

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