Most Expensive Dallas Neighborhoods
Dallas is a very large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,281,047 people and 294 constituent neighborhoods, Dallas is the third largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities 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 city 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 (12.22%), sales jobs (11.16%) and management occupations (8.47%).
Also of interest is that Dallas has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Dallas is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Dallas. This makes Dallas a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Dallas presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.
Of the large cities in America, Dallas is one of the most car-oriented. This is reflected in the urban landscape, which features highways, wide streets, parking lots, and shopping centers of all sizes. It is also reflected in the statistics: 80.33% of people in Dallas drive to work in their own car everyday, most often alone. So, if you're going to live in Dallas, you'll need to learn to love driving. Alternative forms of transportation aren't very widely used or supported.
Dallas is a big city, and with that comes lots of benefits. One benefit is that most big cities have public transit, but Dallas really shines when it comes to the extensiveness and use of its public transit system. More than most large American cities, Dallas citizens use public transit daily to get to and from work. And while there are transportation options, most people in Dallas ride the bus. Whereas in some cities one is destined to sit in traffic every morning to get to work and every evening to get home, in Dallas a lot leave their cars at home (if they even choose to own one), and hop a ride on the bus.
The overall education level of Dallas citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.72% of adults in Dallas have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Dallas in 2010 was $27,917, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,668 for a family of four. However, Dallas contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Dallas is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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. Dallas also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dallas include German, English and Irish.
In addition, Dallas has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (24.23%).
The most common language spoken in Dallas is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||467,501|
|DALLAS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||42.30%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||57.70%|
|TYPE OF DALLAS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||44.90%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.78%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.99%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||44.17%|
|SIZE OF DALLAS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.95%|
|AGE OF DALLAS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||13.62%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||46.18%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||34.32%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||5.89%|
|DALLAS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$174,563|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,006|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||9.73%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||28.47%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||25.08%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||13.85%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||8.71%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||4.75%|
|$675,001 - $1,013,000||5.01%|
|$1,013,001 - $1,350,000||1.87%|
|PEOPLE OF DALLAS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.17%|
|5 TO 17||17.75%|
|18 TO 24||10.38%|
|25 TO 34||18.36%|
|35 TO 54||26.43%|
|55 TO 64||9.68%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||9.23%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||74.30%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$43,359|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,917|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||24.07%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (11.04%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.23%)
Real estate (2.93%)
Information Technology (2.19%)
Public Service (2.10%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||24.57%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.29%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.04%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||11.76%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.18%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||41.73%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (5.89%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (57.28%)
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