Duncanville, TX

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Living in Duncanville

Duncanville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 39,364 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Duncanville is the 76th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Duncanville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Duncanville is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Duncanville who work in office and administrative support (13.96%), sales jobs (8.47%), and management occupations (7.52%).

The population of Duncanville overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Duncanville, 23.17% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Duncanville in 2010 was $24,001, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,004 for a family of four. However, Duncanville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Duncanville is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Duncanville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Duncanville, accounting for 39.44% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Duncanville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Duncanville include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

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