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Irving, TX
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Irving profile


Living in Irving


Irving is a large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 256,684 people and 72 constituent neighborhoods, Irving is the 11th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Irving is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Irving is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irving who work in office and administrative support (12.10%), computer science and math (9.66%), and sales jobs (8.68%).

Also of interest is that Irving has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.47% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Irving is one of the most attractive larger cities for people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. This makes it a good place to live for young singles in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting their professional careers. Although Irving is a large city, this demographic is significant enough that young professionals will find many others like themselves here, with really good opportunities for friendships, recreation, romance, and more.

The population of Irving is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.59% of adults in Irving have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Irving in 2018 was $31,992, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,968 for a family of four. However, Irving contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Irving is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Irving 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 Irving, accounting for 43.15% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Irving residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Irving include German, English, Irish, Italian, and African.

Irving also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 39.09%.

The most common language spoken in Irving is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.