Irving, TX

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Living in Irving

Irving is a relatively large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 242,242 people and 53 constituent neighborhoods, Irving is the 13th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Irving isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Irving are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Irving is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irving who work in office and administrative support (12.37%), computer science and math (9.40%), and sales jobs (9.33%).

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 thing that you will notice about Irving is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Irving a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

The citizens of Irving are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 36.30% of adults in Irving have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Irving in 2010 was $30,146, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,584 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 43.20% 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 White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Irving include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Irving's cultural character, accounting for 36.98% of the city’s population.

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