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Dallas County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 871.3 square miles
Population Density 2,718 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 2,480,331
Population change 4.8%
Under 5 years of age 7.8%
Under 18 27.1%
65 and over 9.5%
Females 50.6%
White 68.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 39
Asian 5.7%
Two or more races 1.7%
Black or African American 23.1%
Native American 1.1%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 77%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 28.6%
Veterans 106,414
Households and Housing
Households 858,332
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 82.5%
Median household income $49,481
The per capita income $26,816
Live below the poverty line. 19.1%
housing units 961,189
Multi-unit structures 39%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $128,300
Residents owning their homes. 52.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 228,604
Women-owned firms 28.1%
Asian-owned firms 6.9%
Hispanic-owned firms 15.3%
Black-owned firms 13.6%
Native American-owned firms 0.8%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $33,177,208
Retail sales per capita $13,929
Manufacturers shipments $39,047,030
Merchant wholesaler sales $58,165,146