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Dallas County, Texas

   People QuickFactsDallas CountyTexas
Population, 2005 estimate 2,305,45422,859,968
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 3.9%9.6%
Population, 2000 2,218,89920,851,820
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 9.1%8.2%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 28.5%27.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 8.3%9.9%
Female persons, percent, 2005 49.6%50.2%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)72.9%83.2%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)20.9%11.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.6%0.7%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)4.4%3.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.1%0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.1%1.1%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)36.4%35.1%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 37.6%49.2%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 45.3%49.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 20.9%13.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 32.5%31.2%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 75.0%75.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 27.0%23.2%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 392,3113,605,542
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 26.925.4
 
Housing units, 2005 914,2679,026,011
Homeownership rate, 2000 52.6%63.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 39.9%24.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $92,700$82,500
 
Households, 2000 807,6217,393,354
Persons per household, 2000 2.712.74
Median household income, 2003 $41,147$39,967
Per capita money income, 1999 $22,603$19,617
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 16.9%16.2%
   Business QuickFactsDallas CountyTexas
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 62,601491,0922
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 1,314,1238,118,4832
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 -11.1%1.1%2
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 165,3361,581,7341
 
Total number of firms, 2002 195,1011,734,509
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 8.5%5.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 1.1%0.9%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 6.2%4.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 12.9%18.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.9%27.0%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 32,530,817310,815,965
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 95,278,189397,405,111
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 26,239,828228,694,755
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $11,546$10,528
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 4,708,31029,914,774
Building permits, 2005 14,404210,611
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 12,174,161141,858,4802
   Geography QuickFactsDallas CountyTexas
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 879261,797
Persons per square mile, 2000 2,521.579.6
FIPS Code 11348
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area 

1: The 2004 Nonemployer totals may be low due to late tax reporting in hurricane-impacted counties/regions in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.
2: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:23 EST

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