General Information

Snapshot 2016: A Report on the State of the City Irving, Texas

Population


2016 Population Estimate (NCTCOG)
229,132
2014 Population (U.S. Census)
232,406
Growth Rate: 2000-2010
12.9%
2014 Dallas County Population (U.S. Census)
2,418,638 
2014 Dallas / Fort Worth Metro (MSA) Population (U.S. Census)
6,954,330 
City Population Rank - County
Third largest
City Population Rank - State
13th largest
City Population Rank - Nation
93rd largest


Age and Gender Characteristics


Median Age (2014 ACS)
30.9 
Male / Female (2014 ACS)
94.8 males per 100 females

Race / Ethnicity


Race Alone (2014 ACS)
White - 59.5%
  Black - 12.3%
  Asian - 17.0%
  Other, All - 10.7%
Hispanic, Any Race (2014 ACS)
43.4%
Combined Race and Ethnicity (2014 ACS)
White, non-Hispanic (NH) - 24.5%
  Black, NH - 112.5%
  Asian, NH - 17.0%
  Other, NH - 2.6%
  Hispanic, Any Race - 43.4%

Income / Employment


Median Household Income (2014 ACS)
$48,042 
Median Family Income (2014 ACS)
$49,995
Unemployment Rate (November 2015, TRACER)
3.7%

Top 10 Private Employers (Alpha Order)


The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce (2014)
Aegis Communications Group Inc. 
  Allstate Insurance Company
  CITI
  DFW International Airport
  Health Management Systems (HMS)
  Irving Mall
  Microsoft Corp.
  Neiman Marcus Direct
  Verizon Communications
  Zale Corporation 

Physical Characteristics


Land Area
67.9 square miles
Climate
Rainfall average - 32.92" per year
 Temp (Fahrenheit)
45.5°F (Hist. January aver.) 
  55.5°F (Highest January aver.)
  33.8°F (Lowest January aver.)
  84.9°F (Hist. July aver.)
  92.0°F (Highest July aver.)
  79.4°F (Lowest July aver.)
  1.1 (Aver. number of snow days)
  3.1" (Aver. annual snowfall)
Record High Temperature
113°F (June 26 and 27, 1980)
Record Low Temperature
-8°F (Feb. 12, 1899)
Elevation
400' lowest
  590' highest

Information Sources


U.S. Census BureauNorth Central Texas Council of GovernmentsDallas County Appraisal DistrictNational Oceanographic and Atmospheric AdministrationU.S. Geological SurveyGreater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of CommerceNorth Texas Real Estate Information SystemTexas Workforce Commission.

Updated Sept. 13, 2016