Irving Demographics

2012 Snapshot

Population

2012 Population Estimate (NCTCOG)
2010 Population (Census)
Growth Rate: 2000 - 2010
2012 Dallas County Population (NCTCOG)
Dallas/Fort Worth Metro (CMSA) Population (2008-10 ACS)
City Population Rank - County
City Population Rank - State
City Population Rank - Nation

218,850
216,290
12.9%
2,385,990
6,283,310
3rd largest
13th largest
94th largest

Age Characteristics

Median Age (2010 Census)
Male/Female (2010 Census)

31.3
100 males per 100 females

Race/Ethnicity

Racial Breakdown (2010 Census) White- 53.1%
Black- 12.3%
Asian- 14.0%
American Indian - 0.9%
Pacific Island - 0.1%
Other- 16.2%
2+ races- 3.5%
Percent Hispanic (2010 Census) 41.1%
Combined Race and Ethncity (2010 Census)

White, NH - 30.8%
Black, NH - 11.8%
Asian, NH - 13.9%
American Indian, NH - 0.4%
Pacific Island, NH - 0.1%
Other, NH - 0.2%
2+ races, NH - 1.7%
Hispanic, any race - 41.1%

Income/Employment

Median Household Income (2008-10 ACS)
Median Family Income (2008-10 ACS)
Unemployment Rate (Dec 2011, TRACER)
$46.354
$50,609
6.8%

Top Eight Private Employers (alpha order)

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce-2009
Abbott Laboratories
Allstate Insurance Company
Baylor Healthcare
Citigroup Inc.
Irving Mall
NEC Corporation of American Inc.
Nokia Corporation
Verizon Corporation

Physical Characteristics

Land Area 67.9 square miles
Climate Rainfall 33.0" per year
Temp (Fahrenheit)
45.9° (Hist. January aver.)
55.5° (Highest January aver.)
33.8° (Lowest January aver.)
85.3° (Hist. July aver.)
92.0° (Highest July aver.)
79.4° (Lowest July aver.)
1.1 (Aver. number of snow days)
3.1" (Aver. annual snowfall)
Record High Temperature
Record Low Temperature
113° (June 26 & 27, 1980)
-2° (January 31, 1949)
Elevation (above sea level) 400' lowest
590' highest

Housing/Land Use Characteristics

Housing Type

Multifamily (NCTCOG)
Single Family (NCTCOG)
Other (Includes Mobile Homes) (NCTCOG)
57.9%
40.1%
1.3%
TOTAL (2012 NCTCOG)
91,694 Housing Units

Owner/Renter Occupied - Total Units

Owner occupied (2010 Census)
Renter occupied (2010 Census)
34.8%
55.8%
Total Housing Vacancy Rate (2010 Census)
9.4%

Existing Home Data/Sales (Applicable only to Detached Single Family Homes)

Average Home Sale Price (January–December 2010)
*Average Existing Home Appraisal
*Median Existing Home Appraisal
*(Single family detached based on 2010 Certified Tax Roll)
$194,356
$160,152
$117,190
Median Year Built 1968

Land Use (2011)–Use by Acreage

Single-Family detached
Single-Family attached
Two-Family (duplex)
Multifamily
Mobile Home
Office
Retail
Commercial
Institutional, Public, Semipublic
Airport
Parks, Recreation and other open space
Industrial
Vacant (Undeveloped–including floodplain)
7,561.2
135.9
129.3
2,302.9
182.7
1,792.1
1,214.9
4,440.6
2,530.2
6,050
2,320.3
522.6
5,935.8

Gross Commercial Floor Space by Select Type (2004)

Total Retail Square Footage
Total Hotel/Motel Square Footage
Total Office Square Footage
Total Office/Warehouse Square Footage
Total Industrial/Heavy Commercial Square Footage
9,157,522
6,384,078
25,767,393
18,253,225
4,308,570

Education

Education Level Attained (Persons aged 25 and over, 2008-10 ACS)

Less than 9th grade
9th to 12th (no diploma)
High School graduate
Some college (no degree)
Associates degree
Bachelor’s degree
Graduate or Professional degree
11.7%
10.3%
20.9%
18.7%
5.9%
20.4%
12.1%

Tax Information

Tax Rates

Sales Tax

State
DART
City
Total
6.25%
1.00%
1.00%
8.25%

Property Tax

(Rate per $100 assessed valuation)
(Special taxing districts limited to specific areas within the city such as flood control and reclamation districts are not included)

City
Dallas County
Dallas County Community College Dist.
Parkland Hospital District
School Equalization
Irving ISD*
Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD*
Coppell ISD*
Total
$0.5986
$0.2431
$0.09967
$0.271
$0.01
$1.465
$1.3568
$1.4242
$1.22237 + School District

District does not include entire city and only one school district can be applied to total tax rate; i.e. Do not add all three school districts together.
Note: Tax information listed above is for informative purposes only and is subject to change. Verify information with appropriate entity before calculating taxes.

Tax Value

Irving's Tax Value (2011 DCAD Adjusted Certified Tax Roll) $16531,748,675

City Government

Current Moody Bond Rating AAA

Historical

Year Founded
Year Incorporated
Charter Adopted
1903
1914
1952

Government Type/Structure- Council/Manager

Council Size and Electoral Process–The Irving City Council consists of a mayor and eight council members.  Council members elected to Places 2, and 8 are elected at large, as is the Mayor.  Council members in Places 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 are elected to the single member districts in which they reside.    All council members serve three-year terms.

Number of Fire Stations
Number of Fire Engines/Ambulances
Number of Fire Employees
Number of Police Stations (Substations Included)
Number of Police Vehicles
Number of Police Employees
Public Parkland (City owned)
Number of Parks
Number of Recreation Centers (6 plus 1 senior center, 1 youth center)
Number of Public Swimming Pools (3 seasonal, 2 seasonal Aquatic Centers, 2 year-round)
Number of Libraries
Total Items in Circulation
11
38
318
6
216
585
1,802.94 acres
43
6
7
4
1,472,435

Information Sources

Census Bureau, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Dallas County Appraisal District, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Geological Survey, Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, North Texas Real Estate Information System, Texas Workforce Commission

Demographics Updated March 27, 2012