Irving Demographics

2013 Snapshot

Population

2014 Population Estimate (NCTCOG)
2012 Population (2012 Census P.E.P.)
Growth Rate: 2000 - 2010
2012 Dallas County Population (2012 Census P.E.P.)
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington (MSA) Population (2012 Census P.E.P.)
City Population Rank - County
City Population Rank - State
City Population Rank - Nation
227,030
225,427
12.9%
2,453,843
6,700,991
3rd largest
13th largest
93rd largest

Age Characteristics

Median Age (2010-12 ACS)
Males per 100 Females (2010-12 ACS)
31.4
96.4

Race/Ethnicity

Race and Hispanic Origin (2012-12 ACS)
  White, non-Hispanic 
  Black, non-Hispanic
  Asian, non-Hispanic
  Other, non-Hispanic
  Hispanic, any race 

 30.2%
12.1%
14.5%
2.2%
41.0%
Race Alone (2010-12 ACS)
  White, all
  Black, all
  Asian, all
  Other, all
  Hispanic, any race 

56.8%
12.5%
14.5%
16.1%
 41.0%

Income/Employment

Median Household Income (2010-12 ACS)
Median Family Income (2010-12 ACS)
Unemployment Rate (Dec 2013, TRACER)
$49,407
$54,135
5.1%

Top 10 Private Sector Employers (alpha order)

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

Physical Characteristics

Land Area 67.9 square miles
Climate
  Rainfall average
Temp (Fahrenheit) 
  Historical January average
  Highest January average 
  Lowest January average

  Historical July average 
  Highest July average 
  Lowest July average

Average number of snow days
Average annual snowfall 

33.0" per year

45.5°
55.5°
33.8° 

84.9°
92.0°
79.4°

1.1
3.1"
Record High Temperature: June 26 & 27, 1980
Record Low Temperature:  Feb. 12, 1899
113°
-8°
Elevation (above sea level) 400' lowest
590' highest

Housing/Land Use Characteristics

Housing Type (2014 Preliminary)

Multifamily
Single Family
Other (Includes Mobile/Manufactured Homes))
54.1%
44.3%
1.5%
Total Housing Units (2014 Prelim.)
Total Housing Units (2012 NCTCOG)
93,405
91,694

Owner/Renter Occupied - Total Units (2010-12 ACS)

Owner occupied
Renter occupied
35.3%
54.6%
Total Housing Vacancy Rate (2010-12 ACS)
10.08%

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

Average Home Sale Price (2013 TAMU)
*Average Existing Home Appraisal (2013 DCAD)
*Median Existing Home Appraisal (2013 DCAD)
*(Single-family detached, based on 2013 Certified Tax Roll)
$223,554
$157,181
$109.860
Median Year Built 1968

Land Use (2013)–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)
7,653.4
145.1
129.3
2,357.4
182.0
1,767.0
1,219.5
4,368.2
2,512.5
6,046.9
2,479.9
536.3
5,701.1

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, 2010-12 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
10.5%
9.3%
22.2%
19.8%
5.1%
21.5%
11.7%

Tax Information

Sales Tax Rates

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

Property Tax Rates

Rate per $100 assessed valuation; estimated 2013 tax rates.
(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
$0.12470
$0.276
$0.01
$1.465
$1.3235
$1.4324
$1.25240 + 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 Taxable Value (2013 DCAD Certified Tax Roll) $18,048,192,738

City Government

Current Moody Bond Rating
Current Standard & Poor's Bond Rating 
Aaa
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
8
7
4
1,314,410

Information Sources
U.S. Census Bureau, North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), Dallas County Appraisal District (DCAD), 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 TRACER

Updated April 29, 2014