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Carrollton, Texas

  •   State: 
    Dallas County
      County FIPS: 
    32°57′13″N 96°53′25″W
      Area total: 
    37.43 sq mi
      Area land: 
    36.66 sq mi (94.94 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.77 sq mi (2.00 km²)
    482 ft (147 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    3,798.78 residents per square mile of area (1,466.70/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 

Carrollton is a city in Dallas, Denton, and Collin counties in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2020 census, its population was 133,434, making it the 23rd-most populous city in Texas. The area was first settled by Jared Ford in 1842 by William and Mary Larner on a site within the Peters Colony grant. In 1844, the A. W. Perry family claimed land in the area around Trinity Mills where, in partnership with Wade H. Witt, a mill was established. It is most likely that Carrollton was named for Carrollton, Illinois, the original home of many of these settlers.Early on, Carrollton's livelihood was exclusively agricultural, but following the construction of the Dallas-Wichita Railroad through Trinity Mills in 1878, the community began to grow in its industrial significance. By 1885, Carrollon had flour mills, cotton gins, two churches, a school, and a population of 150. A gravel industry that began in Carrollton in 1912 transformed the city, by the late 1940s, to a "grain and gravel" town. The city also supported a brick plant and a dairy industry, and National Metal Products established itself in the city in 1946. After World War II the city grew rapidly, and it grew to 4,242 in 1960 and 13,855 in 1970. As a suburb of Dallas, in 2006 named to America's "Top 100 Places to Live" by Relocate America. In 2008 it was named by Money magazine the 15th best place to live among small cities.


Carrollton was first settled by Jared Ford in 1842 on a site within the Peters Colony grant. In 1844, the A. W. Perry family claimed land in the area around Trinity Mills where, in partnership with Wade H. Witt, a mill was established. By 1885, Carrollton had flour mills, cotton gins, two churches, a school, and a population of 150. In 1913 Carrollton was officially incorporated, and W.F. Vinson was elected mayor. A gravel industry that began in Carrollton in 1912 transformed the city, by the late 1940s, to a "grain and gravel" town. After World War II the city grew rapidly. In 1950 its population stood at 1,610, and it grew to 4,242 in 1960 and 13,855 in 1970. By 1983, the population was 52,000, by 1990, it had reached 82,169, and by 2010 the population had grown to 119,097. As a suburb of Dallas, in 2006 named to America's "Top 100 Places to Live" by Relocate America. In 2008 it was named by Money magazine the 15th best place to live among small cities. In 1996 there was a successful recall of Mayor Gary Blanscet and council members Linda Caldwell, Bernis Francis, Stan Hampton, Bob Novinsky, Bert Colter & Stan Sewell. All were removed from office and replaced in a special election. In 2006, it was selected as the 19th best places to live in the United States.


Carrollton is located in portions of three counties: Dallas, Denton, and Collin. On average, the warmest month is July. Carrollton is considered to have a humid subtropical climate. The highest recorded temperature was 112 °F in 1980. The average coolest month is January. The most precipitation on average occurs in May. The lowest recorded temperature is 1 °F. The city has a population of 1,816. It is located on the Texas-Arkansas border. It has a total area of 37.1 square miles (96.1 km²), of which 36.3 square miles is land and 0.81 square miles, or 2.19%, is water. The town has a high school population of 603. It also has a college population of 472. It was the site of the U.S. Open tennis championships in the early 1900s. It had a high-school football team in the 1950s and 1960s. The high school football team won the state championship in the 1960s and 1970s. In the 1980s, Carrollton had a football team that won the National Football League championship. The football team also won the State Championship in the 1970s and 1980s. Its football team was the Dallas Cowboys, which won the Super Bowl in 1986. It won the World Series in 1986 and 1987. The U.N. World Cup in 1988 was held in Carrollton. It hosted the World Cup Games in 1988 and 1988.


In 1920, Carrollton had a population of 573. In 2010, its population was 119,097, becoming the 23rd-most populous city in Texas. Since the 2010 census, non-Hispanic whites have made up 37.42% of the population, with Hispanic or Latino Americans increasing to 31.68%. Asian Americans grew to 16.76%. Pacific Islanders and people of other races made up a constituent minority of 0.07% and 0.4% each, and multiracial Americans increased to 3.53%. The median income for a household in the city was $70,960 in 2010. By 2020, the median household income increased to $82,345; families had a median income of $95,235; married-couple families $105,361; and non-family households $58,811. An estimated 6.5% of. the population lived at or below the poverty line from 2015 to 2020. The city's population became more racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse with continued immigration and birth rates among traditional minorities. The racial makeup of the city in 2010 was 63.6% White, 8.4%. Black or African American, 0.6%. American Indian and Alaska Native, 13.4. Asian,0.03% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, 10.8% some other race, and 3.1% from two or more races. The per capita income for the city is $26,746. About 4.1%. of families and 5.6 of the population were below the Poverty line, including 7.4 of those under 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.


Carrollton is home to the largest Korean community in Texas and the southern United States. Koreatown Carrollton is located at the intersection of Old Denton Road and President George Bush Turnpike. The city has become the headquarters for FASTSIGNS International, Inc., Halliburton's Easywell in Carrollton, Heelys, Inc. and Motel 6 (G6 Hospitality), SECURUS Technologies, and Woot Inc. (Subsidiary of Amazon). It is also home to a large number of Asian restaurants and businesses further stimulating the local and regional economies. It is a suburb of Dallas, Texas, and is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. It has a population of about 4,000. It was founded in 1881. It became a suburb in 1883. It's located in North Texas, Texas and is near Dallas, Dallas, Fort Worth, and Fort Worth. Its population has grown to more than 3,000 since the 1950s. It also has a large Korean community, which is the largest in the southern U.S. and one of the fastest-growing in the country. In 2010, the city had more than 2,000 people living in the area. The number of people in the city has grown from 1,000 to 2,500 in the past 10 years. The population of Carrollton has grown by more than 1,500 since the 1990s. In 2011, it had a total of 3,500 people.


Carrollton is a voluntary member of the North Central Texas Council of Governments association. The city council is responsible for establishing city policies, considering city resolutions and ordinances, appointing citizens to various city boards and commissions, adopting the city's Comprehensive Plan and annual budget, and approving or rejecting zoning changes. The current mayor is Steve Babick. The council meets on the first and third Tuesday of every month. It has seven members and a mayor. It is a non-profit organization with a budget of $150,984,518 in revenue, $151,204,878 in expenditures, $529,903,760 in total assets, $265,901,182 in total liabilities, and $177,408,987 in cash and investments. It also has a board of directors with seven members, including the current mayor, that meets twice a month. The board is made up of members from the city, county, state, and local governments. It was formed to coordinate individual and collective local governments and facilitate regional solutions, eliminate unnecessary duplication, and enable joint decisions. The group's purpose is to provide regional solutions and eliminate unnecessary duplicated decisions. It's also to provide a forum for the sharing of information and information between local and state governments. The organization's budget for the year is $150.4 million, which includes $151.2 million in expenditures and $151 million in revenues. The total assets are $529 million, and the total liabilities are $265 million, including $177 million in cash.


Most of Carrollton is a part of the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District which is within Dallas and Denton counties. There are three major charter schools in Carrollton: Carrollton Classical Academy, Harmony School of Innovation, and Trivium Academy. The Japanese School of Dallas conducts its classes at Ted Polk Middle School. Carrollton Public Library has two locations: Hebron & Josey and Josey Ranch Lake. The 13,000-capacity Tommy Standridge Stadium is located in Carrollon; it is mostly used for high school football and soccer. Areas in Dallas County and in CFBISD (which is partially in Denton County) are in the zone for Dallas College (formerly Dallas County Community College or DCCCD) Areas in Collin County are inThe zone for Collin College. areas in most of Denton county (including the Lewisville School District) are. in the North Central Texas College district. The school has its main offices in Farmers Branch. At one time Coram Deo Academy had a campus in Carrollson. There is a private school in the area called The Saint Anthony School, which holds classes at the First Baptist Carrollton Josey Campus. The St Anthony School also has a campus at Carrollton Christian Academy, which has classes at First Methodist Carrollton. The city has a public library with two locations, one in Hebron and one in Josey, and a private library at Hebron Ranch Lake, which is also in the city.


Carrollton is connected to the Metroplex's highway network by Interstate 35E and the President George Bush Turnpike. The Green Line of Dallas Area Rapid Transit's DART Rail system terminates at North Carrollton/Frankford Station. Trinity Mills is also the southern terminus of Denton County's A-train, which provides service to Lewisville and Denton. Downtown Carrollton is a planned stop on DART's Silver Line, which is under construction and expected to open in 2023.Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is five miles southwest of Carrollton, and Dallas Love Field is eight miles south. The city is also home to the Dallas Cowboys' Dallas Cowboys training facility, which opened in 1996. The Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Mavericks and Dallas Mavericks are all based in the Dallas area, with the Dallas Mavericks winning the Super Bowl in 2008 and the Dallas Stars winning the World Series in 2010. The Texas Rangers, Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Cowboys are among the teams that play in the Texas Rangers' Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex division, which also includes Fort Worth and Fort Worth-Aguilas, Texas. The Cowboys also have a team that plays in the NFL's Dallas Cowboys East Division, which began play in 2007. The Rangers also have the Dallas Rangers, who play the Texas Stars in the NFC East Division. The team also has a team in the NBA's Dallas Stars, which started play in 2010 and has won the World Cup in 2012. The Stars also play the Dallas Texans in the National Football League.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas = 1.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 73. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Carrollton = 5.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 55,663 individuals with a median age of 35.2 age the population grows by 10.86% in Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 3,798.78 residents per square mile of area (1,466.70/km²). There are average 2.81 people per household in the 42,970 households with an average household income of $70,406 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is of the available work force and has dropped -1.43% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 29.44%. The number of physicians in Carrollton per 100,000 population = 116.8.


The annual rainfall in Carrollton = 37 inches and the annual snowfall = 1.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 68. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 230. 96 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 31.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 24, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas which are owned by the occupant = 63.35%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 23 years with median home cost = $166,720 and home appreciation of -0.77%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $19.23 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,551 per student. There are 14.7 students for each teacher in the school, 615 students for each Librarian and 557 students for each Counselor. 6.86% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 27.91% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 9.64% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Carrollton's population in Dallas County, Texas of 3,036 residents in 1900 has increased 18,33-fold to 55,663 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.11% female residents and 49.89% male residents live in Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas.

    As of 2020 in Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas are married and the remaining 36.44% are single population.

  • 29.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Carrollton require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.42% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.18% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.37% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.68% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas, 63.35% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.34% are rented apartments, and the remaining 3.31% are vacant.

  • The 33.22% of the population in Carrollton, Dallas County, Texas who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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