Area Demographics

Businesses in Irving have access to North Texas’s highly-educated workforce of over 3.3 million. Irving-Las Colinas is the second largest employment center in North Texas.

Population

  • Irving Population* 236,607
    • Median age30.9
    • Mediun age-male31.0
    • Median age-female 30.7
    • Total male population 113,101
    • Total female population 119,312
    • Race and Hispanic Origin
      • White, non-Hispanic 24.5%
      • Black, non-Hispanic 12.5%
      • Asian, non-Hispanic 17.0%
      • Other, non-Hispanic 2.6%
      • Hispanic, any race 43.4%
  • Mediun household income* $48,042
  • Median family income* $49,995

Education  

  • Educational Levels*
    • Less than 9th grade11.2%
    • 9th – 12th grade (no diploma)10.7%
    • High school graduate or GED21.0%
    • Some College (no degree)16.9%
    • Bachelor's degree20.0%
    • Graduate or professional degree12.9%

Housing

  • Household by type*
    • Married with children18,952
    • Married no children17,776
    • Single parent with children12,918
    • Other family6,668
    • Persons living alone23,226
    • Other, non-related households5,194
  • Total number of families* 56,314
  • Total households* 84,734


* Information from 2014 American Community Survey (ACS). http://www.census.gov/acs/www/data/data-tables-and-tools

  • Housing*
    • Multi-family 54.0%
    • Single-family 44.5%
    • Other (including mobile/manufactured) 1.5%
  • Total Units 94,580


*2016 NCTCOG (North Central Texas Council of Governments) http://nctcog.org 

Age

  • 0 to 17 57,4052 (6%)
  • 18 to 44 99,936 (46%)
  • 45 to 49 14,170 (7%)
  • 50 to 64 29,777 (14%)
  • 65 yrs & over 14,999 (7%)

Climate

Irving's winters are mild, with lows in the 30s during January. The summers are warm, with highs generally in the 90s during July and August.

  • Rainfall-Historical Average -  33.08"
  • Rainfall in 2015 -  62.61"
  • Driest Year on Record (1921) -  17.91"
  • Wettest Year on Record (2015) -  62.61"

Economy

  • The city of Irving has earned AAA bond ratings from both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s Investor Services
  • Sound financial management from city leaders
  • One of just two municipalities to receive Malcolm Baldrige Award
  • Presidential honor for organizations with performance excellence.
  • Tenant commercial rents for office and industrial space are among the most attractive in the nation
  • Irving has the second lowest property and water tax rates of the ten comparable-sized city's in the North Texas region
  • Active international business presence-China, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, France

Existing Home Data/Sales

  • Average home sale price-  $240,2828*
  • Homes sold -  1,748*
  • Average existing home appraisal -  $165,169^
  • Median existing home appraisal-  $113,960^
  • Median Year Built -  1968

*2014 TAMU
^2014 DCAD

Tax Rates http://cityofirving.org/981/Property-Tax-Information

The ACCRA Cost of Living Index

The ACCRA Cost of Living Index measures relative price levels for consumer goods and services in participating areas. The average for all participating places, both metropolitan and nonmetropolitan, equals 100, and each participant’s index is read as a percentage of the average for all places. A number below 100 means Irving, Texas is cheaper than the U.S. average. A cost of living index above 100 means Irving, Texas is more expensive

According to Sperling’s Best Places overall, Irving, Texas cost of living is 97.70.

  Irving Texas  United States 
Overall   98 100 
 Grocery  97.6 100
 Health  117 100
 Housing  88 100
 Utilities  120 100
 Transportation  99 100
 Miscellaneous 100  100

 

Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, a 20-minute drive from most areas in Irving, is within three hours of most major North American cities. Daily direct flights are available to a host of international cities.

Dallas Love Field Airport, which services Southwest Airlines, is a 15-minute drive from Irving.

Irving's central location makes traveling around the Dallas/Fort Worth area easy. The city is accessible from six major highways.

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Light-Rail System and TRE connect Irving with most of the major business and entertainment hubs in the area—and serves the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

 

 
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5201 N. O'Connor Boulevard
Suite 100
Irving, TX 75039

214.217.8484 phone
214.389.2513 fax

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