Dallas, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Dallas, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Town of Dallas had a population of 5,448 as of July 1, 2018. Dallas ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dallas is located at latitude 35.3179 and longitude -81.1832 in Gaston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dallas (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gaston County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 794 feet.

The Town of Dallas (GNIS ID: 2406350) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Dallas is located within Township of Dallas, a minor civil division (MCD) of Gaston County.


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Dallas, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,448
Population in Households 5,317
Population in Familes 4,306
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density2 1,901
Diversity Index3 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,471
Average Household Income $50,489
Per Capita Income $19,916

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,331 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,369 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 788 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $119,500
Average Home Value $159,883
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,157
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,439
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.38% 1.65%
Households 2.27% 1.63%
Families 2.28% 1.54%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.47%

Dallas, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallas to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 144 81st
Population Density # 42 94th
Diversity Index # 323 56th
Median Household Income # 494 33rd
Per Capita Income # 562 24th

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