Demographics

Statue at Firewheel Town Center in Garland
 

As the fifth largest city in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, one of the fastest growing regions in the country, Garland is home to more than 236,000 residents and the DFW Metroplex is home to over 7,300,000 people. By 2050, the number of residents is projected to almost double. By aggressively seeking to attract new residents into the community, the city plans to increase its residential market share significantly above original forecasts. Garland’s diverse, stable and skilled existing population serves as an excellent platform for its future growth.

Demographics
2010 Census2017 (Est)2022 (Est)
Population 226,876 245,080 260,030
Households 75,696 84,441 88,650
Average Household Size 2.99 3.03 3.05
Owner-Occupied Housing 65.2% 59.2% 59.0%
Renter-Occupied Housing 34.8% 40.8% 41.0%
Median Age 33.7 34.5 35
Median Household Income $54,599 $58,546
Average Household Income $71,614 $79,735
Per Capita Income $23,697 $26,200

 Source: ESRI Forecasts for 2017 and 2022 (Updated June 2017)

 Racial Characteristics

Garland Diversity
2000 Census2010 Census2017 (Est)2022 (Est)
White 65.3% 57.5% 53.7% 51.2%
Black or African American 11.9% 14.5% 14.9% 15.1%
American Indian Alone 0.6% 0.8% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 7.3% 9.4% 11.5% 13.0%
Other Race 12.0% 14.5% 15.4% 15.9%
Two or More Races 2.9% 3.3% 3.7% 3.9%
Hispanic/Latino (any race) 25.6% 37.8% 40.1% 42.2%
Total Population 215,768 226,876 245,080 260,030
White 140,835 130,368 131,691 133,229
Black or African American 25,609 32,980 36,466 39,227
Asian 15,806 21,352 28,210 33,868
Other Race 27,287 34,637 39,620 43,510
Hispanic/Latino (any race) 55,192 85,784 98,394 109,705

Source: ESRI Forecasts for 2017 and 2022 (Updated June 2017)