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Irving City Statistics

Population


 

2006 Population Estimate (NCTCOG)
2000 Population (Census)
Growth Rate: 2000 - 2006
2006 Dallas County Population (NCTCOG)
2006 Dallas/Fort Worth Metro (CMSA) Population
City Population Rank - County
City Population Rank - State
City Population Rank - Nation

201,927
191,615
0.9%
2,383,300
6,242,800
3rd largest
13th largest
102nd largest

Age Characteristics



Median Age(2000 Census)
Male/Female

30.3
104 males per 100 females

Race/Ethnicity



Racial Breakdown(2000 Census)

White- 64.2%
Black- 10.2%
Asian- 8.2%
Indian- 0.7%
Other- 13.4%
2 race- 3.2%

Percent Hispanic(2000 Census)

31.2%

 

Income/Employment



Median Income(2000 Estimate)
Unemployment Rate(4/2006)

$44,956
4.5%


Top Ten Private Employers (In Alphabetical Order)



NCTCOG - 2005

Abbott Laboratories
Accenture
Aegis Communications
Allstate Insurance Company
Baylor Healthcare
Benemax
Citigroup, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Nokia Corporation
Verizon Corporation

 Physical Characteristics



Land Area

67.6 Sq. Mi.

Climate

Rainfall 34.7" per year
Temp (Fahrenheit) 65.4° (average annual)
54.1° (Average January high)
32.7° (Average January low)
96.5° (Average July high)
74.1° (Average July low)
Snowfall
1.1 (Ave. Number of Snow Days)
3.1" (Ave. Annual Snowfall)

Record High Temp.
Record Low Temp.

113°
-1°

Elevation (above sea level)

400' lowest
590' highest

 

Housing/Land Use Characteristics
Housing Type



Multifamily- 49,972 Units
Single Family- 34,597 Units
Other (Includes Mobile Homes)- 1,762 Units

58%
40%
2%

TOTAL

86,331 Housing Units

 

Owner/Renter Occupied - Total Units



Owner occupied
Renter occupied

 

Total Housing Vacancy Rate - (2005 NCTCOG)

4.3%

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



Average Home Sale Price (Jan. - Jun. 2005)
Median Home Sale Price (Jan. - Jun. 2005)
*Average Existing Home Appraisal
*Median Existing Home Appraisal
*(Entire City based on 2004 Certified Tax Roll)

$177,289
$124,900
$142,561
$110,900

Median Year Built

1965

Land Use (2004) - Use by Acreage



Single-Family detached
Single-Family attached
Two-Family (duplex)
Multi-Family
Mobile Home
Office
Retail
Commercial
Institutional, Public, Semi-Public
Airport
Parks, Recreation and Other Open Space
Industrial
Vacant (Undeveloped - including floodplain)

7,381.1
62.5
127.1
2,403.5
196.3
1,555.1
1,177.8
3,337.6
2,367
6,047.1
2,410.5
528.1
7,520.7

 

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 & over, 2000 Census)



< than 9th grade
9th to 12th (no diploma)
High School graduate
some college (no degree)
Associates degree
Bachelor’s degree
Graduate or Prof. degree

10.8%
11.3%
20.7%
21.9%
5.5%
19.7%
10.2%

Tax Information - Tax Rates - Sales Tax



State
DART
City
Total

6.25%
1.00%
1.00%
8.25%

Property Tax


(rate per $100.00 assessed valuation)

(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

$0.5479
$0.2139
$0.0816
$0.2540
$0.0053
$1.814
$1.7824
$1.735
$1.1027 + 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 Tax Value (2005 DCAD Adjusted Certified Tax Roll)

$14,033,622,526


City Government



Current Moody Bond Rating

AAA


Historical



Year Founded
Year Incorporated
Charter Adopted

1903
1952
1952


Government Type/Structure- Council/Manager


Council Size and Electoral Process - The Irving City Council consists of a mayor and eight council members who are elected at large. Those elected to Places 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 are required to live in a certain area of the city, while the mayor and council members in Places 6, 7 and 8 can reside anywhere in Irving.

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 - 2005)
Number of Parks
Number of Recreation Centers
Number of Public Swimming Pools
Number of Libraries
Total Items in Circulation

11
27
298
6
159
549
1,756 acres
52
9
6
6
616,818

 


Information Sources

Census Bureau, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Dallas County Appraisal District, 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

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