Carrollton is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 133,251 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Carrollton is the 26th largest community in Texas.
Carrollton real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Carrollton house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that Carrollton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.74% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing that you will notice about Carrollton is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Carrollton a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Carrollton is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.24% of adults in Carrollton have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Carrollton in 2018 was $42,302, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,208 for a family of four. However, Carrollton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Carrollton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Carrollton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carrollton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Carrollton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carrollton include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
Carrollton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.38%.
The most common language spoken in Carrollton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.