Irving is a relatively large city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 239,798 people and 53 constituent neighborhoods, Irving is the 13th largest community in Texas.
Irving is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Irving is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Irving who work in office and administrative support (11.98%), computer science and math (9.69%), and sales jobs (9.13%).
Also of interest is that Irving has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Irving, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Irving is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Irving a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Irving citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.73% of adults in Irving have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Irving in 2018 was $31,448, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,792 for a family of four. However, Irving contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Irving is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Irving home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Irving, accounting for 42.29% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Irving residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Irving include German, Irish, English, African, and French.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Irving's cultural character, accounting for 38.37% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Irving is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.