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Northeast Dallas County

Two big communities – Richardson and Garland – make up Northeast Dallas County, which includes the Telecom Corridor, named for its concentration of high-tech firms such as Texas Instruments, Ericsson, and Samsung Mobile.  Richardson is a fast commute to downtown Dallas or the Plano/Frisco area, with lots of affordable single-family homes, good schools, and a diverse population.  The City of Garland is an older city with many affordable single-family homes and apartments.  Lake Hubbard and easy access via the President George Bush Turnpike and Interstate 30 are some of the top reasons people choose the upscale suburb of Rowlett.

By The Numbers

 20162021
Population426,268453,255
Households146,025154,435
Average Household Size2.902.92
Media Age35.736.2
Median Household Income$62,999$71,343
Average Household Income$83,151$89,568
Per Capita Income$28,674$30,696

Race and Ethnicity

 2016 (%)2021 (%)
White Alone250,216 (58.7%)251,414 (55.5%)
Black Alone56,208 (13.2%)61,760 (13.6%)
American Indian Alone2,833 (0.7%)2,975 (0.7%)
Asian Alone54,146 (12.7%)66,577 (14.7%)
Pacific Islander Alone208 (0.0%)240 (0.1%)
Some Other Race Alone47,485 (11.1%)52,834 (11.7%)
Two or More Races15,172 (3.6%)17,456 (3.9%)
Hispanic Origin (Any Race)128,493 (30.1%)145,108 (32.0%)

Educational Attainment (Population 25+)

 2016
TOTAL275,959
Less Than 9th Grade8.2%
9th-12th Grade, No Diploma7.8%
High School Graduate18.8%
GED/Alternative Credential3.1%
Some College, No Degree22.2%
Associate Degree7.4%
Bachelor’s Degree21.6%
Graduate/Professional Degree11.0%

Household Expenditures (Average Annual Spend)

 2016
TOTAL$71,298
Food$8,690
Housing$22,191
Apparel and Services$2,200
Transportation$8,661
Travel$2,030
Healthcare$5,489
Entertainment and Recreation$3,125
Personal Care Products/Services$793
Education$1,518