Economy in Dallas, Texas

Dallas has an unemployment rate of 3.9%. The US average is 5.2%.

Dallas has seen the job market increase by 3.1% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 42.3%, which is higher than the US average of 38.0%.

Tax Rates for Dallas
- The Sales Tax Rate for Dallas is 8.3%. The US average is 6.0%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Dallas is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.

Income and Salaries for Dallas
- The average income of a Dallas resident is $27,917 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Dallas resident is $43,359 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

Download .xls

  ECONOMYDallas, TexasUnited States
  Unemployment Rate3.9%5.2%
  Recent Job Growth3.1%1.6%
  Future Job Growth42.3%38.0%
  Sales Taxes8.3%6.0%
  Income Taxes00.046
  Income per Cap.$27,917$28,555
  Household Income$43,359$53,482
  Family Median Income$46,479$65,443
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting0.2%1.3%
  Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction0.6%0.6%
  Construction9.9%6.2%
  Manufacturing8.0%10.4%
  Wholesale trade2.9%2.7%
  Retail trade10.8%11.6%
  Transportation and warehousing4.4%4.1%
  Utilities00
  Information2.2%2.1%
  Finance and insurance6.1%4.7%
  Real estate, rental, leasing2.8%1.9%
  Professional, scientific, technical services8.4%6.7%
  Management of companies0.1%0.1%
  Administrative, support, waste mgt svcs6.8%4.3%
  Educational services6.7%9.3%
  Health care and social assistance11.3%13.8%
  Arts, entertainment, recreation1.6%2.2%
  Accommodation, food services9.2%7.4%
  Other services5.6%4.9%
  Public administration1.9%4.8%
ECONOMY MAP
  • Unemployment Rate (US Avg: 5.2%)
Select Map Options
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Median HH Income
  • Recent Job Growth
  • Income < $15k
  • Income > $200k
  • Reset Map

  • View More Data >

    Reviews for Dallas    218 Reviews
    Awful place - 9/4/2018
    Not a good place to... Read More

    Start Your Review of Dallas


    DFW in general is the epitome of "Any City, USA" - 8/28/2018
    DFW is an economic powerhouse, but at the end of the day it's really nothing special. Tons of boxy, lookalike tract houses and amenities that can be found anywhere. ... Read More

    Relocating to dallas - 8/28/2018
    Hi All, Planning to relocate with my daughter via my job in the near future. What are the best schools districts to look into that offer great after school care as... Read More


    View More Data >

    COMPARE CITY TO CITY
    Compare Dallas, Texas to any other place in the USA.

    MAPS OF DALLAS, TEXAS
    Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Dallas,Texas Map
    ZIP CODES IN DALLAS, TEXAS
    Join BestPlaces