As the sixth largest city in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, one of the fastest growing regions in the country, Garland is home to more than 238,000 residents and the DFW Metroplex is home to over 7,400,000 people. By 2050, the number of residents is projected to almost double. By aggressively seeking to attract new residents into the community, the city plans to increase its residential market share significantly above original forecasts. Garland’s diverse, stable and skilled existing population serves as an excellent platform for its future growth.

2010 Census2018 (EST)
Population 226,876 238,002
Households 75,696 79,948
Average Household Size 2.99 3.08
Owner-Occupied Housing 65.2% 61.9%
Renter-Occupied Housing 34.8% 38.1%
Median Age 33.7 34.1
Average Household Income $72,568

 Source: U.S. Census Bureau Factfinder, ESRI (Updated July 2018)