Duncanville at a Glance

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Population Summary

2017 Total population
39,487

2017 Group quarters
219

2017 Total daytime population
38,210

Workers
17,634

Residents
20,576

Household Summary

2017 households
13,791

2017 average household size
2.93

2017 families
10,378

2017 average family size
3.40

Housing Unit Summary

2017 housing units
14,467

Owner occupied housing units
61.5%

Renter occupied housing units
33.8%

Vacant housing units
4.7%

Median Household Income

2017
56,993

Median Home Value

2017
132,861

Per Capita Income

2017
25,897

Median Age

2017
36.3

2017 Households by Income

Household income base
1,3791

<$15,0007.5%
$15,000-$24,9999.2%
$25,000-$34,9999.9%
$35,000-$49,99915.2%
$50,000-$74,99921.9%
$75,000-$99,99912.8%
$100,000-$149,99915.3%
$150,000-$199,9994.3%
$200,000+3.9%

Average household income
$74,754

2017 Owner-Occupied
Housing Units by Value

Total
8,899

<$50,0002.6%
$50,000-$99,99926.6%
$100,000-$149,99931.7%
$150,000-$199,99918.8%
$200,000-$249,9998.1%
$250,000-$299,9994.5%
$300,000-$399,9995.4%
$400,000-$499,9991.2%
$500,000-$749,9990.2%
$750,000-$999,9990.3%
$1,000,000+0.6%

Average home value
159539

2017 Population by Age

Total
40,592

0-4 6.9%
5-9 7.1%
10-14 7.3%
15-24 13.1%
25-34 13.9%
35-44 12.3%
45-54 11.9%
55-64 12.3%
65-74 9.3%
75-84 4.2%
85+ 1.7%
18+ 74.5%

2017 Population by Gender

Males
19,318

Females
21,275

2017 Population by Race/Ethnicity

Total
40,592

White alone
47.2%

Black alone
31.2%

American Indian alone
0.7%

Asian alone
2.1%

Pacific Islander alone
0.1%

Some other race alone
15.9%

Two or more races
2.8%

Hispanic origin
37.4%

Diversity index
83.0

2017 Population 25+ by Educational Attainment

Total
26,620

Less than 9th grade
7.1%

9th-12th grade, no diploma
9.6%

High school graduate
21.9%

GED/alternative credential
3.1%

Some college, no degree
26.1%

Associate degree
5.9%

Bachelor’s degree
17.6%

Graduate/professional degree
8.6%

2017 Population 15+ by Marital Status

Total
31,923

Never married
32.5%

Married
49.0%

Widowed
6.0%

Divorced
12.5%

2017 Civilian Population

16+ in Labor Force

Civilian employed
95.3%

Civilian unemployed (unemployment rate
)4.7%

2017 Employed Population

16+ by Industry

Total
20,438

Agriculture/mining
0.2%

Construction
6.9%

Manufacturing
8.3%

2017 Employed Population

16+ by Industry (cont’d)

Wholesale trade
3.7%

Retail trade
12.9%

Transportation/utilities
5.4%

Information
1.7%

Finance/insurance/real estate
7.8%

Services
48.0%

Public administration
5.1%

2017 Employed Population

16+ by Occupation

Total
20,440

White collar
59.2%

Management/business/financial
13.0%

Professional
19.6%

Sales
9.7%

Administrative support
16.9%

Services
18.9%

Blue collar
21.9%

Farming/forestry/fishing
0.0%

Construction/extraction
4.2%

Installation/maintenance/repair
3.1%

Production
6.5%

Transportation/material moving
8.1%

Trends: 2016-2021 Annual Rate (Duncanville)

Population
0.80%

Households
0.69%

Families
0.68%

Owner HHs
0.79%

Median household income
1.85%

Source: ESRI

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Duncanville is 3% lower than the national average.

Source: AreaVibes

School District

Number of campuses
18

Student enrollment
12,761

Total employees
1,690

Number of teachers
825

Number of aides
129

Texas Education Agency

Met Standard Earned distinctions
5

Total revenues
$129,319,090

Total expenditures
$132,436,067

Source: Duncanville ISD website

Government Service

Type of local governmentCouncil/Manager

Number of council members
7

Number of full time city employees
243

Number of police (including chief)
52

Number of fire (including chief)
49

Planning and zoning commission
yes

City master plan
Yes

Utilities

Electric providerDeregulated

Natural gas provider
Atmos Energy

Water source
Dallas Water Utilities

Water/sewer/garbage
set-up/billingCity of Duncanville

Telephone provider
Deregulated

Health care

Hospitals within 2 miles (Methodist Charlton)
1

Number of licensed beds
317

24-hour emergency care
Yes

Maternity/neonatal care
Yes

Cancer services
Yes

Skilled nursing facilities
2

Recreation

Parks
17

Acres of park land
240

Baseball/softball fields
14

Playgrounds
13

Soccer fields
15

Tennis courts (including school district)
24

Walking/jogging trails
3

Libraries
1

Recreation centers
1

Senior centers
1

Bowling facilities
1

Duncanville Fieldhouse
1

Roller skating facilities
1

Hotel rooms
490

Golf courses within 10 miles
8

Lakes within 5 miles
1

Financial Institutions

Number of banks/ATMs
11

Number of credit unions
2

Area Institutions of Higher Education

Cedar Valley College
Dallas Baptist University
Mountain View College
Northwood University
University of North Texas at Dallas

Transportation

Major roadways serving Duncanville
IH 20, IH 35, Hwy. 67, and SPUR 408

Air service

DFW International Airport
Dallas Love Field
Rail service (Class B)
Burlington Northern/Santa Fe

Other

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