The neighborhoods at the center of Dallas are in the midst of an exciting period of growth and renewal. Construction cranes are a common sight looking out the windows of downtown’s skyscrapers, and once sketchy corners of dilapidated buildings have morphed into the trendiest, most walkable areas in town as more people choose an urban—rather than suburban—lifestyle.
The 2023 population of Central Dallas is estimated to be 200,759.
53.4% of residents are male, 46.6% are female. The median age is 35.5.
61.6% of the Central Dallas population are White, 21.7% are Black, 4.5% are Asian, and 4.7% identify as some other race. 12.2% are of Hispanic heritage.
Among adult residents, 12.8% have earned a master's degree, 5.4% have a professional school degree, 1.9% have a doctorate, and 31.3% have a bachelor’s degree.
The number of households is 114518. The average household size is 2.06.
The median household income is $79,298.
95% of residents are employed and 5% are unemployed. 45061 are not in the labor force.
The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 24 minutes.
19.6% of Central Dallas homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $404,916
24% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 14.4 years. The average renter has been in the same home 6.3 years.
The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1900.
Central Dallas includes portions of these police sectors: 110, 120, 130, 140, 150, 510, 540, 310, 340
Throughout those sectors from 2017 to 2023, there were:
|Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence)||3222|
|Aggravated Assaults (family violence)||175|
|Robberies of Individuals||2236|