Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexSouth DallasDallasTexas
Income per capita$18,458$35,487$27,828
Median household income$35,903$54,747$54,727
Median income owner occupied$0$76,634$70,980
Median income renter occupied$0$45,047$36,330
Median earnings male$30,015$38,558$36,153
Median earnings female$30,337$31,257$25,035
Unemployment rate2.4%3.4%4.1%
Poverty leveln/a18.1%16.7%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Dallas is 38% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Dallas is 35% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Dallas is 48% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Dallas is 100% lower than the national average

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      $36,494 $54,747 $109,494
      $36,481 $54,727 $109,454
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      South Dallas median earnings by income bracket

      South Dallas employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry20.4%20.4%
      Manufacturing sector6.4%6.4%
      Financial & insurance services2.8%2.8%
      Wholesale & retail services12.4%12.4%
      Public administration5.4%5.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.7%17.7%
      Education, health & social services7.0%7.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      University Park, TX25,027$247,716347.8%
      Highland Park, TX9,143$218,611295.2%
      Sunnyvale, TX6,664$134,080142.4%
      Oak Leaf, TX1,793$125,000125.9%
      Ovilla, TX4,010$102,91786.0%
      Dallas, TX1,338,846$54,7471.0%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Calgary, AB1,371,990n/a 
      San Diego, CA1,414,545$83,45450.9%
      San Antonio, TX1,529,133$53,4203.4%
      Philadelphia, PA1,581,531$49,12711.2%
      Ottawa, ON1,058,126n/a 
      Dallas, TX1,338,846$54,7471.0%
      Source: The South Dallas, Dallas, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).