Dallas, TX Population by Age

The median age in Dallas, TX is 33.1, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.86% were under the age of 15, 23.40% aged 15 to 29, 45.05% aged 30 to 64, 9.43% aged 65 to 84, and 1.27% were 85 years of age and older.
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Updated Sep 17, 2023

Dallas, TX population age distribution

A complete breakdown of Dallas's age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups is listed in the table below.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 5 years 93,208 7.17%
5 to 9 years 88,032 6.77%
10 to 14 years 90,013 6.92%
15 to 19 years 81,006 6.23%
20 to 24 years 95,443 7.34%
25 to 29 years 127,792 9.83%
30 to 34 years 114,820 8.83%
35 to 39 years 94,990 7.31%
40 to 44 years 85,383 6.57%
45 to 49 years 79,663 6.13%
50 to 54 years 72,481 5.57%
55 to 59 years 72,165 5.55%
60 to 64 years 66,212 5.09%
65 to 69 years 48,971 3.77%
70 to 74 years 36,320 2.79%
75 to 79 years 23,067 1.77%
80 to 84 years 14,215 1.09%
85 years and over 16,458 1.27%
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Dallas, TX population by age group

Key stats
447,702
Population under 25 years
422,985
Population aged 25-44
290,521
Population aged 45-64
139,031
Population aged 65+

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey (ACS) 2021

The graph shows Dallas's population by age group, with age group on x-axis and the respective age group's percent of the total population on y-axis
Dallas, TX population by age group. The largest age group was 25-29 years with a poulation of 127,792 (9.83% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

The largest age group in Dallas, TX was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 127,792 (9.83%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey.

At the same time, the smallest age group in Dallas, TX was the 80-84 years with a population of 14,215 (1.09%).

Dallas, TX population by age cohort

To better understand the age distribution of Dallas, TX's population, we divided it into the following 3 cohorts:

  • Children : Under the age of 18 years
  • Adults (working population): Between the age of 18 and 64 years
  • Seniors: 65 years and above
The pie chart shows Dallas's population divided into segments, with each segment representing an age cohort. The area of each segment is in the same proportion of a circle as the population of the cohort is of the total population.
Dallas, TX population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). The largest age group was 18 - 64 years with a poulation of 839,224 (64.54% of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the population for each of the three cohorts.

Age Group Population % of Total Population
Under 18 years 321,984 24.76%
18 to 64 years 839,224 64.54%
85 years and over 139,031 10.69%
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Key stats for each age cohort as per our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey:

  • Dallas's population under 18 was 24.76%, compared to the 22.51% nationwide.
  • Dallas's working population (between 18 and 64) was 64.54%, compared to 61.45% nationwide.
  • Dallas's elderly or the senior population (over 65 age) was 10.69% as compared to 16.04% nationwide.

Dallas, TX population pyramid

Population pyramid for Dallas, TX is charted below using the estimates from U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. A wide base suggests population increase, narrow base indicates declining birth rates.

Key stats from our analysis of the Dallas's population pyramid:

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Dallas, TX, is 30.5.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Dallas, TX, is 15.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for Dallas, TX is 46.1.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Dallas, TX is 6.4.
The graph shows Dallas's population across different age group and gender, with population on x-axis and population y-axis. The male population is plotted on the left in blue color whereas the female population is plotted on the right in pink color.
Dallas, TX population pyramid i.e. Dallas population distrubution across age and gender. Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Here's the Dallas, TX's male and female population across different age groups:

Age Group Population(Male) Population(Female) Total Population
Under 5 years 45,902 47,306 93,208
5 to 9 years 45,528 42,504 88,032
10 to 14 years 47,029 42,984 90,013
15 to 19 years 40,538 40,468 81,006
20 to 24 years 46,885 48,558 95,443
25 to 29 years 63,845 63,947 127,792
30 to 34 years 59,281 55,539 114,820
35 to 39 years 47,894 47,096 94,990
40 to 44 years 43,776 41,607 85,383
45 to 49 years 40,385 39,278 79,663
50 to 54 years 37,610 34,871 72,481
55 to 59 years 36,567 35,598 72,165
60 to 64 years 32,066 34,146 66,212
65 to 69 years 23,218 25,753 48,971
70 to 74 years 16,384 19,936 36,320
75 to 79 years 10,073 12,994 23,067
80 to 84 years 5,370 8,845 14,215
85 years and over 5,595 10,863 16,458
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Things to know

What is the population of Dallas, TX under 18?

Dallas's population under the age of 18 is 321,984, as per the latest U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey estimates. This population is 24.76% of the total resident population of Dallas, TX.

What is the aging population in Dallas, TX?

Dallas's population aged 65 years and above was 139,031. As per the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, this population is 10.69% of the entire population.

References

Datasets

Dallas, TX Age Group Population Dataset: A complete breakdown of Dallas age demographics from 0 to 85 years, distributed across 18 age groups
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Dallas population distribution across 18 age groups. It lists the population in each age group along with the percentage population relative of the total population for Dallas. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Dallas by age. For example, using this dataset, we can identify the largest age group in Dallas.

Key observations

The largest age group in Dallas, TX was for the group of age 25-29 years with a population of 127,792 (9.83%), according to the 2021 American Community Survey. At the same time, the smallest age group in Dallas, TX was the 80-84 years with a population of 14,215 (1.09%). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Dallas population by age group

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group in consideration
  • Population: The population for the specific age group in the Dallas is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the population of each age group as a proportion of Dallas total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Dallas Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Dallas, TX Age Cohorts Dataset: Children, Working Adults, and Seniors in Dallas - Population and Percentage Analysis
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Dallas population by age cohorts (Children: Under 18 years; Working population: 18-64 years; Senior population: 65 years or more). It lists the population in each age cohort group along with its percentage relative to the total population of Dallas. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution across children, working population and senior population for dependency ratio, housing requirements, ageing, migration patterns etc.

Key observations

The largest age group was $b3_v1 with a poulation of $b3_v2 ($b3_v3 of the total population). Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Dallas population by age cohort

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age cohorts:

  • Under 18 years
  • 18 to 64 years
  • 65 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age cohort for the Dallas population analysis. Total expected values are 3 groups ( Children, Working Population and Senior Population).
  • Population: The population for the age cohort in Dallas is shown in the following column.
  • Percent of Total Population: The population as a percent of total population of the Dallas is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Dallas Population by Age. You can refer the same here

Dallas, TX Population Pyramid Dataset: Age Groups, Male and Female Population, and Total Population for Demographics Analysis
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2017-2021
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the data for the Dallas, TX population pyramid, which represents the Dallas population distribution across age and gender, using estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. It lists the male and female population for each age group, along with the total population for those age groups. Higher numbers at the bottom of the table suggest population growth, whereas higher numbers at the top indicate declining birth rates. Furthermore, the dataset can be utilized to understand the youth dependency ratio, old-age dependency ratio, total dependency ratio, and potential support ratio.

Key observations

  • Youth dependency ratio, which is the number of children aged 0-14 per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Dallas, TX, is 30.5.
  • Old-age dependency ratio, which is the number of persons aged 65 or over per 100 persons aged 15-64, for Dallas, TX, is 15.6.
  • Total dependency ratio for Dallas, TX is 46.1.
  • Potential support ratio, which is the number of youth (working age population) per elderly, for Dallas, TX is 6.4.

Dallas population pyramid

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2017-2021 5-Year Estimates.

Age groups:

  • Under 5 years
  • 5 to 9 years
  • 10 to 14 years
  • 15 to 19 years
  • 20 to 24 years
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • 40 to 44 years
  • 45 to 49 years
  • 50 to 54 years
  • 55 to 59 years
  • 60 to 64 years
  • 65 to 69 years
  • 70 to 74 years
  • 75 to 79 years
  • 80 to 84 years
  • 85 years and over

Variables / Data Columns

  • Age Group: This column displays the age group for the Dallas population analysis. Total expected values are 18 and are define above in the age groups section.
  • Population (Male): The male population in the Dallas for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Population (Female): The female population in the Dallas for the selected age group is shown in the following column.
  • Total Population: The total population of the Dallas for the selected age group is shown in the following column.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Dallas Population by Age. You can refer the same here

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