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Population (year 2000): 215,768. Estimated population in July 2005: 216,346 (+0.3% change)
Males: 106,937 (49.6%), Females: 108,831 (50.4%)

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Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $49,156 (year 2000)
Median house value: $86,400 (year 2000)

Garland, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Garland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.3%)
  • Hispanic (25.6%)
  • Other race (12.0%)
  • Black (11.9%)
  • Vietnamese (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
  • Filipino (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (9.1%), United States (8.1%), Irish (7.5%), English (7.3%), French (2.0%), Italian (1.7%).

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Land area: 57.1 square miles

Garland,

For population 25 years and over in Garland

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garland city

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

20.2% Foreign born (13.0% Latin America, 5.7% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +34,164 (+18.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (12.8 miles )

Nearest cities: TX (5.8 miles Sachse, TX Rowlett, (6.0 miles TX Richardson, (6.8 miles TX (7.4 miles Murphy, TX (8.5 miles Sunnyvale, TX Mesquite, (8.8 miles TX (10.4 miles Parker, TX (10.6 miles Wylie,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 728 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 1997: 644 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 1998: 511 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 1999: 508 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2000: 527 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2001: 746 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2002: 703 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2003: 543 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2004: 386 buildings, average cost: $185,000
  • 2005: 327 buildings, average cost: $193,200

Latitude: 32.91 N, Longitude: 96.64 W


Garland, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (16.7%), Educational,health and social services (14.6%), Retail trade (12.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -35,969 (-16.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 27,007 (25.9%)


 

Crime in Garland by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 4 9 11 7 6
    per 100,000 0.5 1.9 4.2 5.1 3.2 2.8
Rapes 48 35 45 44 44 43
    per 100,000 22.2 16.2 20.9 20.4 20.4 19.9
Robberies 151 204 274 286 362 217
    per 100,000 70.0 94.5 127.0 132.5 167.8 100.6
Assaults 295 228 264 287 322 295
    per 100,000 136.7 105.7 122.4 133.0 149.2 136.7
Burglaries 1,779 1,842 2,141 1,868 2,197 2,052
    per 100,000 824.5 853.7 992.3 865.7 1018.2 951.0
Thefts 5,747 5,323 5,802 6,349 6,848 6,463
    per 100,000 2663.5 2467.0 2689.0 2942.5 3173.8 2995.3
Auto thefts 830 1,037 1,033 889 1,057 767
    per 100,000 384.7 480.6 478.8 412.0 489.9 355.5
252.7 254.7 290.4 290.9 329.0 283.1


Average climate in Garland, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Garland-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 214% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Garland city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the city center injured 28 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Derrick Dockery - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Sep 7, 1980), Jordan Black - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Jan 28, 1980), Quincy Morgan - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Sep 23, 1977), Ike Diogu - College basketball player (Arizona State Sun Devils), Jason Arbet - College basketball player (Texas Southern Tigers), Jason Thompson - Major League Soccer player (DC United, born: Nov 22, 1981), Justin Edwards - College football player (Iowa Hawkeyes), Ken Tutt - College basketball player (Oral Roberts Golden Eagles), Terrel Harris - College basketball player (Oklahoma State Cowboys).


Hospitals/medical centers in Garland:
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT GARLAND (2300 MARIE CURIE)
  • LELAND MEDICAL PLAZA (2696 WEST WALNUT STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Garland:
  • LAKE POINTE MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; ROWLETT, TX)
  • MESQUITE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; MESQUITE, TX)
  • DOCTORS HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; DALLAS, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Garland:
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 16 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 48 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Garland:
  • GARLAND/DFW HELOPLEX (about 4 miles; GARLAND, TX; ID: T57)
  • ROCKWALL MUNI (about 14 miles; ROCKWALL, TX; ID: F46)
  • ADDISON (about 15 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: ADS)

Amtrak station near Garland:
  • 15 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 34 $117,169 $41,353 1 $1,107
Natural Resources 13 $31,505 $29,081 0 $0
Welfare 26 $85,921 $39,655 0 $0
Streets and Highways 143 $500,253 $41,979 1 $3,188
Fire - Other 36 $153,386 $51,128 0 $0
Firefighters 220 $1,004,312 $54,780 0 $0
Police - Other 184 $767,795 $50,073 88 $28,111
Water Supply 45 $144,634 $38,569 0 $0
Health 35 $123,138 $42,218 5 $4,246
Solid Waste Management 100 $312,271 $37,472 0 $0
Sewerage 71 $247,581 $41,844 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 220 $715,518 $39,028 3 $4,415
Financial Administration 56 $220,328 $47,213 1 $917
Other Government Administration 58 $280,620 $58,059 2 $6,142
Judicial and Legal 38 $153,536 $48,485 4 $4,583
Police Protection - Officers 209 $954,863 $54,824 1 $799
Local Libraries 60 $196,264 $39,252 24 $20,291
Electric Power 178 $1,041,105 $70,186 1 $1,089
Parks and Recreation 137 $378,091 $33,117 39 $18,569
Totals for Government 1863 $7,428,293 $47,847 170 $93,457


Colleges/Universities in Garland:
  • AMBER UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,061; Location: 1700 EASTGATE DR; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.amberu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • EDUCATION AMERICA-DENVER NORTH CAMPUS (FT enrollment: 483; Location: 1800 EASTGATE DR; Private, for-profit)
  • INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY COLLEGE 3 (FT enrollment: 51; Location: 1225 BELTLINE RD STE 7; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garland:
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 7 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 8 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 9 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 8,231)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 14 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; FT enrollment: 4,711)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 15 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,359)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 21 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 3,029)
Public high schools in Garland:
  • GARLAND H S (Students: 2,366; Location: 310 S GARLAND AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • N GARLAND H S (Students: 2,350; Location: 2109 W BUCKINGHAM RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • S GARLAND H S (Students: 2,237; Location: 600 COLONEL DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NAAMAN FOREST H S (Students: 2,191; Location: 4843 NAAMAN FOREST BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LAKEVIEW CENTENNIAL H S (Students: 2,015; Location: 3505 HAYMAN DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GISD EVENING SCH (Students: 177; Location: 310 S GARLAND AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Garland:
  • GARLAND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 695; Location: 1522 LAVON DRIVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ALPHA ACADEMY (Students: 138; Location: 701 W STATE STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • MILLER ROAD BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 112; Location: 2004 16TH STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Garland:
  • WEBB MIDDLE (Students: 1,230; Location: 1610 SPRING CREEK; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • O'BANION MIDDLE (Students: 1,113; Location: 700 BIRCHWOOD DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • JACKSON TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Students: 1,099; Location: 1310 BOBBIE LN; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LYLES MIDDLE (Students: 1,029; Location: 4655 S COUNTRY CLUB RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BUSSEY MIDDLE (Students: 1,010; Location: 1204 TRAVIS ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BRANDENBURG MIDDLE (Students: 977; Location: 626 NICKENS RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • AUSTIN ACAD FOR EXCELL (Students: 956; Location: 1125 BEVERLY DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SHUGART EL (Students: 834; Location: 4726 ROSEHILL RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • MONTCLAIR EL (Students: 823; Location: 5200 BROADMOOR DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • VERNAL LISTER EL (Students: 816; Location: 3131 MARS DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Garland:
  • GOOD SHEPHERD CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: 214 S GARLAND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BUCKINGHAM NORTH CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 176; Location: 801 WEST BUCKINGHAM; Grades: KG - 6)
  • FIRST UN METH DAY SCH (Students: 114; Location: 801 W AVE. B AT GLENBROOK; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S HOUSE (Students: 85; Location: 1933 E. HWY 66; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Garland:
  • NICHOLSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,551,819; Location: 625 AUSTIN ST; 384,415 books; 7,530 audio materials; 11,840 video materials; 867 serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Garland: Zion Road Interchange (A), Chaha Road Interchange (B), Eastern Hills Country Club (C), Eastern Hills Golf Course (D), Garland Sewage Disposal (E).

Churches in Garland include: Perfect Praise Church of God in Christ (A), Philadelphia Pentecostal Church (B), Praise Temple Assembly of God Church (C), Emmanuel Baptist Church (D), Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church (E), Christ Fellowship Baptist Church (F), Saint Davids Episcopal Church (G), Church of Christ (H).

Cemeteries: Garland Cemetery (1), Miles Cemetery (2).

Reservoir: Soil Conservation Service Site 11 Reservoir (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spring Creek (A), Long Branch (B).

Parks in Garland include: Troth Abion Park (1), Rivercrest Park (2), Audubon Park Recreation Center (3), Peavy Park (4), Tinsley Park (5), Embree Park (6), Bass Park (7), Groves Park (8), Rosehill Park (9).


Garland compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Garland:
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garland:
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEOM (88.5 FM; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: MESQUITE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Garland:
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)

 

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