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Area Code 972 Summary
Area code 972 is assigned to Texas
Latitude: 32.838274
Longitude: -96.739902
Population: 3,198,685
Area: 3800.74 sq. miles
Land: 3747.85 sq. miles
Water: 52.89 sq. miles
Population Density: 853.47 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 512.2 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Central (GMT -6)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 972 Zip Codes
75001, 75002, 75006, 75007, 75009, 75010, 75013, 75022, 75023, 75024, 75025, 75028, 75032, 75034, 75035, 75038, 75039, 75040, 75041, 75042, 75043, 75044, 75048, 75050, 75051, 75052, 75056, 75057, 75060, 75061, 75062, 75063, 75067, 75068, 75069, 75070, 75074, 75075, 75077, 75078, 75080, 75081, 75082, 75087, 75088, 75089, 75093, 75094, 75098, 75101, 75104, 75114, 75115, 75116, 75119, 75121, 75125, 75126, 75132, 75134, 75137, 75141, 75142, 75146, 75149, 75150, 75152, 75154, 75158, 75159, 75160, 75161, 75164, 75165, 75166, 75167, 75172, 75173, 75180, 75181, 75182, 75189, 75201, 75202, 75203, 75204, 75205, 75206, 75207, 75208, 75209, 75210, 75211, 75212, 75214, 75215, 75216, 75217, 75218, 75219, 75220, 75223, 75224, 75225, 75226, 75227, 75228, 75229, 75230, 75231, 75232, 75233, 75234, 75235, 75236, 75237, 75238, 75240, 75241, 75243, 75244, 75246, 75247, 75248, 75249, 75251, 75252, 75253, 75287, 75407, 75409, 75424, 75442, 75454, 75485, 76041, 76064, 76065, 76084, 76651, 76670
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Area Code 972 Demographics

Area Code 972 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Male1,597,43349.94 %49.65 %49.04 %
Female1,601,25250.06 %50.35 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.00-0.990.96
Total Population3,198,685100.00 %--
Additional Gender Reports

Area Code 972 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years264,0028.25 %7.79 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years256,9868.03 %7.93 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years242,2827.57 %7.82 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years227,6527.12 %7.85 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years229,0727.16 %7.38 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years568,75317.78 %15.17 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years555,06617.35 %15.93 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years397,27412.42 %12.52 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years130,1724.07 %4.30 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years92,0082.88 %3.36 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years131,1074.10 %5.48 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years77,8192.43 %3.32 %4.38 %
85 years and over26,4920.83 %1.14 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)32.9-36.137.7
18 years and over2,296,08571.78 %71.77 %74.27 %
Male
1,135,55835.50 %35.19 %35.85 %
Female
1,160,52736.28 %36.58 %38.42 %
21 years and over2,164,65167.67 %67.05 %69.92 %
62 years and over286,9508.97 %11.89 %14.65 %
65 years and over235,4187.36 %9.94 %12.42 %
Male
94,3802.95 %4.13 %5.12 %
Female
141,0384.41 %5.80 %7.30 %
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Area Code 972 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
One race3,118,35397.49 %97.53 %97.55 %
White
2,085,36865.19 %70.97 %75.21 %
Black or African American
513,97416.07 %11.54 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
17,6020.55 %0.57 %0.87 %
Asian
136,3734.26 %2.70 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
37,8701.18 %0.62 %0.59 %
Chinese
26,3110.82 %0.51 %0.85 %
Filipino
9,4200.29 %0.28 %0.65 %
Japanese
3,3890.11 %0.08 %0.28 %
Korean
13,5090.42 %0.22 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
28,0240.88 %0.65 %0.39 %
Other Asian
17,8500.56 %0.34 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
1,7180.05 %0.07 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
4240.01 %0.02 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
3770.01 %0.02 %0.02 %
Samoan
3380.01 %0.01 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
5790.02 %0.02 %0.04 %
Some other race
363,31811.36 %11.69 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)782,68224.47 %31.98 %13.70 %
Mexican
620,91419.41 %24.32 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
8,4390.26 %0.33 %2.46 %
Cuban
4,9490.15 %0.12 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
148,3804.64 %7.21 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino2,416,00375.53 %68.02 %86.30 %
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Area Code 972 Social Profile

Area Code 972 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school864,638100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
65,1947.54 %6.56 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
53,3656.17 %5.85 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
407,18747.09 %45.51 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
178,97220.70 %21.85 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
159,92018.50 %20.23 %22.81 %
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Area Code 972 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over1,985,398100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
189,7199.56 %11.45 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
223,98411.28 %12.89 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
417,19821.01 %24.84 %28.63 %
High school or higher
1,571,69579.16 %75.65 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
443,05722.32 %22.35 %21.05 %
Associate degree
108,7425.48 %5.23 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
413,01220.80 %15.61 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
602,69830.36 %23.24 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
189,6869.55 %7.63 %8.86 %
Additional Education Attainment Reports

Area Code 972 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported3,069,965100.00 %--
Arab13,8420.45 %0.33 %0.42 %
Czech21,0320.69 %0.96 %0.59 %
Danish8,4710.28 %0.22 %0.50 %
Dutch32,8031.07 %1.04 %1.58 %
English255,1308.31 %7.51 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)67,3632.19 %2.40 %2.90 %
French Canadian11,4590.37 %0.46 %0.85 %
German312,53710.18 %10.62 %14.93 %
Greek6,3940.21 %0.17 %0.40 %
Hungarian6,3280.21 %0.16 %0.49 %
Irish248,5448.10 %7.74 %10.65 %
Italian64,9122.11 %1.87 %5.47 %
Lithuanian2,7640.09 %0.06 %0.23 %
Norwegian22,6090.74 %0.61 %1.56 %
Polish37,0131.21 %1.17 %3.12 %
Portuguese2,8730.09 %0.08 %0.41 %
Russian15,0270.49 %0.29 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish54,1501.76 %1.73 %1.50 %
Scottish53,2681.74 %1.49 %1.70 %
Slovak1,9840.06 %0.05 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African35,8391.17 %0.68 %0.62 %
Swedish24,5200.80 %0.66 %1.39 %
Swiss5,6850.19 %0.15 %0.32 %
Ukrainian3,5170.11 %0.08 %0.31 %
United States or American231,2777.53 %7.97 %7.18 %
Welsh15,9090.52 %0.42 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)6,1150.20 %0.21 %0.65 %
Other ancestries1,508,60049.14 %50.89 %31.89 %
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Area Code 972 Economy

Area Code 972 Employment

GroupNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over2,389,599100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
1,181,83849.46 %49.02 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
1,207,76150.54 %50.98 %51.68 %
In labor force
1,667,37469.78 %63.63 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
918,75355.10 %54.98 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
748,62144.90 %45.02 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
1,666,35669.73 %62.95 %63.10 %
Employed
1,585,72366.36 %59.13 %59.39 %
Unemployed
80,6333.37 %3.82 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-4.84 %6.00 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
1,0180.04 %0.68 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
722,22530.22 %36.37 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers1,334,12084.13 %78.00 %78.40 %
Government workers151,4509.55 %14.58 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business96,3786.08 %7.07 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers3,7750.24 %0.34 %0.31 %
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Area Code 972 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations593,71937.44 %33.34 %33.60 %
Service occupations191,51612.08 %14.63 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations457,53428.85 %27.25 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2,5440.16 %0.66 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations154,8079.76 %10.92 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations185,60311.70 %13.20 %14.63 %
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Area Code 972 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining9,2420.58 %2.67 %1.87 %
Construction123,1907.77 %8.05 %6.80 %
Manufacturing200,12812.62 %11.85 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade72,5104.57 %3.93 %3.60 %
Retail trade189,39111.94 %12.00 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities86,5595.46 %5.80 %5.19 %
Information86,2145.44 %3.07 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing148,2549.35 %6.83 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services205,19012.94 %9.52 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services233,92314.75 %19.28 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services113,0167.13 %7.29 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)77,1164.86 %5.21 %4.88 %
Public administration40,9902.58 %4.52 %4.83 %
Additional Industry Employment Reports

Area Code 972 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Households1,163,429100.00 %7,394,705106,788,273
Less than $10,000
79,2996.82 %10.38 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
50,8944.37 %6.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
124,46210.70 %13.57 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
145,09212.47 %13.47 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
190,67316.39 %16.48 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
236,04220.29 %18.38 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
138,85611.94 %9.54 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
118,41810.18 %7.25 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
37,8703.26 %2.08 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
41,8233.59 %2.22 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$51,549.87-$37,718.88$39,349.33
Average household size2.74-2.692.58
Average income per member of household$18,780.92-$14,019.28$15,252.86
Additional Income Reports

Area Code 972 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over1,556,217100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
1,206,21277.51 %77.70 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
223,18514.34 %14.48 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
40,8002.62 %1.86 %4.73 %
Walked
22,1361.42 %1.90 %2.94 %
Other means
15,7151.01 %1.31 %1.20 %
Worked at home
48,1693.10 %2.75 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)29.7397 minutes-26.6 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 972 Housing

Area Code 972 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,231,805100.00 %8,152,578117,282,697
Occupied housing units
1,162,24694.35 %90.65 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
671,02354.47 %57.84 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
491,22339.88 %32.82 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
69,5595.65 %9.35 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
4,1450.34 %2.11 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate2.23 %-2.56 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate8.64 %-9.33 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.82-2.712.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.64-2.672.45
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Area Code 972 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,231,980100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
718,74358.34 %63.39 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
39,8873.24 %3.05 %5.68 %
2 units
17,1361.39 %2.09 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
51,0644.14 %3.35 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
91,0517.39 %4.37 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
87,2167.08 %4.32 %3.99 %
20 or more units
188,28015.28 %10.05 %8.59 %
Mobile home
36,9713.00 %8.96 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,6320.13 %0.42 %0.22 %
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Area Code 972 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units1,231,980100.00 %--
1 room
41,6033.38 %2.54 %2.21 %
2 rooms
88,5247.19 %6.26 %4.88 %
3 rooms
165,08713.40 %12.03 %10.06 %
4 rooms
179,60114.58 %16.28 %15.95 %
5 rooms
227,45818.46 %22.47 %20.92 %
6 rooms
201,93716.39 %18.07 %18.39 %
7 rooms
138,26611.22 %10.50 %11.98 %
8 rooms
91,4377.42 %6.15 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
98,0677.96 %5.69 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)5.3-5.15.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units1,162,373100.00 %--
1.00 or less
1,041,22689.58 %82.10 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
55,1024.74 %4.44 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
66,0455.68 %4.12 %2.54 %
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Area Code 972 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas505,00040.99 %39.15 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas23,2331.89 %5.75 %5.96 %
Electricity628,45451.01 %44.77 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.4120.03 %0.07 %8.06 %
Coal or coke630.01 %0.00 %0.12 %
Wood8010.07 %0.39 %1.51 %
Solar energy1060.01 %0.02 %0.05 %
Other fuel8310.07 %0.12 %0.35 %
No fuel used3,4730.28 %0.38 %1.25 %
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Area Code 972 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units599,962100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
57,3849.56 %22.74 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
215,93035.99 %40.56 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
145,90824.32 %18.21 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
80,74013.46 %8.71 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
57,0919.52 %5.82 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
27,6824.61 %2.72 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
11,7671.96 %0.98 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
3,4600.58 %0.26 %0.56 %
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Area Code 972 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage454,97375.83 %64.22 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1,0240.17 %0.53 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
11,3701.90 %4.31 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
39,5956.60 %9.73 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
104,61517.44 %18.36 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
159,92726.66 %18.47 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
75,57012.60 %7.25 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
62,87210.48 %5.57 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged144,98924.17 %35.78 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent209,21434.87 %40.73 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent119,34819.89 %18.23 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent90,99815.17 %13.23 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent56,4629.41 %8.19 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent34,1645.69 %5.00 %6.01 %
35 percent or more85,26214.21 %13.57 %15.91 %
Not computed4,5140.75 %1.05 %0.85 %
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Area Code 972 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units489,884100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
12,5422.56 %4.43 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
7,7871.59 %4.68 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
70,18314.33 %25.12 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
210,99143.07 %37.06 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
114,18323.31 %15.41 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
52,38210.69 %6.34 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
11,5492.36 %1.55 %2.89 %
No cash rent
10,2672.10 %5.41 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)94,42719.28 %32.78 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent92,87418.96 %18.82 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent83,70117.09 %15.32 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent74,85215.28 %13.44 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent56,16211.46 %10.18 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent38,4437.85 %7.22 %7.32 %
35 percent or more122,68525.04 %27.08 %29.47 %
Not computed21,1674.32 %7.94 %7.77 %

Area Code 972 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentTexas Avg.National Avg.
None76,0246.17 %6.72 %9.57 %
1425,48034.54 %32.60 %31.22 %
2484,69339.34 %37.09 %34.76 %
3 or more176,17614.30 %14.25 %15.45 %
Additional Vehicle Usage Reports
 
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