Carrollton, Texas is a medium-size city with a population of just over 132,000. At an average age of just under 37, the city's population is fairly typical compared to other cities in the state, which has an average age of 35. Renters tend to be in the minority in the city, and 60% of residents own their homes. The average rent for Carrollton is $169 per month more than the state average.
Carrollton has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Many residents (50%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used extensively. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.
There are four primary industries in Carrollton: retail, manufacturing, entertainment, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 25% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. Carrollton workers earn an average annual income of about $88K, about $15,000 more than those elsewhere in Texas. Carrollton's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Carrollton has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (26%) compared to the national average (21%).