The town of Duncanville, Texas is home to just under 40,000 people. Families with young children can expect to fit right in, as kids under 5 account for an above-average percentage of the community. Most Duncanville residents own their homes, and 38% of residents rent. The average rent of $1,079 per month is roughly the same as the state average.
There are two primary industries in Duncanville: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 13% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. Duncanville workers earn an average annual income of just over $65,000, around $7,000 less than those elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345. Nine percent of Duncanville residents over the age of 25 possess a Bachelor's degree, while 5% have a Master's degree or Doctorate.
With an average commute time of about 31 minutes, longer than most cities in the state, Duncanville residents have found that it takes some patience traveling to work. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 43% of workers, while public transportation is not used much. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.