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Dallas, Texas

Population: 1,232,940

Metro Area Population: 6,003,967

Dallas is the ninth largest city in the United States, and the third largest in Texas. It is one of the largest cities in the world not located next to a navigable river.

Trends of Employment

Dallas is the center of the nation's oil and cotton market and has a presence in defense and aircraft manufacturing. The economy is primarily based on banking, commerce, telecommunications, computer technology, energy, and transportation. It also houses the Eleventh Federal Reserve District.

Cost of Living

Dallas cost of living is 7.06% lower than the U.S. average. The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metro Area's cost of living is 15.33% lower than the U.S. average.

Based on Sperling's Best Places, Dallas's income per capita is $25,031, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $42,086. In the greater metro area, the income per capita is $27,572 and the median household income is $52,742.


The average one-way commute in Dallas, TX, takes 29 minutes. While most workers commute via cars and highways, Dallas does have light rail lines, biking and walking paths, a trolley system, and buses provided by DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit). Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) provides air travel to the area.

Companies and Internships in Dallas

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LDS presence in Dallas