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Carrollton is a city in Denton County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. (The community straddles Denton and Dallas counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.)
The community was named after Carrollton, MD, and Carrollton, IL
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Texas named Carrollton. For links to other places called Carrollton, TX, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Carrollton is 32.953N. The longitude is -96.89W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 116,714.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carrollton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Denton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75001 ZIP code.
13% of Carrollton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carrollton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carrollton was $26,746, compared with $21,587 nationally.
37% of Carrollton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Carrollton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $695. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,276.
Libraries in Carrollton include Carrollton Public Library at Hebron & Josey, Carrollton Public Library at Josey Ranch Lake ... View libraries
Newspapers in Carrollton include Carrollton Leader
Denton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carrollton political report.
The average commute time for Carrollton workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 23 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carrollton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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