ePodunk - The power of place
PLACE SEARCH
   State:    
Include former names         Go To:
Advanced search | Cemetery search
CARROLLTON COMMUNITY PROFILE
Texas > All counties > Denton County > Carrollton
QUICK LINKS

Profile for Carrollton, Texas, TX

Send us your Carrollton photos:

Tell us the pros & cons of Carrollton
Blog about Carrollton
Carrollton map pronunciation

Sponsored Ads

Suburb

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.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$62,406
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Carrollton demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 238. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Carrollton attractions: Exposure Rock, Sandy Lake Amusement Park
Historic sites and museums: A.W. Perry Homestead Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 109

Listed places near Carrollton

Click on a group to see the items on the map
 
Please wait while the map loads... click here to force load
Carrollton
Denton County
Texas
Add extra pins to the map by clicking on the list above the map. You may click the displayed pins for more information, or search the displayed pins by using the above search field.
Census & demographics

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.

Carrollton, TX locator map
(Also see local map below.)
Carrollton Web sites

Ancestry & family history

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.

Post a query on a message board:

Records & databases:

Attractions
Cemeteries
Communities
Companies
Courts & laws
Crime
Deaths
Disability access & rights
Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carrollton was $26,746, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

37% of Carrollton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Geocaching & geography
Gifts & collectibles
Government
Guides to Carrollton
Health
Historical societies
Historical societies
History
Housing & real estate

Median rent in Carrollton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $695.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,276.


Jobs
Libraries

Libraries in Carrollton include Carrollton Public Library at Hebron & Josey, Carrollton Public Library at Josey Ranch Lake ... View libraries

Maps

Media outlets

Newspapers in Carrollton include Carrollton Leader

Military
Obituaries
Organizations
Parks & recreation
People
Pets
Photos & post cards
Politics

Denton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carrollton political report.

Postal Service
Religion
Restaurants
Traffic

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.

Travel
Weather
Wildlife

Browse list of Texas community profiles



Job Search
what
job title, keywords, or company name
where
city, state, zip code
jobs by Indeed


EPODUNK USER REVIEWS & BLOGS

LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Carrollton:

DUPLICATE NAMES
TX communities formerly known as Carrollton:
  �Como, Hopkins County

RECORD SEARCHES
EPODUNK EXTRAS
OTHER EPODUNKS
FEEDBACK

Send us your corrections and additions



Search Health Care Jobs





powered by HospitalJobsOnline.com
News about Carrollton
College Search

Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.

Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!