Carrollton is a city in Denton, Dallas, and Collin counties in Texas, United States.
With a population of 119,087 at the 2010 census, it was the 23rd most populous city in Texas. Distribution of urban population: 26.0% under 18, 8.5% between 18 and 24, 29.7% between 25 and 44, 27.8% between 45 and 64, and 8.0% between 65 and over. The average age was 35.6 years.
For every 100 women, there were 95.7 men. For every 100 women aged 18 and over, there were 92.4 men. At the 2010 census, the total population was 119,097, with 43,299 households and 31,073 households living in the city.
The population density is 3209.8 people per square mile (1239.3/km2). There are 45,508 housing units with an average density of 1,253.7 per square mile (484.1/km2).
The city's racial makeup is 63.6% White, 8.4% African American, 0.6% Native American, 13.4% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 10.8% other race, and 3.1% both or representatives of multiple races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race make up 30.0% of the population.
In 1913, Carrollton was officially incorporated and W.F. The gravel industry that began in Carrollton in 1912 turned the city into a "grain and gravel" city in the late 1940s. The city also supported a brick factory and a dairy industry, and in 1946 National Metal Products settled in the city.
There were 43,299 households in the 2010 census, of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18, 71.8% were headed by a married couple, 12.4% had one head, and 28.2% had no spouse. not family.
The median household size was 2.74 and the median household size was 3.25. As of the 2010 census, the city's median household income was $70,960 and the median household income was $68,672. The city's per capita income is $26,746. About 4.1% of households and 5.6% of the population are below the poverty line, with 7.4% of the population under the age of 18 and 6.3% of the population 65 or older.
At first, Carrollton's livelihood was purely agricultural, but following the construction of the Dallas-Wichita Railroad through Trinity Mills in 1878, the industrial importance of the community began to grow. Carrollton's importance was further increased when, in 1880, Jay Gould extended the railroad to Denton, who sold the line to the Missouri-Kansas-Texas (Katy) Railroad in 1881. By 1885, Carrollton had mills, gins, two churches, one school. and a population of 150 inhabitants. The St. Louis Southwestern Railroad ("Cotton Belt") crossed Katy in 1888 and the city became a shipping center for cattle, cotton, cottonseed, and wheat, helping the city overtake Trinity Mills to the north.