Irving Texas, better known locally as the gateway to the heart of the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex, is one of the highly sought out areas in close proximity to both Fort Worth and Dallas. From food markets to festivals and great restaurants to star performances at Irving's premiere live music entertainment destination the Toyota Music Factory, Irving has it all! the With a population of 238,289 Irving is the 13th largest city in Texas. The workforce in Irving is a mixture of white-collar and blue-collar jobs, the top of which consist of Retail Trade (10.7%); Professional, Scientific, and Technical (9.6%); Accommodation (9.5%); Construction (9.2%); and, Manufacturing (8.3%). The average commute time is 15-30 minutes and the majority of people drive alone or carpool.
Irving is even more diverse than Dallas. As a matter of fact, Irving is recognized as #13 of 225 Most Diverse Cities in North America. The most prevalent ethnic group is Hispanic or Latino (41.3%) followed by Caucasion (26.1%) then Asian (17.2%) and African-American (12.7%). Over 1/4th of Irving residents are from other cities, states, and countries (35.3%).
The per capita income of Irving is $27,858 which is slightly below the national per capita income of $29,829. Additionally, the Median Household Income is $54,868 which is also slightly lower than the national Median Household Income of $55,322.
The housing market in Irving continues to rank among the highest in Texas as well as outpace numerous cities throughout the nation. In October, the median sale price was $250,000 ($142 per Sqft). DOM (Days on Market) was 39, and months of housing supply was 2.7. The total number of active listings was 296 and the total number of sales was 81. Compared to this time last year, the median sales price decreased by $65,000 ($315,000 in 2017) and the months of housing supply has increase .6 points (2.1 in 2017). Although it is still a sellers market there are great opportunities for both buyers and sellers with the right Realtor working with you!
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(Data Source: Neighborhood Scout, Real Estate Center at Texas A&M and NTREIS)