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Balch Springs, Dallas County, Texas

Balch Springs is a city in Dallas County, Texas. As of the 2014 census, the city population was 25,120. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.06 square miles. The population density was 3,118 people per square mile. The median age was 25.5 years (Texas state median age was 34.4 years). For every 100 females there were 94 males.
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Description of the Population
Population (Year: 2014)
25,120 residents
Population Change
+29.7% since 2000 year
Residents Median Age
25.5 years (State: 34.4)
Below the Poverty Line
25% (Year: 2015)
Population Males
12,141 residents
Population Females
12,979 residents
Population Urban
100% of residents
Foreign Born Residents
23.1% Latin America
Daytime Population Change
-4,058 (-15.8%)
Live and Work in the City
1,057 (11.2%)
Unemployment (Year: 2015)
4.8% (State: 4.4%)

Elections Results Data


    English Language Proficiency by Native Speakers


      Balch Springs Marital Status Data (Over 15 Years Old)


        Balch Springs Residents Living Below the Poverty Line (According to 2015)


          Year of Entry for the Foreign-born Balch Springs Residents


            Countries for the Foreign-Born Residents

              Financial Information
              Median Sale for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Median Home Value (Year: 2015)
              $89,985 (State: $152,000)
              Changes in Home Value
              +$33,285 since 2000 year
              Median Gross Rent (Year: 2015)
              Median Contract Rent Range (Year: 2015)
              $412 – $614
              Median Rent for Vacant Units (Year: 2015)
              Cost of Living Index (Date: February 2016)
              93 (USA: 100)
              Property Taxes with Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,978 (2.00%)
              Property Taxes without Mortgage (Year: 2015)
              $1,271 (1.70%)
              Median Household Income (Year: 2015)
              $41,454 (State: $55,653)
              Changes in Household Income
              +$4,367 since 2000 year
              Median Per Capita Income (Year: 2015)
              Changes in Per Capita Income
              +$232 since 2000 year
              Education Data (by Residents, Schools, Colleges)

              Education attainment (25+ years residents)


                Males 25 Years and Older


                  Females 25 Years and Older


                    Nearest Colleges & Universities

                    • Eastfield College
                      about 8 miles
                      Mesquite, TX
                      Full-time enrollment: 8,323
                    • Cedar Valley College
                      about 11 miles
                      Lancaster, TX
                      FT enrollment: 3,603
                    • El Centro College
                      about 12 miles
                      Dallas, TX
                      FT enrollment: 6,086
                    • Southern Methodist University
                      about 14 miles
                      Dallas, TX
                      FT enrollment: 9,150
                    • Richland College
                      about 16 miles
                      Dallas, TX
                      FT enrollment: 11,617
                    • Mountain View College
                      about 17 miles
                      Dallas, TX
                      FT enrollment: 4,988
                    • Dallas Baptist University
                      about 20 miles
                      Dallas, TX
                      FT enrollment: 4,280

                    List of Largest Private High Schools

                      Students: 182
                      Location: 11524 SEAGOVILLE RD
                      Grades: KG-12
                      Students: 72
                      Location: 3150 S BELT LINE RD
                      Grades: PK-12

                    List of Largest Public Middle Schools

                    • GRAY EL
                      Students: 860
                      Location: 3500 PIONEER RD
                      Grades: PK-6
                    • HODGES EL
                      Students: 828
                      Location: 14401 SPRING OAKS
                      Grades: PK-6
                    • MACKEY EL
                      Students: 812
                      Location: 14900 N SPRING RIDGE CIR
                      Grades: KG-5
                    • BALCH SPRINGS MIDDLE
                      Location: 710 CHEYENNE RD
                      Grades: 6-8
                    • FLOYD EL
                      Location: 3025 HICKORY TREE RD
                      Grades: PK-5
                    Balch Springs Police Department
                    Full-time Employees (Year: 2015)
                    57 policemen
                    Full-time Law Enforcement Officers
                    38 policemen
                    Officers per 1,000 Residents
                    1.49 policemen (State: 2.09)
                    Labor Market Description

                    Unemployment Rate


                      Male: Employment in Industries (Services)


                        Female: Employment in Industries (Services)


                          Male: Most Common Occupations


                            Female: Most Common Occupations

                              Balch Springs Infrastructure
                              Grocery Stores in the City
                              392 stores
                              Grocery Stores per 10,000 Citizens
                              1.64 (State: 1.47)
                              Supercenters in the City
                              25 centers
                              Supercenters per 10,000 Citizens
                              0.10 (State: 0.14)
                              Convenience Stores not at Gas Stations
                              275 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (no Gas)
                              1.15 (State: 1.11)
                              Convenience Stores at Gas Stations
                              673 stores
                              Convenience Stores per 10,000 (with Gas)
                              2.82 (State: 3.95)
                              Number of Restaurants in the City
                              1,603 restaurants
                              Restaurants per 10,000 Citizens
                              6.73 (State: 6.13)
                              Number of Houses in the City

                              Hospitals in Balch Springs

                              • FOREST GLEN PLACE
                                13009 FOREST GLEN LN
                              • BALCH SPRINGS NH
                                4200 SHEPHERD LN
                              • BALCH SPRINGS NURSING HOME
                                4200 SHEPHERD LN

                              Amtrak Stations in Balch Springs

                              • 12 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.)
                                Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

                              Average Travel Time to Work


                                Means of Transportation for Getting to Work

                                  Other Information

                                  Balch Springs by Race (According to 2015)


                                    Median Unit Value (According to 2015)


                                      Crime Rates per 100,000 Residents (According to 2015)


                                        Natural Disasters in Balch Springs


                                          Air Quality Information

                                            Common Weather Information
                                            Tornadoes Average Activity
                                            149% (Greater then US)
                                            Earthquakes Average Activity
                                            78% (Smaller then US)
                                            Number of Natural Disasters
                                            19 pc. (State: 13 pc.)
                                            Number of Major Disasters
                                            9 pc.
                                            Number of Emergencies Disasters
                                            10 pc.
                                            Google Map of Balch Springs
                                            ZIP Codes for Balch Springs: 75149, 75180, 75181, 75217, 75253
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