Welcome to the DFW Metroplex area. We are a large network of cities in and around the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas region. Some of the cities located here are Carrollton, Denton, Garland, Grand Prairie, Lakewood, Lancaster, Mesquite, Plano, Richardson, Roanoke, Rowlett and University Park.
As of the 2000 United States census, there were 5,161,544 people, 1,881,056 households, and 1,301,993 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 69.3% White, 13.9% African American, 0.6% Native American, 3.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 10.0% from other races, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.7% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $48,062, and the median income for a family was $55,263. Males had a median income of $39,581 versus $27,446 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $21,839.