Irving, Texas

Irving: The third most populous city in Texas. It is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Irving is known for its many sports teams, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Toyota Stadium and the Dallas Museum of Art.

About

Irving is a city located in the county of Dallas in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 216,290 and a population density of 1,227 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 240,916 inhabitants.

The city was created 121 years ago in 1902.

Irving is a city located in Dallas County, Texas, within the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. With 240,000 residents, it is the thirteenth most populous city in Texas.

History and Development

Irving began in 1903 as a small railroad town and farm trading center. It grew significantly as a suburb of Dallas starting in the 1950s.

Key historical facts:

  • Founded in 1903 by J.O Schulze and Otis Brown
  • Incorporated as a town in 1914
  • Opened the first commercial airport between Dallas and Fort Worth in 1927
  • Major suburban expansion after 1950 due to its location between Dallas and Fort Worth

Economy and Major Industries

Irving has a diverse economy focused around aviation, technology, manufacturing, retail, and healthcare services. Major companies include:

  • ExxonMobil headquarters and Verizon regional offices
  • Microsoft data center campus
  • Irving Mall, Las Colinas urban center, and other retail
  • Education centers of University of Dallas, North Lake College, and DeVry

Attractions and Things to Do

Top attractions are:

  • Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
  • Las Colinas urban district with offices, hotels, and entertainment
  • Pioneer Plaza in Irving with larger-than-life cowboy sculptures
  • Irving Arts Center and Carpenter Performance Hall
  • Golf courses, parks, and trails such as the Campion Trail

Irving provides jobs, culture, entertainment and amenities as a major economic hub within the Dallas metro.

Irving locator map
Location of Irving on Texas map.

Quick Facts about Irving

Population : 240,916 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Dallas County
Postal code : 75000–75099
Area : 176.22 km2
Altitude : 482 feet / 147 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1903 (121 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 01:42:43 (13th April 2024)
Density : 1,367 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.22% (2010-2020)
Irving Montage image
Irving Montage
Irving Montage image

Geography

Irving is located at 32°48'50"N 96°56'56"W (32.8140200, -96.9488900).

Irving map

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Demographics

The population of Irving increased by 10.22% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 216,290 - census
2011 219,859 1.62% estimation process
2012 225,748 2.61% estimation process
2013 228,943 1.4% estimation process
2014 232,584 1.57% estimation process
2015 237,201 1.95% estimation process
2016 239,898 1.12% estimation process
2017 240,608 0.3% estimation process
2018 241,424 0.34% estimation process
2019 239,798 -0.68% estimation process
2020 240,916 0.46% estimation process

Irving zip code is 75038. County name: Dallas, County fips: 48113

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People born in Irving (48)

People born in Irving, including model Erin Wasson, baseball player Blake Beavan, football player, defensive back, safety Michael Huff, .

List

  • Brandon Brooks (American basketball player) he was born in 28/06/1987
  • Kerry Wood (American baseball pitcher) he was born in 16/06/1977
  • Kris Brown (American football placekicker) he was born in 23/12/1976
  • Mark Watters (American composer) he was born in 25/05/1955
  • Odyssey Sims (American basketball player) she was born in 13/07/1992
  • Jeff Moturi (American football player) he was born in 04/04/1986
  • Marquez Haynes (American-Georgian professional basketball player) he was born in 19/12/1986
  • Adron Tennell (American football player) he was born in 10/09/1987
  • brentalfloss (American YouTuber) he was born in 12/04/1984
  • Brian McBride (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1970
  • Chase Daniel (American Football Quarterback) he was born in 07/10/1986
  • Chris Hall (American football player) he was born in 01/01/1987
  • Christopher Bevins (American actor) he was born in 31/10/1973
  • DeMarcus Faggins (Player of American football) he was born in 13/06/1979
  • Eloy Salgado (American soccer player) he was born in 09/03/1970
  • Gary Compton (American football player) he was born in 09/05/1968
  • Gus Malzahn (American football player and coach) he was born in 28/10/1965
  • Davíd Garza (American musician) he was born in 04/02/1971

Schools in Irving

College & universities near Irving, TX

Code Name City ZIP
441788 Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Dallas Irving (TX) 75061
227058 Tint School of Makeup and Cosmetology-Irving Irving (TX) 75061-4235
224323 University of Dallas Irving (TX) 75062-4736
477039 West Coast University-Dallas Dallas (TX) 75247-3900
458052 Advanced Beauty College Irving (TX) 75038

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Irving, TX

Code Name Address Type
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
CBR Cleburne 206 North Border St. RAIL

Post offices near Irving

Post Office Name City ZIP
Irving Post Office Irving (TX) 75061
Main Office Irving Post Office Irving (TX) 75061
Brookhollow Post Office Dallas (TX) 75247
Central Irving Post Office Irving (TX) 75038
Las Colina Post Office Irving (TX) 75039

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Other cities in Dallas County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Dallas County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Dallas 1,343,266 The ninth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.
Grand Prairie 195,272 The ninth most populous city in Texas.
Carrollton 139,892 The fourth most populous city in Dallas County, Texas.
Mesquite 138,916 The ninth most populous city in Texas.
Richardson 121,112 The fourth most populous city in Dallas County, Texas.
Rowlett 68,388 A city in Dallas County, Texas.
DeSoto 52,910 A city in Dallas County, Texas.
Farmers Branch 51,373 A city in Dallas County, Texas.
Cedar Hill 47,820 A city in Dallas County, Texas.
Coppell 40,958 A city in Dallas County, Texas.
Lancaster 39,265 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Duncanville 38,189 City in Dallas County, Texas, in the United States
Sachse 25,964 City in Texas, United States
University Park 24,885 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Balch Springs 24,831 City in Dallas County, Texas, United States
Seagoville 17,178 City in Texas

Distance to Other Cities

Irving distances to largest Texas cities