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Duncanville is a city in Dallas County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The latitude of Duncanville is 32.651N. The longitude is -96.908W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 35,670.


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Median household income
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$51,654
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Duncanville demographic reports
Grew with construction of the Chicago, Texas and Mexican Central Railroad
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 163. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Nearby parks & recreation: Cedar Hill State Park, Dallas Nature Center
Historic sites and museums: International Museum of Cultures
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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9% of Duncanville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Duncanville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Duncanville was $22,924, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Duncanville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Duncanville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $623.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,071.


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Libraries in Duncanville include Duncanville Public Library ... View libraries

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Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Duncanville political report.

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The average commute time for Duncanville workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Duncanville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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