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

The latitude of Irving is 32.813N. The longitude is -96.948W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 194,455.


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Median household income
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$44,956
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Irving demographic reports
Irving was founded as a watermelon farm.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 873. The number of murders and homicides was 7. The violent crime rate was 4.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Performing arts: Irving Symphony Orchestra, Irving Community Theater
Irving attractions: Movie Studios of Las Colinas, Texas Stadium
Historic sites and museums: National Scouting Museum
Colleges and universities: University of Dallas, North Lake College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 117

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9% of Irving residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Irving ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Irving was $23,419, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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30% of Irving residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Irving, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $636.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,047.


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Libraries in Irving include East Branch Library, Irving Public Library, North Lake Community Library, Northwest Branch Library, Southwest Branch Library, Valley Ranch Branch Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Irving include KSTR.

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

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Irving restaurants taking online reservations include Cool River Cafe - Dallas, Trevi's Restaurant - Omni Mandalay, Via Real ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Irving workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 45 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Irving between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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