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Population: 228,060 | Area: 57.0 sq mi
Firewheel Town Center offers Garland's most upscale shopping and dining. Photo By Melisa Oporto

The city's pitch: "Garland is where things are made. Products, careers, and opportunities are made here. Friendships that last a lifetime are made here, and generations of families have made this part of Texas their home ... Garland enjoys a rich history that has shaped it into the thriving metropolitan-area city that offers its residents and businesses a high quality of life, excellent educational and workforce development opportunities, and is enhanced by community leadership and partners. Garland is proud of its affordable and business-friendly climate."


  • Median Age: 33.7
  • Population Growth: 2.0 %
  • Population Density: 4001.1 ppl/sq mile


  • School District: Garland ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 79%
  • Average SAT Score: 995


  • Violent Crime Rate: 2.169 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 38.0 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $112,951