County and state location
|State :||United States|
|County :||Paulding County|
|Time zone :||Eastern ( UTC − 5 / −4 )|
|Residents :||11,544 (as of 2010)|
|Population density :||986.7 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||11.8 km 2 (approx. 5 mi 2 ) of
which 11.7 km 2 (approx. 5 mi 2 ) are land
|Height :||318 m|
|Postcodes :||30132, 30157|
|Area code :||+1 770|
|GNIS ID :||0313265|
|Mayor :||Boyd Austin, Jr.|
Dallas is about 40 km northwest of Atlanta .
During the American Civil War , the city played a major role in the Atlanta campaign from May to September 1864 , as the Battle of Dallas took place here on May 28, 1864. Today the New Hope Church monument commemorates this .
According to the 2010 census, the 11,544 inhabitants at that time were distributed over 4,458 inhabited households, which gives an average of 2.55 people per household. There are a total of 4,970 households.
65.3% of the households were family households (consisting of married couples with or without offspring or one parent with offspring) with an average size of 3.14 persons. There were children under the age of 18 in 42.4% of all households and persons aged 65 and over in 17.2% of all households.
32.4% of the population were younger than 20 years, 32.7% were 20 to 39 years old, 22.0% were 40 to 59 years old, and 13.0% were at least 60 years old. The mean age was 31 years. 45.4% of the population were male and 54.6% were female.
61.1% of the population identified themselves as whites , 31.2% as African-Americans , 0.4% as Indians and 1.3% as Asian Americans . 3.0% said they belonged to another ethnic group and 3.0% to several ethnic groups. 7.2% of the population was made up of Hispanics or Latinos .
The average annual income per household was 48,920 USD , while 15.1% of the population lived below the poverty line.
The crime rate in 2010 was 255 points (US average: 266 points) in the average range. There was one murder, one rape, five robberies, 34 personal injuries, 83 break-ins, 236 thefts and 29 car thefts.
- Website of the city (Engl.)
- Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 . United States Census Bureau . Retrieved January 1, 2019.
- GEORGIA - Paulding County. National Register of Historic Places , accessed January 1, 2019 .