Garland is a city located in Dallas County and a small portion of it in Collin County, Texas, United States. It is situated approximately 16 miles northeast of downtown Dallas. As of 2020, the estimated population of Garland is around 238,000, making it the twelfth-most populous city in Texas.
Demographically, Garland is diverse, with a significant Hispanic population of around 42%. The median age of residents is 36 years old, and the median household income is around $63,000.
The average home price in Garland is around $200,000, which is slightly lower than the average home price in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Property tax rates in Garland are relatively low, with an effective tax rate of around 2.3%.
There are several things to do in Garland, including visiting the Garland Landmark Museum, which showcases the city’s history, as well as the Hawaiian Falls Garland water park, and the Firewheel Town Center, which features shopping and dining options.
Garland is part of the Garland Independent School District, which serves students in Garland, as well as portions of nearby Dallas, Rowlett, and Sachse. The district is rated “B” by the Texas Education Agency.
For those interested in doing business in Garland, the Garland Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (972) 272-7557. The Chamber offers a range of services and resources for local businesses, including networking events and business development workshops.
Finally, for any city-related inquiries, the Garland City Hall can be reached at (972) 205-2000. The City Hall is located at 200 N 5th St and is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.