Education and Tax Information
Education Level Attained
(Persons Ages 25 and Older, 2016 ACS)
|Less Than 9th Grade||12.4%|
|9th to 12th (No Diploma)||9.0%|
|High School Graduate||19.2%|
|Some College (No Degree)||16.6%|
|Graduate or Professional Degree||13.5%|
(Rate per $100 assessed valuation-Estimated 2017 Tax Rates)
Special taxing districts limited to specific areas within the city, such as flood control and reclamation districts, are not included.
|Dallas County Community College District||$0.124238|
|Parkland Hospital district||$0.2794|
|Subtotal (+ One School District, below)||$1.25084|
|Carrollton - Farmers Branch ISD*||$1.3810|
School district does not cover entire city, and only one school district can be applied to total tax rate (i.e., do not add all three school districts together).
Note: Tax information listed above is for informative purposes only and is subject to change. Verify information with appropriate entity before calculating taxes.
|Irving's Tax Value (DCAD 2017 Certified Tax Roll)||$24,131,805,578|
|Current Moody Bond Rating||Aaa|
|Current Standard & Poor's Rating||AAA|
Government Type / Structure - Council / Manager
Council Size and Electoral Process–The Irving City Council consists of a mayor and eight council members. Council members elected to Places 2, and 8 are elected at large, as is the Mayor. Council members in Places 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 are elected to the single member districts in which they reside. All council members serve three-year terms.
|Number of Fire Stations||12|
|Number of Fire Engines / Ambulances||38|
|Number of Fire Employees||369|
|Number of Police Stations||2|
|Number of Police Vehicles||227|
|Number of Police Employees||595|
|Public Parkland (city-owned)||1,487.66 Acres|
|Number of Parks||79|
|Number of Recreation Centers (six, plus one Senior Center, one Youth Center and two part-time centers at Irving ISD middle schools)||8 dedicated facilities; 2 part-time facilities|
|Number of Public Swimming Pools (three seasonal, two seasonal and two year-round Aquatic Centers and two splash parks)||9|
|Number of Libraries||4|
|Total Items in Circulation||1,216,418|
U.S. Census Bureau, North Central Texas Council of Governments, Dallas County Appraisal District, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Geological Survey, Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, North Texas Real Estate Information System, Texas Workforce Commission, Irving Fire Department 2017 Annual Report, Irving Police Department 2017 Annual Report.
Updated Sept. 14, 2018