A Haven for the Young and Well-Educated

Addison features a relatively young, highly educated population. Quality redevelopment projects like Vitruvian Park and Addison Circle will help attract a more educated population.

What does Addison look like?

  • About 75 percent of Addison residents have attended at least some college, and about 47 percent have a Bachelor’s degree or higher. Another 13 percent have achieved at least a high school diploma.
  • The median age in Addison is 32.5 years. A total of 7,378 households average 1.77 in size. Median household income is $55,816.
  • According to 2010 U.S. Census estimates, 54 percent of Addison residents are White, 25 percent are Hispanic, 12 percent are Black/African American and 7 percent are Asian.
  • The North Central Texas Council of Governments estimates that the population of Addison will approach 19,000 by 2020.


Racial/Ethnic Breakdown

Female: 50.2% Male: 49.8%


Population Trends

Multi-family redevlopment meant a brief decline in population around 2010, but is now back on an upswing with new higher density residential developments in Addison.

Major local employers include:

Company Industry
Mary Kay Cosmetics (HQ) Cosmetics
Bank of America MBNA (RO) Finance
Concentra Operating Corp. (HQ) Medical
Glazer's Family of Companies (HQ) Spirits
Dallas Marriott Quorum Hospitality
United Surgical Partners (HQ) Medical
National Business Research Institute (HQ) Market Research
Greenhill School Education