Garland, Texas






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A Taste of Garland, Texas

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT GARLAND?

  1. Garland is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a large city northeast of Dallas and is a part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is located almost entirely within Dallas County, except for small portions in Collin County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 226,876.

  2. In 2008, Garland was ranked #67 on CNN and Money magazine's list of the "Top 100 Places to Live".

  3. At the 2000 census the median income for a household in the city was $49,156, and the median income for a family was $53,545.

  4. In the early 1980s Garland had one of the lowest poverty rates of cities in the country. In 1990 it had a population of 180,650 and 2,227 businesses, making it Dallas County's second largest city and the tenth largest in the state. Garland had a variety of industries, including electronics, steel fabrication, oilfield equipment, aluminum die casting, hat manufacture, dairy products, and food processors.

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KBFB 97.9 FM Dallas, TX Hip Hop
KLUV 98.7 FM Dallas, TX Classic Hits
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KRNB 105.7 FM Decatur, TX Urban Contemporary
KHKS 106.1 FM Denton, TX Top-40
KESS 107.9 FM Lewisville, TX Top-40
KLIF 570 AM Dallas, TX Talk
KMKI 620 AM Plano, TX Children's
KSKY 660 AM Balch Springs, TX Talk
KKDA 730 AM Grand Prairie, TX Urban Contemporary
KHVN 970 AM Fort Worth, TX Gospel Music
KGGR 1040 AM Dallas, TX Gospel Music
KRLD 1080 AM Dallas, TX News
KTCK 1310 AM Dallas, TX Sports
KKGM 1630 AM Fort Worth, TX Gospel Music

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Demographics of Garland, Texas

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

57.5%

14.5%

0.8%

9.4%

37.8%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Garland, Texas

     
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Businesses in Garland, Texas


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Color & Kuts -  Category: Hair Salons -   - 905 Northwest Highway Garland, TX 75041 (214) 227-5197  - (visit website)

  2. Hair By Jimmie Salon & Spa -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 425 W Interstate 30 Garland, TX 75043 (214) 668-4230  - (reviews)

  3. Katrina Hair Studio -  Category: Hair Salons -  Hello im katrina a local hairstylist in dallas metro area specialize in latest style . Healthy hair. Color, short styles. Cuts.long hair ect. - 1546 Rowlett RD Garland, TX (214) 336-0162  - (visit website)

  4. Transformation Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   - 565 W. Oates Dr. Suite # 150 Garland, Texas 75043 (972) 279-4247  - (reviews)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. B&J Home Away From Home -  Category: Rentals -  Rooms for Rent from $120.00-$135.00, Couples welcome, All BILLS PAID, Nice, Comfortably furnished rooms with bed & linens Washer/Dryer available, TV/Basic cable, Quite Neighborhoods, All homes near bus lines, Locations in Garland & Dallas   - 504 Dawn Dr Garland, Texas (972) 741-7490

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Babe's Chicken Dinner House -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1456 Belt Line Rd (at N Garland Ave), Garland, TX 75040 (972) 496-1041

  2. Beef House -  Category: Southern/Soul -   3110 Saturn Rd Garland, TX 75041 (972) 278-2833

  3. Crazy Catfish -  Category: Seafood -   805 W Centerville Rd Garland, TX 75041 (972) 682-5411

  4. Meshack's Bar-B-Que -  Category: Bar-B-Que -   240 E. Ave. B Garland, TX 75040 (214) 227-4748

  5. Zulu Wings and Deli -  Category: Chicken, African, American -   5481 Broadway Blvd Garland, TX 75043 (972) 240-3064

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Garland African American History

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CHURCHES



  1. El Bethel Church of God In Christ -  511 Helen St Garland, TX 75040-7350 (972) 276-2171   - (visit website)

  2. Mt. Hebron Missionary Baptist Church -  1233 State Hwy 66 Garland TX 75040 (972) 276-5218

  3. New Safe Haven COGIC -  1536 Laura Drive Garland, TX 75040 (972) 926-4473

  4. Pentecost Church-God In Christ -  502 Quincy Dr, Garland, TX 75040 (972) 272-1257

  5. St Luke Ame Church -  521 W Avenue E Garland, TX 75040 (972) 487-9703  - (visit website)

  6. Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church -  1019 S. First Street, Garland, Texas 75040 (972) 276-6602  - (visit website)

Pentecost Church Of God in Christ, Garland, Texas   Pentecost Church Of God in Christ, Garland, Texas (video)
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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. MLK Parade & March -   (Jan)  

    Each year The Garland NAACP host its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade and march. The MLK Commemorative Program takes place at the Granville Arts Center. The event is free and open to the public.


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