Carrollton is a community of young families, with 40% of the population between the ages of 22 and 39. The average household income in Carrollton is approximately $65,000. Carrollton residents are also well educated with 38% of the population over 25 having a bachelors or masters degree. Carrollton is served by three school districts, with a reputation for excellence and high quality modern facilities. Continued educational opportunities are abundant with several area community colleges and state and private universities within a 30-mile radius.

Carrollton is conveniently located near major interstates and roads, and will soon have opening through the city the newest Interstate Highway, I190, the George Bush Freeway. This will provide Carrollton with a direct link to DFW International Airport on the west and Plano on the east.