The city of Dallas is the 9th largest in the U.S. with a population of 1.3 million people. It’s the third largest city in Texas behind only Houston and San Antonio. The city’s growth was expedited over the years due to oil, cotton, and the development of railroad lines that allowed for the transportation of goods in and out of the city.
Dallas is one of the more diverse cities in the state of Texas with a racial profile that breaks down as follows: 50.7% White, 25.0% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 2.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 17.2% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races.
There is a median household income of $63,812 which is higher than both the Texas and U.S. median averages. Although the female poverty rate in the Dallas metro area is lower than in Texas, over 332,000 women and girls in the Dallas metro area still live in poverty. Female-headed households make up 30 percent of all households in Dallas, but they make up 53 percent of all poor households.
If you’ve been looking for an adoption agency near you in Dallas, Adoption Alliance is here to offer you support and assistance. In the event you aren’t ready to place your child for adoption, the metro area of Dallas has great pregnancy resources available to you.
Below is a list of pregnancy centers and resources near you:
As a birth parent living in Dallas, there are no costs to you for placing your child for adoption. The adoptive parents will incur the cost to adopt your child.
For birth parents, the process takes anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. The decision to place your child for adoption shouldn’t be taken lightly so we recommend taking as much time as you need before making a final decision. To get approved as an adoptive parent typically takes between three and six months provided there aren’t any major issues that surface.
Yes. Adoption Alliance offer support, guidance, and resources throughout the entire adoption process in Dallas. With all birth parents, we recommend scheduling a meeting with our staff as the first step. You can get started by filling out the form above or clicking here to contact us.