Farmers Branch has the 947th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 14.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Farmers Branch is part of the Dallas metro area. Unemployment in the Dallas area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. Dallas has the 4th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Farmers Branch is below average at $50,480, and the median cost of a home in Farmers Branch is $144,700, which is below the national average. 33% of workers in Farmers Branch hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Farmers Branch. 79% of Farmers Branch workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Farmers Branch spend an average of 20 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.