International Influence & Diversity

Ethnic Diversity 
  • 35% of Richardson's population is non-white.
  • The City of Richardson supports cultural expressions of art, music and dance in local schools and with annual celebrations.
  • International/ethnic businesses include restaurants, grocery stores, community centers, cultural arts, dance and language schools.
  • Dallas Chinese Community Center
  • Dallas Chinese School
  • Restaurants offer authentic Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Asian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Thai, Italian and varieties of Mexican cuisine.
  • Retail stores providing ethnic dress, books, and music can be found at several local shopping centers.
  • Churches, mosques, temples and other religious centers have facilities for various multi-cultural and spiritual programs. 
Photos: Dallas Chinese Community Center located at DFW Chinatown, on Greenville Ave.

Diversity in Education

  • Richardson ISD schools host multi-cultural days in celebration of various ethnic groups.
  • UT Dallas: 18% of students are foreign born.
Richardson Demographics (2012 estimate): 
Caucasian 64.9%
Asian 15.5%
Black 9.2%
Other / 2+ races
Hispanic Origin17.9%

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