By population, the DFW metro area has the largest population of any other area in Texas. Dallas is the largest city in the DWF metro area. It makes sense that Dallas has one of the highest death rates in the state.
The statistics show that about 150,000 to 200,000 Texas residents die each year. They also show that more than 40,000 residents of the DFW metro area die each year. They also show that 14,000 to 18,000 of these residents lived in Dallas County. For example, in 2015, nearly 16,000 residents of Dallas County died. That averages out to approximately 1,300 deaths each month.
There are several cities and municipalities that are in Dallas County that are not part of the City of Dallas. If you look just at deaths in the City of Dallas, they range from 12,000 to 15,000 a year. The 2015 data shows 14,000 deaths in the City of Dallas. That is more than 1,000 deaths each month.
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