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About Garland, TX


Garland, Texas sits mainly in Dallas County but a small portion is in Collin County. It is an inner suburb of northeast Dallas and is considered to be a major part of the Dallas-Ft Worth metroplex.


Population and Demographics

The population in Garland in 1990 was 180,650 making it the second largest city in Dallas County and the tenth largest in Texas. By 2010 the population grew to 226,876 ranking it the 87th largest city in the United States. The 2020 census reported an increased population base of 238,622.

The demographics are as follows:

White 27.31%

African American 14.77%

Native Americans 0.25%

Asians 11.88%

Multi-racial 2.72%

Hispanic or Latino 42.66%



Settlers arrived in what is now Garland in 1850 but the community was not formally created until 1874. As the founders arrived two communities sprang up, Embree and Duck Creek. The rivalry between the two neighbors increased as the area developed due to the construction of the Santa Fe Rail line. One major controversy was where to place the post office. It was decided to put the post office between Duck Creek and Embree but soon after construction was complete the two communities merged into what is known today as Garland, Texas. It was fully incorporated in 1891.



Many businesses began and are still in operation today in Garland. In the 1930s Craddock Pickle Company arrived. Cucumbers grown across Texas and other states were brought in and made into various types of pickles and relishes and sold under three brand names, Betty Brand, Crispy, and Crown. Prior to World War II, there were two aircraft plants operating in Garland, and following the war, the city was boosted when Kraft Foods began doing business in Garland. Resistol Hats were in business for years making hats for notable people around the world. The top employers in Garland are:

Garland Independent School District

City of Garland

Kraft Foods

US Food Service

Epiroc Drilling Solutions


Fun Fact

Garland, Texas is proud to be the hometown of Lee Travino. Mr. Travino is a professional golfer who has won 6 major golf tournaments, and 29 PGA Tour events and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.


How To Find Cheapest Electricity In Garland TX

Finding the best electricity rates in Garland and other Dallas-area cities is now easier than ever before! With our online electricity rate shopping website you can shop the cheapest Garland electricity rates, browse top electricity suppliers, and even filter search results according to your wants and needs. Here are some tips for finding the lowest electric rates in Garland today…


Decide On What You Want

First, decide on the type of electric rate you want. Is the cheapest price your priority? Maybe you are looking for other features such as no cancellation fees or deposits?


Filter and Search

Next, type in your utility or zip code into our search bar and open the cheapest Garland electric rates near you! Then set your specific search parameters to your exact wants and needs.


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After you found what you are looking for, simple click to enroll in your new electricity plan. You will be prompted to enter your account details and agree to the supplier's terms.

Different Types of Electricity Rates In Garland

Since the inception of energy deregulation in Texas, there have been many electricity suppliers offering low rates in Garland. In fact, in the most recent years suppliers have gotten creative by offering different price options, terms, and specials to attract new customers. Here are some of the top electricity rate plans offered in Garland today…


Fixed Rate Electric Plans in Garland

Fixed-rate electricity plans allow residents and businesses in Garland to lock-in electricity unit costs at a certain $/kWh for a contract period term. This provides price certainty and a relatively simple way to budget for energy costs.


Residential & Commercial Plans

Our site also gives Garland residents the option to choose between residential electricity rates and commercial electricity rates. Commercial businesses in Garland even have the ability to request a custom quote that is tailored to the business's individual usage.


No Deposit Electricity Plans

Some Garland energy providers require customers to put down a deposit when they sign up for an electricity plan. Our site allows you to filter plans that do not require a deposit, so you can sign up with a Garland electricity provider on your terms.


100% Green Plans

Are you looking for a green electricity plan in Garland? Our site displays rates from some of the leading green energy suppliers in Garland, Dallas, and the rest of Texas. Whether you want electricity generated from wind or solar, you can easily sort by 100% renewable plans.

Dallas-Area Electric Utility Company Resources

Texas, like many states in the U.S., has a deregulated energy market. Meaning, the market allows energy users to choose who supplies their electricity. Your energy will rely on two parties — your utility and provider. The local utility is Oncor Electric in Garland, and this company handles power line maintenance and electricity distribution in your area. Your provider, often called a Retail Electric Provider (REP), supplies the electricity Oncor distributes.

Here is a map of Oncor’s service territory in Texas along with the major cities it covers. As you can see, both Grand Prairie, Dallas and Fort Worth are within the Oncor territory:

You have the power to choose your REP, but figuring out who has the best rate can be a challenge. simplifies the process, so you can see available rates and choose the best one for you.

Before you start your search, you should note when your current contract ends to avoid termination fees. You should also consider what type of rate you’re looking for. While fixed rates involve a consistent price throughout your agreement, variable rates rise and fall with the energy market.

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