Everything Is Bigger in Texas
With a population of more than 1.2 million, Dallas is a truly modern and sophisticated city that attracts visitors and new residents from around the world. In fact, Dallas is the #1 visitor and leisure destination in Texas (and its fastest-growing metro area), and there’s more than one reason for this popularity. There are unique attractions and landmarks to visit, exciting entertainment venues to pursue, highly diverse residential communities to experience, and additionally, Dallas offers a wealth of opportunities for career-minded individuals. Whether you are visiting for a day, a week, or a month, the city of Dallas is sure to enthrall and entrance—you just might extend your stay for a lifetime.
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Dallas at a Glance
Interstate Highways: I-20, I-30, I-35E, I-45
City Highways: I-635 loop, President George Bush Turnpike, Dallas North Tollway
Public Transportation: DART -
Airport: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
Population (2014): 1,281,047
Population Change Since 2000: +7.8%
Median Home Value (2013): $127,000
Population Density: 3,740 pp / sq mi
School District: Dallas ISD
Find Your Perfect Spot in Dallas
Central Dallas is anchored by Downtown and is the epicenter of urban revival. The area is characterized by retail, restaurants, and nightlife.
East Dallas is a trendy arts area near Downtown and is home to the Lakewood neighborhood, historic Vickery Place, and Bryan Place, as well as the architecturally significant neighborhoods of Swiss Avenue and Munger Place.
Dallas Historic District
Dallas Historic District has one of the largest collections of Frank Lloyd Wright inspired homes in Dallas, and in the United States.
Midtown is a trendy section of town currently being developed with new high-rise apartments, restaurants, and retail.
Southern Dallas is a distinct neighborhood where you will find art, culture, and history.
The city is surrounded by many luxurious upscale suburbs such as Cockrell Hill, Highland Park, and University Park.
What's it Like to Live in Dallas?
The homes and communities of Dallas are known for their diversity. Enjoy urban excitement or live a charmed lifestyle surrounded by lush parks. Explore trendy modern architecture or appreciate classic historic homes. Dallas has a little bit everything.
Endless Attractions & Entertainment
From a day at the zoo to an exciting night downtown to an afternoon stroll through a quiet park, Dallas offers a truly diverse list of attractions. Explore galleries or catch a live show in the Bishop Arts District. Enjoy bars, restaurants, shops, and entertainment in the trendy and modern Uptown. Grab a bite on Greenville Avenue or cool off at the Bahama Beach Family Waterpark. The possibilities only continue.
Outstanding Parks & Recreation
No need to resign yourself to sidewalk strolls through forests of skyscrapers; Dallas is home to an abundance of parks, trails, and other natural outdoor escapes. In fact, the Dallas Park System is one of the largest in the nation, with over 23,000 acres of parkland and 125 miles of urban hiking and biking trails. These parks can be found downtown, in the suburbs, outside the city, and around lakes and rivers through the city and metro areas.
Exciting Events for All Ages & Interests
From Shakespeare to Rodeo, Dallas has it all! Live music, farmers and artists markets, movies in the park, bike and road races, seasonal and holiday celebrations, even a Texas-style Mardi Gras, a Texas Irish Festival, and a Renaissance Festival... there’s a unique and exciting event nearly every day along the bustling streets of Dallas.
Abundant Job Opportunities
Employment opportunities in Dallas are booming. As of 2015, there were 21 Fortune 500 companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including Exxon Mobil, Southwest Airlines, and Texas Instruments, and plenty of other large companies and corporations have caught on in recent years and relocated to Dallas. Among Dallas' top employers are AMR Corporation, Bank of America, Baylor Health Care System, AT&T, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, and JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Even Major League Sports!
NFL: Dallas Cowboys (Arlington, TX)
NHL: Dallas Stars (American Airlines Center)
NBA: Dallas Mavericks (American Airlines Center)
MLB: Texas Rangers (Arlington, TX)
MLS: FC Dallas (Frisco)
Dallas Real Estate
Ready to Find Home in Dallas, TX?
The Dallas area is home to many great communities, suburbs, and neighborhoods where you can find many diverse living options. Finding the right home or neighborhood can be a challenge, especially if you are relocating from a different state. That’s why the Glazers Realtors team is here to help you navigate the Dallas real estate industry and market. We can show you around the area, give you access to the local MLS, schedule visits to open houses for properties you are interested in, inform you about the local career opportunities, schools, entertainment, transportation, and amenities and assist you in making the transition into Dallas.
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