Dallas, Texas 

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Population

1,300,090

29% Growth

Unemployment Rate

3.9%

Median Income

$43,359

Avg. Home Price

$148,100

Best Places to Live in Dallas, Texas

Regional center - Northeast Texas
Pros
-Entertainment
-Arts and culture
-Diverse economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Unattractive physical setting
-Summer heat

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What Bert Has To Say About Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metro Area

Dallas is the eastern, larger half of the Dallas–Fort Worth “Metroplex.” Dallas is what most people think of when they first think of Texas—big, busy, growing, cosmopolitan, rich, glitzy, and self-confident. Dozens of gleaming downtown skyscrapers tower above the level plains, while an assortment of neighborhoods and suburban commercial centers sprawl in all directions around the city core. It has far outgrown its beltway and is supported by a spider web of freeways going in all directions, a network almost without compare in other U.S. cities. Long commutes are common, thanks to the large population, growth rate, and urban sprawl, but most don’t commute to the city itself. A rapidly developing rail-transit program is helping to cope, but Dallas is pretty much as “motor city.”


QUICK FACTS

City: Dallas
Zip Codes: 75217, 75211, 75228, 75243, 75227, 75287, 75216, 75220, 75206, 75231, 47 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 596 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Dallas is 3.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dallas jobs have increased by 3.09%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Dallas's cost of living is 4.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Dallas's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Dallas's population is 1,300,090 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 29.12%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Dallas is $148,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 31.79%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Dallas public schools spend $11,054 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Dallas. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Dallas

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Reviews for Dallas    212 Reviews
Not Top 10 but good enough and close - 6/6/2018
I'm a native Texas boy, home grown and have family all across the state. Hell, I went to school in Dallas... the "well known" one...take a guess where? And while I... (Read More)

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Not Perfect, could be worse - 6/4/2018
Listen, I'm a "hometown boy" so ill always defend Dallas and the other major 3 Texas cities Dallas is NOT a "top tier" city, it is a SECOND tier city Here are some... (Read More)
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Could be Worse, alwayPushes yos "home" - 6/4/2018
Dallas is NOT a perfect city... it's a SECOND TIER city in the country Let me be objective and give you the NEGATIVES first: - HORRIBLE summers lol, you'll be... (Read More)
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ZIP CODES IN DALLAS, TEXAS
75217, 75211, 75228, 75243, 75227, 75287, 75216, 75220, 75206, 75231, 47 total