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Best Places To Live In Arlington, TX

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  • Arlington, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 383,899
  • Wanted to let everyone in the South Arlington/North Mansfield know about an urgent care we found this week. On the south west corner of Sublett and hwy 287 in with Albertsons is the greatest clinic. …[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score95
  • Keller, TX
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.5km away
  • Population: 44,250
  • Keller is the best place I've ever lived family-wise. The schools are top-notch, the town is very clean and safe, and there's plenty of shopping and dining options. Businesses are always booming here and…[read more]
95
  • Dalworthington Gardens, TX
  • City: 4.4mi / 7.0km away
  • Population: 2,233
94
  • Trophy Club, TX
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 10,987
  • I experienced an incredible lifestyle while living in Trophy Club Texas. The city is a premiere planned sector of Denton and Tarrant Counties. Trophy Club is a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. It…[read more]
93
  • North Richland Hills, TX
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.7km away
  • Population: 67,994
  • NRH is OK. We've lived here a long time. It's fairly conveniently located if you work in the northern half of Tarrant County. Because it's surrounded by other cities, pretty much anything you need is…[read more]
93
  • Coppell, TX
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 40,631
  • I love my home as I am centrally located to everything including things I love to do which is eat, enjoy the movies and attend different festivals in the summer. Coppell has a rich history and is known…[read more]
92
  • Westworth Village, TX
  • City: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 2,632
92
  • Grapevine, TX
  • City: 13.8mi / 22.3km away
  • Population: 50,538
  • Grapevine is located minutes from DFW Airport, and only 30-45 minutes from Dallas and Fort Worth. In 2018 Grapevine will become a stop on the commuter rail, allowing for even easier travel to Fort…[read more]
91
  • Saginaw, TX
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 21,680
  • Saginaw, Texas is one of those places that people don't think really exist anymore. Great neighborhoods where the people actually look out for one another and take pride in their homes, and where the…[read more]
91
  • Burleson, TX
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 41,962
  • I love the escape from the hustle and bustle of the city when I get home. Living in Burleson, Texas has a lot to offer especially for families. It's a very quiet town that's about 30 minutes from Dallas.…[read more]
91
  • Colleyville, TX
  • City: 11.1mi / 17.8km away
  • Population: 24,982
  • I was living in Colleyville for a few years due to work and for the most part, it was a nice place to live. If you travel frequently, you'll be just a few minutes drive from DFW International Airport.…[read more]
90
  • Southlake, TX
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 29,101
  • Moving to Southlake was one of the best decisions my family has ever made! While the town is widely known for its wealth, it's much more than that. The citizens are very philanthropic and are involved in…[read more]
90
  • Roanoke, TX
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 7,055
89
  • Watauga, TX
  • City: 12.6mi / 20.2km away
  • Population: 24,322
  • -Plenty of places to go play your favorite sport (parks, golf/frolf courses,skatepark, etc) or take a short drive to Arlington to hit up Six Flags or The Fort worth zoo! Maybe play some paintball in fort…[read more]
89
  • Kennedale, TX
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 7,413
89
  • Mansfield, TX
  • City: 11.5mi / 18.5km away
  • Population: 63,141
  • Mansfield is a great place to live at least for a single person like me. I love how this city has been designed just for people who like nightlife in a safe way. I have been living in this city for about…[read more]
89
  • Far North, Fort Worth, TX
  • Neighborhood: 17.3mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 141,442
89
  • Far North, Dallas, TX
  • Neighborhood: 23.7mi / 38.1km away
  • Population: 163,453
88
  • Downtown, Fort Worth, TX
  • Neighborhood: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 4,481
88
  • Bedford, TX
  • City: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 48,864
  • Bedford TX is the place I visit at least once a year.It has been something my family has done for almost 6 years. During college football season, it is definitely the place to be. Whether I'm in the mood…[read more]
88
  • Cedar Hill, TX
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 47,457
  • Before moving to Houston to pursue my college degree, I was in Cedar Hill near Dallas. This Texan city is located just a few miles from Dallas. In recent years, Cedar Hill has been ranked among the list…[read more]
88
  • Southeast, Arlington, TX
  • Neighborhood: 7.2mi / 11.5km away
  • Population: 90,151
88
  • Haslet, TX
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.5km away
  • Population: 1,679
87
  • Ovilla, TX
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.2km away
  • Population: 3,639
87
  • Hurst, TX
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.1km away
  • Population: 38,690
  • This is a great place to raise a family. As with all places there are bad areas and good areas. The schools are mostly good. The teachers are excellent. There are plenty of things to do with your…[read more]
87
  • Euless, TX
  • City: 8.0mi / 12.9km away
  • Population: 53,675
  • Lived here since May 2002. Nice, quiet neighborhood with a couple of grocery stores just blocks away. Dental, Chiropractors, Fast food, hair and nail salons, car washes and schools all within walking…[read more]
87
  • University Park, TX
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.8km away
  • Population: 24,346
  • There are lots of fun and interesting activities in University Park that you and your family can take advantage of. Whether you're looking for attractions that children will enjoy or want to plan a…[read more]
87
  • Carrollton, TX
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.2km away
  • Population: 129,266
  • I got a ridiculous ticket that should have been a warning, tried fighting it in court but the judge denied. They wanted me to pay $150 the day I went to court which I didn't have until the next day. They…[read more]
86
  • West, Arlington, TX
  • Neighborhood: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 82,955
86
  • Highland Park, TX
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 8,986
86
  • Wedgwood, Fort Worth, TX
  • Neighborhood: 18.0mi / 29.0km away
  • Population: 86,351
  • With one of the largest collection of mid century modern and ranch homes in Fort Worth, Wedgwood is a great neighborhood that's very quiet but yet close to all the restaurants and shops along Hulen…[read more]
86
  • Southwest, Arlington, TX
  • Neighborhood: 7.8mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 49,675
85
  • Tcu-West Cliff, Fort Worth, TX
  • Neighborhood: 16.2mi / 26.1km away
  • Population: 36,649
85
  • Pantego, Arlington, TX
  • Neighborhood: 3.0mi / 4.8km away
  • Population: 3,418
85
  • Edgecliff Village, TX
  • City: 14.6mi / 23.5km away
  • Population: 2,950
  • Apparently while driving through this charming enclave, a stop sign was missed. And, I assume, a traffic camera recorded the violation. Instead of being mailed a citation and a copy of the photo, as…[read more]
85
  • Irving, TX
  • City: 10.7mi / 17.2km away
  • Population: 232,013
  • The water service bill every month is due in a different date, their day ends at 5PM because if you pay online after 5 PM they will charge a fee of 10% to 12% of your bill.The day ends at Midnight…[read more]
85
  • Westlake, TX
  • City: 18.0mi / 28.9km away
  • Population: 1,124
84
  • Oak Leaf, TX
  • City: 21.1mi / 33.9km away
  • Population: 1,423
84
  • Arts District, Dallas, TX
  • Neighborhood: 18.4mi / 29.6km away
  • Population: 581
84
  • Westover Hills, TX
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.5km away
  • Population: 578
84
  • Joshua, TX
  • City: 24.8mi / 40.0km away
  • Population: 6,316
84
  • Midlothian, TX
  • City: 19.7mi / 31.7km away
  • Population: 21,530
  • While I have lived in Texas for quite some time, I have only been in Midlothian, Texas for a few months. I feel like I have learned a lot about this city in those short few months, though! Being just 25…[read more]
84
  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.4km away
  • Population: 185,631
  • Grand Prairie, TX was one of a few stops on a business trip to Texas in 2009. I found Grand Prairie to be a little more than I expected but still nothing "over-the-top". Grand Prairie does a nice job at…[read more]
82
  • Crowley, TX
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • Population: 14,453
  • Living in Crowley, Texas was a very interesting experience for me and my family. there is not as much diversity as I had hoped for, but the people here tend to be very welcoming and very nice. Many…[read more]
82
  • Richland Hills, TX
  • City: 8.6mi / 13.8km away
  • Population: 8,033
82
  • Farmers Branch, TX
  • City: 18.8mi / 30.3km away
  • Population: 32,211
  • Purchased almost a year ago and can't wait to sell! Live off of Valley View and Webb Chapel area, did not realize the speeding danger in this town. Foolish me, Webb Chapel, Marsh, Josey, commuters…[read more]
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  • Duncanville, TX
  • City: 12.9mi / 20.7km away
  • Population: 39,599
  • Duncanville is a small city with a big feel. The best thing I like about Duncanville, Texas is the diversity. Duncanville is a suburb of Dallas and is about 15 miles away, but there is no need to travel…[read more]
81
  • West End Historic District, Dallas, TX
  • Neighborhood: 17.8mi / 28.6km away
  • Population: 874
81
  • Blue Mound, TX
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 3,263
81
  • Dalworthington Gardens, Arlington, TX
  • Neighborhood: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 2,467
81
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • City: 13.0mi / 20.9km away
  • Population: 815,930
  • Area itself is ok. Great variety of places to shop and dine and plenty of attractions to keep anyone busy. The nightlife is lacking in that there really isn’t anything to do unless you’re into bars. …[read more]

Arlington, TX: Lots to Do and See

Arlington is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area. This metropolitan area's population is approaching 7 million, and it is the seventh largest metropolitan area in the United States. The metropolitan area has 13 counties, and Arlington is in Tarrant County. Arlington's population is approaching 400,000.

You may experience some changes in your lifestyle after you move to Arlington. Different types of neighborhoods, plenty of places to shop and restaurants offering a variety of cuisine are some of things you will find here. There a number of attractions and activities for residents and visitors. Education, entertainment and financial service are some of the fields where you can find employment.

The cost of living here is lower than the average cost of living in the United States. However, it is higher than it is in some of the other cities in Texas. Home rental costs may pleasantly surprise you if you are from California or New York City. The home rental costs in Arlington are the same as the United States average. They are slightly higher than they are in other Texas cities.

The city's mild winters will be a pleasant change for you if you are coming from the Midwest. Winter temperatures are rarely lower than 35, and the average high temperatures in the winter are in the high 50s and low 60s. You are unlikely to see more than an inch of snow here. Temperatures are in the 90s during the summers. May and October are Arlington's rainiest months.

Arlington's unique landmarks include AT&T Stadium and Six Flags Over Texas. AT&T Stadium is the home stadium of the Dallas Cowboys football team. Six Flags has roller coasters, children's rides and a water park. If you are a baseball fan, you will enjoy watching the Texas Rangers play at Globe Life Park. Places for outdoor recreation in the city include Lake Arlington and River Legacy Park.

You can take Metro ArlingtonXpress buses to travel around Arlington. If you want to take public transportation into Dallas, you can take a MAX bus to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and then take a Dallas Area Rapid Transit train into Dallas.

Locating the best places to live in Arlington can be difficult without the right tools. Here are some of the best places to live in Arlington, based on the Livability Score. You can sort the list of best places to live in Arlington by population size, home/rental prices, and other metrics that might be important to you like crime, cost of living or education.