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Best Places To Live In Arlington, TX

  • 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 Score96
  • Keller, TX
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 44,250
  • Keller, Texas is a great community with some wonderful people. I moved to Keller, Texas in 2006 as a single woman. At first I was traveling back and forth to Dallas for going out and happy hour. I had my…[read more]
  • Trophy Club, TX
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Grapevine, TX
  • 13.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • North Richland Hills, TX
  • 9.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Watauga, TX
  • 12.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,322
  • I have lived in watauga for about 8 years now. Very small city, but right in the middle of everything. If you want to go to Keller for shopping, the water park in North Richland Hills and the Stockyards…[read more]
  • Coppell, TX
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Southlake, TX
  • 15.3 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Midlothian, TX
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Burleson, TX
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Colleyville, TX
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Haslet, TX
  • 20.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,679
  • Far North, Dallas, TX
  • 23.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 163,453
  • Dalworthington Gardens, TX
  • 4.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,233
  • Carrollton, TX
  • 21.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Bedford, TX
  • 7.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Roanoke, TX
  • 20.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,055
  • Far North, Fort Worth, TX
  • 17.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 141,442
  • Cedar Hill, TX
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Southeast, Arlington, TX
  • 7.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 90,151
  • Kennedale, TX
  • 9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,413
  • Mansfield, TX
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Euless, TX
  • 8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Westworth Village, TX
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,632
  • Downtown, Fort Worth, TX
  • 13.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 4,481
  • West, Arlington, TX
  • 4.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 82,955
  • Saginaw, TX
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Edgecliff Village, TX
  • 14.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,950
  • We bought out house in Edgecliff Village in the last year and have nothing but positive things to say about it! Those who are looking for a quiet neighborhood with friendly neighbors, look no further. My…[read more]
  • Wedgwood, Fort Worth, TX
  • 18 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • 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]
  • Ovilla, TX
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,639
  • Highland Park, TX
  • 19 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,986
  • Irving, TX
  • 10.7 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Pantego, Arlington, TX
  • 3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,418
  • Hurst, TX
  • 8.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 38,690
  • I've lived in North Hurst for 8 years. My husband and I chose our home because of the neighborhood, which was established (a mix of 1980s and newer homes) and had lots of trees. We are also directly…[read more]
  • Oak Leaf, TX
  • 21.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,423
  • Tcu-West Cliff, Fort Worth, TX
  • 16.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 36,649
  • Crowley, TX
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • University Park, TX
  • 19.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Winnetka Heights, Dallas, TX
  • 12.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 65,571
  • One of the advantages of moving to Winnetka Heights is that if you notify the neighborhood, you will receive a Neighborhood Membership Packet. This packet provided me with a restaurant guide, local…[read more]
  • Blue Mound, TX
  • 15.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,263
  • Farmers Branch, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Richland Hills, TX
  • 8.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,033
  • Joshua, TX
  • 24.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,316
  • West End Historic District, Dallas, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 874
  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • 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]
  • Highland Park, Dallas, TX
  • 19.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 8,797
  • Dalworthington Gardens, Arlington, TX
  • 4.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 2,467
  • Haltom City, TX
  • 11 miles away (City)
  • Population: 43,864
  • I have lived in Haltom City my whole life. We were formerly a small town outside of Fort Worth. Now we are a full suburb of Fort Worth because of the massive influx of people that either leave the…[read more]
  • Rendon, TX
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 14,025
  • Living in Rendon, TX was very fun and enjoyable for my family and I. We were able to see a lot and experience a lot here. There is a lot of enternainment, arts and culture to see that made this place…[read more]
  • Main Street District, Dallas, TX
  • 18.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 987
  • Westlake, TX
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,124

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.

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