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Best Places To Live In Dallas, TX

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  • Dallas, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 1,278,433
  • I've spent enough time here to write a review. People are friendly and straightforward here compared to places like in the Midwest - especially in the business world. It's surprisingly affordable,
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score91
  • 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
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  • Plano, TX
  • 17.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 279,088
  • I would say Plano is a mix of conservative and liberal. Lots of people think they're conservative but act like liberals.ProsIf you need to buy services or products, you'll find them here. There's
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  • Richardson, TX
  • 12.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 108,350
  • First. The reviewer who posted you could get robbed and murdered in Richardson? Not going to argue that. But you were in the South part of Richardson down new Lake Highlands and North Dallas and it is
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  • Bedford, TX
  • 20.2 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
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  • Grapevine, TX
  • 19.5 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
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  • Carrollton, TX
  • 15.8 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
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  • Mansfield, TX
  • 23.7 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
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  • Rowlett, TX
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,203
  • This city is on the brinks of a great future. With being centrally located in DFW, and on the lake, a commercial development boom is about to occur in this great city. Bayside, a $1 billion property, is
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  • Euless, TX
  • 17.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 53,675
  • Euless is central to many places, has nice parks but people who live here need to know that there are many coyotes who are being continually displaced due to construction. Your small dogs and cats are
87
  • Wylie, TX
  • 24.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 45,655
  • After living in Maine for my entire life, I moved to Wylie, TX about three years ago. It was one of the best moves I made. I miss the beautiful scenery, but the neighborhood I live in has friendly people
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  • Murphy, TX
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,015
  • Hello, I am a professional who bought a house in this area. Long story short: If you like country bumpkins, this is the place for you. I lived in the Aviary, currently there is not an appropriate
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  • Hebron, TX
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 413
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  • Ovilla, TX
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,639
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  • Irving, TX
  • 9.2 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
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  • Far North, Dallas, TX
  • 13.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 163,453
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  • Lewisville, TX
  • 21.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 102,327
  • After visiting Lewisville, Texas, I can say that I enjoyed the historic Texas city a whole lot. Lewisville isn't an over the top type of city, but more traditional and classical in a sense. The community
86
  • Sachse, TX
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,329
  • Sachse is a small city northeast of Dallas. I lived here briefly but found myself routinely bored and decided to leave. It's a nice city when it comes to quality of life and the homes are affordable, but
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  • Cedar Hill, TX
  • 16.3 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
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  • Oak Leaf, TX
  • 17.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,423
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  • Apollo Arapaho And Camelot, Garland, TX
  • 14.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,845
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  • Double Oak, TX
  • 26.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,028
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  • University Park, TX
  • 5 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
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  • Oakridge, Garland, TX
  • 13.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,126
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  • Coomer Creek, Garland, TX
  • 14.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,363
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  • Farmers Branch, TX
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,211
  • I love the city of Farmers. It is quite and very safe. The city police patrol the area. If you need help, the police will be there within a few minutes. If you report something, they will try to get
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  • Camelot, Garland, TX
  • 15 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,765
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  • Brentwood Place, Garland, TX
  • 14.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 334
  • Years ago the HOA people who took care of the pool were pretty good, now there is a new guy over the pool and at first we thought it would be good they were not allowing anyone to drink and made a area
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  • Travis Ranch, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,032
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  • Southeast, Arlington, TX
  • 20.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 90,151
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  • Highland Park, TX
  • 3.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,986
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  • Firewheel Estates, Garland, TX
  • 16.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 519
82
  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • 11.9 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
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  • Flower Mound, TX
  • 25.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 69,966
  • No matter what, someone will always want something you have. From my past 13 years here being stolen from my garage multiple times, to the rude residents of the town and finushing off with the horrible
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  • Buckingham North, Garland, TX
  • 14.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 669
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  • Oakcrest, Garland, TX
  • 13 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Briaroaks, Garland, TX
  • 12.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • The Enclave, Garland, TX
  • 15 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 170
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  • Northeast Garland, Garland, TX
  • 15.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,479
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  • The Fairways At Firewheel, Garland, TX
  • 16.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Oakridge On The Creek, Garland, TX
  • 13.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Crystal Falls, Garland, TX
  • 15.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Duncanville, TX
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • 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
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  • Valley Creek, Garland, TX
  • 16 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Gatewood Estates, Garland, TX
  • 12.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Dalcastle And Linda Heights, Garland, TX
  • 11.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 797
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  • The Hills Of Breckenridge, Garland, TX
  • 17.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
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  • Meadowood, Garland, TX
  • 15.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 488
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  • West End Historic District, Dallas, TX
  • 0.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 874
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  • Arlington, TX
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • 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.
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  • Retreat At Firewheel, Garland, TX
  • 17.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a

Dallas, TX: Commercial Hub

Dallas is a metropolitan city located in the north of Texas. According to the US Census Bureau it is the 4th most populous city in the United States at just under two million residents. Dallas is the largest city in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The city is considered the commercial hub of the DFWM.

Considered to be the cultural hub of the area you will find many art galleries. Dallas also has more restaurants than New York City, serving up cuisine from all over the planet. The department store Neiman Marcus was born here and there are plenty of shopping districts to choose from. Located in the heart of downtown you will also find the country’s largest farmer's market.

The main business in Dallas centers around banking, commerce, transportation and medical research. 18 of the top Fortune 500 companies are based out of Dallas. The city's economy is the 10th largest in the world and they are 4th in the nation for job availability. With over 3 million job openings available finding employment should not be difficult.

Dallas enjoys a sub-tropical climate and celebrates all four seasons. The coldest month of the year is January with the hottest being August. Typically the city does not see much snow in winter but does experience freezing rain and ice. The summer months tend to be hot and dry with occasional rain showers.

The city is divided into three distinct districts; central, east and south. Central comprises Downtown, Oak Lawn and Uptown. Most of the Central neighborhood is made up for retail shops, restaurants and clubs. Some of the best places in Dallas are found in the Central district. Rents in this area are quite high and the neighborhoods include wealthy residents.

Some of the best places to live in Dallas are in the East district. East Dallas contains Deep Ellum, a trendy, artsy community and Lakewood. The neighborhoods in this part of the city attract more middle class families. South Dallas is home to the annual State Fair and the Oak Cliff district which has gone through renovations to make it a safer area to live.

With a multitude of places to shop, eat and play, choosing one spot to settle in Dallas could be difficult. We are here to help make your decision easier. You can customize your list of the best places to live in Dallas by choosing what is most important to you. Narrow down your search radius by cost to rent, amenities, crime rates or cost of living to get you started.