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      Living in North Richland Hills, TX

      North Richland Hills is a mid-sized city located in the state of Texas. The city has a population of 67,994 people. In North Richland Hills, there are 3,750 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (83% White). Given that fact, North Richland Hills could be considered less diverse than other cities. If you are looking for a family friendly city, North Richland Hills might be a good fit as 77% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 61% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very intimidating task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the area before actually living in North Richland Hills, Texas. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, crime, weather, you can easily compare the best places to live in North Richland Hills and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare North Richland Hills to Texas and the national average.

      North Richland Hills, TX receives 91 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #20 in Texas and #27 in the USA. Clearly, North Richland Hills is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Another exciting tidbit, is that North Richland Hills ranks better than 90% of all US cities! For each of the livability categories, we can establish that North Richland Hills ranks very well for amenities (A+), crime (B+), weather (B), education (A+) and housing (A+).

      Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., North Richland Hills has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive. Some of the notable things to do include: NRH2O Family Water Park, NYTEX Sports Centre, and Adventure World.

      The average school test scores in North Richland Hills are 81%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their North Richland Hills apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.

      North Richland Hills real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in North Richland Hills. Median real estate prices in North Richland Hills come in at $160,200, which is 12.3% higher than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In North Richland Hills, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 3.8% lower than the Texas average. Real estate appreciation rates in North Richland Hills are important to consider, as they can act as a guide to determine if your new home purchase will be a solid investment going forward. During the last twelve months, the appreciation rate for North Richland Hills homes comes in at 9.1%, and the 5 year appreciation rates were 10.4%.

      North Richland Hills transportation information

      Statistic North Richland Hills Texas National
      Average one way commute27min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.5%80.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool9.1%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.9%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home3.7%4.3%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The North Richland Hills, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).