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Pros

-Entertainment
-Arts and culture
-Diverse economy

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Unattractive physical setting
-Summer heat


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.”


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Quick Facts About Fort Worth


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Fort Worth is 4.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Worth jobs have Increased by 2.98 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Worth's cost of living is 9.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Fort Worth's population is 743,865 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 24.18 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Fort Worth is $114,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 10.80 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Fort Worth public schools spend $11,493 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Fort Worth.

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culture, cowboys, and charisma
Fort Worth rocks! Everything under the sun to have fun with. We have culture(amon carter, kimball), cowboys(old stock yard, western heritage), and charisma(hi... (read more)
Pick your area carefully in fort worth
The 76132 is heaven. Multiple private schools. Great shopping. Like its on little town with the conveniences of the big city very close. It is conservative in this... (read more)
re: A bit too hot, a bit too conservative, a bit t
I am a rare conservative Californian and if you liberalism than move to California. Be prepared for high crime in the big cities, taxes and more taxes, traffic... (read more)
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