Arlington, Texas 

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Regional center - Northeast Texas
-Arts and culture
-Diverse economy
-Growth and sprawl
-Unattractive physical setting
-Summer heat

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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.”


City: Arlington
Zip Codes: 76010, 76017, 76014, 76002, 76016, 76001, 76013, 76018, 76012, 76006, 12 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 596 ft above sea level


The unemployment rate in Arlington is 3.90% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Arlington jobs have increased by 1.12%. Learn More...
Compared to the rest of the country, Arlington's cost of living is 3.00% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Arlington's Cost of Living
Arlington's population is 388,125 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 48.30%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Arlington is $164,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 14.62%. Check out the homes in the area.
Arlington public schools spend $8,485 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Arlington. Learn More...

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It's a good time to buy in Arlington. Home Appreciation is up 7.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Arlington Real Estate.

The median home price in Arlington is $164,300. Browse Homes in this Range.

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Reviews for Arlington    33 Reviews
Seniors - 2/7/2017
If you have a good car you can travel to the cities bordering Arlington (within 15 miles) and pay their non-citizen fees and use their very nice senior facilities. ... (Read More)

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Arlington Tx - 3/16/2016
Quality of life is fine but its boring and a city for someone raising a... (Read More)

Should You move to Arlington? - 6/21/2015
Should You move to Arlington? well it depends. I am black and I live on the Arlington/Grand Prairie border near six flags. Let's start with the positives: 1. Upbeat... (Read More)

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76010, 76017, 76014, 76002, 76016, 76001, 76013, 76018, 76012, 76006, 12 total