Dallas, Texas 

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Population

1,343,266

+9.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$43,359

Median Home Price

$259,800

Median Age

32.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

3.7 / 7.5

summer / winter

Dallas Gifts

Best Places to Live in Dallas, Texas

Regional center - Northeast Texas. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Dallas, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Dallas, TX Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
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.”


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Dallas County
Metro Area: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Dallas
Zip Codes: 75217, 75211, 75228, 75243, 75227, 75287, 75216, 75220, 75231, 75206, 47 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 596 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Dallas is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Dallas jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Dallas's cost of living is 1.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Dallas's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Dallas county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 64.9% to 33.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Dallas's population is 1,343,266 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 9.5%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 26.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Dallas is Real Estate: $259,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.0%.

SCHOOLS
Dallas public schools spend $11,054 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Dallas. More Education



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Housing Market in Dallas

It's a good time to buy in Dallas. Home Appreciation is up 14.4% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Dallas is $259,800.

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Reviews for Dallas   228 Reviews
Not good. Not good, at all. - 6/17/2021
I have lived in Dallas, as well as areas around the Dallas Metroplex, for over 20 years. With that said, what I have seen in that time, has not been overly pleasing; and... Read More

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NOT THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE, BY FAR - 5/16/2021
There is only one thing I found to be relatively good in this city: upscale restaurants. The food is tasty but only in upscale restaurants, I am vegan, and still found... Read More

NOT THE BEST PLACE TO LIVE, BY FAR - 5/12/2021
I would have to agree with the low stars reviews for this place. I really gave it a try and wanted to find more positive than negative in this palce, but it's not... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN DALLAS, TEXAS
75217, 75211, 75228, 75243, 75227, 75287, 75216, 75220, 75231, 75206, 47 total

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