Dallas is one of the fastest-growing cities in America and among the top 10 in terms of total population. With this growth, many neighbourhoods are emerging that are a great choice for families looking to live in the metroplex. Below is an overview of some of the best communities to move to near the city of Dallas.
- East Plano
For families looking for a great place to raise their kids, East Plano is one of the best choices in the country. Located in Denton County, the city is within driving distance of Dallas while still providing plenty of living space. The city boasts an average income of $84,000 per year and a population of nearly a quarter million people. Additionally, working families can find work within the city to minimize their commute each day. Through these advantages, East Plano combines the best of suburban life with the conveniences of living in the city.
One of the finest neighbourhoods in the Dallas area is Southlake. The community is renowned for its friendly residents, schools, and large homes. The median home value in the community is over $510,000 and most families own a home. The community’s Keller neighbourhood houses some of Dallas’ most prestigious residents and offers many multi-million dollar homes. With some of the best local schools in the Dallas area, Southlake is a great place for families to raise their children. Sheltered from the noise of city living, Southlake is a suburban community that has something to offer for anyone.
- Preston Hollow
Preston Hollow is perhaps the best community in Dallas in terms of affluence. Since 2008, the city has been notable for housing former U.S. President George W. Bush. Other notable residents include Ross Perot, T. Boone Pickens, and Mark Cuban. Of course, not everyone in the city is a celebrity. Upper-income families or those with dual incomes can find a nice house that suits their needs in the neighborhood. Residents of Preston Hollow attend Hillcrest High School, one of the best schools in the greater Dallas area. Private schools and exceptional elementary schools are available for the community’s children. The city is located just 20 minutes away from downtown Dallas, making the daily commute more bearable.
Though a city in its own right, Denton is considered a suburb of Dallas. It is within commuting distance from the city and offers plenty of land for local residents. The University of North Texas (UNT) is located in downtown Denton for college students or local residents looking to continue their education. The neighbourhood has very low crime, relatively-high income, and beautiful homes.
- North Richardson
Though an older community by Dallas standards, North Richardson has low crime and good schools for families. The median home age in North Richardson is 35 years, which is relatively old for a city growing at around 5% per year. The community has plenty of parks and other attractions for families to enjoy. In addition to more aged properties, North Richardson still has some land left for families looking to build their dream home.
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