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Dallas
  • City in Texas

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Dallas is a city in Texas with a population of 1,330,612. Dallas is in Dallas County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Dallas offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Dallas there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Dallas and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Dallas are above average.

About

About Dallas...
Population
1,330,612

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$188,100
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,052
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    467.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    14.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    58.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    322.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    675.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,893.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    752.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    national  12%

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