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Dallas
  • City in Texas

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  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 minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Dallas is a city in Texas with a population of 1,300,642. 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.

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About Dallas...
Population
1,300,642

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$270,700
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,305
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Dallas Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    561.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    12.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    38.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    165.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    527.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,245.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,039.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    22%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  11%

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