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2022 Best Places to Retire in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

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  1. Highland Park

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Highland Park is a very friendly neighborhood, but it's also known as a bubble of its own. It's a very niche community that celebrates fun events, but it does have a reputation of a rich....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 9,143,

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  2. Colleyville

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    57 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Recently relocated to Colleyville, and we love it! We found a beautiful neighborhood with lots of parks and trails. The restaurants and shops are all fantastic, and the schools have a great....

    Read 57 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 26,766,

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  3. Fairview

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Works Here says love Fairview, TX. Very interesting in serving in the town of Fairview's government, IF any opportunities exist. An encompassing a hands-on hands-off approach, intermittently, with a city mayor and a....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 8,998,

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  4. Pantego

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    6 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Nearby Resident says As a resident in a near bordering city (Arlington), I visit Pantego almost every week. It’s so close that you don’t even feel like you’ve entered or exited the city of Pantego. It literally borders....

    Read 6 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 2,479,

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  5. Southlake

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    108 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Sounds like some people who are rating Southlake on this website have axes to grind. It also doesn't sound like they live there.There are great parks with baseball fields, Bob Jones Nature Center, a fantastic senior center, a fitness club with pools and water slides that's affordable.The town has recreational programs for everyone.Shopping is as good or better than most. Exceptional schools which have students who attend top colleges..

    Read 108 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 31,684,

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  6. Lakeside

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    1 Niche users give it an average review of 5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Lakeside is a small town, but is in great proximity to Fort Worth -- only a quick 15 minute drive to the downtown area. All of the essential stores and restaurants needed are even closer, a 5 minute....

    Read 1 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B,

    Population: 1,636,

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  7. Richardson

    City in Texas,

    317 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Mid-level college town close to Dallas. Lots of restaurants, but also lots of traffic. It has pretty parks. There are a lot of stores nearby, and many events happening. It is overall very safe too. I....

    Read 317 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 118,583,

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  8. University Park

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    22 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says University Park is the perfect mix. It is affluent, but not as flashy and gaudy as Highland Park. It is very safe at all hours. It is super close to Uptown and extremely easy to access all parts of...One of my favourite parts is that it actually has a “pulse”. I used to live in Bluffview where you don’t know if your neighbours are alive or dead. It felt scarily quiet, and I didn’t know anybody....

    Read 22 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 25,027,

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  9. Benbrook

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    48 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I love the small town feel in a big city. Benbrook is located Southwest of Downtown Fort Worth. It is a safe city with great rated schools. It is conveniently located off of the I 20 freeway and....

    Read 48 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 23,337,

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  10. Double Oak

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    8 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Double oak is a beautiful place to live. It has beautiful large lots and many walking areas. It is very close to many restaurants and shops. Even being close to the different shops and restaurants....

    Read 8 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 3,099,

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  11. Argyle

    Town in Texas,

    27 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Living in Argyle has been great! The community is growing rapidly and it is exciting to watch. I have been a full time resident here for a year and love the greenery and rural feel as well as being....

    Read 27 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 4,278,

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  12. Trophy Club

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    42 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Trophy Club was recently rated the 2nd safest city in Texas, and is just that: safe! People are always willing to lend a helping hand, reach out to their neighbors, and always wave on their golf....

    Read 42 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 11,904,

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  13. Hickory Creek

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived here for 17 years and love it! Its a great community with great people and lots to do! The surrounding cities also offer an unbelievable amount of activity..

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 4,716,

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  14. Plano

    City in Texas,

    898 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Plano is a great area for those who want to be nearby enough to downtown Dallas without actually living IN downtown Dallas. Almost everything is very easily accessible and its just a short drive to....

    Read 898 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 288,870,

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  15. Coppell

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    213 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I have lived in N. Texas for almost two decades and five of those years have been in Coppell. Coppell is a very diverse, forward thinking, safe and comfortable town in the middle of the DFW....

    Read 213 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 41,494,

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  16. Fate

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    21 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I moved to Fate, Texas two and a half years ago. I really enjoy it! All of the people seem to be really nice. There is a lot of construction that is still ongoing to this day. This area seems to be....

    Read 21 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 14,300,

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  17. Flower Mound

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    305 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Flower Mound is a very nice and well established town. I’m definitely grateful to have grown up in a community similar to this one. There are a plethora of people in every age group, plenty of ways....

    Read 305 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 78,854,

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  18. Carrollton

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    502 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says Carrollton is without a doubt one of the best Dallas Suburbs. Conveniently located near entrances towards all major highways, communizing is easy as possible. While Farmers Branch ISD is not great,....

    Read 502 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 137,319,

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  19. Grapevine

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    187 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Beautiful neighborhoods, very diverse communities, friendly neighbors. Residents are willing to come together to help others. An abundance of family friendly areas. A lot of nature trails and parks..

    Read 187 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 54,151,

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  20. Bartonville

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    3 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Rural, wild, free, yet still close enough to major shopping outlets and grocery stores to be comfortable. It's an ideal little slice of Texas..

    Read 3 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Population: 1,481,

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  21. Keller

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    244 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Keller is for the most part, a neat and clean place. It is also quiet and peaceful. Neighbors tend to keep houses and front yards looking clean and welcoming, while schools and daycares are highly....

    Read 244 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 46,885,

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  22. Bedford

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    170 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says I've moved around a lot in my adult life but by far Bedford, Texas is our favorite place. We're equidistant to Fort Worth, Dallas, Denton, and Arlington which allows for a huge variety of....

    Read 170 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 49,145,

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  23. Highland Village

    Suburb of Dallas, TX,

    70 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says My family and I moved to Highland Village in 2005 and have been here ever since. Highland Village is surrounded by some bigger cities, but still feels small and has a close sense of community. The....

    Read 70 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 16,701,

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  24. North Richland Hills

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    211 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says North Richland Hills is a wonderful community to grow up in. The town is full of friendly faces that you run into everywhere. It's the kind of town that you can walk into your local coffeeshop and....

    Read 211 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Population: 70,585,

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  25. Westworth Village

    Suburb of Fort Worth, TX,

    4 Niche users give it an average review of 4.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says The Village is a quiet yet busy family friendly neighborhood. I Love the new streets and sidewalks. The police officers often patrol to keep us safe! The falls is soooooo pretty. Great route in the....

    Read 4 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Population: 2,713,

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