Searching for apartments in Dallas, TX?
Dallas began life as a modest trading post on the banks of the Trinity River, so it's no surprise that this modern city has evolved into a prime location for interstate commerce and trade today. The population of Dallas is now 2,412,827 and growing. Many people assume Dallas is a place of cowboy boots and branding irons. While that still rings true, Dallas now offers big city experiences at a small city cost. According to Bloomberg, Dallas ranks third among the best cities in the country for new college graduates.
Contemporary, cowboyish with a touch of class, Dallas has more skyscrapers than boot scrapers. Its central location, within 4 flying hours of New York, Chicago and L.A., have made it a popular tourist destination as well as a great place to call home.
According to the Office of Economic Development, "Dallas is [at] the heart of a North Texas economy [DFW together] with over 6 million residents and 3 million jobs. Downtown/Uptown Dallas is the metro area's largest employment center (134,000 jobs) and the focal point of the regional transit rail system, DART. The city is home to 31 light rail stations (43 by 2011). Dallas Love Field, just minutes from downtown provides 121 daily non-stop flights." The population of Dallas alone is 2,412,827.
Some of the Greater Dallas neighborhoods popular with new residents include Addison Circle, downtown Dallas, downtown Fort Worth (although Fort Worth residents would bridle at the suggestion), Deep Ellum, Las Colinas, Oak Lawn, The Village, Uptown Dallas, and (thanks to the Dallas Cowboys) the world famous Valley Ranch.
Anyone searching for Dallas apartments will not have far to roam. There are more apartments in Dallas, TX than stars in the Texas sky. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than one-quarter million renter-occupied housing units in Dallas. Dallasites, it seems, are nomads, but what better place to be single.
Foodies can enjoy handmade soba (buckwheat) noodles at Tei-An or fine dining at the Mansion on Turtle Creek. Temporary accommodations may be found at the 100-year-old The Adolphus hotel or at the quirky Hotel ZaZa. Upscale shopping is available at NorthPark Center or the Galleria Dallas. Reunion Tower, the "magic wand" on the downtown Dallas skyline, offers a 360 degree view of the nearby Sixth Floor Museum and the Dallas Museum of Art.
Apartments in Dallas, Texas come in sizes to fit every lifestyle. Dallas, TX apartments include high-rise urban dwellings like the Rienzi at Turtle Creek, with its secluded gardens and half-moon pool. Or the cozy Broadstone Ambrose with fewer than 100 residents. The city boasts 1,085 different apartment communities offering 96,813 individual apartment homes for rent. The average rent for apartments in Dallas, TX is $1,006.
The Dallas Arts District, near the northeast corner of downtown, is one of the largest in the country and includes the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, the Nasher Sculpture Center, and the Winspear Opera House. The completion of the AT&T Performing Arts Center in 2009 created a "village of the arts downtown, establishing Dallas as the only city in the world with buildings designed by four Pritzker Prize winning architects," according to the District.
The eponymous home of the Dallas Cowboys, the Dallas Mavericks, the Dallas Stars (yes, there's ice in Texas), the Texas Rangers, F.C. Dallas, and numerous other professional sports teams, this bustling urban metropolis exudes southern-fried hospitality. Just don't mention the name J.R. Ewing.