Carrollton is more than just a bedroom community – it’s a community that is conveniently located to everything North Texas has to offer.
With a stable corporate work environment, close proximity to the DFW Metroplex, 1200 acres of parks, and an average daily temperature of an idyllic 76 degrees, it isn’t any wonder that Carrollton, Texas, is attracting accolades such as Money Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Live” and Forbes “America’s Best Places to Move.”
Conveniently located in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, near both Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field, and easily accessible by Interstate 35, Interstate 30, President George Bush Turnpike, and US Highway 75. Forward thinking steps have been taken by DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transit) in order to bring access to Carrollton by way of the Green Line Light Rail System.
Carrollton’s population is about 130,000 with the median age being 36. The average household income at $69,500.
For a city that was founded in 1878, Carrollton has come into its own as an economic powerhouse, with many businesses and corporations contributing to the community’s interest in culture. With Dallas and Fort Worth’s world class museums nearby, as well as the tremendous number of music venues and sporting facilities in the city, residents of Carrollton are never without something to do.
With over 1,230 acres of parks and recreation spaces, Carrollton has the distinction of being able to offer more play space than any city in north Texas. The Indian Creek Golf Club includes two courses that have consistently been ranked among the best municipal courses in the state.
Carrollton has a large variety of housing, which makes it the perfect community for families, professionals, and long-time residents, who are happy to share their proud city with residents who relocate from other areas.
Home prices in the Carrollton area have remained strong, at around $200,000. New homes and pre-owned homes are both desirable to residents who want to put down roots in a community that takes pride in being something special.