Irving is a community with a large and diverse population that offers a little bit of everything and something for everyone.
Irving TX is conveniently located just northwest of downtown Dallas and is home to a thriving mix of manufacturing and retail businesses, as well as major corporations and national associations.
Irving is also home to the University of Dallas, the large, master-planned Las Colinas area, and for nearly 40 years, Irving was home to Texas Stadium, where the Dallas Cowboys held court on Sundays up until the 2009 football season. Irving is a great place to call home for more than 200,000 people from all walks of life.
You’ll find Irving by traveling north out of Dallas on Interstate 35 and heading west on the John Carpenter Freeway. The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport sits on the western edge of Irving. Las Colinas is located on the northern edge of Irving, bordered by the Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway (635) and the President George Bush Tollway. There are thousands of businesses located in Irving, including more than 2000 in Las Colinas alone.
Irving is a city where you can find authentic foods from virtually every nationality at small, family owned restaurants, view world class art, such as the Mustangs of Las Colinas or enjoy performing arts at the Irving Arts Center. You can also catch a ride on the Trinity Rail to downtown Dallas for a Dallas Stars or Mavericks game or to see a concert at the American Airline Center.
The Irving Independent School District dates back to 1909 when established for the students of the then “Kit” and “Lively” communities. Today there are more than forty campuses in the Irving school district. The city’s students also attend schools in the Carrollton/Farmer’s Branch Independent School District and the Coppell Independent School District. Cistercian Preparatory School is considered one of the best private schools in the state for boys, grades 5 – 12.
In addition to the University of Dallas, Irving is home to North Lake College, a community college in the Dallas County Community College District. Adult students also enroll at University of Phoenix and DeVry University, which have campuses in the Irving city limits.
Today Irving offers every type of housing opportunity imaginable, from established tree-lined neighborhoods with modest homes to luxury executive homes on the golf course. You can even find a trendy loft at Las Colinas, or a historic home in the town’s center.
Families who appreciate neighborhood schools and professionals who need an easy commute into Dallas or the corporate park at Las Colinas find Irving to be an ideal location. Airline professionals and airport works also call Irving home.
Irving homes are typically priced in the low to mid-range of price points for the metro area, although new homes being built and homes in more exclusive neighborhoods have brought city-wide averages up in recent years.
With its location in between Dallas and Fort Worth, Irving is an epicenter for finding great shopping. Locally, the Irving Mall has many major department store favorites, including Macy’s, Dillard’s and Sears, as well as hundreds of boutiques, restaurants and retailers within the neighborhoods surrounding the mall.
If you need to buy a car, Irving is the place. Automotive row lines the John Carpenter Freeway, offering vehicles of virtually every make and model. For shopping that revs your engine, Irving has what you need.