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Considering a Change of Address? Pick North Texas!

Families moving to North Texas in droves!

According to this report by W. Michael Cox and Richard Alm of the SMU Cox School of Business, from 2004 to 2008, the net number of people migrating into Texas far surpassed any other state!  California sends the most new folks our way.  Howdy and Welcome!  

Texans have a unique culture that is proud.  Yet our unique culture welcomes outsiders.  You don’t have to be born in Texas, just get here as soon as you can!

North Texas has great job opportunities!

According to Dallas Ft. Worth Star Telegram in June of 2011, Dallas’ April job growth numbers were 2.9% compared with the national average of 1.1%.  

Time Magazine reports that “Texas has created by far the most jobs of any state since the recession ended in June 2009: 37% of all net new American jobs were created in Texas through April 2011, according to the Dallas Federal Reserve.”

Cost of living in North Texas

Overall the statewide average salary is a bit higher than the national average over the entire United States.  The cost of living in Texas does vary widely from city to city - for example, the average pay in Dallas is said to be nearly $10,000 more than the average salary across the state.  You can check out more city by city cost of living and average salaries at cityrating.com.  

Major Cities in North Texas

The following are some of the major cities that make up the North Texas Area:
  • Addison
  • Garland
  • Allen
  • Irving
  • Anna
  • Lewisville
  • Carrollton
  • McKinney
  • Cedar Hill
  • Mesquite
  • Coppell
  • Rockwall
  • Dallas
  • Rowlette
  • Denton
  • Plano
  • Desoto
  • Richardson
  • Duncanville
  • Sherman
  • Grand Prairie
  • Southlake
  • Highland Park
  • The Colony
  • Farmers Branch
  • University Park
  • Frisco
  • Wylie

  • North Texas is Growing!

    Did you know that four of the top 100 fastest growing cities out of the entire U.S. are right here in North Texas?  They are Dallas, Plano, Mesquite and Grand Prairie.  Source

    “America’s fastest-growing cities” posted to MSNBC named #1 Frisco, #2 McKinney, #13 Denton 3 of its 15 fastest growing cities with over 100,000 people and the highest percentage growth between 2000 and 2009 (according to the US Censes Bureau).

    In terms of quickest percentage growth, the top 25 cities are noted to be Prosper, Lavon, Fate, Rockwall, Roanoke, Princeton, Frisco, Trophy Club, Addison, Mabank, Forney, Melissa, McKinney, Waxahachie, Seagoville, Oak Point, Midlothian, Royse City, Wilmer, Heath, Crowley, Parker, Denton, Little Elm and Krum.

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