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Located East of Addison and north of the unique homes in University Park, Richardson was voted the 15th best place to live Money magazine in 2006 due to its high quality of life, affordable housing, and exemplary public schools. Only 13 miles north of the downtown Dallas highrises, Richardson has seen steady growth over the past few years as more people have found it to be a great place to raise a family. The area is also quite affordable with an average house price of $163,000 and average rent of around $900. Like many great Dallas neighborhoods and suburbs, Richardson puts on all sorts of events to bring the community together including a yearly music festival called Wildflower which attracts more than 50,000 attendees. Richardson is a great area for families and young professionals interested in staying relatively close to the heart of Dallas, yet still wanting a larger home with a more suburban feel. New to Dallas? Here are some other neighborhoods similiar to Richardson: Homes in Round Rock in Austin, Pearland Real Estate in Houston.

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Only 13 miles from downtown, the commute from Richardson to Dallas TX should not take more than 45 minutes assuming there are no accidents or delays on the highways.


School District: Richardson Independent School District

Schools: As was noted when Money magazine named Richardson the 15th best place to live, the public education system is excellent. All students attend schools within the Richardson Independent school district which include Richardson High School, Lloyd V. Berkner High School, J.J. Pearce High School, and the Christa McAuliffe Learning Center. Should a parent choose to send his or her children to private schools, they have several option including: Richardson Texas Private Schools:

  • St. Paul the Apostle School (K-8)
  • Canyon Creek Christian Academy (PK-12)
  • The Alexander School (9-12)
  • Dallas North Montessori School (PK-3)
  • The Lattner School (K-11)
  • Richardson Adventist School (PK-10)
  • First United Methodist Church (PK-K)
  • John Knox School (PK-8)
  • Saber Academy High School (9-12)

Neighborhood Facts
Serving Richardson, TX
Population of about 92,000
Main Zip 75080
Property Tax 1.60%

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