Dallas-Fort Worth Scores With Young Families — Especially Murphy

It's good to be young and starting a family in Murphy. In fact, you can say that about several cities in Collin County and around the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to NerdWallet. The financial management website looked at 239 population centers in Texas with a minimum population of 10,000 and took a magnifying glass to several quality-of-life rankings, including schools, median home values and income growth. When they took a blender to all of those factors and mixed them up, Murphy came out on top —followed closely by Flower Mound and Frisco, another Collin County town. "I've been here about a year now, and it really goes toward the commitment on the part of our city's leadership to really focus on quality-of-life issues in our community," Murphy City Manager Mike Castro said.  Continue reading...

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