North Dallas, which is simply a generic term given to the northern suburbs of Dallas located north of 635, includes Addison, Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Plano, McKinney, Frisco and Richardson.
Addison, which is a great area for excellent dining, shopping and entertainment, boasts a diverse population of young professionals, families and empty nesters. The dynamic retail and commercial market of Addison makes it a popular spot for both residents and visitors alike.
Most of the residents reside in the 1,500 single-family homes in Addison, with the rest reside in apartments and townhomes.
Carrollton is the place to be for Dallas families, as it has earned many accolades, including “Kid Friendly City,” and “Texas’ Safest City.”
The cost of living, which falls below the national average by nearly three percent, is another benefit of residing in Carrollton. There is a wide selection of new and pre-owned homes in Carrollton to suit a wide variety of budgets, wants and needs.
Farmers Branch is an area of North Dallas best well known for its many businesses, including Coca-Cola and Haggar Clothing. Farmers Branch caters to a wide variety of homeowners, most of which are priced well below the national average. In fact, many of the single-family homes of Farmers Branch fall in the low $100,000s.
Easy access to Plano, downtown Dallas and Addison, as well as its affordable home prices, make Richardson an ideal choice for Dallas professionals.
With many companies headquartered in Plano, residents find that life here is convenient and affordable. Plano offers a wide variety of real estate, from affordable to extraordinary. In fact, some of the homes in Willow Bend exceed $10 million.
McKinney is an affluent, North Dallas community, which features homes from the low $200,000s to over $1 million. In addition, there is a great deal of new home construction in McKinney by many, major builders.
As one of the fastest growing cities in North Texas, Frisco has seen its population nearly triple from 2000 to 2009.
There are plenty of new home developments in Frisco, as well as more affordable, established neighborhoods. Access to the city is easy via the Dallas North Tollway, and the Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport is just 30 minutes away.