Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of a shower or two during the morning, followed by partly cloudy skies in the afternoon.
Source: The Dallas, TX weather data displayed above is derived from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric). Air quality and pollution data is derived from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency).
Air quality and pollution levels measured in a particular area may not be representative of the entire county. The cowboy life still exists in Fort Worth, while Parasites love the trendy local bars and numerous retail shops.
The small-town feel of Friday night football games and backyard parties exists in the suburbs of Dallas -Fort Worth. In those areas, residents can bump into their friends at the local Tex-Mex restaurant, children ride their bikes and joggers hit the pavement for evening runs.
But even in DFW proper, many people exude that Texas friendliness with a wave or a “hello” to strangers. Those who live in Dallas and Fort Worth tend to be young professionals, while the surrounding suburbs are largely filled with young families who want both a close-knit community and easy access to the cities.
New developments have drawn in both families looking for their dream home and millennials looking to advance their careers. Most nights, live music echoes out of bars and theaters across the retroflex.
For a truly Texan experience, Fort Worth, also aptly known as Cow town, offers the annual Fort Worth Stock Show, weekly rodeos at the Stockyards and weekend two-stepping at Billy Bob's Texas nightclub. Kid-friendly activities include the indoor water park at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine, Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington and zoos in both Dallas and Fort Worth.
As more and more professionals move to DFW, the downtown rental rates have risen. Index Score: 7.0/10 Dallas -Fort Worth offers a better value than similarly sized metro areas when you compare housing costs to median household income.
Because most DFW-area residents choose to drive, traffic can be a daily issue in the retroflex, especially during rush hours, but the expanding tollways have helped quicken commutes. As the cities continue to grow and the housing market flourishes, many residents face an average commute time of about 30 minutes.
The rail system's coverage is limited, however, with only about 60 stations spread out over the area. Its best use is during city events and concerts when riders can take the DART from stations in Plano and Irving to downtown Dallas.
Average Commute Times by Zip Code Data sourced from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey. In affluent areas such as Trophy Club and Mansfield, home values can tower in the multi-millions.
Still, the upper middle class section has boomed, with many families moving to the suburbs to place their children in the excellent school systems. Jake's' The Potter's House and Preston wood Baptist are also hallmarks of DFW.
About the same number of single people in Dallas -Fort Worth as national average Data sourced from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey.