Addison, TX is known as the city "Where It All Comes Together." Businesses, careers and families thrive in this North Texas community. Filled with amenities hard to find in other communities, upscale living, national events, worldwide known brands and more restaurants per capita than any other city in the U.S., Addison is a great city to live, work, and play. Combine all of the energy of living in a big city with small town community spirit and you have Addison, Texas.
Addison, Texas is home to 13,056 people. While this may not seem like a small town to many home buyers, to those who are moving out of the city proper, it is a welcome break from the decidedly urban feel of nearby Dallas. Addison has a total of 7,378 households, and 14.3% have children under the age of 17. The relatively young community has an average age of 32.5.
Throughout its development, Addison has dedicated itself to preserving its public spaces. It has 164 acres of park land with 21 parks, many of which have won awards for their beautiful designs and accommodating features. Several of the parks also have lakes and creeks that provide a haven for waterfowl and other wildlife. The parks and several other public areas are also home to a number of public art displays. This is pretty impressive for a city that is just over 4 square miles large.
While many people who live in this suburban community will head in to Dallas for entertainment, the offerings within Addison are quite impressive. The WaterTower Theatre, the only professional theatre in the North Dallas area, has a number of plays, musicals and other performances throughout the year. Those who love aerospace technology can visit the Cavanaugh Flight Museum. Pete's Dueling Piano Bar, with its live music performances and exceptional nightlife experience, is another popular local place to see and be seen. You can even tour the Mary Kay Museum and learn more about the woman who started a skincare and career revolution for the modern woman.
Students in Dallas and many of its suburbs, including Addison, have the privilege of attending Dallas Independent School District schools. Because the district practices public school choice, students will be able to choose an excellent school from the state's second-largest public school district. Among those schools, the School of Science & Engineering and the School for the Talented & Gifted have been ranked among some of the top in the nation, with the School for the Talented & Gifted ranked as America's top high school for eight years. Several of the schools have been awarded National Blue Ribbon School status as well.
Though small, this community offers a number of real estate choices to buyers. Those in the market for a home in Addison, Texas will want the skills of a qualified real estate agent on their side. Contact RE/MAX DFW Associates to help as you search for homes for sale in Addison, TX.