Best Places to Live
Why residents are flocking to these 12 fastest growing cities in North Texas
The explosion of population taking place on this side of the Metroplex is stunning. People keep coming, and there are no signs that they are going to stop. The reasons are simple but multiple: Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the Alliance Corridor, open land, affordable housing, the Barnett Shale and quality of life. North Texas is considered to be business friendly, and local governments work hard to bring new companies to town. We look at 12 cities in the Fort Worth-Arlington MSA that are doing very well indeed in attracting new residents. A rising tide does float all boats, but not necessarily evenly. This isn’t rocket science. We just picked 12 places based on personal knowledge, projected growth rates and housing prices that we found interesting. And we talked to people who live in these cities, asking what they find attractive about where they live.