Richardson, Texas, is more than just an inner suburb of Dallas. Richardson is a great place to live in its own right, having appeared on several rankings of safest places to live and the best places to raise kids. Richardson is home to many major telecommunications companies, including AT&T, Verizon and Cisco Systems, although many Richardson residents commute to work in North Dallas as well.
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Housing Statistics Richardson remains a highly desirable place to live, and that's reflected in the property values. The balance between the average household income and the home sale price is very favorable, leaving you lots of money left over to enjoy all the amenities that the metropolitan Dallas-Fort Worth area has to offer. The median home sale price $166,600.
Local Events and Festivals One of the best festivals in Richardson is the Wildflower! Art and Music festival, which typically occurs during one long weekend in May. Additionally, with Dallas just 14 miles away from Richardson, you're never at a loss for big-city things to do, including sporting events like NFL games featuring the world-famous Dallas Cowboys, attractions in the arts like the Dallas Opera and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and glamorous shopping everywhere.
Tourist Attractions You can take in a show at the Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, which regularly features shows including visual art and dance at affordable prices. If cars are more your style, check out the North Texas Automotive Museum. The North Texas Automotive Museum has a showroom of antique, classic, collector and muscle cars. If you happen to enjoy free outdoor parks, the Richland Park has walking trails, baseball diamonds, volleyball nets and playground gear for kids.
Local Restaurants But by far one of the best things about living anywhere in the Dallas/Fort Worth area is the widespread availability of restaurants, and Richardson is no exception. Dining out is a big part of the culture in the Dallas area and every community has a huge selection of delicious restaurants serving all types of cuisine.
Local Shopping For great local shopping, visit Richardson Square. Here, you'll find all of your essentials in major chain retailers as well as Anna's Linens, and What-a-Burger to curb your appetite post shopping extravaganza. For higher-ticket items, North Park mall in Dallas is just a short drive away. For designer clothing at wallet-friendly prices, don't miss Half of Half Name Brand Clothing, and resale clothing is always a win at stores like Rethreads and American Trooper Resale. Computer geeks will love Nerd Books. For something a little quirkier, check out Comic Asylum or the Asian pop culture items at Laser Trek Books & Music.