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Garland, TX

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Historically, Garland, TX was born when the North Texas towns of Embree and Duck Creek merged. The town was named after U.S. Attorney General Augustus Hill Garland, and was incorporated in 1891. Present day Garland has a population of 226,876 and is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, located northeast of Dallas. In 2008, Garland was ranked #67 on CNN and Money Magazine’s Top 100 Places to Live. Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems is Garland’s top employer with 3,500 employees.

Garland Apartments


Shiloh Oaks
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2


Advenir At Mission Ranch
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2


Towne Centre Village
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2


Stone Ridge
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-1.5


The Courtyard
Beds: 1-2  •  Baths: 1-2

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Forest At Duck Creek
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Garland, TX is
Under 5 Years
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 7.54%
  • 7.08%
  • 7.0%
  • Female
  • 6.89%
  • 7.04%
  • 6.85%
is average rent in Garland, TX
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.4%
  • 6.62%
  • 7.51%
of units are available for rent in Garland
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 2017
  • 219
  • 2123
Getting Around in Garland, TX

Garland is served by Dallas Area Rapid Transit including a bus system and the DART Blue Line (Light Rail) which goes from the Downtown Garland Station to Dallas’ Forest/Jupiter Station. Most of the city relies heavily on automobiles for their transportation needs. For those without a vehicle and who may be unable to use public transit, there are several taxi companies, limo and shuttle services in the area.

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The average commuter time in Garland is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 6.7%
  • 18.84%
  • 3.65%

Granville Arts Center

<p>The Granville Arts Center is a showcase for the City of Garland's dedication to the arts. The complex consists of The Arts Center itself, The Atrium and the restored, historic Plaza Theatre. The Arts Center building boasts 27,000 square feet, including two theatres, meeting rooms, and a rehearsal hall. The Main auditorium seats 920 and features a hydraulic orchestra pit. The Atrium is a two time "Bride's Choice Award" recipient, offering a 6,300 square foot contemporary ballroom. The Plaza Theatre is a refurbished art deco style theatre that has been completely restored and now hosts the finest stage productions and concerts.</p>

The Garland Opry

<p>The Garland Opry is an organization dedicated to teaching and providing students of all ages who dream of pursuing or are currently pursuing a music career how to perform in front of a live audience and has been an entertainment mainstay in Garland, Texas for over 40 years. In those years, entertainers such as LeAnn Rimes and The Dixie Chicks have graced our stage while performing at The Garland Opry. In addition, The Opry also provides scholarships to young people to help fulfill dreams of music and education. The Opry hosts performances of Country, Southern Gospel and Rock n Roll Shows 3-4 times each month.</p>

Lake Ray Hubbard

<p>Lake Ray Hubbard touches Garland's southeast border. It is the most convenient recreational body of water to the city. It was formerly known as Forney Lake and is a freshwater reservoir that measures 22,745 acres and has a maximum depth of 40 feet. The lake was renamed after Ray Hubbard who presided over Dallas Parks and Recreation Systems board from 1943 to 1972. The lake was originally designed to provide water to North Texas. Today it is a boating and fishing destination with a large population of fish including hybrid striped bass, white bass, largemouth bass, channel catfish, blue catfish and white crappie.</p>