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Richardson, Texas, 75082
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Richardson is an extremely lovely city with a wide array of apartment living options - it doesn't matter whether you prefer far flung suburbs or the busy crowds of downtown areas, Richardson has pet friendly apartments available in every price range
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Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 3.6% 10.4% -6.8% $10,000 to $14,999 3.1% 6.6% -3.5% $15,000 to $19,999 3.0% 6.6% -3.6% $20,000 to $24,999 4.1% 7.0% -2.9% $25,000 to $29,999 4.3% 6.8% -2.5% $30,000 to $34,999 5.3% 6.7% -1.4% $35,000 to $39,999 4.9% 6.0% -1.1% $40,000 to $44,999 5.2% 5.6% -0.4% $45,000 to $49,999 4.3% 4.8% -0.5% $50,000 to $59,999 9.0% 8.6% +0.4% $60,000 to $74,999 12.8% 9.8% +3.0% $75,000 to $99,999 16.3% 9.5% +6.8% $100,000 to $124,999 10.5% 4.9% +5.6% $125,000 to $149,999 4.8% 2.3% +2.5% $150,000 to $199,999 5.3% 2.1% +3.2% $200,000 or more 3.4% 2.2% +1.2%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 6.2% 6.5% -0.3% 10.0% to 14.9% 13.9% 12.3% +1.6% 15.0% to 19.9% 18.5% 15.3% +3.2% 20.0% to 24.9% 14.5% 13.4% +1.1% 25.0% to 29.9% 10.7% 10.2% +0.5% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.7% 7.2% +0.5% 35.0% to 39.9% 5.4% 5.0% +0.4% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.4% 6.3% +0.1% 50.0% or more 13.5% 15.7% -2.2% Not computed 3.2% 8.0% -4.8%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 13.9% 15.3% -1.4% 25 to 34 years 33.7% 31.2% +2.5% 35 to 44 years 25.0% 23.3% +1.7% 45 to 54 years 15.0% 14.4% +0.6% 55 to 64 years 5.7% 6.8% -1.1% 65 to 74 years 3.2% 4.4% -1.2% 75 to 84 years 2.4% 3.3% -0.9% 85 years and over 1.1% 1.4% -0.3%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 41.2% 34.9% +6.3% 30 to 44 minutes 29.9% 25.8% +4.1% 45 to 59 minutes 13.0% 14.1% -1.1% 60 or more minutes 15.9% 25.2% -9.3%
Source: 2000 Census
Richardson, Texas has a population of just over 100,000 and considered an inner suburb of Dallas. Originally a rural residential area, today it is one of the more upscale areas of the Metroplex as well as being headquarters to a number of high tech companies. Consistently rated one of America's best places to live, it also ranks very high for its educational and schooling system and as a place to raise children,
Most of Richardson requires the use of a car but the area about Campbell Road and Greenville Avenue is very walkable and is full of good shopping and restaurants.When starting the search for your Richardson apartment, know that it has more DART rail stations than any other suburb and that parking is free too. The Telecom Corridor, which Richardson is a part of, has created a vibrant environment for both careers and leisure time. It's a great place to live.
40 Miles of Trails
The arts are represented by Eisemann Center For The Performing Arts and the Richardson Symphony Orchestra. With major venues and museums available a few miles south in Dallas, Richardson makes it easy to have the best of both small town and big city life. For the outdoors enthusiast, there are over 40 miles of trails within Richardson for biking, running and strolling. There are a number of golf courses to select from and you'll have a choice of a number of annual festivals which range from music to the visual arts. Once in your Richardson apartment, you'll realize there's a lot to explore within just blocks.
Margaritas on the Patio
The range of restaurants in Richardson is good enough that Dallas won't seem nearly as enticing as you thought with this much so close to your Richardson apartment.On the high end of the money scale, the Silver Fox Steakhouse is a favorite for perfect steaks in a dark, romantic type setting. Ethnic cuisines are well represented and excellent choices and don't miss Casa Milagro for Mexican food with a delightful patio to sit on.
The first two places that come to mind for nightlife in Richardson are Habibi Cafe and Callisto. Both are late night places that are good for sitting at the bar or joining a group.For more pub like atmosphere, check out Main Street Liquid Company as well as the Fox and Hound. Richardson is a friendly place and you'll easily make new friends.
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Richardson Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Richardson have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In February the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Richardson apartment cost $1,117. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Richardson apartment was $1,369 in February. The average apartment rent for a 3 bedroom apartment in February was $1,383. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Richardson rentals listed below.
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How is the public transportation system in Richardson?
Richardson is fantastic for easy access to the DART rail system as well as having plenty of bus routes. It's a quick commute to downtown Dallas! There are also several park and ride facilities too. And the system is due to expand even more, which is great because the DART system is one of the best light rail systems around.
How much should I expect to pay for utilities in Richardson each month, depending on the time of year?
Monthly utilities in Richardson will vary depending on many factors, such as the season, how many people are in your household, and how big your living space is. Costs also fluctuate based on how enery-efficient your appliances are, as well how diligent you are at conserving energy. That said, for a family of four, heating and cooling combined should average about $200 a month. In summer months, that bill might top at $270. Water should run about $65 a month.
I'm relocating. What's the weather like in Richardson?
The climate of Richardson, Texas features hot summers, cool winters, and relatively mild springs and autumns. Summer temperatures tend to be in the 80s and winter temperatures tend to be in the 40s. The average high temperature in July, the warmest month of the year, is 96 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low temperature in January, the coldest month of the year, is 36 degrees Fahrenheit. Richardson receives 4o inches of precipitation annually. Rainfall is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year, although May tends to be the wettest month.
What do people in Richardson do as far as outdoor recreation?
Richardson is home to a golf course and a host of smaller city parks, including Heights Park, Prairie Creek Park, Crowley Park, and Lookout Park. The largest park within the city limits is Breckinridge Park, which features picnic tables, soccer fields, 4.5 miles of trails, and a 10-acre lake. Spring Creek Park Preserve, which offers many difference species of plants and animals and hiking trails along a spring water stream, is located in nearby Garland. The many lakes in the area, including Lake Ray Hubbard to the east and Lake Lavon to the northeast, also offer swimming, fishing, and boating.
Why should I move to Richardson?
With a population of about 108,000, Richardson is a city in Dallas and Collin Counties, Texas. With a high concentration of telecommunications companies, Richardson is a great place for those that work in the industry, as well as those that need to commute to Dallas, of which Richardson is a suburb, to work. In fact, Richardson has been recognized as a best workplace for commuters by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the United States Department of Transportation every year since 2004. With low crime rates and an excellent public education system, Richardson also appeals to families with children. In 2009, Richardson was named the 2nd best place to raise kids in Texas by Business Week, and in 2008, Money magazine ranked Richardson the 18th best place to live in the United States (or the 4th best place to live in Texas).