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The University of Texas at Dallas is just north of the city limits, in the quiet and community focused area of Richardson. The campus of UT is known for its computer science, engineering, mathematics, cognitive science and natural science programs.
Richardson is a suburb of Dallas, and was recently voted the best place in America to raise kids. If you're going to UT at Dallas, that includes raising the minds of somewhat older kids! Money Magazine also often ranks Richardson in the top 20 places in America to live.
Richardson Neighborhoods Close to UT at Dallas
Students should look at neighborhoods close to campus such as Malaby, Buckingham and Addison, which are all offer a reasonable commute to campus.
However, since the Richardson area is not considered particularly walkable (it scores only 60 out of 100), you may want to bring your car and enjoy seeing your housing options grow.
If you can make it a little over half a mile in your cowboy or cowgirl boots, there is a small selection of grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops and parks in the immediate vicinity of University of Texas Dallas.
Delightful Dallas Apartment Rentals
It seems that one of the most liveable cities in America is gaining a reputation quickly, and there are plenty of housing options in the Richardson area. There are scattered apartments for rent for under $400 per month, but a much bigger variety if your budget is $450 to $650 per month.
Buckingham and Addison are popular areas for apartment complexes in Richardson, and you'll also find a fair bit of purpose built accommodation at University Park, which is southwest of Buckingham.
A family friendly city, Richardson has many more options for dining than it does in the way of nightlife - you are much better off heading into Dallas for a good selection of bars and pubs. If you can't muster up the energy, though, Main Street Liquid Co and Chase Place are popular for a cooling drink.
Asian cuisine is popular and extremely well done in Richardson - some of the most highly recommended restaurants are Sushi, Taiwanese and Chinese. Check out May's Ice Cream, Jeng Chi Bakery and Caravelle.
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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).