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Living in Dallas

Dallas, Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex — it’s the biggest landlocked region in the US. Things are big here, as you’d expect from Texas. There’s blues and BBQ here, but there’s also art at the Dallas Museum of Art, history at the African American Museum, and all kinds of culture — dance, theater, and live music.

Dallas is improving its transit with a light rail line that serves downtown and Oak Lawn, two of the more walkable districts. The Trinity Railway Express connects Fort Worth with Dallas’ DART light rail system at Union Station, with a stop near DFW, the international airport.

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Walk Score of Dallas, TX

Dallas is a Car-Dependent city

Most errands require a car.

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Klyde Warren Park

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Bishop Street Market

Dallas is the 23rd most walkable large city in the US with 1,197,816 residents.

Dallas has some public transportation and does not have many bike lanes.

Find apartments in Dallas's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Oak Lawn and Henderson.

Dallas Apartments for Rent

View all Dallas apartments on a map. The average rent is $1,380 and the average home price is $182,450.

Rental info for Oak Tree Condos in the Dallas area
from $785
1 bed
Walk Score 48
Rental info for Aventerra Apartment Homes in the Dallas area
from $569
Studio
Walk Score 53
Rental info for Arborstone in the Dallas area
from $575
1 bed
Walk Score 17
Rental info for Grove at White Rock in the Dallas area
from $695
1 bed
Walk Score 48
Rental info for Marquee, The in the Dallas area
from $695
1 bed
Walk Score 59
Rental info for Arpeggio Victory Park in the Dallas area
from $1,070
Studio
Walk Score 78
Rental info for South Side on Lamar in the Dallas area
from $1,000
Studio
Walk Score 69

To view Dallas homes for sale sorted by Walk Score, visit Trulia.com.

Dallas Neighborhoods

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Population

1 Downtown 89 82 60 6,074
2 Oak Lawn 86 58 60 23,734
3 Henderson 81 40 51 3,504
4 North Oaklawn 81 40 55 3,298
5 Roseland 80 51 51 2,507
6 Deep Ellum 78 72 56 1,127
7 Glencoe Park 78 60 66 1,563
8 Bryan Place 77 68 49 1,194
9 Kidd Springs 72 51 53 3,313
10 Lower Greenville 71 44 50 5,451
11 Vickery Place 71 36 50 2,558
12 Kessler Plaza 69 44 46 1,138
13 Kings Highway Conservation District 68 47 51 1,695
14 L. O. Daniel 68 47 47 799
15 Old East Dallas 67 45 58 12,592
16 Spring Creek 66 32 62 1,865
17 Edgewood 66 56 54 1,927
18 Cedars 65 61 49 1,641
19 Botello 65 55 46 4,830
20 Greenway Park 64 31 46 6,889
21 El Tivoli Place 63 46 44 1,869
22 M Streets 63 48 58 2,220
23 Beverly Hills 61 46 41 2,463
24 RUFCO 61 47 47 832
25 Bent Tree West 60 28 49 2,344
26 Mount Auborn 59 38 57 5,651
27 Vickery 59 50 42 25,984
28 Mill City 58 47 45 937
29 Bachman-Northwest Highway 57 42 47 33,410
30 Jubilee Park 56 56 54 2,268
31 Preston Hills 56 40 43 4,625
32 Preston Royal Northwest 55 34 49 1,087
33 Lake Park Estates 55 36 50 621
34 RANDCO 53 34 53 18,415
35 Bertrand 53 46 46 4,860
36 White Rock Forest 53 37 46 606
37 Wilshire Heights 53 37 49 1,437
38 Winnetka Heights 53 46 38 24,594
39 Highlands North 52 40 60 1,762
40 Lakewood Hills 52 29 54 1,376
41 Caruth Hills and Homeplace 51 48 39 3,965
42 Melshire Estates 51 38 45 1,176
43 Lovefield West 48 48 43 6,015
44 Preston Highlands 48 23 49 1,756
45 Wynnewood Heights 47 44 40 2,874
46 Perryton Drive 47 43 52 5,858
47 Oak Park Estates 47 43 42 5,445
48 Estates West 47 33 54 1,839
49 Inwood-Northwest 46 29 41 4,797
50 Owenwood 46 38 41 1,755
51 Casa View Haven 45 37 40 3,553
52 Lakewood Heights 45 38 45 1,993
53 Old Lake Highlands 45 30 42 3,773
54 East Kessler Park 44 47 45 727
55 Dixon Branch 43 35 37 4,648
56 En'Core 43 37 40 793
57 Cedar Crest 43 45 38 58,687
58 Lake Highlands 42 40 40 77,001
59 Glen Meadow Estates 42 31 40 4,393
60 Fort Worth Avenue 42 41 42 1,867
61 Lakeland Hills 41 36 38 1,528
62 Lake Cliff 41 52 40 2,234
63 Piedmont 41 40 39 22,512
64 Hillcrest Forest 40 43 51 6,420
65 Bent Tree North 40 27 41 1,524
66 Forest Court 39 31 48 1,968
67 St. Philips 39 41 41 575
68 Casa Linda-Casa View 38 34 41 3,368
69 Buckner Terrace 37 37 39 12,241
70 Midway Hollow 37 33 38 4,608
71 Five Mile Creek 37 45 33 5,858
72 Las Casas 37 36 40 10,208
73 Windsor Park 36 30 41 754
74 Prestonwood on the Park 36 29 52 1,504
75 Prestonwood 36 38 39 11,675
76 Casa View 35 37 39 5,827
77 Westhollow 35 22 37 11,476
78 Preston North 35 32 38 769
79 Northwood Hills 35 31 43 2,959
80 Campbell Green 34 32 46 878
81 Kessler 34 40 45 1,780
82 Pleasant Grove 34 38 40 38,135
83 Highlands of McKamy 33 38 46 3,770
84 Claremont 33 37 35 1,610
85 Westmoreland Heights 33 39 38 1,403
86 Preston Citadel Club 32 33 37 1,495
87 Eastwood Estates 32 33 33 797
88 Old Mill Court 31 30 35 1,405
89 Redbird 31 34 34 10,736
90 Ledbetter Gardens 31 34 45 1,648
91 Riverway Estates-Bruton Terrace 31 32 35 24,095
92 Kingsbridge Crossing 31 39 53 1,694
93 Hollywood Santa Monica 31 31 48 2,069
94 Whispering Hills 30 34 36 1,748
95 Glenview 30 41 30 2,482
96 Preston Hollow East 29 28 34 2,099
97 Wolf Creek 28 39 33 29,212
98 Forest Hills 28 35 35 6,842
99 Kimball 27 34 49 1,839
100 Prestonwood Estates 26 29 38 778
101 Briarwood 25 37 34 3,137
102 Preston Hollow North 25 23 37 3,261
103 Singing Hills 25 37 32 5,067
104 Casa Linda 25 39 34 1,665
105 Cockrell Hill 24 21 27 6,762
106 Parkdale-Lawnview 19 46 29 2,722
107 Highland Hills 18 36 28 10,330
108 White Rock 16 1 40 1,827
109 South East Dallas 15 33 28 6,080
110 Mountain Creek 15 13 26 15,043
111 Royal Northaven 14 - 28 1,184
112 Royalwood Estate 10 2 28 1,897
113 Rylie 9 13 28 7,177

Eating & Drinking

There are about 3,638 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Dallas.

People in Dallas can walk to an average of 1 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Dallas Chop House

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Burger House

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thumbnail for Klyde Warren ParkPeople doing yoga at Klyde Warren Park in downtown Dallas. The park was built over Woodall Rogers freeway and has many free activities.

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on Klyde Warren Park

Transit Score of Dallas, TX

Dallas has Some Transit

A few nearby public transportation options. Find Dallas apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Dallas has some public transportation and about 2 cable car, 112 bus, 1 rail and 4 light rail lines.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Dallas on public transit.

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Dallas has about 26 car shares from RelayRides and Zipcar.

Neighborhood Guides

Thinking of renting an apartment or buying in Dallas? Ask our neighborhood guides a question.

Modesty Foreman

I can honestly say that have I lived in downtown Dallas during one of its most exciting times. I've witnessed the revitalization of this beautiful community and watched it transform.

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Harwood Center

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Dallas Marriott City Center

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DP&L Flats

Brian C

I live in downtown Dallas and think it's a great place to live.

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Klyde Warren Park

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Pioneer Plaza

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John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

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Bike Score of Dallas, TX

Dallas is Somewhat Bikeable

Minimal bike infrastructure.

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Dallas Farmers Market

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Uptown Station

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Pioneer Plaza Cattle Sculptures

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Dallas City Hall Plaza

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Caruth Park

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Twisted Root Burger Co

thumbnail for Dallas Farmers MarketCheck out this farmers market’s fair-like atmosphere. From fresh, local produce, live performances and a giant pumpkin patch in the fall, this place has entertainment for the whole family. #farmersmarket Photo: Dallas Farmers Market

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on Dallas Farmers Market

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Spiral Diner & Bakery

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Rathbun's Blue Plate Kitchen

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J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

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Hilton Dallas/Park Cities

thumbnail for Rathbun's Blue Plate KitchenOne of iron chef, Kevin Rathbun's restaurants in Dallas. #northdallas

Vinnie Mosquera
on Rathbun's Blue Plate Kitchen

Dallas is Talking About...

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Frontiers of Flight Museum

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Pioneer Plaza

thumbnail for Hilton Dallas/Park CitiesNot really hotels in this part of town, so nice to have one that is close to shopping in Preston Center. #northdallas

Vinnie Mosquera
on Hilton Dallas/Park Cities

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