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Addison

Population: 13,680 | Area: 4.4 sq mi
The dense urban development around Addison Circle allows residents to play close to where they live. Photo By Emilia Gaston

The city's pitch: "Addison is a bustling town alive with entrepreneurial spirit where small start-ups to major corporations are headquartered, including Mary Kay and Palm Harbor Homes. Within a compact urban center, Addison has a unique combination of towering office buildings, upscale shopping, beautifully landscaped residential communities, award-winning parks, 22 hotels and over 170 restaurants, all within a 5-minute drive from anywhere in town. Addison is located 13 miles north of downtown Dallas, 16 miles northeast of DFW airport, 11 miles north of Love Field airport, and about a mile from the Dallas Galleria. The Addison Airport is a convenient way to arrive for charter and private planes. World-class shopping, excellent restaurants, friendly people, and beautiful spaces make Addison a fun place to live, work, play and visit."

Demographics

  • Median Age: 32.5
  • Population Growth: 3.8 %
  • Population Density: 3109.1 ppl/sq mile

Schools

  • School District: Dallas ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 67%
  • Average SAT Score: 860

Crime:

  • Violent Crime Rate: 7.430 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 66.0 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $329,627