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North Richland Hills

Population: 63,780 | Area: 18.2 sq mi
The NRH20 water park attracts patrons from all over looking to stay cool in the summer heat. Photo By Emilia Gaston

The city's pitch: "Our community has much to offer with an excellent blend of neighborhoods, parks, dining, shopping, office and manufacturing space. We have a low crime rate, excellent public school system, one of the best public libraries in the state and nationally recognized parks and recreation program. In 2006, North Richland Hills was named by Money magazine as one of the 100 Best Places to Live in the United States. Cities making the list had the best possible blend of good jobs, low crime, quality schools, plenty of open space, reasonable home prices and lots to do."


  • Median Age: 38.3
  • Population Growth: 2.8 %
  • Population Density: 3504.4 ppl/sq mile


  • School District: Birdville ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 75%
  • Average SAT Score: 1019


  • Violent Crime Rate: 3.568 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 33.3 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $172,071