|Population density:||3,496 per square mile|
|Median household income:||$42,259|
|Total population:||1,197,816 people|
|Median age:||31 years old|
|Square miles:||342.54 square miles|
|Van Zandt County|
Dallas, TX is the 2nd largest city in Texas and the 9th most populated city in the United States. The metropolitan area, made up of Dallas, Fort Worth, and many cities in between has over 6 million residents and is often referred to as the 'Metroplex.'
For the outdoor enthusiast, Dallas boasts an expansive park system with 406 parks in the city, including Fair Park which spans 260 acres and hosts the Texas State Fair. There are also 61.6 miles of biking, hiking, and walking trails throughout the city, as well as numerous scenic lakes.
Those renting or buying a home in Dallas, TX benefit from the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), which provides public transportation mostly as a bus system, but also includes a light rail that connects Dallas and Fort Worth. Traveling into and out of Dallas is facilitated by DFW International Airport located west of the city, which is the American Airlines' headquarters.
Major League Baseball: Texas Rangers // Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
National Football League: Dallas Cowboys // Cowbioys Stadium (Arlington)
National Basketball Association: Dallas Mavericks // American Airlines Center
National Hockey League: Dallas Stars // American Airlines Center
Arena Football League: Dallas Desperados // American Airlines Center
Major League Soccer: FC Dallas // Pizza Hut Park
Three of the HotPads software engineers hail from the Dallas area.