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Moving to Addison TX?

Addison is a lively city just north of Dallas. It has 15,800 residents and an innovative downtown area with trendy hotels, restaurants, stores, and over 12 million SF of office space. If you are moving to Addison TX, you’ll join a relatively young, energetic residential population with a median age of 32.5 years. The city is also home to nationally and internationally-recognized companies and many entrepreneurs. With over 115 acres of parkland, it’s also a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

Addison History

The first known settlers (Preston Witt and his wife) arrived in Addison in 1846. They called their new place Peters Colony. The town was named Addison in 1902, and it was officially incorporated in 1953. The growth of the city’s restaurant and business scene is credited to an election, held in 1975, that permitted local establishments to serve liquor. Today, Addison’s restaurants can collectively seat 20,000 patrons. Addison’s population grew tremendously during the 1970s and 1980s. During the day, its population can exceed 100,000.

Addison Hospitals

There are 76 hospitals in and around Addison. The city has its own specialty surgical center, which is called the Methodist Hospital for Surgery. This surgical hospital handles about 1,360 emergency room visits per year. It admits almost 2,500 patients annually and is rated as a high-performing center for hip and knee replacements. Also near Addison is the UT Southwestern Medical Center, which is ranked as the top hospital in Dallas. Baylor Medical Center and Parkland Hospital, also in Dallas, are ranked second and third, respectively, among all hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Parkland is ranked 21st nationally for gynecology and 32nd nationally for orthopedics.

Addison Weather

Addison has about 232 sunny days each year. It has 56 days with measurable precipitation, which includes 39 inches of rain and one inch of snow. The daytime high in July is approximately 94°F, and the low in January is 35°F. On the Sperling index, Addison has a comfort level of 63 out of 100. This index measures US cities based on the comfort of their year-round climate.

Addison Real Estate

The median value for homes in Addison is $375,000. Real estate averages about $180 per SF, which exceeds the average of $131 per SF in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. Home values have increased by about 3.5 percent in the past year, and they’re projected to rise by 4.9 percent through 2018. Whether you’re looking to move here permanently or rent an apartment, an Addison moving company can help you get situated.

Addison Transportation

Addison’s transportation includes air, car, and bus travel. Commercial air travel is possible with the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, which has domestic and international flights, and Love Field. A separate airport is available for private planes and corporate jets. By car, you can easily reach the Belt Line Road and the Dallas North Tollways. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) system provides bus transportation to area residents.

Addison Hotels

Addison has over 20 hotels located within a 4.4 mile radius. Collectively, they have 4,000 rooms and meeting spaces. You’ll find hotels in all price ranges that are close the city’s main attractions, including its plethora of restaurants. Consult your Addison guide for extended stay, limited service, and full service hotels.

Cost of Living in Addison

The cost of living in Addison is 25 percent higher than the national average. The average resident has a mortgage payment of $918, and the average cost of renting an apartment is $1,030 per month. The costs of health, housing, and utilities are highest in Addison. Transportation and groceries are the least expensive components in the cost of living package. If you’re planning a move to the area, contact an Addison mover to help you relocate.

Addison Restaurants

Addison has over 200 restaurants within its borders, which gives it more restaurants per capita than any other city in the country. With this diverse collection, you have more options than you could ever imagine. Cuisine in Addison ranges from American food and fast food restaurants to Asian food, Mexican and Tex-Mex, seafood and soul food restaurants, and more.

Addison Schools

Addison’s students are served primarily by the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District, which is based in Carrollton. Just over 26,270 students are enrolled in the district, which covers 53.42 square miles. There are 38 schools in the district, including 24 elementary schools, six middle schools, and five high schools. The district employs 3,156 staff members.

Things to Do in Addison

Each year, Addison hosts over 150 special events. Check your Addison guide for information on the annual celebration called Vitruvian Lights, which is a holiday light event featuring millions of lights lit up for the winter season. Green space is a priority in Addison; each year, over 75,000 tulips are planted in its parks. Arts and culture also thrive in Addison. The city’s Water Tower Theatre was named the Best Theater in Dallas by D Magazine. Addison is one of the go-to places in Dallas-Fort Worth for its nightlife.

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