DALLAS: RICH HISTORY THRIVING BUSINESS and DIVERSE COMMUNITIES
The Dallas of the famed Dallas television show is certainly alive and well here plus this modern city offers residents and visitors alike a chic mystique great quality of life affordable housing vibrant arts and culture and diverse communities that offer something for everyone to enjoy.
Rich History Diverse Population
Borne from humble beginnings as a city built around natural resources like cotton and oil Dallas became a national historical landmark when John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. It has evolved into a thriving center of business dining nightlife and fashion. Dallas has come a long way baby.
There’s no doubt that the Dallas area is an ethnically diverse community. Almost 25 percent of the population was born outside the U.S. Overall the DFW area’s largest minority group is its Hispanic population; the area also includes many Asian and African-American citizens and communities.
Good for Business
The area has always attracted a younger demographic – the median age here is 31.8 (the U.S. average is 36.8). A major factor is the multitude of career opportunities made available by the many large corporations based here.
In fact several Dallas/Fort Worth companies sit on the Fortune 500 list including Exxon Mobil J.C. Penney Texas Instruments and others. That distinction has translated into a thriving business climate and demographic for those who live and work here.