Garland Real Estate Market Overview
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Location & Weather
Garland is an inner suburb of northeast Dallas, and is primarily located within Dallas County. The city comprises more than 2,800 acres’ worth of picture-worthy parks, nature preserves and trails, along with a walkable downtown full of residential housing, southern restaurants, wineries, breweries and art centers.
Summers in Garland are hot, winters are cold but tolerable, and partly cloudy skies take place year-round. This city also receives an average 1 inch of snow per year during winter, when temperatures hit lows in the mid-30s.
Population, Job Market & Cost of Living
Garland has a population of 234,585, with a declining growth rate of -0.75% annually. The job market has increased by 3.3% over the last year. In ten years, job growth is predicted to be 40.5%. This city’s low unemployment rate and cost of living make it a great place for millennials hopeful to work in the area. Garland has been recognized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce as one of the top 1% of chambers nationwide, which represents over 3 million businesses and organizations.
This city is unique for the small businesses that thrive here as well. Garland is an expensive city in Texas, but is slightly more affordable when compared to the U.S. average cost of living.