Quality of Life
The Metroplex offers residents an unparalleled lifestyle
at a reasonable cost. The region continually ranks high
as an affordable metro area, especially when compared
to other headquarter cities. The availability of
reasonably priced homes is a major incentive for
businesses and residents to relocate, in addition to
North Texas’ temperate climate provides ample
opportunity for sports nthusiasts to enjoy the outdoors.
The region boasts 150 public and private golf courses,
as well as several reservoirs. Dallas-Fort Worth is one
of the few metro areas in the nation to host teams in all
four major sports leagues.
Dallas-Fort Worth is not only recognized for its sports
teams’ accomplishments, but also for hosting worldrecognized
cultural institutions. The region boasts over
150 museums and art galleries. Fort Worth is home to
the internationally renowned Kimball Museum and
Museum of Modern Art.
Metroplex residents are in close proximity to major
health centers. Two area hospitals are nationally
recognized: Parkland Memorial Hospital and Baylor
University Medical Center. Four schools dedicated to<
medicine support Dallas-Fort Worth’s excellent health
The region’s economic evolution is supported by a
strong post-secondary education system. Dallas-Fort
Worth has 14 four-year colleges and 15 two-year
institutions, including three community colleges.