With a current population of 119,107, Carrollton is located just 10 miles from DFW International Airport. Carrollton has 38 square miles of rolling topography within its boundaries and is divided between Dallas County and Denton County, with a small area extending into Collin County. The average apartment rent is $1.06 per sq ft. Median income for a household is about $70,960.
Carrollton is known for its industrial smart parks with state-of-the-art technology and is home to many companies. The cities of Carrollton, Addison, and Farmers Branch comprise an area often referred to as the Metrocrest. Carrollton holds on to a charming piece of its past with its Historic Downtown, featuring a gazebo surrounded by antique and craft shops. Carrollton Farmers Branch ISD, Dallas ISD and Lewisville ISD all serve various portions of Carrollton. Higher education is also available with 27 colleges and universities within 30 minutes of the city.
Recreational facilities in Carrollton include Sandy Lake Amusement Park, three golf courses including Indian Creek Golf Course, hike-and-bike trails, and several parks. For fishing, boating, and water sports, Lake Lewisville is just minute’s away and other area lakes are within close driving distance. Carrollton has more than 1,200 acres of parks and playgrounds. Bordering several major highways, Carrollton is convenient commute, especially to DFW International Airport. Trinity Medical Center in the north part of Carrollton has more than 300 doctors, representing more than 30 specialties.
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