Located in Texas, United States, the city of Carrollton is situated in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.
Carrollton offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Greenery is not prominent in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area; although, it is easy to get to green spaces from a large number of locations within the city and there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to relax in. This city is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however noise can be problematic close to the airport (Addison Airport), Stemmons Freeway, US Highway 77 or one of the railway lines.
The average year of construction for dwellings in Carrollton is 1989. In this city, roughly 60% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and the remaining houses are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. About two thirds of the units in the city are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented. This part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
In Carrollton, locals will often be able to get to primary as well as high schools on foot. Property owners have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. In terms of food, the nearest grocery store in this city is typically only a rather short walk away. There are also a limited number of opportunities for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Driving is a great transportation option in this city. It is especially convenient to access a place to park. On the other hand, traveling by transit can be very difficult in Carrollton by reason of the service's low frequency. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the city, and bus stops are commonly relatively close by. It is at times challenging for pedestrians to navigate this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area as few daily errands can be run without the use of a car.