The neighborhood of Richland Park is part of the city of Richardson, Texas, which is located in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.
People who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere will enjoy Richland Park. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, greenery is not prominent in this neighborhood; although, parks are very well-spread out and there are a few of them close by for residents to relax in, which makes them easy to access.
Many of the dwellings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Richland Park, while large apartment buildings are the main alternative in the housing stock. Most of the housing growth in this area occurred between 1960 and 1980. This area has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy about 70% of the units in Richland Park while the rest are rented.
It is very easy to reach the closest supermarket on foot in this area in Richland Park. Additionally, a restaurant is often just around the corner. A decent selection of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance. In terms of education, locals will appreciate that no matter where their property is situated in Richland Park, primary as well as high schools are nearby.
Richland Park is a fairly pleasant part of Richardson for pedestrians; many common errands can be run on foot. Getting around by public transit is difficult in Richland Park. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. In contrast, the best method of transportation in this part of Richardson is very often a car. It is very convenient to park, and most real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway.