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Old 01-09-2020, 09:53 AM
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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Dallas is also more competitive and fast paced. Fort Worth is much more laid back and friendly. There’s also a lot more competition to get your child into the “best” programs and schools in Dallas. Dallas does have a lot more variety to choose from though although Fort Worth has better art museums excepting the Nasher.
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Old 02-04-2020, 12:41 PM
Location: Richardson
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Even though Dallas and Ft. Worth are under one metro area, I really do think that they are both vastly different. They both are just different cities that operate in their own frequency.

Traffic patterns between each other signify economic strength on the part of Dallas, but that's about it. Ft. Worth has its own history, downtown, suburbs, and economic activity. It's obvious based on what you see via Google Maps.

Another interesting note, people can argue how strong the Dallas suburbs are and how it's affecting the growth of inner Dallas. Maybe suburbs like Plano and Frisco have the strength to pull away from its dependency on Dallas?
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Old 02-05-2020, 01:07 PM
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Just my experience:

We have seen many more homeless people in Dallas than in Fort Worth (comparing downtown "touristy" areas).
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Old 02-08-2020, 11:13 PM
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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Both major cities and the mid cities are all good. What you need to watch for is the commute, for example I live in the North Fort Worth / Keller area and work in Arlington, a 20 mile commute can take 30 minutes or 1.5 hours each way.

Frankly, ignore the noise here about taxes and road tolls, they are both factors to be aware off but not tie breakers.

We are a mixed race family and much prefer the Tarrant county vibe compared to the Dallas county one, your situation and mileage may differ.

Fort Worth is generally easier to navigate and has a lot of diversity, the mid cities vary, Dallas downtown has a couple of anchor areas and a lot of blah, just my opinion, as i said your mileage may vary.

Visit, see what you like, and enjoy life
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