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Dallas-Fort Worth

In the heart of North Texas lies the flourishing metropolitan area of Dallas-Fort Worth, encompassing ten major cities over thirteen counties. Here, your life is chock-full of exciting, noteworthy attractions, a thriving arts district, high-class shopping, hip cafes, incredible music venues, art galleries and museums. Dallas has six pro sports teams and hosts NASCAR events at Texas Motor Speedway.

LGI Homes has new home neighborhoods throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area with family-friendly amenities and beautiful move-in ready homes. Each home is fully upgraded, at no additional cost to you! Enjoy a chef-ready kitchen and master retreat with low monthly payments when LGI Homes are your DFW homebuilder.  


Explore the Metroplex 

  • #5 'The Best Places to Retire in 2020' (Forbes)
  • #2 '10 Best Places to Live in Texas in 2021 - 2022' (US News)
  • #12 'The Top 15 Cities in the United States' (Travel + Leisure, 2021)
  • #3 'Top 20 Best Tech Cities for IT Jobs' (CompTIA, 2021)
  • Major attractions include The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Six Flags Over Texas, Klyde Warren Park, AT&T Stadium, Children's Aquarium at Fair Park 
  • 24 Fortune 500 companies have headquarters in the DFW metroplex
  • Major industries include defense, financial services, information technology and data, semiconductors, telecommunications, transportation, processing, life sciences 
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Frequently Asked Questions

Continue reading for answers to frequently asked questions about our homes, community and the area.


What cities are in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area?

The Dallas-Fort Worth area is one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country. The metro area encompasses burgeoning towns and growing cities, including Plano, Garland, Irving, Mckinney, Frisco, Arlington and many more. Homebuyers can find LGI new homes for sale in many of the surrounding areas.


How many people move to the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area each year?

The Dallas-Fort Worth area, or DFW, gets tens of thousands of new residents yearly. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, DFW gained an average of 39,378 residents annually from 2015 to 2019, ranking number 3 behind the Inland Empire and Phoenix. Growth is picking up. From July 2020 to July 2021, Dallas-Fort Worth was the third-fastest-growing metropolitan area in the nation, with 54,319 new residents.


Where is Dallas?

Dallas is in north Texas near Fort Worth. It is 198 miles from Austin, 225 miles from Houston and 206 miles from Oklahoma City. It's the hub of one of the nation's largest and most populous metro areas. 


What are some of the best attractions in the Dallas area?

Some of the most visited places in Dallas include the Reunion Tower, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, the Dallas Zoo, the Dallas Museum of Art, the Bishop Arts District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. Dallas hosts live events throughout the year, including sporting events for MLB, NBA, MLS, NHL, WNBA and colleges.


What is Dallas famous for?

Dallas is known for cowboys and the city's time as an early center of trade. It's best known, however, as the city where the assassination of President John F. Kennedy took place on November 22, 1963.


What county is Dallas in?

The city of Dallas is in Dallas County, the third-most populous county in the state of Texas. Dallas is the county seat of Dallas County. 


Is the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan area part of the Metroplex Region of Texas?

Yes, it is. According to, the Metroplex Region is about 15,600 square miles in northern Texas. Within the Metroplex are 19 counties and two metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs); Sherman-Denison MSA and the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington MSA. The latter MSA, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, includes the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan area. 


What is the climate like in the Dallas-Fort Worth area?

The weather in the Dallas- Fort Worth area varies with highs in the high 90s to the low 100s Fahrenheit and lows from the high 40s to mid-50s Fahrenheit; temperatures can drop below freezing in the winter. It has a humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and mild winters. mentions that the metropolitan area gets most of its rainfall from thunderstorms that occur more frequently in the spring. 

Is there public transportation available between Fort Worth and Dallas?

Individuals have access to public transportation. There are train and bus routes between Dallas and Fort Worth. According to Visit Fort Worth, rail service is the least expensive and has service every day except Sunday. 

Who are the largest employers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area?

DFW is known for having a solid economy and job market. 43 Fortune 1000 companies and 22 Fortune 500 companies call DFW home. The largest employers are American Airlines, AT&T, Bank of America, Baylor Scott & White, HCA North Texas, JP Morgan Chase, Kroger, Lockheed Martin and Medical City are the ten largest employers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, according to the Dallas Chamber

How far is Fort Worth from Dallas?

Dallas made the Forbes list of best places to retire in 2020; it's just as attractive today. The climate, cost of living, culture, availability of retirement-friendly communities, tax benefits and good healthcare all entice retirees. 

What county is Fort Worth in?

Fort Worth, Texas, is in Texas' fifth most populous county, Tarrant County. Fort Worth serves as the seat of Tarrant County. 

What are the major attractions in the Fort Worth area?

Fort Worth has a lot to offer residents and visitors. The fifth-largest city in Texas has more to offer than proximity to Dallas. Some of the most popular places in Fort Worth include the Stockyards National Historic District, Fort Worth Zoo, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, John Wayne: An American Experience Museum, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, the Texas Motor Speedway, the National Cowgirl Museum, the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame and many other museums and entertainment venues. The Downtown Sundance Square has plenty to do if you're looking for nightlife fun.