AKA: the American Dream City
SIZE third-largest city in North-Texas & 50th largest in the United States
THE CITY is home to the stadiums for both the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers. It is ranked second in North Texas for economic development deals in 2014 & 2015.
BIG COMPANIES General Motors Co, with 4,484 employees. Texas Health Resources, with 4,063 employees. GM Financial with 3,300 employees.
RECENT SUCCESS general motors are investing $1.4bn into its Arlington facility, already the largest automotive manufacturing plant in the southwest. The investment was named 2015’s Bet Company Impact Deal by the Dallas Business Journal.
QUALITY OF LIFE Arlington’s quality of life is second to none, with a low cost of living, affordable housing and entertainment venues for everyone attracting over 8 million visitors a year.
HOME SWEET HOME the median home value in Arlington is $171,600. Arlington home values have gone up 9.2% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 4.5% within the next year.
FACT FILE placed on the star at midfield, the Statue of Liberty can fit within the ATnT Stadium with the roof closed.