Richardson is a city located in Dallas County, and Collin counties in Texas, United States. It is situated approximately 14 miles north of downtown Dallas. As of 2020, the estimated population of Richardson is around 121,000.
Demographically, Richardson is diverse, with a significant Asian population of around 22%, as well as a sizable Hispanic population of around 16%. The median age of residents is 35 years old, and the median household income is around $85,000.
The average home price in Richardson is around $370,000, which is slightly higher than the average home price in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Property tax rates in Richardson are relatively moderate, with an effective tax rate of around 2.2%.
There are several things to do in Richardson, including visiting the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, which hosts a variety of musical and theatrical performances throughout the year, as well as the Richardson Farmers Market and the Breckinridge Park. The city is also home to several annual events, including the Cottonwood Art Festival and the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival.
Richardson is part of the Richardson Independent School District, which serves students in Richardson, as well as portions of nearby Dallas, Garland, and Addison. The district is rated “A” by the Texas Education Agency.
For those interested in doing business in Richardson, the Richardson Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (972) 792-2800. The Chamber offers a range of services and resources for local businesses, including networking events and business development workshops.
Finally, for any city-related inquiries, the Richardson City Hall can be reached at (972) 744-4100. The City Hall is located at 411 W. Arapaho Rd. and is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm