Farmers Branch, located just 15 minutes from DFW International Airport, is the oldest continuous settlement in Dallas County. Although Farmers Branch, "the City in a Park," has a population of 31,110 residents within its 12 square miles, its daytime population is 90,000. The cities of Farmers Branch, Addison, and Carrollton are often referred to collectively as the Metrocrest.
The average home value in Farmers Branch is $112,162; median household income is $59,486. The average household size is 2.73, and median resident age is 37.1.
Farmers Branch is home to 80 corporate headquarters, 34 Fortune 500 corporations, 20 foreign-owned companies, and many other small and midsized firms. Visitors have 12 hotels to choose from in Farmers Branch, with 2,000 rooms.
Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, with 43 schools and 25,145 students, and the Dallas ISD serve the students in Farmers Branch. Higher education is available at the Brookhaven campus of the Dallas County Community College District or at the many colleges and universities within close commuting distance.
For those interested in sports, Farmers Branch offers golf courses, tennis, swimming, and other team sports. For fishing, boating, and water sports, area lakes are within close driving distance. Farmers Branch has 27 parks, including its 27-acre Historical Park. The Farmers Branch Skate Park has recently opened.
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