RICHARDSON – The City of Richardson is among the Top 100 Places to Live according to

Richardson ranked #41 nationwide with a score of 652 based on the City’s top-notch schools, home values, safe neighborhoods and Richardson’s access to public transportation via the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system.

Richardson is part of the nationally known Telecom Corridor, which is home to more than 500 high-tech and telecommunications companies. This year, ranked more than 1,000 cities with populations between 20,000 and 1,000,000 according to the latest projections from data partner, Esri. For each city, the survey used a proprietary algorithm to calculate a LivScore.

The LivScore is based on more than 40 data points grouped into eight categories including amenities, demographics, education, economy, health care, housing, social and civic capital and transportation and infrastructure.

Here’s how Richardson ranked:

  • Civic                                   74
  • Demographics                 63
  • Economy                           45
  • Education                         63
  • Health                               40
  • Housing                             38
  • Infrastructure                  42

In addition, the Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations was named a Creative Hub in the survey and CityLine, a mixed-use development with restaurants, shops and entertainment was named as a destination for Favorite Weekend Activity.

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