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Addison is a town in Dallas County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The community was named after Addison Robertson, postmaster.

The latitude of Addison is 32.961N. The longitude is -96.828W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 636 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,886.


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Median household income
Local
$48,566
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Addison demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Noell Junction
Founded with completion of the St. Louis Southwestern Railroad
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 81. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 5.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Emmitt Smith, football player
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Dunn Brothers, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • ITALIA - June 9, 2007
  • North Texas Jazz Festival - March 29-31, 2007
  • Oktoberfest - Sept. 20-23, 2007
  • Taste Addison - May 11-13, 2007
  • ArtFest - May 25-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Addison web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Water Tower Theatre
Historic sites and museums: Cavanaugh Flight Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Addison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dallas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75244 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Addison residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Addison ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Addison was $38,606, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Addison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Addison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $666.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,663.


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Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Addison political report.

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Addison restaurants taking online reservations include Chamberlain's Fish Market Grill, Lefty's, Remington's Seafood Grill, Texas de Brazil Churrascaria - Addison ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Addison workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Addison between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Addison include Best Western Addison, Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Courtyard by Marriott, Courtyard by Marriott Addison Quorum, Crowne Plaza North Dallas, Hilton Garden Inn Addison, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Homewood Addison, La Quinta Inn Addison ... More hotels.

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