Irving, TX, the thirteenth largest (by population) city in the state with 229,000 residents, creates the hustle and bustle of urban life while still retaining an atmosphere of fun. So whether you’re interested in a vacation, a night on the town or a relaxing day at home, Irving has something to offer you.
Come to downtown Irving to experience the Las Colinas community, a historic developmental area of Irving that boasts an impressive skyline and the Mustangs at Las Colinas, the largest equestrian sculpture that can be found anywhere in the world. Or stop by the Heritage District to learn about Irving’s history and shop in its antique shops or vintage restaurants. Downtown Irving has plenty of fun and festive offerings.
Additionally, about one-third of Irving’s residents are foreign-born, which adds to a culturally diverse downtown and plenty of variety for restaurants and nightlife. And with a graduation rate of nearly 80 percent for high schoolers, Irving is a great place for young people to experience city life with ample opportunities for education, business and employment. Seventy-three percent of the population is in the civilian workforce, indicating the city’s commitment to providing jobs for its residents.
Irving is easily accessed via the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport — which is within city limits — and from Interstates 635 and 35E. Anyone who’s interested in experiencing urban life in Texas would be well served by Irving’s inviting culture.