In 2008, Money magazine ranked Carrollton 15th in the country as the Best Place to Live and Forbes magazine recently ranked Carrollton No. 12 for ‘America’s Best Places to Move.
The City of Carrollton is located in the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth area and is a vibrant corporate and residential community. Carrollton’s location and business cost advantages attract and support a diverse local economy. Over 5,000 businesses call Carrollton home. Manufacturing, construction trades, and wholesale trades are some of the largest economic sectors as well as finance, insurance, and real estate. Residents are drawn to the City for its high quality of life, abundant parks, schools and safe neighborhoods.