Glen Rose : Texas

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What it's Like to Retire in Glen Rose

Glen Rose is a very small town of under 3,000 people  in north central Texas, just west of Dallas. This town features a relaxed lifestyle.  The presence of dinosaur footprints in the area makes it a popular tourist center. .

Where to Retire in Glen Rose and Home Prices

Prices of homes here are hard to pin down - according to, they were at $80,000 in late 2012 but rose to about $150,000 in mid 2013. 


What is special about Glen Rose

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is a popular 1800 acre park with exotic animals such as zebras and giraffes. The Dinosaur Valley State Park attracts many tourists and scientists trying to explain what is there.

What is not special about Glen Rose

This is a very small town in rural Texas

Who will like retirement in Glen Rose

People who enjoy small town life in Texas.

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Climate and Physical Environment

Glen Rose is in North Central Texas. The average July high temperature is 97 and the average January low is 29. The wettest month is May (5")


Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Fossil Rim Wildlife Center


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Medical facilities

Glen Rose Medical Center


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Facts about GLEN ROSE
  • State: TX
  • Environment: Rural,Small Town,
  • City Population: Less than 10,000
  • Median age of Population: 25-44
  • Avg Jan Temperature: 41-60
  • Avg July Temperature: 81+
  • Median HH Income: 41,001-60,000
  • Average Home Price (MLS): $100,000-$200,000
  • Annual Property Tax on a $200,000 house: Less than 2000
  • Total Crime Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Cost of Living Index: 81-90 (low)
  • Culture Index: <80 (Very low)
  • State Sales Tax: Yes
  • State Income Tax: No
  • Name of the Guide: boomer

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