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Living In North Dallas

This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to north Dallas and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in north Dallas in 2019 is like. North Dallas livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced north Dallas homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in north Dallas.

LivingNorth Dallas livability factors


A big reason living in north Dallas is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this north Dallas neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods.

Local schools

Neighborhoods in north Dallas area are served by Plano Independent School District, Dallas Independent School District, Richardson Independent School District, Highland Park Independent School District and Carrollton-Farmers Branch School District schools.

Click on this North Dallas schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all north Dallas public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Private schools located in and near the north area Dallas are identified on this park cities/north Dallas private schools page.


Approximately 12 miles and 12 minutes drive time without traffic from central north Dallas to the Legacy business center ... 16 miles and 19 minutes to DFW International Airport ... 12 miles and 16 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page.

Property taxes

Students living in north Dallas attend schools operated by five separate school districts. Since each of these school districts have different tax rates, north Dallas real estate property tax rates for2017 range from 2.64 percent to 2.91 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Moderately priced homes for sale in north Dallas

Key to understanding what living in north Dallas is like is knowing about north Dallas housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the north Dallas single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed north Dallas single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this north Dallas homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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7323 Meadow Oaks, Dallas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,734 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Located In Crest Meadow Estates, This Incredible Open Floor Plan Single Story Home With New Hardwoods Is Perfect For Entertaining. The Living Room With Beautiful Wet Bar Leads To Sliding Doors Out The Private Patio And Backyard. The Spacious Maste...

Photo of Listing #14603749

4751 Harvest Hill Road, Dallas, TX - $674,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,574 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Recent Kitchen Remodel Includes Solid Wood Cabinets Featuring Soft Close Hinges, Quartz Countertops, Kitchen Aid Dishwasher And Jenn-air 36” 5 Burner Radiant Heat Cooktop. Moen Faucet With Hands-free Wave Technology. Wine Cooler. Ample Storage W...

Photo of Listing #14497521

4727 Thunder Road, Dallas, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,562 SQFT
  • 157 DAYS
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Ranch Style Home With Recently Renovated Contemporary Flair. Home Owners' Pride At Display From The Moment You Walk In The Door. All New Energy Efficient Double Pane Windows, Water Resistant Laminate Flooring, And Ceramic Tile In Wet Areas. Plenty...

Photo of Listing #14603433

7628 Meadow Road, Dallas, TX - $645,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,997 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautiful Home With An Open & Expanded Floorplan Located In The Well Sought After Meadows Subdivision Which Feeds Into Preston Hollow Elementary And Hillcrest High School.wood-look Tile And Carpet Throughout Entire Home, Custom Kitchen Including C...

Photo of Listing #14497006

7631 Meadow Road, Dallas, TX - $611,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,723 SQFT
  • 147 DAYS
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Beautifully Remodeled 4bedroom, 3bath, 2car Garage... Located Conveniently In The Center Of Dallas Near 635 And 75. This Home Has An Open Floor Plan With Spacious Rooms, Vaulted Ceilings, Covered Patios, Luxury Vinyl, Marble, And Tile Flooring. T...

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Listing information last updated on June 19th, 2021 at 4:17pm CDT.