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Living In Highland Park TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Highland Park and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Highland Park in 2019 is like. Highland Park livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Highland Park 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 Highland Park.


Living in Highland ParkHighland Park livability factors


2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 3

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2018 public schools academic performance index: 85.1
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 21.6
  2017 median single family house value: $1,413,900
  2017 residences owner occupied: 82.7%
  2017 median household income: $200,208
  2017 population: 9,208
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 3.8%


Highland Park public schools rank third among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its principal high school, Highland Park High School, ranks first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex and its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Highland Park is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Highland Park is located in central Dallas County, approximately 6 miles north of downtown Dallas and 37 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Highland Park's proximity to downtown Dallas, both Love Field and DFW International airports, and the north Dallas business center is likely to make Highland Park residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Highland Park public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Highland Park are eligible to attend Highland Park Independent School District schools ... Dallas Independent School District schools serve students residing west of the Dallas North Tollway

Click on this Highland Park schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Highland Park public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this best 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 near Highland Park are identified on this park cities/north Dallas private schools page.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Highland Park? A big reason living in Highland Park is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Click on this park cities neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 78.9 percent of the Highland Park residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $1,413,900 ... about 23 percent of Highland Park housing units have been built during the past 25 or so ... approximately 61 percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about two percent of Highland Park housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is very limited new home construction occurring in Highland Park. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Highland Park homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Community amenities/activities

One of the outstanding things about living in Highland Park is its exceptional community amenities.

Commutes

Approximately 6 miles and 13 minutes drive time without traffic from Highland Park to downtown Dallas ... 23 miles and 32 minutes to DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 10 miles and 14 minutes to the north Dallas business center

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.

Nearby shopping centers

Demographics

2017 estimated population 9,208 ... population density 4,105 residents per square mile ... 3.8 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $200,208 ... 82.7 percent of Highland Park residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Highland Park and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Students living in Highland Park attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since these school districts have different tax rates, Highland Park real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.08 percent to 2.16 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.

Cities/towns near Highland Park

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Dallas1131,341,075$154,000$47,2857south
University Park225,201$1,193,800$211,7412north


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Highland Park

Key to understanding what living in Highland Park is like is knowing about Highland Park housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Highland Park single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Highland Park single-family homes is available on this Highland Park 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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4408 Lorraine Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,100,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,711 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Designed By Thompson And Perry And Built In 1939, This Home Is On One Of The Prettiest Streets In The Heart Of Highland Park. It Evokes A Sense Of Southern Charm With The Austin Stone Exterior, Second Floor Balcony And Stately Magnolia. It’s Ready...

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3314 Drexel Drive, Highland Park, TX - $1,995,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,409 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Gracious Highland Park Home Situated On Spacious 65' Wide Lot Has Been Meticulously Renovated And Expanded Maintaining Original Architecture And Exuding Transitional Design. Features Include Hardwood Floors, 9' Ceilings, 4 Bedrooms Up And One Dow...

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4554 Westway Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,535,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,707 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Wonderfully Updated Traditional Home In Bradfield Elementary In Highland Park. Updates Include, Renovated Kitchen With Viking Stove And Subzero Fridge, Recessed Lighting, Wired For Centralized Audio Video, Downstairs And Upstairs Washer Dryer Conn...

4512 Southern Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,699,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,102 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Beautiful Recent Remodel 4 Bedrooms, 2 Car Garage, Large Driveway And Oversized Parking, 3.5 Spacious Bathroom, And Built In Cabinets, Walk In Closets, Huge Family Room, Computer Station. Gourmet Kitchen, Thermador And Ge Appliances, Bar With Win...

4421 Belclaire Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,150,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,815 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Absolutely Charming French Street Home, Located On One Of Highland Park's Prettiest And Most Coveted Blocks. It Is Easy To Imagine Building On The 70 X 151 Lot Or Move Right On In And Enjoy. This Home Enjoys Beautifully Proportioned Rooms, All Str...

3304 Dartmouth Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,799,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,283 SQFT
  • 40 DAYS
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Sophisticated, Sleek, Sun-filled Home With Splendid Downstairs Master Suite, Exquisitely Remodeled For Inspired Living. Perfect For Upscale Entertaining. Light, Beautifully Scaled Well-appointed Formals Overlook An Intimate Pool And Courtyard. Wal...

4524 Edmondson Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,124 SQFT
  • 41 DAYS
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Incredible Classic Highland Park Home Complete With Recent Updates. Well Executed Floorplan With Open Kitchen-den, Beautiful Formals And Downstairs Study, And Large Bar Great For Entertaining. Kitchen Includes Large Viking Gas Range With Double Ov...

4549 Rheims Place, Highland Park, TX - $1,649,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,446 SQFT
  • 44 DAYS
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Gorgeous Highland Park Home! Nestled Off Armstrong Pkwy On The Coveted French Streets, Rheims Is A Well-manicured Quiet Street With Limited Traffic. The Home Boasts An Open Floor Plan, Stainless Appliances, Professional Grade Range And Granite Cou...

4524 Belclaire Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,297,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 4,724 SQFT
  • 48 DAYS
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Exceptional Quality & Style On 68' Lot Built In 2007 & Remodeled To Perfection In 2016. 4 Bedrooms With Private Baths, Exercise Room, 2 Offices. Remodeled Quarters With Full Bath Over Garage. Spacious Master With Sitting Area, His & Hers Baths, Se...

4248 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,825,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,289 SQFT
  • 54 DAYS
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Stunning Cleaned-lined Transitional Home On An Oversized Lot In The Heart Of Highland Park. Walking Distance To Hp Village, Bradfield Elem And Park Cities Ymca. This Home Was Taken To The Studs And Completed In Late 2016. It Is Light And Bright Wi...

Photo of Listing #14008963

3701 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,660 SQFT
  • 54 DAYS
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Completely Remodeled 2 Story Home On An Oversized Corner Lot In Highland Park! From The Open Concept Kitchen + Living Spaces To The Backyard Oasis, There's An Abundance Of Entertainment Options. The Divine Master Suite Is Complete With Fire Place,...

3220 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, TX - $2,000,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,594 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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What An Opportunity! A 195 Ft Deep Lot Located On Beverly Drive, Beautifully Built And Maintained Tudor, Outdoor Space That Seems Very Current.... It Seems Too Good To Be True. Armstrong Elementary, Surrounded By The Most Exclusive Highland Park E...

4806 Abbott Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,895,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,152 SQFT
  • 59 DAYS
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Adjacent To Abbott Park And The Katy Trail With A Short Distance To Knox Restaurants & Shopping, This 4bd 3.1ba Traditional Has It All. Completely Remodeled In 2013, In Front Is A Formal Dining Room And Living Room, And In Back A Den, Full Bar, An...

3517 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,366 SQFT
  • 61 DAYS
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Well Maintained, This Hawkins-welwood Gem Is Ready For The Design Inspiration Of Its Next Curator. What An Opportunity For Those W A Designer’s Eye! Recently “refreshed” With Paint & Carpet, The Property Illustrates Original Quality Throughout. Pi...

4305 Westway Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,215,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,448 SQFT
  • 65 DAYS
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Yard, Pool & Outdoor Entertaining Area In Hp! Charming&meticulously Restored Home Originally Built By John Astin Perkins In 1937. Totally Remodeled W State Of Art Amenities, Gourmet Granite Kitchen W Over Sized Bar Island W Seating, Ss Appliances-...


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Listing information last updated on March 20th, 2019 at 2:30pm CDT.