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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 2018 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.
Highland Park livability factors
2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 18
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||2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 93.6%
||2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 21.9
||2017 median home sale price: $1,621,800
||2016 residences owner occupied: 84.5%
||2016 median household income: $189,485
||2016 population: 9,149
||2012 - 2016 population growth: 3.6%
Highland Park public schools rank third among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its principal high school, Highland Park High School, ranks first among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Highland Park also has twenty-fifth lowest overall crime rate 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.
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.
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Recent home sales
On average, prices of Highland Park MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 2.6 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $1,621,800 ... home prices generally ranged from about $640,000 to $9.2 million ... average size of houses sold was 4,440 square feet, average square foot price was $470.93 and average house age was 63.0 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 90 days on market
One of the outstanding things about living in Highland Park is its exceptional community amenities.
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
2016 estimated population 9,149 ... population density 4,066 residents per square mile ... 2016 annual median household income $189,485 ... 84.5 percent of Highland Park residential real estate units 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.
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 2017 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
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Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. 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.
4806 Abbott Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,895,000
3517 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,699,000
4305 Westway Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,215,000
4324 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,175,000
4553 Bordeaux Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,599,000
4435 Southern Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,295,000
3219 Saint Johns Drive, Highland Park, TX - $1,775,000
3513 Potomac, Highland Park, TX - $1,774,000
4436 Belclaire Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,995,000
4532 Westway Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,625,000
4517 Southern Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,200,000
4328 Edmondson Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,599,000
More about living in Highland Park
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Listing information last updated on January 20th, 2019 at 5:15pm CST.