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Living In Highland Village TX

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

Living in Highland VillageHighland Village livability factors

2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 8

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

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 80.3
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 10.5
  2017 median single family house value: $327,600
  2017 residences owner occupied: 94.3%
  2017 median household income: $141,786
  2017 population: 16,587
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 5.6%

Highland Village public schools rank tenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Marcus High School, ranks thirteenth among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Highland Village also has the sixth highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs and the twenty-sixth lowest overall crime rate. Its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Highland Village is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Highland Village is located in south central Denton County, approximately 30 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 37 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Highland Village's proximity to DFW International Airport, the Las Colinas business center and downtown Dallas is likely to make Highland Village 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 Village public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... all school age children who reside in Highland Village are eligible to attend Lewisville Independent School District schools.

Click on this Highland Village schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Highland Village 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 Village are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.


Looking for the best places to live in Highland Village? A big reason living in Highland Village is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.

Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 96.5 percent of the Highland Villlage residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $327,600 ... about 56 percent of Highland Villlage housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately 5 percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about one percent of Highland Villlage housing units have been constructed since 2014

New home construction

There is little or no new home construction occurring in Highland Village. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Highland Village 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 truly outstanding things about living in Highland Village is its exceptional community amenities.


Approximately 16 miles and 26 minutes drive time without traffic from central Highland Village to DFW Airport passenger terminals ... 23 miles and 27 minutes to the Las Colinas business center ... 30 miles and 39 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.

Nearby shopping centers


2017 estimated population 16,587 ... population density 2,998 residents per square mile ... 5.6 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $141,786 ... 94.3percent of Highland Villlage residences are owner occupied

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

Property taxes

Highland Village real estate property tax rate for 2017 is 2.21 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 Village

from Trophy Club              
house value
household income
Copper Canyon1,457$367,700$127,5265west
Double Oak133,079$410,500$138,3335west
Flower Mound776,681$312,000$128,4268southwest
Hickory Creek354,596$224,600$98,8934north
Lake Dallas577,958$147,500$72,7724northeast

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 Village

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

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804 Shady Meadow Drive, Highland Village, TX - $457,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,872 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Spacious & Light! Beautiful Entry With Art Niches, Wrought Iron Stair Rail. Lighting Upgrades And New Carpet Throughout. Study Boasts French Doors Plus A Closet. Master Is Down Featuring Tray Ceiling And Entrance To Patio. Master Bathroom Offers G...

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432 Moran Drive, Highland Village, TX - $419,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,803 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Location, Location, Location! Fantastic Opportunity To Live In Highland Shores In Beautiful Single Story Home With Pool On 0.3 Acre+! Quiet Location In Large Cul De Sac. Recently Updated With New Roof 2017, Great Open Floor Plan With Family Room O...

724 Scottish Mist Trail, Highland Village, TX - $404,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,516 SQFT
  • 33 DAYS
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Enjoy Pool & Spa...large Custom,treed Lot W-room For All In This One Owner Well Maintained Home.master Bedroom Down & Master Bath, Island,open Light And Bright Dining Area W- Wall Of Windows. Living Area With Fire...

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3318 Castlewood Boulevard, Highland Village, TX - $490,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,259 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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Spacious, Versatile Layout With All The Right Spaces. Relax In One Of 4 Living Areas. Enjoy A Movie In The Media Room Complete With Tiered Seating & Wet Bar, Play Games In The Over-sized Flex Space Or Entertain In The Open Concept Kitchen Overlook...

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2998 Marchwood Drive, Highland Village, TX - $397,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,195 SQFT
  • 56 DAYS
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Welcome Home To Your New Santuary In The Highly Sought After Community Of Highland Village On Low Maintenance Lot& Stunning Curb Appeal. Custom Faux Painting, New Roof In 2017, Open Floorplan, Hardwood Flrs, Marble Fireplace. Split Bedroom Layout....

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4113 Thornberry Trail, Highland Village, TX - $399,600

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,092 SQFT
  • 159 DAYS
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Beautiful Home Located In Castlewood Neighborhood Of Highland Village. 3 Bedroom, 4 Full Baths, Study, Game Room Upstairs Could Be 4th Bedroom. Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors, Open Concept, Kitchen With Built In Stainless Appliances, Smooth Cooktop ...

2013 Ladera Boulevard, Highland Village, TX - $463,775

Residential, Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,091 SQFT
  • 167 DAYS
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Premier Retirement Community For Active 55 & Above Located In Highland Village. Enjoy The Club House, Pool, Fitness Center, Pavilion, Pickle-ball Court, Ponds, Pocket Parks, Gazebos & Walking Trails. This Verona Floor Plan Is A Single-story, Brick...

4019 Lago Vista Lane, Highland Village, TX - $406,318

Residential, Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,792 SQFT
  • 169 DAYS
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Premier Retirement Community For Active 55 & Above In Highland Village. Enjoy The Club House, Pool, Fitness Center Pavilion, Pickle-ball Court & Walking Trails. The Portico Floor Is Perfectly Designed With Elegance And Functional Excellence While ...

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Listing information last updated on March 30th, 2020 at 10:30am CDT.