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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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3408 Falken Court, Highland Village, TX - $459,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,108 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Amazing Opportunity To Live In Sought After Highland Village Nestled In The Castlewood Subdivision Across From Trails, Courts, Park & Pool. This Gorgeous 1.5 Story Home Features Hardwood Floors Throughout Main Level Living Areas & Bedrooms, 12' Ce...

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2700 Chapel Springs Drive, Highland Village, TX - $479,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,956 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Multiple Offers. Highest And Best Due By 7:00pm Saturday, April 10th. Location Couldn't Be Better For This Immaculately Kept And Completely Move In Ready Home Just Down The Road From The Shops At Highland Village. This Custom Built Bud Bartley H...

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903 Kingwood Circle, Highland Village, TX - $449,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,861 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautifully Updated Home With Backyard Oasis In The Heart Of Highly Desirable Highland Shores. Upon Entering You Will Fall In Love With The Soaring Ceilings And Natural Light From All Sides. The Spacious Living Areas Create The Perfect Environment...

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701 Meadow Bend Court, Highland Village, TX - $415,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,397 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful, Updated, Move In Ready Home In Desirable Highland Shores! Gorgeous Updates Throughout! Step Into This Fabulous Floor Plan With Master Suite Down & 3 Bedrooms Up! Bright And Light Kitchen Open To Large Family Room With Cozy Fireplace And...

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2175 Strathmore Drive, Highland Village, TX - $450,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,301 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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The Seller Has Received Multiple Offers And Requests Best And Highest Offers Be Received No Later Than 5pm On Sunday April 11, 2021.fabulous 4 Br 2.1 Ba, 2 Huge La And Pool In Sought After Briarhill Estates! Lg Fam Rm W Fplace And Wd Flrs, Roomy B...

4013 Lago Vista Lane, Highland Village, TX - $444,151

Residential, Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,884 SQFT
  • 190 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. Welcome To The Casina, Designed For Owners Who Desire Flexibility & Convenience. This ...

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Listing information last updated on April 11th, 2021 at 7:16pm CDT.