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Best Dallas Neighborhoods

Selecting a single best Dallas area neighborhood or the single best place in the Dallas area to live is actually not possible. The criteria for such assessments are simply too personal, and in many cases too subjective, for there to be a definitive choice on which everyone can agree. Most home buyers do agree, however, that excellent schools and a safe and nice place to live are the two things on which they are least willing to compromise. Consequently, all of the neighborhoods listed below had to first check both of these boxes in order to be considered one of the best places to live in the Dallas area.

Certainly there are other great Dallas neighborhoods besides the ones listed on this page, but these particular neighborhoods are special in several ways ...

house price
house age
% scores
at/above STAAR
AllenBelmont$520,000 1 yr97
AllenCypress Meadows$544,000 new93
AllenFall Creek$530,0003 yrs93
AllenHamilton Hills$720,000 new93
AllenStacy Ridge Estates$490,000 14 yrs97
AllenStar Creek$501,000 7 yrs93
AllenTwin Creeks$504,000 14 yrs93
CelinaLight Farms$398,000 new92
ColleyvilleAshmore$715,000 23 yrs92
ColleyvilleBrook Meadows$690,000 27 yrs92
ColleyvilleClairemont$919,000 11 yrs91
ColleyvilleCovington8500004 yrs91
ColleyvilleLeyton Grove$945,000 16 yrs92
ColleyvilleMontclair Parc$1,038,000 18 yrs92
ColleyvilleOakbrook Hills$1,093,000 15 yrs91
ColleyvilleRemington Park$690,000 15 yrs91
ColleyvilleRosewood Villas$476,000 12 yrs91
ColleyvilleWestmont$620,000 15 yrs91
CoppellBig Cedar$578,000 23 yrs92
CoppellCopperstone$578,000 19 yrs92
CoppellGibbs Station$490,000 22 yrs92
CoppellPecan Hollow$458,000 25 yrs92
CoppellSummit at the Spring709000017 yrs92
CoppellWoodlands of Coppell$770,000 19 yrs92
DallasBent Tree$545,000 32 yrs76
DallasBluffview Estates$967,000 28 yrs57
DallasBriar Ridge Estates$612,000 32 yrs85
DallasCambridge Place at Preston Trails$930,000 19 yrs70
DallasCaruth Homeplace$1,008,000 31 yrs70
DallasDowns of Hillcrest$1,143,000 20 yrs70
DallasGlen Abbey$1,247,000 14 yrs70
DallasGreenway Parks$1,253,000 67 yrs61
DallasHarbord Oaks Estates$1,748,000 27 yrs85
DallasHighway Estates$1,850,000 70 yrs57
DallasHillcrest Park$1,370,000 22 yrs70
DallasJackson Heights$1,460,000 19 yrs70
DallasLake Forest$1,023,000 16 yrs79
DallasOakdale$1,400,000 21 yrs85
DallasOaktree$605,000 24 yrs85
DallasPreston Hollow$3,111,000 18 yrs70
DallasPreston Road Estates$1,850,000 19 yrs70
DallasPreston Trails$2,125,000 33 yrs87
DallasRusswood Acres$1,043,000 50 yrs70
DallasSunnybrook Estates$4,393,000 61 yrs62
DallasWaggoner Place$1,165,000 25 yrs70
FairviewAscot Heath$874,000 29 yrs97
FairviewBridlegate$738,000 14 yrs97
FairviewHeritage Ranch$365,000 12 yrs97
FairviewOakwood Estates$819,000 16 yrs97
Flower MoundBella Lago$875,000 10 yrs94
Flower MoundBridlewood$495,000 17 yrs95
Flower MoundCanyon Falls$505,000 new91
Flower MoundChateau Du Lac$1,185,000 14 yrs94
Flower MoundChimney Rock$885,000 9 yrs95
Flower MoundEstates at Tour 18$868,000 18 yrs92
Flower MoundPoint Noble$1,163,000 17 yrs94
Flower MoundRegency Park$768,000 new95
Flower MoundRiver Oaks Estates$779,000 16 yrs95
Flower MoundThe Sanctuary$724,000 10 yrs95
Flower MoundThe Landing$1,150,000 5 yrs94
Flower MoundWellington$410,000 15 yrs95
Flower MoundWhisper Creek$691,000 new94
Flower MoundWichita Creek Estates$712,000 22 yrs95
FriscoEstates on Legacy$550,000 13 yrs91
FriscoHunters Creek$440,000 13 yrs95
FriscoLakes on Legacy$490,000 15 yrs91
FriscoLawler Park$576,000 3 yrs94
FriscoNewman Village7360005 yrs92
FriscoPhillips Creek Ranch610000new96
FriscoStarwood$830,000 16 yrs91
FriscoStonebriar$680,000 20 yrs91
FriscoThe Trails$405,000 14 yrs93
GrapevineHeritage Cove$644,000 new90
GrapevineHigh Point Farm Estates$569,000 8 yrs90
GrapevineMeadow Park$378,000 13 yrs90
GrapevineStonebridge Oaks$485,000 new90
Highland ParkHighland Park$1,600,000 75 yrs96
Highland ParkMount Vernon$1,600,000 33 yrs96
Highland VillageCastlewood$429,000 15 yrs93
Highland VillageHighland Shores$384,000 23 yrs93
KellerHidden Lakes$446,000 15 yrs94
KellerManors of Waterford$1,250,000 10 yrs94
KellerOakmont Hills$800,000 14 yrs94
KellerProvidence Grove$673,000 4 yrs91
KellerStonebridge$700,000 17 yrs94
KellerTuscany$860,000 10 yrs94
KellerWildwood$751,000 13 yrs94
LewisvilleCastle Hills$430,000 8 yrs88
LucasBroadmoor Estates$843,000 new97
LucasEstates at Austin Trail$578,000 14 yrs97
LucasForest Creek Estates$590,000 16 yrs97
LucasGlenbrook Estates$441,000 29 yrs97
LucasRockland Farms$685,000 7 yrs97
LucasWolf Creek$721,000 10 yrs97
McKinneyCraig Ranch$290,000 11 yrs91
McKinneySerenity$880,000 4 yrs97
McKinneyStonebridge Ranch$348,000 15 yrs91
PlanoCypress Point$650,000 22 yrs89
PlanoGleneagles$789,000 23 yrs87
PlanoLakeside on Preston73800020 yrs88
PlanoWhite Rock Creek Estates$1,356,000 22 yrs88
PlanoWillow Bend$810,000 22 yrs88
ProsperGentle Creek Estates$629,000 10 yrs92
ProsperLakes of Prosper$430,000 5 yrs92
ProsperWhitley Place$575,000 4 yrs92
ProsperWillow Ridge$475,000 9 yrs95
ProsperWindsong Ranch$566,000 new
SouthlakeCambridge Place$835,000 17 yrs98
SouthlakeCoventry Manor$838,00019 yrs98
SouthlakeLakes of La Paloma98
SouthlakeLaurelwood Park$1,400,00015 yrs98
SouthlakeLoch Meadow Estates$1,100,00013 yrs98
SouthlakeMonticello$788,00022 yrs98
SouthlakeReserve of Southlake97
SouthlakeSandlin Manor98
SouthlakeShady Oaks$1,339,000new98
SouthlakeSouth Ridge Lakes$599,00024 yrs98
SouthlakeStone Lakes$560,00022 yrs98
SouthlakeStratfort Parc$1,050,00012 yrs98
SouthlakeTimarron$653,00019 yrs98
SouthlakeTimber Lake$675,00021 yrs98
SouthlakeVersailles$643,00018 yrs98
SouthlakeWestwyck Hills$1,999,0009 yrs98
SouthlakeWinding Creek$1,279,000new98
Trophy ClubEagles Ridge$574,00012 yrs91
Trophy ClubThe Knoll$1,125,00010 yrs91
Trophy ClubTurnberry at Trophy Club$699,0005 yrs91
University ParkArmstrong Fairway$1,618,00041 yrs96
University ParkLoma Linda$1,123,00061 yrs96
University ParkUniversity Heights$1,617,00032 yrs96
University ParkUniversity Highlands$1,672,00081 yrs96
University ParkUniversity Park$1,591,00037 yrs96
WestlakeGlenwyck Farms$1,420,00012 yrs97
WestlakeVaquero$1,577,00010 yrs96

Notes: Home prices are for MLS-listed previously owned homes sold during 12 months ending December 31, 2016. Student Achievement Index is the percentage of total student assessments for all subjects tested that met or exceeded the 2016 Texas Education Agency achievement standards. Click on this TEA accountability link for additional accountability information and general guidelines.

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