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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.


Living in Highland ParkHighland Park livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 18

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

  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.

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

park cities neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods.


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


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

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.

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 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

from Highland Park              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2016
population
2017 median
house price
2016 median
household income
milesdirection             
Dallas1141,317,939$330,000$45,2156south
University Park324,905$1,319,500$198,4382north


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.

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4501 Livingston Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,875,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,217 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Classic Highland Park Home On A Corner Lot Just A Short Walk From Highland Park Village. Designed And Built By Cathy Koonsman In 2001, This Spacious And Elegant Floor Plan Flows Perfectly For Everyday Living And Entertaining. The Main Home Feature...

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4228 Versailles Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,995,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,674 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Fabulous Opportunity With Beautiful And Serene Setting In The Coveted Highland Park French Streets On A 75x145 Lot. The Quarter Acre Lot Features A Traditional Home With 4,674 Sq Feet Of Space Including Formals, Great Room, 4 Bedrooms Plus A Downs...

4321 Southern Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,199,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 5,686 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Beautiful Two Year Old Home In The Heart Of Highland Park Across From Bradfield Elementary And Just Down The Street From Highland Park Village. Spacious 5 Bedroom With 6.1 Baths And Media Room. Plenty To Offer For Those Wanting A Large Home With ...

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4328 Edmondson Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,875,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,189 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Location! Fabulous Traditional. Grand Entry Welcomes You To Handsome Formals All With Tall Ceilings,pretty Moldings And Large Rooms. Front And Back Stairs As Well As Elevator. Spacious,light And Bright Describes All Rooms. Downstairs Ensuite Bedro...

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4573 Belfort Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,649,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,448 SQFT
  • 27 DAYS
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Lovely Traditional Home Ready For Occupancy...soaring Ceilings, Beautiful Wood Floors, And Lutron Lighting Are Just The Beginning For This Great Home. Open Kitchen With Custom Cabinetry, Granite Counters, Large Center Island, Commercial Gas Range...

4417 Southern Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,995,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 5,505 SQFT
  • 29 DAYS
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Freshly Staged To Highlight The Versatility In Style! Custom Built & Designed By William Briggs, This Home Provides 3 Floors Of Timeless & Functional Living With An Abundance Of Natural Light. A Center Hall, Flanked By Formal Living & Dining, Wi...

3616 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,250,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 5,253 SQFT
  • 32 DAYS
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Clean Lined Fabulous Highland Park Home Renovated By Ryan Osborne In 2007 And Decorated By Julio Quinones. Custom Designed Formals With A Butler's Pantry Off The Dining Room. There Is A Private Paneled Study Off The Spacious Center Hall. Open Kit...

4801 Abbott Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,515 SQFT
  • 65 DAYS
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One Of A Kind, Contemporary Home Renovated In 2015 With Extraordinary Style. Landscaping By Lawns Of Dallas, Stunning Pool By Pool Environments, And Amazing Rooftop Deck Makes This Home Truly Special. Sliding Doors Open To The Pool Deck From The K...

3220 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, TX - $2,100,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.3 Baths
  • 3,594 SQFT
  • 71 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...

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3205 Princeton Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,999,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 5,760 SQFT
  • 85 DAYS
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European Charm In The Heart Of Highland Park! Beautiful Old World European Style 6 Bdrm, 6.1 Bth Home In Prestigious Highland Park Isd. It Has It All! Gorgeous Hardwood Floors, Bright & Sunny W Tall Ceilings & Crown Molding. Open Concept Gourmet K...

Photo of Listing #13765342

4552 Rheims Place, Highland Park, TX - $2,099,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,395 SQFT
  • 99 DAYS
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This Classic Highland Park Traditional In Coveted French Streets Flows Perfectly For Family Living And Entertaining. The Main House Features Five Bedrooms (or Four Plus Game Room), Formals, Study, And Large Family Room That Opens To Covered Patio ...

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3624 Shenandoah Street, Highland Park, TX - $1,825,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,341 SQFT
  • 111 DAYS
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A Substantial Price Reduction And Freshly Staged, This Well Built, Efficient, Warm, Quiet And Incredibly Solid French Normandy 4-4 Has Two Powders, A Stunning Maple Paneled Study, Wine Closet, Wet Bar, Master Balcony, Lush Outdoor Poolside Living,...

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4311 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,799,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,046 SQFT
  • 139 DAYS
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Classic Traditional Two-story Custom Home Built In 1985 Has Been Tastefully Updated And Expanded. High Ceilings, Gracious Moldings, Hardwood Floors, Gourmet Kitchen With Granite And Ss Including Wolf Range, Formals, Family Room, Game-media Room, ...

Photo of Listing #13699946

3608 Harvard Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,149,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,090 SQFT
  • 242 DAYS
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Originally Built In 1994, 3608 Harvard Has Been Lavishly Renovated In Recent Years To Look And Feel Like New Construction With Today’s Modern Take On Traditional Style.  featuring High Ceilings, Smooth Finish Walls, Wide Room Transitions, A Beauti...


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Listing information last updated on May 26th, 2018 at 2:45am CDT.