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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 2017 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


2017 Best Dallas suburbs rank: 15

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

Highland Park public schools have the third highest composite STAAR performance index of all Dallas suburbs 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

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Recent home sales

Compared to previous year sales, on average, prices of Highland Park MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during the three months ending April 30, 2017 increased 0.2 percent ... median sales price of homes sold $1,620,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $960,000 to $9.5 million ... average house size 4,810 square feet, average price per square foot $479.70 and average house age 58.3 years ... houses sold averaged 89 days on market ... 10.3 months average supply of homes listed for sale during month of April


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 ... 2015 annual median household income $192,946 ... 81.7 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 each of these school districts have different tax rates, Highland Park real estate property tax rates for 2016 range from 2.03 percent to 2.16 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2016 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
2015
population
2016 median
house price
2015 median
household income
milesdirection             
Dallas1121,300,092$310,000 $43,359 6south
University Park324,759$1,340,000 $176,836 2north


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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3409 Dartmouth Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 5,485 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Attractive Custom Home In The Armstrong School District! Quiet, Tree-lined Street Introduces This Stately 2.5-story House With A Central Hall Floor Plan. 1st Level Features Formals, Library, Gourmet Kitchen, Butler’s Pantry, Breakfast Room, 2 Powd...

4201 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,799,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 6,605 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Striking Highland Park Traditional Boasts Classic Elegance. This 3 Story Home Features 11 Foot Ceilings, Soaring Windows, Elevator And Spacious Floor Plan Throughout. Gourmet Kitchen, Library, Gym, And Oversized Third Floor With Full Bath Can Easi...

4339 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, TX - $1,949,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,328 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Sited On A 75x148 Lot, This Spanish Colonial Residence Has Been Updated In Ways That Have Preserved Its Original Charm. At Just Over 3,300 Sq Ft, The Home Has 3 Bedrooms, 3 & 1 Half Baths, 2 Living Areas, An Updated Kitchen, Butlers Pantry & Uti...

3701 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,590,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,660 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Lovely Traditional Two-story Georgian Remodeled In 2017 On Spacious Corner Lot. Central Hall Plan With High Ceilings And Hardwood Floors. Three Living Areas, Four Bedrooms And A Split With Bedroom And Bath. Carrara Marble Baths, New Hardwoods U...

3608 Harvard Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,225,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,090 SQFT
  • 23 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...

Photo of Listing #13696880

4504 Versailles Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,580,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,763 SQFT
  • 28 DAYS
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Excellent Lot For A New Home On Large .266 Acre Lot With 75' Street Frontage Or A Home For Empty Nesters. A July 21, 2017 Full Appraisal Value For The Land Only Is $1,600,000, The Listing Price Is $20,000 Less At $1,580,000 (attached). This Highla...

3205 Princeton Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,195,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 5,627 SQFT
  • 32 DAYS
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Beautiful Family Home In Highland Park: Up To 6 Bedrm - All Ensuite. Formals, 2 Famrms, Informal Dining-bkfst, Game-media, Study, 6.5 Bath, 2-car Attached. Viking And Bosch Appliances. Backyard Oasis: Loggia With Built-ins, Fp, And Pool. Ext...

Photo of Listing #13694269

3219 Saint Johns Drive, Highland Park, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,997 SQFT
  • 33 DAYS
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Well Thought Out 5br Home On A Large Corner Lot In Highland Park! Abundant Living Space On The Lower Level. Formal & Informal Living Spaces, Formal Dining With Custom Silver & Gold Leaf Ceiling Covering, Breakfast Area, Large Open Upgraded Kitchen...

4336 Livingston Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 4,356 SQFT
  • 41 DAYS
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Historically Significant Hp Home Built In 1928, Taken To The Studs, And Completely Renovated In 2015-2016. The Home Has All The Character And Some Of The Original Details, But Has Been Brought Up To Modern Standards. The Floor Plan Is Wonderful Fo...

3101 Saint Johns Drive, Highland Park, TX - $2,219,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 4,749 SQFT
  • 47 DAYS
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Beautiful & Impeccably Maintained, Custom-built Traditional Home On Large Corner Lot In Hp. Perfect For Entertaining & Everyday Family Life, The Home Was Designed With Great Attention To Detail & Features 20ft Entryway Ceilings, A Chef’s Kitchen, ...

Photo of Listing #13670364

3461 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,808 SQFT
  • 65 DAYS
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Pristine Hp Home With Elegant Spaces For Indoor-outdoor Entertaining, High Ceilings And Large Windows. Open Floor Plan With 2-story Foyer, Formals, Den, Library, 2 Fp And Wet Bar. Central Kitchen With Double Ovens, Sub-zero Refrigerator-freezer, G...

4317 Southern Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,599,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,986 SQFT
  • 78 DAYS
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Incredible Value! Experience The Ultimate Highland Park Lifestyle In This Fabulous 2006 French Country Pier And Beam Situated In An Incomparable Setting A Few Homes From Highland Park Village And Across From Bradfield Elementary. The Home Feature...

Photo of Listing #13660696

3112 Cornell Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,575,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,255 SQFT
  • 79 DAYS
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Beautiful Traditional Home Near Smu And Katy Trail. Versatile Floor Plan With Front And Back Staircases. Natural Light, Arch Openings, Hardwood Floors, Stainless Steel Appliances, Butler's Pantry Leads To Dining Room. Backyard Is Large Enough Fo...

Photo of Listing #13649621

4311 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,875,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,046 SQFT
  • 95 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, ...

4305 Livingston Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,439 SQFT
  • 95 DAYS
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Magnificent Mediterranean Palazzo In Prestigious Location. Bring Your Ideas And Your Designer, Incredible Opportunity To Personalize This Stunning Home. Less Than A Block From Highland Park Village.


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Listing information last updated on October 19th, 2017 at 2:00am CDT.