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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

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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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4436 Belclaire Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,195,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,301 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Delightful New Orleans Style Traditional On Premier 85x133 Corner Lot In Highland Park. Center Hall Plan And Marble Entry Exude Southern Charm. The Large Den With Vaulted Ceilings And A Fireplace Open To The Kitchen And Patio-courtyard. An Oversiz...

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4312 Livingston Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,500,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,382 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Located Just Steps To Highland Park Village! Your Opportunity To Rejuvenate This Designated Historic Home,by The Park Cities Historic Preservation Society, Or Build Your Dream Home! Home Should Available To View This Coming Weekend. All Info Sho...

3608 Harvard Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $2,050,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,090 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Originally Built In 1994, 3608 Harvard Has Been 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 Beautiful Curve...

4532 Westway Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,179 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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This Hp Mediterranean Which Is Located On An 85' Wide Lot Will Get Your Attention. Thoughtfully Rebuilt And Reimagined Into A Modern And Quaint Floor Plan. A Formal Dining And Separate Sitting Room Welcome You As You Enter The Home. The Kitchen...

4549 Rheims Place, Highland Park, TX - $1,590,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,446 SQFT
  • 24 DAYS
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Beautiful Home Available In The Coveted Highland Park! Nestled Off Armstrong Pkwy On The Coveted French Streets, Rheims Is A Well-manicured Quiet Street With Limited Traffic. The Home Boasts An Open Floor Plan, Stainless Appliances, Professional...

3517 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,799,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,366 SQFT
  • 43 DAYS
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Well Maintained, This Hawkins-welwood Gem Is Ready For The Design Inspiration Of Its Next Curator. What An Opportunity For Those W A Designer’s Eye! Recently “refreshed” With Paint & Carpet, The Property Illustrates Original Quality Throughout. Pi...

4411 Westway Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,995,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 4,404 SQFT
  • 76 DAYS
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Beautiful Duplex Situated On A Great Lot In Highland Park. Each Unit Has 2 Bedrooms, 2.1 Baths, Updated Kitchen With Granite Countertops, Spacious Master Bath, Walk-in Closets, Built-ins, Hardwood Floors Throughout, And A Separate Yard With A Deck...

4248 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,849,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,289 SQFT
  • 82 DAYS
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Stunning Cleaned-lined Transitional Home On An Oversized Lot In The Heart Of Highland Park. Walking Distance To Hp Village, Bradfield Elem And Park Cities Ymca. This Home Was Taken To The Studs And Completed In Late 2016. It Is Light And Bright Wi...

4533 Belclaire Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,849,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,233 SQFT
  • 89 DAYS
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Beautiful Tudor In Highland Park With A Fabulous Floor-plan. Home Has Been Updated But Still Has Charm & Unique Features That Make It Endearing. Downstairs Has Formal Living And Dining, With A Beautifully Updated Chef’s Kitchen With Spacious Break...

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4573 Belfort Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,448 SQFT
  • 95 DAYS
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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, Sub-zero And More Open...

4552 Rheims Place, Highland Park, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,395 SQFT
  • 103 DAYS
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Fabulous Location In Highland Park - This Traditional Home Has A Spacious Kitchen With Breakfast Room And Cosy Brick Fireplace, Large Living Room And Dining Room, Formal Study As Well As Covered Patio With Brick Fire Fireplace And Large Grass Area...

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4916 Abbott Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,850,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,546 SQFT
  • 112 DAYS
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Deep 50 Ft X 247 Ft Highland Park Lot To Build The House Of Your Dreams! Lot Size Allows For Buyer To Build A Pool And Still Have Yard Space! Property Is Conveniently Located By The Katy Trail And Knox Street Shopping And Dining. Feeds To Armstron...

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4501 Livingston Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,799,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,217 SQFT
  • 123 DAYS
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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...

Photo of Listing #13829968

4328 Edmondson Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,189 SQFT
  • 141 DAYS
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Elevator! Down Bed! Location! Quiet Tree Lined Street Walk To Highland Park Village.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 ...

Photo of Listing #13785333

3219 Saint Johns Drive, Highland Park, TX - $1,850,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,997 SQFT
  • 187 DAYS
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Mediterranean-style With Transitional, Modern Interior On Corner Lot In Highland Park. Tailor-made For Entertaining With Abundant Downstairs Living Space Enhanced By Hardwoods, Speakers And Natural Light Throughout. Formal Dining Has Custom Silver...


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Listing information last updated on September 25th, 2018 at 4:00pm CDT.