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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 fourth highest composite STAAR performance index of all Dallas suburbs and its principal high school, Highland Park High School, ranks first among the 2017 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
2014 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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Photo of Listing #13670364

3461 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,775,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,808 SQFT
  • 2 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...

Photo of Listing #13671776

4208 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,940,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,089 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Wonderful One Of A Kind Floor Plan Is Perfect For Every Family. Open Plan Downstairs Overlooks Gorgeous, Palm-shaded Pool, Hot Tub And Covered Patio Plus Grassy Area For Your Little Ones. This Special Home Is Undergoing A Massive Remodel And Is ...

4421 Belclaire Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,899,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,815 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Located In One Of Highland Park's Loveliest Blocks, Build On This 70x151 Lot Or Enjoy This Absolutely Charming French Street Home. The Beautifully Inviting Kitchen Has Been Recently Updated To Include Marble Counters, Opens To Great Room & Looks O...

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

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

3112 Cornell Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,599,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,255 SQFT
  • 16 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...

3504 Harvard Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,467 SQFT
  • 26 DAYS
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Highland Park Craftsman Home Meticulously Remodeled And Expanded In 2012. This Home Originally Built In 1921 Is Amazing In Light Fixtures And Technology. The Home Boasts A Hidden Wine Closet, A Reading Loft, Surround Sound, And Generator. The Back...

4311 Potomac Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,895,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,046 SQFT
  • 32 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
  • 32 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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4409 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, TX - $1,890,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,106 SQFT
  • 69 DAYS
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Opportunity Knocks On One Of Highland Park’s Most Coveted Streets. 4409 Beverly Drive Features A 63 X 161 Lot With Large, Established Trees. Upon This ¼ Acre Sits A 4 Bedroom, 3.1 Bathroom, 4,106 Sqft Home With A Fabulous Mediterranean Façade. A L...

4508 Bordeaux Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,599,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,078 SQFT
  • 86 DAYS
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Southern Charm In The Heart Of Highland Park. Beautifully Updated Kitchen Opens Up To Large Family And Breakfast Room. Downstairs Includes An Optional Bedroom Or Gameroom That Is Perfect For Young Families. Incredible Outdoor Space Complete With A...

4516 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, TX - $1,595,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,122 SQFT
  • 89 DAYS
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Spacious Mid-century Modern Circa 1952 Situated On 70' Wide Lot Close To Park. Thoughtfully Updated, This 2-story Home Features 4 Bdrms And 4.5 Baths Plus Guest Quarters. Amenities Include Light Hardwood Flrs, Soft Grays And Whites, Large Open L...

Photo of Listing #13605800

4333 Edmondson Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,540,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,476 SQFT
  • 89 DAYS
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Charming Tudor With Downstairs Master Bedroom In A Superb Location Just Blocks Away From Highland Park Village. This Home Boasts An Open Floor Plan With Spacious Rooms That Have Been Well Maintained. The Kitchen Has Been Updated With State-of-the-...

Photo of Listing #13601348

3628 Normandy Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,745,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,287 SQFT
  • 93 DAYS
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A Highland Park Gem Built For Entertaining.traditional Floorplan Features Rich Hardwood Floors Throughout, Gourmet Kitchen, And Massive Family Room With Large Bay Windows That Bathe The Room In Natural Light And French Doors That Open To The Cover...

4327 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, TX - $2,190,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,204 SQFT
  • 93 DAYS
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Stately Mediterranean Home Located On Prestigious Beverly Dr Has An Oversized Lot Of 70 X 145 With Mature Trees Throughout. Home Features Tiled Roof, 3 Fireplaces, 3 Living Rooms, Gleaming Hardwood Floors And Spacious Room Sizes. Architectural Fea...

Photo of Listing #13594530

4565 Bordeaux Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $1,615,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,841 SQFT
  • 101 DAYS
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Welcome To This Completely Updated Home In Hpisd! Open Floorplan Includes 4 Br, 4 Ba And Tons Of Living & Dining Space Downstairs. The Din Rm Has Its Own Bar With 2 Wine Fridges. Hardwood Flrs Stretch Across The 1st Flr As Natural Light Enters Thr...


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Listing information last updated on August 16th, 2017 at 2:31pm CDT.