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Welcome to Casa Linda

Close proximity to White Rock Lake, an easy downtown commute, large lots, mature trees, and vintage homes attract many to the Casa Linda area, which was first developed in 1939. But neighbors says that it’s the sense of community among those who live there that inspires new residents to settle there permanently.

Population

4,175

Median Owner-Occupied Home Value

$234,502

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Recent years have brought new life to Casa Linda Plaza, a shopping center that first opened in 1945. But don't worry — longtime tenant Highland Park Cafeteria is still there with its aggressively generous portions of home cooking.

Why I Love Casa Linda

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Demographics

Population

The 2016 population of Casa Linda is estimated to be 4,175. That’s a change of +4.5% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +4.8%.

The number of households is 1,884, a change of +4.9% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +4.9%.

The average household size is 2.21.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $85,488 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 31.4% aren’t in the labor force. 3.0% of families live below the poverty line.

Among those employed, 13.5% are blue-collar workers, 74.7% are white-collar workers, and 11.8% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 29.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.9.

Housing

86.5% of Casa Linda homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $234,502

83.3% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 19.7 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 6.5 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1958.

Crime

Casa Linda includes portions of these police beats: 235, 236

Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 5
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 13
Business Burglaries 43
Home Burglaries 79
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 159
Auto Thefts 52
Business Robberies 3
Robberies of Individuals 14
Shoplifting Incidents 13
Other Thefts 69
Murders 0
Rapes 4
School Passing Grades
2016 STAAR exam passing rates for neighborhood public schools:
Dallas ISD Alex Sanger Elementary 82
Dallas ISD Bryan Adams High School 71
Dallas ISD Reinhardt Elementary 75
Dallas ISD W.H. Gaston Middle School 65

Real Estate Snapshot

% Owner-Occupied Housing

83.3%

Avg. Household Size

2.21

Number of Households

1,884

Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

19.7 years

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Sources: Demographic data pulled from Nielsen SiteReports and represents sampling based on most recent U.S. Census estimates. Crime data provided by local police departments. School STAAR exam passing rates from Texas Education Agency.