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Casa View

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Welcome to Casa View

This East Dallas neighborhood features reasonably priced homes — it’s not impossible to buy for under $200,000 — with ready access to White Rock Lake. Recent efforts from the newly formed Greater Casa View Alliance are working to expand and enhance both the area’s residential and commercial development.

Population

36,853

Median Owner-Occupied Home Value

$111,251

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What the Locals Say

Locals Love

That it’s the norm to know their neighbors in this friendly community with quick access to White Rock Lake and its environs.

Locals Complain

The neighborhood’s Dallas ISD schools have a ways to improve before garnering the approval and loyalty of most residents.

Known For

Casa View has one of the largest selections in the U.S. of midcentury modern homes designed by architect Cliff May.

Why I Love Casa View

By Tami Fowler

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Demographics

Population

The 2016 population of Casa View is estimated to be 36,853. That’s a change of +6.1% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +5.7%.

The number of households is 12,320, a change of +5.4% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +5.5%.

The average household size is 2.97.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $42,997 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 32.1% aren’t in the labor force. 19.8% of families live below the poverty line.

Among those employed, 29.3% are blue-collar workers, 39.8% are white-collar workers, and 30.9% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 33.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.70.

Housing

67.4% of Casa View homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $111,251

55.7% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 18.5 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 7.0 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1963.

Crime

Casa View includes portions of these police beats: 225 ,226, 227, 228, 232, 233, 235

Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 58
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 52
Business Burglaries 139
Home Burglaries 363
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 541
Auto Thefts 119
Business Robberies 15
Robberies of Individuals 112
Shoplifting Incidents 84
Other Thefts 275
Murders 3
Rapes 26
School Passing Grades
2016 STAAR exam passing rates for neighborhood public schools:
Dallas ISD Bryan Adams High School 71
Dallas ISD Casa View Elementary 79
Dallas ISD Charles A. Gill Elementary 77
Dallas ISD Edwin J. Kiest Elementary 70
Dallas ISD Larry G. Smith Elementary 75
Dallas ISD Reinhardt Elementary 75
Dallas ISD Robert T. Hill Middle School 61
Dallas ISD W.H. Gaston Middle School 65

Real Estate Snapshot

% Owner-Occupied Housing

55.7%

Avg. Household Size

2.97

Number of Households

12,320

Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

18.5 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.