Along the northeast side of White Rock Lake, the residents of this neighborhood are proud of its 70-plus year history and its unique position (elevation-wise) within the city, boasting a gorgeous view of the downtown skyline. One of Dallas ISD’s best-performing elementary schools, Hexter, also serves as a rallying point for residents.
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The 2016 population of Old Lake Highlands is estimated to be 3,838. That’s a change of +2.9% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +3.6%.
The number of households is 1,956, a change of +4.1% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +4.2%.
The average household size is 1.96.
The median household income is $72,524 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 25.2% aren’t in the labor force. 10.1% of families live below the poverty line.
Among those employed, 16.7% are blue-collar workers, 74.9% are white-collar workers, and 8.4% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.
The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 27.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.6.
76.1% of Old Lake Highlands homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $269,270
70.0% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 16.4 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 6.4 years.
The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1959.
Old Lake Highlands includes portions of these police beats: 234, 248
Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:
|Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence)||11|
|Aggravated Assaults (family violence)||11|
|Robberies of Individuals||9|
|Dallas ISD Bryan Adams High School||71|
|Dallas ISD Robert T. Hill Middle School||61|
|Dallas ISD Victor H. Hexter Elementary||82|