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Ridgewood Park

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Welcome to Ridgewood Park

This neighborhood offers a prime location, with Central Expressway, Greenville Avenue, and Mockingbird Station nearby. A strong sense of community pervades, and, luckily, there are plenty of cool spots to share a beer with a new neighbor.

Population

775

Median Owner-Occupied Home Value

$306,140

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Demographics

Population

The 2016 population of Ridgewood Park is estimated to be 775. That’s a change of +4.7% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +4.9%.

The number of households is 404, a change of +7.4% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +6.4%.

The average household size is 1.92.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $89,362 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 32.3% aren’t in the labor force. 3.0% of families live below the poverty line.

Among those employed, 7.2% are blue-collar workers, 87.4% are white-collar workers, and 5.3% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 25.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.7.

Housing

100.0% of Ridgewood Park homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $306,140

84.7% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 15.9 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 7.5 years.

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

Crime

Ridgewood Park includes portions of these police beats: 219

Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 2
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 2
Business Burglaries 31
Home Burglaries 47
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 113
Auto Thefts 28
Business Robberies 6
Robberies of Individuals 11
Shoplifting Incidents 18
Other Thefts 58
Murders 0
Rapes 3
School Passing Grades
2016 STAAR exam passing rates for neighborhood public schools:
Dallas ISD Benjamin Franklin Middle School 68
Dallas ISD Dan D. Rogers Elementary 85
Dallas ISD Hillcrest High School 71

Real Estate Snapshot

% Owner-Occupied Housing

84.7%

Avg. Household Size

1.92

Number of Households

404

Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

15.9 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.