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Welcome to Bent Tree

Centered around Bent Tree Country Club, this neighborhood straddles the Dallas County-Collin County border. The northern portion feeds into Plano ISD, while the southern attends Dallas schools. Easy access to the Dallas North Tollway also makes the community one of the most appealing in Far North Dallas.

Population

10,215

Median Owner-Occupied Home Value

$466,614

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What the Locals Say

Don’t Miss Frankford Church

Restored in 2010, Frankford Church was originally constructed in 1897 by residents of what was then the small farm community of Frankford. The surrounding prairie land and cemetery give visitors a glimpse at what this area looked like at the turn of the previous century.

Why I Love Bent Tree

By Carolyn Raiser

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Demographics

Population

The 2016 population of Bent Tree is estimated to be 10,215. That’s a change of +10.1% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +7.8%.

The number of households is 5,221, a change of +9.8% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +8.5%.

The average household size is 1.96.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $79,127 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 30.8% aren’t in the labor force. 2.8% of families live below the poverty line.

Among those employed, 7.2% are blue-collar workers, 84.1% are white-collar workers, and 8.7% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 23.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.7.

Housing

36.6% of Bent Tree homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $466,614

55.7% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 13.1 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 6.2 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1987.

Crime

Bent Tree includes portions of these police beats: 613, 622

Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 4
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 7
Business Burglaries 46
Home Burglaries 83
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 155
Auto Thefts 70
Business Robberies 7
Robberies of Individuals 13
Shoplifting Incidents 7
Other Thefts 66
Murders 1
Rapes 7
School Passing Grades
2016 STAAR exam passing rates for neighborhood public schools:
Dallas ISD E.D. Walker Middle School 71
Plano ISD Frankford Middle School 81
Dallas ISD George H.W. Bush Elementary 73
Dallas ISD Jerry Junkins Elementary 76
Plano ISD Mitchell Elementary 82
Plano ISD Plano West Senior High School 93
Plano ISD Rose Haggar Elementary 81
Plano ISD Shepton High School 85
Dallas ISD W.T. White High School 67

Real Estate Snapshot

% Owner-Occupied Housing

55.7%

Avg. Household Size

1.96

Number of Households

5,221

Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

13.1 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.