The tight-knit community has seen growth in custom-built homes, but there is still an abundance of ranch-style residences. Nestled between Preston Road and the Dallas North Tollway, the quiet neighborhood has towering trees and manicured lots.
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The 2016 population of Melshire Estates is estimated to be 1,554. That’s a change of +5.4% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +5.2%.
The number of households is 684, a change of +7.3% 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 2.22.
The median household income is $107,678 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 37.0% aren’t in the labor force. 5.5% of families live below the poverty line.
Among those employed, 5.4% are blue-collar workers, 82.0% are white-collar workers, and 12.6% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.
The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 21.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.8.
61.1% of Melshire Estates homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $517,019
76.3% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 16.3 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 1971.
Melshire Estates includes portions of these police beats: 641
Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:
|Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence)||1|
|Aggravated Assaults (family violence)||3|
|Robberies of Individuals||8|
|Dallas ISD Benjamin Franklin Middle School||68|
|Dallas ISD E.D. Walker Middle School||71|
|Dallas ISD Hillcrest High School||71|
|Dallas ISD John J. Pershing Elementary||76|
|Dallas ISD Nathan Adams Elementary||76|
|Dallas ISD W.T. White High School||67|