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Love Field

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Welcome to Love Field

This Northwest Dallas neighborhood takes its name from, and is home to, the city’s airport — which is both a blessing and a challenge to residents. In recent years some formerly troubled corners of the community have seen new investment as the value of real estate conveniently located near downtown, as Love Field is, has soared.



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The 2016 population of Love Field is estimated to be 12,348. That’s a change of +5.8% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +5.4%.

The number of households is 4,377, a change of +6.5% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +6.0%.

The average household size is 2.8.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $49,806 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 31.1% aren’t in the labor force. 17.0% of families live below the poverty line.

Among those employed, 19.8% are blue-collar workers, 55.7% are white-collar workers, and 24.4% 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.


60.0% of Love Field homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $162,874

52.5% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 18.1 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 6.9 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1966.


Love Field includes portions of these police beats: 513, 522, 523, 542

Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 42
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 18
Business Burglaries 75
Home Burglaries 135
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 427
Auto Thefts 195
Business Robberies 12
Robberies of Individuals 73
Shoplifting Incidents 66
Other Thefts 189
Murders 1
Rapes 9
School Passing Grades
2016 STAAR exam passing rates for neighborhood public schools:
Dallas ISD Edward H. Cary Middle School 50
Dallas ISD K.B. Polk Elementary (Center for the Academically Talented) 72
Dallas ISD Maple Lawn Elementary 65
Dallas ISD North Dallas High School 57
Dallas ISD Onesimo Hernandez Elementary 47
Dallas ISD Sudie L. Williams Elementary 73
Dallas ISD Thomas J. Rusk Middle School 47
Dallas ISD Thomas Jefferson High School 58

Real Estate Snapshot

% Owner-Occupied Housing


Avg. Household Size


Number of Households


Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

18.1 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.