Home both to some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods and its most beautiful bits of nature, Southeast Dallas has been an area too often ignored at City Hall. But recent investment in the Great Trinity Forest and the highlighting of other natural treasures within Dallas’ borders is helping to raise awareness citywide of the resources to be found here.
The 2016 population of Southeast Dallas is estimated to be 167,167. That’s a change of +9.1% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +7.5%.
The number of households is 46,699, a change of +7.9% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +7.1%.
The average household size is 3.57.
The median household income is $37,233 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 37.2% aren’t in the labor force. 27.3% of families live below the poverty line.
Among those employed, 41.2% are blue-collar workers, 36.3% are white-collar workers, and 22.5% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.
The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 34.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.8.
71.9% of Southeast Dallas homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $85,233
60.6% 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 7.2 years.
The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1975.
Southeast Dallas includes portions of these police sectors: 730, 310, 320, 330, 340, 350
Throughout those sectors during 2014, there were:
|Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence)||694|
|Aggravated Assaults (family violence)||391|
|Robberies of Individuals||726|