Dallas Neighborhood Guide

East Dallas

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Residents of East Dallas, the area between Northwest Highway and Interstate 30 to the east of U.S. Highway 75 in Dallas, fancy themselves a world apart from the glamorous clichés of North Dallas, preferring a more laidback lifestyle but with big-city attractions still close at hand.

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East Dallas Demographics


The 2023 population of East Dallas is estimated to be 198,729.

49.4% of residents are male, 50.6% are female. The median age is 35.9.

66.8% of the East Dallas population are White, 13.9% are Black, 3.0% are Asian, and 5.2% identify as some other race. 16.4% are of Hispanic heritage.

Among adult residents, 10.5% have earned a master's degree, 4.5% have a professional school degree, 1.6% have a doctorate, and 26.5% have a bachelor’s degree.

The number of households is 86676. The average household size is 2.52.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $90,766.

96% of residents are employed and 4% are unemployed. 46488 are not in the labor force.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 29 minutes.


50.0% of East Dallas homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $379,818

46% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 16 years. The average renter has been in the same home 6.6 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1873.


East Dallas includes portions of these police sectors: 110, 210, 230, 240

Throughout those sectors from 2017 to 2023, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 1080
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 190
Business Burglaries 2078
Home Burglaries 2290
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 6370
Auto Thefts 2032
Business Robberies 614
Robberies of Individuals 965
Shoplifting Incidents 734
Murders 29

East Dallas Real Estate Snapshot

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Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

16 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.