Large lots replete with impressive trees are the hallmark of this enviable patch of real estate nestled at the southern end of White Rock Lake. The neighborhood’s countryside feel belies its location just 6 miles from downtown. Deep roots — Forest Hills was one of the first developments advertised to Dallasites as an escape from the city in the 1920s — have helped forge the strong connection between residents.
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The 2016 population of Forest Hills is estimated to be 2,080. That’s a change of +6.4% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +6.1%.
The number of households is 872, a change of +6.2% 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 2.38.
The median household income is $119,488 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 30.1% aren’t in the labor force. 1.5% of families live below the poverty line.
Among those employed, 6.5% are blue-collar workers, 78.6% are white-collar workers, and 14.9% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.
The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 26.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 2.2.
98.3% of Forest Hills homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $396,184
92.3% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 16.7 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 5.8 years.
The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1966.
Forest Hills includes portions of these police beats: 236
Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:
|Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence)||0|
|Aggravated Assaults (family violence)||8|
|Robberies of Individuals||6|
|Dallas ISD Alex Sanger Elementary||82|
|Dallas ISD Bryan Adams High School||71|
|Dallas ISD W.H. Gaston Middle School||65|