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Welcome to Lochwood

Northeast of White Rock Lake and south of Lake Highlands, Lochwood is sometimes referred to as Dixon Branch after a creek with the same name that runs along the neighborhood’s western edge. It’s a community that’s seemingly ideal for young families, as most of the nearly 5,000 residents are in their mid- to late 30s and early 40s.



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Why I Love Lochwood

By David Robson

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The 2016 population of Lochwood is estimated to be 4,998. That’s a change of +6.0% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +5.7%.

The number of households is 2,259, a change of +7.9% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +6.6%.

The average household size is 2.21.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $64,010 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 33.1% aren’t in the labor force. 8.8% of families live below the poverty line.

Among those employed, 18.5% are blue-collar workers, 64.8% are white-collar workers, and 16.7% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 31.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.8.


80.9% of Lochwood homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $224,344

80.2% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 17.1 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 7.0 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1962.


Lochwood includes portions of these police beats: 232

Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 8
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 3
Business Burglaries 25
Home Burglaries 37
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 90
Auto Thefts 31
Business Robberies 3
Robberies of Individuals 5
Shoplifting Incidents 35
Other Thefts 49
Murders 0
Rapes 1
School Passing Grades
2016 STAAR exam passing rates for neighborhood public schools:
Dallas ISD Bryan Adams High School 71
Dallas ISD Martha Turner Reilly Elementary 78
Dallas ISD Robert T. Hill Middle School 61

Real Estate Snapshot

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Avg. Household Size


Number of Households


Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

17.1 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.