With strong schools like Stonewall Jackson Elementary and St. Thomas Aquinas — not to mention easy access to the shops and restaurants of nearby Lakewood and Lower Greenville — the neighborhood’s residents treasure their family-friendly environs in a central location within Dallas.
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The 2016 population of Wilshire Heights is estimated to be 1,537. That’s a change of +6.1% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +5.9%.
The number of households is 733, a change of +4.2% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +5.0%.
The average household size is 2.1.
The median household income is $95,510 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 27.6% aren’t in the labor force. 8.4% of families live below the poverty line.
Among those employed, 5.4% are blue-collar workers, 86.9% are white-collar workers, and 7.7% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.
The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 24.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.7.
82.7% of Wilshire Heights homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $399,896
83.0% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 15.4 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 6.8 years.
The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1953.
Wilshire Heights includes portions of these police beats: 142
Throughout those beats during 2014, there were:
|Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence)||4|
|Aggravated Assaults (family violence)||1|
|Robberies of Individuals||9|
|Dallas ISD J.L. Long Middle School||69|
|Dallas ISD Stonewall Jackson Elementary||91|
|Dallas ISD Woodrow Wilson High School||79|