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Centered around Bent Tree Country Club, this neighborhood straddles the Dallas County-Collin County border. The northern portion feeds into Plano ISD, while the southern attends Dallas schools. Easy access to the Dallas North Tollway also makes the community one of the most appealing in Far North Dallas.

What the Locals Say About Bent Tree

Locals Love

Many of the residents living in Bent Tree have lived there a long time. Some locals are the original residents of the neighborhood who built their homes in 1987 or 1988. Lately, there has been an influx of new families moving to the area, creating a diverse neighborhood of elderly residents and young families.

Locals Complain

Home prices are higher than surrounding areas, creating a smaller window of growth for the community.

What You Shouldn't Miss

Sitting directly in the middle of the neighborhood is the historic Frankford Church, featuring architectural details like a windmill and cemetery that are surrounded by a creek and prairie meadow. The building was awarded the Preservation Achievement Award by the city of Dallas. Locals say the area mirrors its appearance from a century ago. They enjoy the history and scenery in the middle of bustling Dallas.

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Bent Tree Demographics


The 2023 population of Bent Tree is estimated to be 7,903.

44.9% of residents are male, 55.1% are female. The median age is 48.

57.0% of the Bent Tree population are White, 23.8% are Black, 7.1% are Asian, and 4.3% identify as some other race. 12.0% are of Hispanic heritage.

Among adult residents, 17.5% have earned a master's degree, 4.2% have a professional school degree, 0.8% have a doctorate, and 43.4% have a bachelor’s degree.

The number of households is 5462. The average household size is 1.71.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $94,865.

98% of residents are employed and 2% are unemployed. 1571 are not in the labor force.

The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 23 minutes.


13.8% of Bent Tree homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $414,400

27% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 10.3 years. The average renter has been in the same home 6.8 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1990.


Bent Tree includes portions of these police beats: 613, 622

Throughout those beats from 2017 to 2023, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 70
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 6
Business Burglaries 140
Home Burglaries 146
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 686
Auto Thefts 219
Business Robberies 33
Robberies of Individuals 46
Shoplifting Incidents 51
Murders 0

Bent Tree Real Estate Snapshot

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Number of Households


Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

10.3 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.