Dallas Neighborhood Guide

North Dallas

Dallas > North Dallas

Home to many of Dallas’ wealthiest people, North Dallas features both sprawling estates and row after row of ranch-style homes. Between Northwest Highway, LBJ Freeway, Midway Road, and Central Expressway, you’ll also find the most prestigious private schools in the city, long-established and beloved neighborhood shopping centers along Preston Road, and the crown jewel of Dallas retail.

Notable Subdivisions

Local Flavor in North Dallas

Explore North Dallas

Neighborhoods of North Dallas



Median Owner-Occupied Home Value


North Dallas Demographics


The 2023 population of North Dallas is estimated to be 79,381.

46.6% of residents are male, 53.4% are female. The median age is 47.5.

78.8% of the North Dallas population are White, 8.6% are Black, 4.3% are Asian, and 2.9% identify as some other race. 8.3% are of Hispanic heritage.

Among adult residents, 18.8% have earned a master's degree, 9.7% have a professional school degree, 2.9% have a doctorate, and 39.8% have a bachelor’s degree.

The number of households is 40941. The average household size is 2.26.

Income & Employment

The median household income is $150,303.

96% of residents are employed and 4% are unemployed. 21922 are not in the labor force.

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


48.0% of North Dallas homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $797,117

54% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 14.2 years. The average renter has been in the same home 7 years.

The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1977.


North Dallas includes portions of these police sectors: 630, 640, 650

Throughout those sectors from 2017 to 2023, there were:

Aggravated Assaults (non-family violence) 149
Aggravated Assaults (family violence) 45
Business Burglaries 695
Home Burglaries 610
Motor-Vehicle Burglaries 3094
Auto Thefts 1070
Business Robberies 123
Robberies of Individuals 154
Shoplifting Incidents 1379
Murders 3

North Dallas Real Estate Snapshot

% Owner-Occupied Housing


Avg. Household Size


Number of Households


Avg. Length of Residency by Owner

14.2 years

Dallas Neighborhoods

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.