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Population (year 2000): 8,842. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,793 (-0.6% change)
Males: 4,121 (46.6%), Females: 4,721 (53.4%)

Dallas County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $149,389 (year 2000)
Median house value: $685,700 (year 2000)

Highland Park, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Highland Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.7%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (22.1%), German (15.2%), Irish (11.8%), United States (8.5%), Scottish (5.8%), French (4.3%).

New! Park, Texas forum

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 2.2 square miles

Highland

For population 25 years and over in Highland Park

  • High school or higher: 98.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 30.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Highland Park town

  • Never married: 21.4%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

3.5% Foreign born (1.1% Europe, 1.0% Asia, 0.5% North America, 0.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+0.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Dallas, (2.3 miles )

Nearest cities: Park, TX (1.5 miles University TX Dallas, (2.3 miles Branch, TX (8.6 miles Farmers Hill, TX Cockrell (8.8 miles TX Addison, (9.1 miles TX Richardson, (11.1 miles TX Irving, (11.4 miles TX (12.6 miles Garland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 20 buildings, average cost: $541,000
  • 1997: 26 buildings, average cost: $721,300
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $634,700
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $964,900
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $759,800
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $1,079,400
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $898,200
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $821,000
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $855,800
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $1,261,200

Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 96.80 W


Highland Park, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (24.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (22.1%), Educational,health and social services (16.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -830 (-9.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 532 (13.9%)


 

Crime in Highland Park by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 22.6 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 11.3 0.0
Robberies 5 3 6 5
    per 100,000 56.5 33.9 67.9 56.5
Assaults 10 8 6 8
    per 100,000 113.1 90.5 67.9 90.5
Burglaries 100 47 64 54
    per 100,000 1131.0 531.6 723.8 610.7
Thefts 254 239 314 272
    per 100,000 2872.7 2703.0 3551.2 3076.2
Auto thefts 10 17 23 20
    per 100,000 113.1 192.3 260.1 226.2
265.3 189.0 252.0 219.0


Average climate in Highland Park, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Highland Park-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 224% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Highland Park city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/2/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Highland Park:
  • BAYLOR CENTER FOR RESTORATIVE CARE (about 3 miles; DALLAS, TX)
  • MARY SHIELS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; DALLAS, TX)
  • OUR CHILDRENS HOUSE AT BAYLOR (about 3 miles; DALLAS, TX)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Highland Park:
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 4 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 17 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 38 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Highland Park:
  • DALLAS CBD VERTIPORT (about 5 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: 49T)
  • GARLAND/DFW HELOPLEX (about 9 miles; GARLAND, TX; ID: T57)
  • ADDISON (about 10 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: ADS)

Amtrak station near Highland Park:
  • 4 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3 $14,874 $59,496 0 $0
Police - Other 11 $38,794 $42,320 8 $2,608
Streets and Highways 4 $13,235 $39,705 1 $2,575
Water Supply 4 $13,164 $39,492 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $34,069 $40,882 0 $0
Health 1 $3,186 $38,232 0 $0
Sewerage 3 $12,394 $49,576 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $35,475 $53,212 0 $0
Other Government Administration 5 $14,194 $34,065 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $12,983 $38,949 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $11,183 $44,732 5 $6,556
Police Protection - Officers 55 $301,697 $65,824 0 $0
Totals for Government 111 $505,248 $54,621 14 $11,739


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Highland Park:
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 4 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 5 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 8,231)
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 7 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; FT enrollment: 4,711)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 8 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 9 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 2,496)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 11 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
Library in Highland Park:
  • HIGHLAND PARK LIBRARY (Operating income: $429,645; Location: 4700 DREXEL DR; 40,313 books; 2,129 audio materials; 1,899 video materials; 78 serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Highland Park: Highland Park Shopping Village (A), Dallas Country Club (B).

Churches in Highland Park include: Central Church (A), Highland Park Methodist Church (B), Oak Hill Baptist Church (C).

Reservoirs: Exall Lake (A), Wycliff Ave Lake (B).

Parks in Highland Park include: Davis Park (1), Fairfax Park (2), Jester Park (3), Hackberry Creek Park (4), Lakeside Park (5), Prather Park (6), Abbott Park (7), Flipper Park (8), Lockhart Park (9).


Highland Park compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Strongest AM radio stations in Highland Park:
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGGR (1040 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KRVA (1600 AM; 5 kW; COCKRELL HILL, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)

Strongest FM radio stations in Highland Park:
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KDBN (93.3 FM; HALTOM CITY, TX; Owner: TEXAS STAR RADIO, INC.)
  • KDGE (102.1 FM; FORT WORTH-DALLAS, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDMX (102.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERA (90.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K213BP (90.5 FM; IRVING, TX; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Highland Park:
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)

 

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