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Lake Forest
  • Neighborhood in Dallas, TX

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Lake Forest is a neighborhood in Dallas, Texas with a population of 7,493. Lake Forest is in Dallas County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Lake Forest offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lake Forest there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Lake Forest and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Lake Forest are above average.

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About Lake Forest...
Population
7,493

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$746,494
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,633
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    15.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    15.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    517
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    821
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,569.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    577.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$108,249
National
$64,994
Families with Children
15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

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