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Lake West
  • Neighborhood in Dallas, TX

Report Card

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

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Lake West is a neighborhood in Dallas, Texas with a population of 5,531. Lake West is in Dallas County. Living in Lake West offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lake West there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Residents of Lake West tend to be liberal.

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About Lake West...
Population
5,531

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$144,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$398
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    81%
  • Own
    19%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    206.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    18.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    695.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    751.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,258.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    263.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$20,425
National
$62,843
Families with Children
43%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    32%
    national  12%

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