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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    D
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    B
Pleasant Mound is a neighborhood in Dallas, Texas with a population of 31,887. Pleasant Mound is in Dallas County. Living in Pleasant Mound offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many families live in Pleasant Mound and residents tend to be liberal.
About Pleasant Mound...
Population
31,887

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$79,327
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$814
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    58%
  • Own
    42%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    130.9
    282.7
  • Murder
    9.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    482
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    960.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,056.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    402.2
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$35,395
National
$55,322
Children
32%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    4%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    35%
    13%
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It is not the best neighborhood but it could be a lot worse. The crime rates are not as bad as other places. Some neighbors are really friendly and we help each other out from time to time. It is nice to come out and see your neighbors. It gives you someone to talk to about the neighborhood. Although some kids have wrote all over the mailboxes and leave trash in people's yards, the living conditions are decent. For me, the overall rank is a seven on a scale of ten.
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There is many people standing in gas stations, trash on sidewalks, road and grass. Many people walking in the streets and at times getting into fights. At some gas stations and parks I tend to see people selling drugs. In a month the minimum amount of gun shots heard is three. In two months the minimum amount of police chases is one. This includes police cars and helicopters hovering over the house. There are many dogs in the neighborhood and since there are many emergencies in which ambulances and police are involved there is a lot of howling. Also, there are many stray dogs. Homes and apartments are beat up and not properly maintained.
This area is a nice neighborhood. There are times when you hear gunshots or helicopters searching from above, but that's very rare. Overall it's a nice area, could do better in recreational activities and neighborhood involvement.