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  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Southlake is a suburb of Fort Worth with a population of 30,090. Southlake is in Tarrant County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Southlake offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Southlake there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Southlake tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Southlake are highly rated.
About Southlake...
Population
30,090

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$627,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,434
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Southlake Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    12.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    9.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    12.3
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    64.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,268.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    46
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    20%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    21%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    9%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    13%

Working in Southlake

Jobs
A+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$207,917
National
$55,322
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A very clean, very driven environment! The demographics of this suburb are not diverse at all however- the population is mostly white. Southlake does a good job of promoting school spirit and support within the community for all activity groups and ages.
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I have lived in Southlake for about 15 years and have absolutely loved it! It's a suburb of Dallas and has a super cute and homey feel. Southlake is pretty much middle-upper class living. The city has a town square which is the center of all the action in Southlake. The only movie theatre in South lake is in town square, so if course it's busy. Southlake is a fun environment and atmosphere. The city hosts annual events such as art in the square, Octoberfest, the Christmas lighting, 4th of July, and more. I would like to see more diversity in Southlake, but otherwise, its an amazing place to live.
One of my favorite places in the area. Loved living here when I did. Wonderful community with excellent people. Even though 144 E & W and Southlake Boulevard are consumed in traffic alot, most neighborhoods are peaceful and quiet. Lots of charming homes, most notably on White Chapel S, Peytonville N, Dove Rd, Randol Mill, Davis Blvd N, and Stone Lakes. Excellent job options off 114 & Southlake Boulevard. From retail shops to eateries, to vets and doctors. Southlake is just blooming with potential. Although Southlake isn´t the most affordable place in the area, it is just beautiful and has great public schools.