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Southlake is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 29,101. Southlake is in Tarrant County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Southlake offers residents a suburban 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
29,101

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$586,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,287
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Southlake Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    47
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    6
    41
  • Robbery
    13
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    176
    500
  • Theft
    979
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    16
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$189,432
National
$55,322
Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    42%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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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.
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Its a great town! The people can be very nice and the overall feel is great. The school district is amazing and the teachers are so helpful. Southlake town square has lots of variety when is comes to food and shopping. Right across from town square is park village. There are many popular stores in town square and popular restaurants in park village. Southlake is definitely a town to experience.
Excellent neighborhood for families, the new homes are very good but the prices are climbing fast. The schools have consistently had great ratings and have been really good to go thru. Overall a good neighborhood for families looking to move into the dallas Fort Worth area. The commute to DFW is really fast and takes about 15 mins at anytime of the day.
The shops and town center is really very well planned and built. New shops and restaurants are coming in every month. Fast growing business environment with westlake hosting some good large companies.