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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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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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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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University Park is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 25,036. University Park is in Dallas County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in University Park offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In University Park there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in University Park and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in University Park are highly rated.

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About University Park...
Population
25,036

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,295,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,069
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    7.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    3.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    70.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    530.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    141.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    17%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    16%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    44%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    8%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    national  12%

Working in University Park

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$224,485
National
$62,843

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