Highland Park Homes for Sale
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NTREIS data last updated July 3, 2020.
Upscale Homes of Highland Park, Texas
Highland Park, one of the top 10 most exclusive and expensive suburbs in the Nation, is located at the heart of Dallas, only 2 miles from downtown Dallas Arts District. Well connected to the neighbouring towns and cities by the US Route 75 or the North Central Expressway and the Dallas North Tollway, the town boasts some of the most expensive and luxurious homes and estates in the country. 5.8 square km area was originally bought by the Philadelphia Land Place Association in the late 19th century, consisting of a group of investors, and christened Philadelphia Place, with the intention of turning it into an exclusive luxury real estate development that would focus towards the wealthy and local aristocrats. Economic problems, however, brought the plan to a halt, and the beautiful lake-and-forested landscape soon became a hub for picnickers. The attraction of the area began to grow again and was realized in 1906 by developer Johns S. Armstrong who bought a large piece of the original Philadelphia Place land which began Highland Park. As the steady influx of new families into the region led to the incorporation of the town in 1915.
Today, Highland Park is one of the most exclusive real estate with private estates and mansions that offer peace, quiet and privacy. The city even offers its own public safety department that provides paramedic, fire, and police services.
Highland Park, TX is also one of the most educated cities in the country, coming second only to University Park in terms of advanced education, with 76.6% of people, aged either 25+ holding an associate degree or a higher one, and 74.7% of adults living in the area holding a baccalaureate degree or higher.
Estates and Homes for Sale Highland Park
With a small population of just over nine thousand people and 4000 homes, you have to be very successful as the average household income is just over $350,000 with a median household income of $200,000’s. With the founding of the community being over a 100 years ago, many of the properties and estates were built previous to 1939 (36%) and additional 30% were built between 1940 – 1980. Only 149 new properties have been built in the past 10 years (2010-2019) as the city has been built out.
The one thing that might act as a serious deterrent for people looking to buy in Highland Park real estate is the price of the houses and land. According to recent statistics, the Highland Park area offers locations at some of the highest rates in Dallas, making it possible only for the very wealthy to buy homes here. The area is exotic in its natural beauty and a rich heritage.
Most homes for sale fall in the traditional style with modern contemporary houses becoming more prevalent as older homes are being torn down and rebuilt on premium pieces of land. While not all homes are “estates” with large sprawling yards; the larger homes come in close vicinity to your neighbours. The pricier the home for sale in Highland Park the more space you will have. Currently, homes for sale in Highland Park start in the mid $500,000’s for small bungalow style homes. The median price of homes for sale is $2,250,000 with an average cost per SQFT of $588. At the time of this writing, the current highest priced property is just over $14 million.
Highland Park Schools
Highland Park ISD (HPISD) provides public education and related services to both University Park and Highland Park residence. Consistently ranked in the top 10 school districts in Texas, Highland Park ISD offers an exceptional public education, well-educated teachers, most who have their master degree’s and a nationally ranked athletics program. The school district has 4 elementary, 2 middle/intermediate and 1 high school.
- John S. Armstrong Elementary
- John S. Bradfield Elementary
- Robert S. Hyer Elementary
- University Park Elementary
- Arch H. McCulloch Intermediate School
- Highland Park Middle School
- Highland Park High School
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Highland Park Subdivisions:
|Canyon Creek Estates|
|Rolling Hills Estates|