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The Top 10 Neighborhoods in Dallas

April 30th, 2013 | by The Update
3526 Greenbrier Drive in Highland Park - luxury home for sale in Dallas, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's - exterior

3526 Greenbrier Drive is located in University Park, one of Dallas’ top neighborhoods. Listed by Penny Cook with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

Find Homes in the Top 10 Neighborhoods in Dallas

There are plenty of wonderful places to live in Dallas, but a few stand out above the rest for having great real estate, the safest neighborhoods, the best schools, and close proximity to all the great shopping, dining, and fun that the Dallas area has to offer.

Here are the Top 10 Neighborhoods in Dallas as ranked by Jennifer Claerr and Steve Thompson on

University Park

“Founded in 1915, University Park is one of the top neighborhoods in Dallas. The people in this small town are mostly well-educated professionals… This Dallas neighborhood is close to Southern Methodist University and downtown Dallas. It’s also close to Snider Plaza, a popular Dallas shopping center. If you can afford it, this is one of the best places in Dallas to invest in real estate.” Find homes in University Park— zip code 75205 and 75225.

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4212 Belclaire Avenue in Highland Park. Listed by The Trusler-Seale Group with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Highland Park

“Established in 1889, Highland Park is a small yet highly desirable neighborhood in Dallas. Like University Park, this town is populated primarily by wealthy professionals. The real estate in Highland Park consists mainly of large houses… Overall, the real estate in Highland Park offers luxury with price to match. The attractive Highland Park Village offers some of the best shopping in Dallas.” Find homes in Highland Park— zip codes 75205, 75209, and 75219.


“Richardson is a larger neighborhood with moderately priced real estate. Its history dates back to the late 19th century. Most of the people in this Dallas neighborhood are computer specialists and engineers. There is both luxury and affordable real estate in Richardson… Richardson is very close to the Galleria Shopping Center in Dallas.” Find homes in Richardson— zip codes 75080, 75081, 75082, 75083, and 75085.


“Carrollton was established in 1878 and named after Carrollton, IL. This professional Dallas neighborhood offers a great deal of quality real estate… Historic downtown Carrollton offers many attractive shops, restaurants and events.” Find homes in Carrollton— zip codes 75006, 75007, 75010, and 75011.


“Established in 1902, Irving is another old Dallas neighborhood. Irving has many residents in the construction, finance, insurance and management fields. The real estate in Irving is some of the most affordable in Dallas… Irving has several beautiful attractions, such as Las Colinas, which features the world’s largest equestrian statue, and the Mandalay Canal.” Find homes in Irving— zip codes 75014, 75015, 75016, 75017, 75037, 75038, 75039, 75060, 75061, 75062, and 75063

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4434 Rawlins Street in Uptown Dallas‘ Perry Heights neighborhood. Listed by Robert Culp with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Perry Heights

“With a diverse population and a higher-than-average median home price, the Perry Heights neighborhood of Dallas is very popular with young professionals and families who are just getting started. Perry Heights is located between Hawthorne Avenue and Rawlins Street in the Oak Lawn section of town, not far from the heart of the city.” Find homes in the Oak Lawn/Perry Heights neighborhood— zip codes 75219 and 75205

State Thomas

“Not far from Perry Heights is State Thomas, which is considered one of the most historic neighborhoods of Dallas. It contains the largest concentration of Victorian-era homes in the city. Residents who like the idea of living in an historic home might thrive in State Thomas.” Find homes in the State Thomas neighborhood area— zip codes 75201 and 75204.

Love Field

“Named after the airport of the same name, which is home to Southwest Airlines’ headquarters, Love Field is located in northwest Dallas and takes residents a little bit farther away from downtown. Many Love Field residents are airport employees, and the population is more diverse than in other neighborhoods of Dallas.” Find homes in the Love Field neighborhood area— zip codes 75235 and 75219.

4610 Wildwood Road in Bluffview - homes for sale in Dallas Fort Worth, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's - exterior

4610 Wildwood Road in Bluffview. Listed by Claire Dewar with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty


“The Bluffview neighborhood of Dallas, located on the northwest edge of downtown, is one of the hilliest sections of the city. Many of the residential areas are strung out along the cliffs that overlook Bachman Creek… Generous home sizes combined with beautifully landscaped lawns and winding streets make this a pleasant and cozy place to live.” Find homes in the Bluffview neighborhood— zip code 75209.

Knox Park

“Knox Park is one of the most popular neighborhoods in Dallas, offering a pleasant mixture of comfortable residential areas and commercial districts. Shops, restaurants, clubs and bars abound in this area, and residents enjoy a close proximity to amenities. The Katy Trail (bike/skating/hiking) runs directly through the center of the Knox Park neighborhood, providing hours of entertainment for children and adults. It is also just north of West Village, which gives residents access to even more variety in entertainment.” Find homes in the Knox Park neighborhood area— zip codes 75204 and 75205.

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