When you hear someone tell you that they live in Park Cities, what they’re actually referring to is the area where Highland Park and University Park are located. These two municipalities share a border with one another, and they’re both surrounded by Dallas itself.
This area has some of the highest per capita incomes in all of Dallas, and it’s a great place to settle down. Though you may think that the Highland Park/Park Cities apartments for rent will be high, you may find that some of these properties surprise you.
Why you want to live in Highland Park
If you’re planning on going to Southern Methodist University, then you’ll want to live in University Park, where the college is located. You’ll be close to campus, and you’ll be in a safe neighborhood with plenty of college-town conveniences.
The area even has its own newspaper. The Park Cities News has been in circulation for over 70 years, and it has been focused on all that’s going on in the Highland Park/Park Cities area, reporting on local government as well as its own school districts.
The 2010 U.S. Census shows that Highland Park/Park Cities population is 31,632, all living in 11,590 households total. The median household income for the area is $121,084. Park Cities is also ranked as one of the most educated areas in the state. Over 82 percent of adults in the area ages 25 and up have an Associates or higher degree.
A few of our favorite places in Highland Park/Park Cities
The Highland Park/Park Cities area may be more affluent than other parts of Dallas, but you can still find great dining options for all occasions and all price ranges. Some of our favorites include…
- Bistro 31
- Burger House
- Kirby’s Sausage House
For shopping, you won’t want to miss the designer stores that call this area home. Check out Chanel, Dior, and Hermes for the latest fashions from your favorite magazines.
Find the perfect apartment for rent in Highland Park
Despite being such a wealthy area, the Highland Park/Park Cities apartments for rent are not too much more than other areas of Dallas. Overall, renters pay about $1,378 per month for their Highland Park/Park Cities apartments.
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