Dallas Neighborhood Guide: Lakewood
Running along the west side of White Rock Lake, Lakewood is home to both impressive estates and charming cottages. What binds the neighborhood together is a love for the community’s combination of natural beauty, easy access to the amenities of the city center, and a fierce commitment to supporting the local elementary school, which is among the best in Dallas.
The 2016 population of LAKEWOOD is estimated to be 15,513. That’s a change of +6.5% in the last five years. Over the next five years, the population is projected to change by +6.1%.
The number of households is 7,233, a change of +7.3% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to change +6.6%.
The average household size is 2.13.
INCOME & EMPLOYMENT
The median household income is $87,462 and, of the entire population age 16 and over, 27.0% aren’t in the labor force. 4.9% of families live below the poverty line.
Among those employed, 6.4% are blue-collar workers, 84.2% are white-collar workers, and 9.5% are occupied as service industry or farm workers.
The average commute time for workers who live in this area is 27.0 minutes. The average number of vehicles per household is 1.7.
64.1% of LAKEWOOD homes are detached, single-family houses. The median owner-occupied home value is $436,651.
64.3% of the homes are owner-occupied. The average length of residence among residents in owner-occupied homes is 15.0 years, while the average renter has been in the same home 6.8 years.
The median year the area’s housing units were built is 1965.
Explore all Lakewood, Texas public K-12 schools.
- Eduardo Mata Elementary
- Lakewood Elementary
- Mount Auburn Elementary
- William Lipscomb Elementary
- J.L. Long Middle School
- Woodrow Wilson High School
Real Estate Snapshot
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