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A home in the Lakeside Historic District
A home in the Lakeside Historic District
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Highland Park is a town in Dallas County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The latitude of Highland Park is 32.833N. The longitude is -96.791W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 528 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,819.


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Median household income
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$149,389
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Highland Park demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 13. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Doak Walker, football player
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Highland Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dallas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75209 ZIP code.

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15% of Highland Park residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Highland Park ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Highland Park was $97,008, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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75% of Highland Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Highland Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $649.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,912.


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Libraries in Highland Park include Highland Park Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Highland Park include Park Cities News

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Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Highland Park political report.

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The average commute time for Highland Park workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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