Lakewood Real Estate
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.
More about Lakewood
- 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.
Welcome to East Dallas. Residents of the area between Northwest Highway and Interstate 30 to the east of U.S. Highway 75 in Dallas fancy themselves a world apart from the glamorous clichés of North Dallas, preferring a more laidback lifestyle but with big-city attractions still close at hand.
The 2021 population of Lakewood is estimated to be 34,824. The number of households is 16,243.
The number of households is 7,233, an increase of 7.3% in the last five years. In the next five years, the number of households is projected to increase by 6.6%.
The average household size is 2.13.
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.
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STAAR exam passing rates for neighborhood public schools:
- Eduardo Mata Elementary - 76
- J.L. Long Middle School - 69
- Lakewood Elementary - 95
- Mount Auburn Elementary - 58
- William Lipscomb Elementary - 69
- Woodrow Wilson High School - 79
White Rock Lake is a 1,015 acre city lake located approximately 5 miles northeast of downtown Dallas. White Rock is one of the most heavily used parks in the Dallas Park system and is the location of many special events and runs. White Rock Lake offers a variety of active and passive activity options and is one of the best places to experience natural areas and wildlife in an urban setting.
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Baylor Heart & Vascular Hospital. Hospitals Physicians & Surgeons, Cardiovascular
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Listing information last updated on May 28th, 2022 at 12:20pm CDT.