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Overview

Introduction to Cedar Hill, Texas

Cedar Hill, Texas, in Dallas county, is 11 miles S of Grand Prairie, Texas and 13 miles SE of Arlington, Texas. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns that it shares the Dallas metropolitan area with.

Cedar Hill History

In its early years, Cedar Hill was located along a branch of the Chisholm Trail and served as the temporary county seat of Dallas County. In 1856, a tornado swept through Cedar Hill, destroying most of the city's buildings and killing nine people. This led to the county seat being moved to Dallas.

Cedar Hill and nearby Attractions

  • Cedar Hill State Park
  • Penn Farm Agricultural History Center
  • Mountain Creek Lake Park
  • Joe Pool Lake
  • Dallas World Aquarium
  • Fort Worth Zoo

Things To Do In Cedar Hill

Cedar Hill offers satisfying opportunities for both indoor and outdoor activities. The city has an amusement park, a skating rink, a 14-screen Cinemark movie theater and a studio for arts and craftsman. The Tangle Ridge Golf Course, which is located at its western edge, is one of the state’s top-rated golf courses. The Texas Motor Speedway is nearby as well. Horse racing events are held at Lone Star Park.

Cedar Hill Transportation

Fort Worth International Airport provides facilities for air transportation.

Cedar Hill Higher Education

Northwood University is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include Mountain View College and Dallas Baptist University.

People

Total Population 47,089
Male Share of the Population 46.3%
Female Share of the Population 53.7%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 23,106
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.5%
Median Earnings25+ $42,255
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,501
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,566

Wealth

Median Family Income $77,028
% Above Poverty Level 88.2%
% Below Poverty Level 11.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,175
Median House Value $132,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.9%
US/American 0%
English 3.2%
Irish 4.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cedar Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles S of Grand Prairie, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 13 miles SE of Arlington, Texas
County Dallas
Standard Zip Codes 75104
P.O. Box Zip Codes 75106
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.588
Longitude -96.955

Cedar Hill Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WAXAHACHIE
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 54 to 78 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Station DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
DeSoto 51,478 $75,415
Duncanville 39,567 $59,455
Glenn Heights 11,795 $72,068

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cedar Hill Public Libraries

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Zula Bryant Wylie Library
225 CEDAR ST
Cedar Hill, Texas
(972) 291-7323
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Cedar Hill High Schools

CEDAR HILL HIGH SCHOOL
270 S HWY 67
469-272-2000
Serves 2,279 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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