Introduction to Highland Village, Texas

Highland Village, Texas, in Denton county, is 4 miles NW of Lewisville, Texas (center to center) and 24 miles N of Arlington, Texas. The city is conveniently located inside the Dallas metropolitan area. There are an estimated 12,173 people in Highland Village.

Highland Village History

Highland Village was incorporated as a city in February 1963. The city experienced massive growth after the opening of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The early residents of Highland Village were mostly professionals from Dallas. Though a number of businesses developed in the area, Highland Village is primarily a residential city. It adopted a Home Rule Charter in 1986.

Highland Village and nearby Attractions

  • Lake Lewisville Park
  • Wiggly Field at Lake Forest Park
  • Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center
  • Hawaiian Falls Water Park
  • Bayless-Selby House Museum
  • Little Chapel-in-the-Woods

Things To Do In Highland Village

Highland Village offers easy access to a number of museums such as the Heritage Farmstead Museum, Denton County Historical Museum, Frontiers of Flight Museum, Dallas Children’s Museum, and National Scouting Museum. During your leisure hours, you can enjoy the Grapevine Vintage Railroad Ride. One can also enjoy a walk along City Trail which is part of the Inland Trails System. In addition, the city organizes numerous recreational events and programs throughout the year.

Highland Village Transportation

International air transportation is available from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Highland Village Higher Education

Facilities for higher education are provided by several colleges and universities including Texas Woman's University, Brookhaven College, and The University of Texas at Arlington.


Total Population 15,589
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 8,327
Age of the Population 42


% of people married 69.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 55.9%
Median Earnings25+ $62,308
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,361
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,040


Median Family Income $134,224
% Above Poverty Level 97.7%
% Below Poverty Level 2.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%


People Living Alone 6.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,424
Median House Value $268,600


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.4%
US/American 0.6%
English 16.8%
Irish 8.9%

Highland Village Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 4 miles NW of Lewisville, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 24 miles N of Arlington, Texas
County Denton
Standard Zip Codes 75077
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.091
Longitude -97.046

Highland Village Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches
Distance 13.4 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
Distance 20.2 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bartonville 1,879 $125,987
Corinth 20,432 $95,983
Double Oak 2,951 $134,107
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