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Overview

Introduction to Lake Dallas, Texas

Lake Dallas, Texas, in Denton county, is 5 miles N of Lewisville, Texas (center to center) and 26 miles NW of Dallas, Texas. The city is home to some 6,166 residents.

Lake Dallas History

The area where Lake Dallas is located has been inhabited since 1852. The availability of timber, farmland, and water in the region contributed to its development. It was initially referred to as a French settlement. In 1881, the name was changed to Garza. The community residents adopted the name Lake Dallas after annexing the lake and the city was incorporated in 1965. The population increased as the region between Denton and Dallas developed and the city continues to grow because of its reputation as a resort destination.

Lake Dallas and Nearby Attractions

  • Little Chapel-in-the-Woods
  • Dallas Childrens Museum
  • National Museum of Communications
  • Ray Roberts Lake State Park - Isle Du Bois Unit
  • Acton State Historic Site

Things To Do In Lake Dallas

The place where Elizabeth Crockett, the second wife of Davy Crockett was buried, is located at the Acton State Historic Site. The Dallas Children's Museum features a dairy farm, an arts district, a grocery store, and a technology center. The Little Chapel-in-the-Woods often hosts weddings during the weekends. The design of the chapel was provided by O'Neil Ford. The 4-acre Heritage Farmstead Museum features an 1891 Victorian farmhouse, a windmill, gardens and row crops. The Cedar Hill State Park offers opportunities for camping, boating, and picnicking, and it also houses the Penn Farm Agricultural History Center.

Lake Dallas Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International is the nearest airport.

Lake Dallas Higher Education

Texas Woman's University, University of North Texas, and Brookhaven College are situated close to Lake Dallas.

People

Total Population 7,306
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 8.9%
Employed Population 16+ 3,973
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 48.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.6%
Median Earnings25+ $40,660
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $12,582
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,898

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,714
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.5%
Median Gross Rent $959
Median House Value $144,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.5%
US/American 0%
English 14.7%
Irish 19.2%

Lake Dallas Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles N of Lewisville, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles NW of Dallas, Texas
County Denton
Standard Zip Codes 75065
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.119
Longitude -97.025

Lake Dallas 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 DENTON 2 SE
Distance 7.1 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
Station DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 15.2 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
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 21.2 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
Corinth 20,432 $95,983
Double Oak 2,951 $134,107
Highland Village 15,589 $134,224

Lake Dallas Public Libraries

Library
Lake Cities Library
302 S SHADY SHORES DR
Lake Dallas, Texas
(940) 497-3566
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Lake Dallas High Schools

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LAKE DALLAS H S
315 E HUNDLEY DR
940-497-4031
Serves 945 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

DENTON CO J J A E P
315 E HUNDLEY DR
940-898-5840
A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.

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