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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population47,457
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54%
Senior Citizens7.8%
Employed Population 16+23,348
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married48.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher31.3%
Median Earnings25+$42,037
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,461
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,320

Wealth

Median Family Income$77,483
% Above Poverty Level89%
% Below Poverty Level11%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone21.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,250
Median House Value$139,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)70.8%
German4.4%
English4.3%
Irish3.7%
African3.1%
Italian1.3%
Nigerian1.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Polish0.5%
Scottish0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Arab0.4%
Ethiopian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Greek0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Swedish0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Jamaican0.2%
Sierra Leone0.2%
South African0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Russian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
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Cedar Hill Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dallas County
Standard Zip Codes75104
P.O. Box Zip Codes75106
Phone Area Codes214,469,972
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.58
Approximate Longitude-96.95

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)

StationWAXAHACHIE
Distance13.4 miles
Jan Temp35 to 57 F
Apr Temp54 to 78 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip38.8 inches
StationDALLAS LOVE AP
Distance19.1 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp77 to 96 F
Oct Temp58 to 79 F
Annual Precip37 inches
StationDALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance21.8 miles
Jan Temp34 to 54 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp75 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
DeSoto51,854$74,227
Duncanville39,599$57,896
Glenn Heights11,958$64,323
Midlothian21,530$83,093
Oak Leaf1,423$117,976
Ovilla3,639$94,063

Cedar Hill Public Libraries

Zula B Wylie Public Library In Cedar Hill
225 CEDAR ST
Cedar Hill, Texas
(972) 291-7323

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Cedar Hill Public Schools

Bessie Coleman Middle
1208 Pleasant Run Rd
ZIP: 75104
(972) 293-4505
Middle
Total Enrollment 588
Bray El
218 N Broad St
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-4231
Primary
Total Enrollment 301
Cedar Hill Collegiate Academy
1533 High Pointe Ln
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-1581
Cedar Hill Collegiate H S
1515 W Beltline
ZIP: 75104
(469) 272-2021
High
Total Enrollment 379
Cedar Hill Collegiate Prep
975 Pickard Dr
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-1581
Cedar Hill H S
1 Longhorn Blvd
ZIP: 75104
(469) 272-2000
High
Total Enrollment 1731
High Pointe El
1351 High Pointe Ln
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-7874
Primary
Total Enrollment 565
Highlands Elementary
131 Sims Dr
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-0496
Primary
Total Enrollment 599
Joe Wilson Int
975 Pickard Dr
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-4502
Middle
Total Enrollment 523
Lakeridge El
1020 Lakeridge Pwky
ZIP: 75104
(972) 293-4501
Primary
Total Enrollment 397
Life School Cedar Hill
129 W Wintergreen Rd
ZIP: 75104
(972) 293-2825
Primary
Total Enrollment 625
Ninth Grade Center
1515 W Beltline Rd
ZIP: 75104
(469) 272-2050
Other
Total Enrollment 565
Plummer El
1203 Clark Rd
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-4058
Primary
Total Enrollment 521
Village Tech Schools
1010 E Parkerville Rd
ZIP: 75104
(972) 827-7843
Other
Total Enrollment 727
W S Permenter Middle
431 W Parkerville Rd
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-5270
Middle
Total Enrollment 632
Waterford Oaks El
401 N Waterford Oaks Dr
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-5290
Primary
Total Enrollment 538
West Int
1533 High Pointe Ln
ZIP: 75104
(972) 291-6060
Middle
Total Enrollment 541

Cedar Hill Private Schools

Trinity Christian School
1231 E Pleasant Run Rd
ZIP: 75104
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 554
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