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Overview

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.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population16,020
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+7,995
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married69.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher60.1%
Median Earnings25+$72,354
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,208

Wealth

Median Family Income$142,205
% Above Poverty Level97.4%
% Below Poverty Level2.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home10.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone8.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,782
Median House Value$303,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.1%
German18.3%
English17.6%
Irish9.4%
Scottish4.1%
Italian3.9%
French Except Basque3.8%
Dutch2.5%
Swedish2%
Norwegian1.7%
Polish1.5%
Danishn1.1%
African1.1%
Czech0.9%
US/American0.9%
Arab0.8%
Russian0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Nigerian0.7%
Lebanese0.6%
Iranian0.6%
Lithuanian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Brazilian0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Palestinian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
South African0.3%
Afghan)0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Latvian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Highland Village Almanac

CategoryValue
County Denton County
Standard Zip Codes75077
Phone Area Codes214,469,972
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.08
Approximate Longitude-97.06

Highland Village Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationDENTON 2 SE
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp32 to 53 F
Apr Temp52 to 74 F
Jul Temp73 to 94 F
Oct Temp54 to 76 F
Annual Precip37.7 inches
StationDALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance13.4 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
StationDALLAS LOVE AP
Distance20.2 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp77 to 96 F
Oct Temp58 to 79 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bartonville1,916$151,719
Corinth20,764$99,129
Double Oak3,028$143,269
Lake Dallas7,575$74,201
Lewisville102,327$67,300
Shady Shores2,805$118,875

Highland Village Public Schools

Briarhill Middle
2100 Briarhill Blvd
ZIP: 75077
(469) 713-5975
Middle
Total Enrollment 955
Heritage El
100 Barnett Blvd
ZIP: 75077
(469) 713-5985
Primary
Total Enrollment 651
Highland Village El
301 Brazos Blvd
ZIP: 75077
(469) 713-5957
Primary
Total Enrollment 353
Mcauliffe El
2300 Briarhill Blvd
ZIP: 75077
(469) 713-5959
Primary
Total Enrollment 520

Highland Village Private Schools

Dkh Academy
2425 Briarhill Blvd
ZIP: 75077
Elementary
Total Enrollment 48
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