Ranked by Money magazine as one of the top 10 best big-city neighborhoods in America

Overview for Lakewood, TX

10,204 people live in Lakewood, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $110,403. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40 years

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Lakewood, TX

Lakewood has 3,666 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lakewood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,204 people call Lakewood home. The population density is 5,456.34 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

47.21 / 52.8%

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Commute Time

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Schools in Lakewood, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Lakewood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Lakewood Elementary
K - 5th
Lakehill Preparatory School
K - 12th
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Lakehill Preparatory
K - 12th
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About Lakewood, TX Real Estate

Peaceful and tree-lined, this neighborhood is also near Downtown
Quiet and secluded, woody Lakewood and its surrounding communities overlook beautiful White Rock Lake and offer a mix of impressive estates and charming cottages. Located less than 15 minutes from Downtown Dallas, TX and home to the Lakewood Country Club, there’s gorgeous natural beauty here, as well as easy access to the amenities of the city center.
Surrounded by hiking and biking trails and wildflower areas, and picnic spots, this smallish neighborhood is near the Dallas Arboretum and directly east of West Village and Highland Park. Homes here range from two-bedroom bungalows to vast estates, and architectural styles are varied, with Tudor, Colonial, Spanish, and French Eclectic all represented in Lakewood.
The Lakewood Shopping Center offers a diverse collection of restaurants and shopping venues and serves as the neighborhood’s town square. The community’s Fourth of July Parade and other annual celebrations are hosted here. Ranked by Money magazine as one of the top 10 best big-city neighborhoods in America, this area also offers highly-rated schools and plenty of beautiful parks and greenspace.

What to Love

  • Quiet and secluded
  • Offers a mix of impressive estates and charming cottages
  • Located less than 15 minutes from Downtown Dallas

Local Lifestyle

Populated by a little more than 15,000 residents, Lakewood contains about 7,000 houses and maintains a strong focus on community. Annual home tours raise funds for local schools, and residents gather regularly for annual parades and events. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Dining options abound in Lakewood: Local favorites include Times Ten Cellars, a stylish winery and wine bar offering tastings of local vintages paired with small, global plates. Cane Rosso, named "Best Pizza in Dallas" by D Magazine five years in a row, is also a great spot to check out. Matt’s Rancho Martinez serves Tex-Mex standards, grilled specials, and Southern favorites.

Things to Do

Residents of Lakewood, TX gather regularly for town events. One of the town’s most time-honored functions is the Swiss Avenue Home Tour. Celebrated every Mother’s Day weekend, this tribute to Dallas' historic past features a look at four of the city's most fabulous early 20th century homes. Punctuated by an open-air art fair, a vintage auto display, live entertainment on the Avenue, and free horse-drawn carriage rides, the function is a community favorite.
The Lakewood Home Festival features a tour of six treasured Lakewood homes, as well as a themed auction party, and raises funds for three local public schools: Lakewood Elementary School, J.L. Long Middle School, and Woodrow Wilson High School.
At the Dallas Arboretum, a 66-acre botanical garden located on the southeastern shore of White Rock Lake, visitors take in the beauty of a variety of flower species. At Lakewood’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, thousands flock to Greenville Avenue for a 5K race, followed by the parade and block party. Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban helped save the parade in 2012 when it lacked sponsors. 


  • Lakewood-Woodrow Wilson Woodrow enrolls students in grades 9–12 and is a part of the Dallas Independent School District. It is located adjacent to the Junius Heights historic district.
  • Lakehill Prep, A college preparatory school, Lakehill is accredited through a number of bodies, including the Texas Private School Accreditation Commission, which works through the State Commissioner of Education.
  • Bishop Lynch Bishop Lynch High School is a college preparatory school of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas. The school serves grades 9–12. It opened in 1963 with 365 students and now has over 1,000 students.


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