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Renter's Guide to Northwood Hills

Northwood Hills offers residents in Far North Dallas comfortable, upscale living away from the hustle and bustle of the big city. This quiet neighborhood features some great homes and businesses nestled against a backdrop of attractive landscaping and some wooded areas that contribute to the impression it gives of being an “urban oasis”.

Renter's Guide to Northwood Hills, Dallas

The area sprang up in the 1950s, with developments focused around Northwood Club, which still lies at the neighborhood’s center. It has gently evolved over the years into a high-end residential area with lots of green space, winding, tree-lined streets, and a focus on relaxed living.

Bound by Belt Line Road to the north, Coit Road to the east, Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway to the south and the Dallas North Tollway to the west, Northwood Hills allows residents to enjoy a scenic location in close proximity to Downtown Dallas.

Northwood Hills has access to one of the Dallas area’s DART stations, connecting to both the local bus system as well as the DART light rail line. Through the DART system, riders can access various parts of the Dallas area, including Denton to the north and Downtown Dallas (13 miles away). Through DART, residents can also connect to the Trinity Railway Express, allowing them to visit the nearby city of Fort Worth to the west.

Northwood Hills, Dallas, TX Demographics

  • Total Population104,800
  • Female 52,091
    Male 52,710
  • Median Age30.48

Northwood Hills, Dallas, TX Average Rent

  • Northwood Hills, Dallas, TX Average Rental Price, February, 2017$888/mo
  • Studio$633
  • 1 Bedroom$791
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,011
  • Studio$849
  • 1 Bedroom$962
  • 2 Bedroom$1,201

Northwood Hills, Dallas, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

  • < $5001%
  • $501-$70018%
  • $701-$1,00051%
  • $1,001-$1,50027%
  • $1,501-$2,0002%
  • > $2,0001%

Northwood Hills, Dallas, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent All Rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
February, 2017 $888 $633 $791 $1,011
May / 2016 $869 $635 $774 $998
Jan / 2016 $831 $606 $733 $948
Sept / 2015 $804 $611 $731 $940
May / 2015 $791 $602 $713 $923
Jan / 2015 $760 $548 $685 $873
Sept / 2014 $747 $548 $682 $872
May / 2014 $729 $522 $656 $841
Jan / 2014 $705 $518 $637 $822

Average rent is projected to grow by 6% in 2016 compared to 2015.

Please note that projected rent growth is calculated at city level.

Average rent values on this page are aggregated from data from the following zip codes: 752407524375254

Who Lives Here?

Northwood Hills shares a demographic profile with the neighboring suburbs of Addison, Farmers Branch, and Richardson, appealing largely to families and young professionals. The area offers an abundance of housing options, from chic apartments to spacious townhomes and single-family residences, catering to any taste and budget.

Things to do in Northwood Hills

Foodies will definitely love it here. Whether you’re in the mood for some flavorsome Asian Fusion dishes or want to tempt your taste buds with authentic Texas barbeque, there’s a great option for everyone. Cadot Restaurant, for one, offers New American cuisine with a French twist. Their menu features both classic items such as a succulent coq au vin, as well as surprising dessert items. If you happen to drop by, be sure you check out their beignets. These pillow-shaped treats come with a sampling of three sauces. Just terrific!

Are you more into strong flavors? Not to worry! You can find authentic Mexican fare such as savory menudo and spicy chile relleno con queso at Cuquita’s Restaurant. And for those seeking Texas-sized steaks cooked to perfection for an equally perfect price, III Forks is a must-visit.

Other local venues offer a few great nightlife options as well. Bars in spots such as The Grill on the Alley, as well as area hotels such as Le Méridian and The Westin provide plenty of opportunities for locals to enjoy an energizing evening out.

North Dallas residents enjoy easy access to great shopping centers, including the Valley View Shopping Center and the well-known Dallas Galleria. The shopping venue is home to high-end stores such as Michael Kors, Tiffany & Co., and Nordstrom. It hosts special events on a regular basis, and features a large ice skating rink for family fun year-round. Even the movie-going experience is spectacular with access to the LOOK Cinemas which offers dining theaters – theaters for those who want to relax with a cocktail while enjoying their film – as well as traditional theaters for cinephiles.

A number of smaller boutiques such as The Vintage House, a gifts and specialty shop, also serve the area.

For entertainment, locals can head to local grills and bars for a taste of great live music, or enjoy the natural surroundings at one of the city’s parks.

Aside from a great library, the 31-acre Fretz Park offers lots of green space with sports fields (baseball, soccer, softball, basketball, and volleyball), tennis courts, and a swimming pool.

Pet owners can meet up with friends and their four-legged companions at nearby Bert Fields Park, a 59.1 acre community park, perfect for relaxation and fun outdoor activities.

How Safe is This Neighborhood?

Crime rates tend to vary throughout the entire Northwood Hills neighborhood, with the areas around Montfort Drive and Alpha Road behind the Galleria of Dallas and around Northwood Club having lower levels of criminal activity;than some areas to the east, around Cliffbrook Drive.

Northwood Hills, Dallas, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households44,977
  • Family 23,997
    Non-family 20,979
  • Children 14,175
    No Children 30,802
  • Average People Per Household2.31
  • Median Household Income$40,672
  • Median Household Disposable Income$31,048

Northwood Hills, Dallas, TX Crime Rate and Statistics

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Local Schools

The Northwood Hills area is served by the Richardson Independent School District. Several schools in the RISD system have received high commendations, including the placement of 22 schools in the Texas Business and Education Coalition Honor Roll, an honor that ranks them among the top 4 percent in the state.

Overall, the neighborhood of Northwood Hills has a lot to provide in the way of comfortable, luxury living. Those in search of rentals in the Northwood Hills area can find plenty of great housing options at RENTCafé.

Northwood Hills, Dallas, TX Education Statistics

  • No High School14%
  • Some HighSchool14%
  • Some College25%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree27%
  • Graduate Degree11%

What are your housing options?

Home styles vary a great deal in Northwood Hills, ranging from modern mansions to colonials and sprawling ranches, all perfectly fitting together. The area also features great apartments for rent, many of them located closer to the larger shopping centers in the area such as the Galleria and Valley View Mall.

The majority of apartment complexes consist of standard rental units, though there are some townhouses and other similar options available. Most have been built within the past couple of decades, and in keeping with the architecturally significant homes that populate the area, they tend to have largely contemporary, upscale designs.

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