Dallas, TX

Southwest Dallas

Buy:
$71K - $16M
For Sale on Trulia:
95 homes
Rent:
$843 - $3.45K
For Rent on Trulia:
19 homes
To Downtown Dallas:
20 minutes
89 Schools:
Rated 1/10 - 10/10

What Locals Say

At least 265 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 80%
    Car is needed
  • 78%
    Yards are well-kept
  • 76%
    There are sidewalks
  • 69%
    Parking is easy
  • 67%
    It's dog friendly
  • 67%
    There's holiday spirit
  • 59%
    Kids play outside
  • 57%
    It's quiet
  • 56%
    They plan to stay for at least 5 years
  • 51%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 40%
    It's walkable to grocery stores
  • 39%
    People would walk alone at night
  • 32%
    There's wildlife
  • 29%
    Neighbors are friendly
  • 28%
    It's walkable to restaurants
  • 25%
    There are community events
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  • Trulia User
    "This area is improving greatly. Most people are friendly. New restaurants and stores are popping up. I’ve enjoyed being here for the past 3 years. "
    6
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  • Trulia User
    "Although there are not many dog parks close by, we all have big backyards and there are many doggies that live here. "
    3
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  • Trulia User
    "I’ve lived here for four years and love it here. The people in this family are pretty amazing. I have always felt safe and comfortable."
    7
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  • Trulia User
    "nice neighborhood....i grew up here. some areas have been worn down and other areas of zip code have upgraded... "
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "Spring & Fall Wander; SSNOW; Holiday Parties/Events (Christmas, Easter, July 4). Neighbor parties."
    2
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  • Trulia User
    "I’m a 14 year resident and love the large oversized lots and trees. The neighborhood has a park like feel. We love the area. "
    7
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  • Trulia User
    "You see people walking their dogs all the time in the neighborhood & you have people that speaks to you as well."
    2
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "There is a half way home in the neighborhood. Not a good place to live around There are junkies that walk around now. "
    7
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "The open spaces and rolling hills is wha makes this area beautiful. The easy access to freeways and only being 25 minutes from downtown Dallas make it convenient to commute to and from work. The noise level is a little higher than I care for. "
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "It’s small . Close to parks . Close to restaurants . Close to stores. Close to shopping malls . Close to schools . Neighbors are friendly "
    6
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  • Trulia User
    "It's a very nice neighborhood. Most of the people here own there homes, so you don't have alot of newcomer's. Very close to a shopping strip. Very convenient."
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "Block parties, social events, friendly neighbors, door decoration , dogs, movie nights , people family, people familiar with surrounding area, restaurants , grocery stores, shopping areas "
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "Great quiet neighborhood with amazing neighbors. If there is ever anything in need there are dozens of neighbors willing to do anything to help. "
    2
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  • Trulia User
    "Good , quick and easy to drive. A few lights and few traffic accidents . Few distractions . Nice drive in the evening . "
    1
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  • Trulia User
    "recently moved in the area and love the warm friendly welcome. it is really a lovely neighborhood and ideal for children"
    4
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  • Trulia User
    "Not enough dog facilities in the area or surrounding area. Please allow to have dog facilities added. "
    1
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  • Trulia User
    "Nice friendly neighbors and a lot of millennials starting families moving in this year. Also there’s a Central Market coming to our side of town soon!"
    7
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  • Trulia User
    "Friendly neighbors with a park down the street and the Greenberg Creek. There’s a Central Market coming to the area in Bishop Arts and I love the updates shops coming to the Wynnewood shopping center. Not to mention the new overpass park the city is going to make! "
    7
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "Dogs not on a leash, drug bags, the horn from the train from 5am -1am? Little police visibility , nightly gun fire. "
    6
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "Huge trees, large lots, the hilly terrain and privacy make this a very special area. We have lived on this quiet country like lane 10 minutes from downtown Dallas for over 13 years. "
    4
    Flag
  • Trulia User
    "It’s a great commute there are many different ways downtown if you are going so your never stuck in the traffic "
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "Established neighborhood with few kids. Most have been here forever so it’s a good place to start a family"
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "Great neighborhood to raise a family. The schools in the area are improving each year. The neighborhood is quite and peaceful."
    1
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  • Trulia User
    "our neighborhood, Kessler Plaza has 4th of July Picnics in the Park, movie nights at the park, neighborhood Christmas parties & Superbowl parties, beer & wine crawl fund raisers. Weve done park projects and median beautification projects. Several years we even had a float in the Mardis Gras parade. I love my neighbors and my neighborhood!"
    1
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  • Trulia User
    "Though there are many great amenities such as parks and access to great restaurants, we still hear and report gunshots on at least a monthly basis."
    3
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  • Trulia User
    "The neighborhood is dangerous. there are prostitutes that walk up and down the street. Just not a good place to live or raise kids. I dont feel safe."
    7
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  • Trulia User
    "Great neighborhood for families. Close to a park. Bus line runs regularly through area. Car is not a necessity. "
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "This neighborhood is clean quiet and safe. Major highways are a short drive away. Grocery stores and pharmacies are not far. Some restaurants are a short drive away. "
    0
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  • Trulia User
    "the season events that occur in my complex is for the tenants and or community along with children which creates a good atmosphere"
    0
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Safety and Crime

Southwest Dallas crime
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Highest
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What Locals Say About Safety

At least 265 Trulia users voted on each feature.
  • 76%
    There are sidewalks
  • 51%
    Streets are well-lit
  • 39%
    People would walk alone at night
Learn more about our methodology.

Schools

GreatSchools ratings are based on test scores and additional metrics when available.
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