Balch Springs is a city located in Dallas County, Texas, United States. It is situated approximately 13 miles southeast of downtown Dallas. As of 2020, the estimated population of Balch Springs is around 24,000, making it a small but growing community.
Demographically, Balch Springs is predominantly Hispanic, with a Black population of around 30%. The median age of residents is 28 years old, and the median household income is around $46,000.
The average home price in Balch Springs is around $150,000, which is lower than the average home price in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Property tax rates in Balch Springs are relatively low, with an effective tax rate of around 2.5%.
There are several things to do in Balch Springs, including visiting the Balch Springs Civic Center, which hosts a range of community events and activities throughout the year. The city is also home to several parks and recreational areas, including Walter E. Luedke Park, which features sports fields, picnic areas, and a playground.
Balch Springs is part of the Mesquite Independent School District, which serves students in Balch Springs, as well as portions of nearby Mesquite and Dallas. The district is rated “B” by the Texas Education Agency.
For those interested in doing business in Balch Springs, the Balch Springs Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (972) 557-0988. The Chamber offers a range of services and resources for local businesses, including networking events and business development workshops.
Finally, for any city-related inquiries, the Balch Springs City Hall can be reached at (972) 557-6070. The City Hall is located at 3117 Hickory Tree Rd and is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.