University Park is an affluent city located in Dallas County, Texas, United States. It is situated approximately 5 miles north of downtown Dallas and is bordered by the city of Highland Park to the south. As of 2020, the estimated population of University Park is around 25,000.
Demographically, University Park is predominantly white, with a small Hispanic population of around 7%. The median age of residents is 38 years old, and the median household income is around $202,000.
The average home price in University Park is around $1.5 million, which is significantly higher than the average home price in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. Property tax rates in University Park are relatively high, with an effective tax rate of around 2.4%.
There are several things to do in University Park, including visiting the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, which features exhibits and artifacts related to the presidency of George W. Bush. The city is also home to several parks and recreational areas, including Curtis Park, Smith Park, and Williams Park.
University Park is part of the Highland Park Independent School District, which serves students in University Park, as well as portions of nearby Highland Park. The district is rated “A” by the Texas Education Agency.
For those interested in doing business in University Park, the University Park Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (214) 363-7774. 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 University Park City Hall can be reached at (214) 987-5300. The City Hall is located at 3800 University Blvd. and is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.