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Oncor tree trimming northwest & central portion of UP - updated

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Santa Around Town - December 16 to December 20.

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The Arbor - December 2019

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Make this holiday season less jolly for package thieves.  

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Rainbow Trout Stocking in Caruth Park - December 3 & January 22.  

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Write a letter to Santa Claus!

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Tuesday, December 10 at 6 p.m. - eBooks & Digital Collections Class for Kindles @ UPPL.

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Wednesday, December 11 at 3:45 p.m. - Preschool Story Time at UP Public Library.

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Wednesday, December 11 at 5 p.m. - Court Night

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Thursday, December 12 at 10:45 a.m. - Toddler Story at UP Public Library.

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Thursday, December 12 at 3:30 p.m. - STEAM Station at UP Public Library.

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Thursday, December 12 at 6 p.m. - eBooks & Digital Collections Class @ UPPL.

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Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - Planning & Zoning Meeting

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Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - City Council Meeting

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  • DFW Area Census - Allows several formats for interactive searching. The website is provided by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG).
  • 2010 Census - Site allows searching at the state, county, or city level and for different types of Census information. The U.S. Census Bureau provides this website.
 
Facts and Figures - 2019
Geography 
  • Located in Dallas County, Texas
  • Incorporated area equals 3.73 square miles
  • Bordered on the north, east, and west by Dallas, Texas
  • Bordered on the south by Highland Park, Texas

Demographics
  • Population (2019) - 22,910
  • 2010 Census Population Breakdown:
    • White                                                   94.2%
    • Others                                                 2.0%
    • American Indian, Eskimo, Aleut         0.2%
    • Black                                                   0.9%
    • Asian or Pacific Islander                     2.7%
    • Hispanic                                              4.0%
  • Median Age (1980)                                                     34.5
  • Median Age (2000)                                                     31.2
  • Median Age (2010)                                                     29.7

Government 
  • Date of incorporation: April 17, 1924
  • Form of government: Council-Manager
  • Total City Budget (FY2020): $54,932,642
  • City Tax Rate (FY2020): $0.258623 per $100 taxable value 
  • Total Taxable Value (2020): $8,285,295,221
  • Total City Employees (FY2019): 250
  • Predominant City revenue source: Property tax
  • Acres of City parks: 60 (12 separate parks)

Housing 
  • Number of residential parcels: 6927
  • % of parcels single-family homes:  79%
  • Average market value of single-family homes: $1,668,650

Education 
  • K-12 School District: Highland Park Independent School District 
    • (Armstrong Elementary, Bradfield Elementary, Hyer Elementary, University Park Elementary, Highland Park Middle School, McCulloch Intermediate School, Highland Park High School)
    • Enrollment in HPISD (2018/19): 6,840
    • Teacher to student ratio: 1:15
    • % HPISD Graduates continuing to college: 97%
    • Students in the Class of 2018 completed more than 71,000 hours of community service during their 4 years at HPHS.
  • University: Southern Methodist University
    • Enrollment: Approx. 10,000

Sources: 2010 US Census, HPISD, City of University Park, Texas, Southern Methodist University, Dallas Central Appraisal District