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    South Lake Real Estate

    Southlake is a city located predominantly in Tarrant County with minor areas extending into Denton County[8] in the U.S. state of Texas. Southlake is a suburb of Dallas/Fort Worth. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 26,575.

    History

    The Southlake area was settled in the 1840s, but was not incorporated as Southlake until 1956, four years after the construction of Grapevine Lake was completed.[10] Before incorporation, the settlements of Whites Chapel, Dove, Union Church and Jellico made up present day Southlake. The area remained rural until the completion of the DFW International Airport in the 1970s. Due to the close proximity to the airport, Southlake became a boom-burb throughout the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s.

    As of 2019, the estimated population was roughly 31,000.

    Demographics

    As of recent calculations[14] of 2016, there was 29,101 people, 9,192 households, and over 5,958 families residing in the city. The population density was 983.0 people per square mile (379.6/km2). There is 6,614 housing units at an average density of 302.1 per square mile (116.7/km2) sconce . The ethnic composition of the population of Southlake, TX is composed of 23,274 White residents (80%), 2,409 Asian residents (8.28%), 1,781 Hispanic residents (6.12%), 959 Black residents (3.3%), and 550 Two+. There were 6,414 households, out of which 60.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 88.0% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.1% were non-families. 5.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.35 and the average family size was 3.48. The average listing price for homes for sale in Southlake TX was $883,109 for the week ending Jan 8.[15] 3,997 of the 6,602 occupied houses have nine or more rooms. 4,660 of the occupied houses have four or more bedrooms. 3,342 of the 6,602 occupied houses have two cars. 2,348 of these houses have three or more cars.

    In the city, the population was spread out, with 37.1% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 3.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

    According to a 2011 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was in excess of $194,000, higher than any other city in the DFW Metroplex, and the median income for a family was $176,259. The mean household income for the city of Southlake is $216,393.[16] Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $46,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $47,597. As of 2010, 43% of homes had an income of more than $200,000.[17] About 1.3% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over.

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    Sources:

    https://www.cityofsouthlake.com/

    Wikipedia

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