Southlake

Small town values and big-city conveniences

Overview for Southlake , TX

44,018 people live in Southlake , where the median age is 40.7 and the average individual income is $80,917.22. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

44,018

Total Population

40.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$80,917.22

Average individual Income

Around Southlake , TX

There's plenty to do around Southlake , including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

9
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
21
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Orvis, Comic Warriors, and TKD Armor Academy.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 1.3 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.17 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.98 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.61 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Welcome to Southlake

Small town values and big-city conveniences
 
Located in Tarrant County, the town of Southlake perfectly blends the charm of a small town with the perks of a big city. The history of Southlake stretches back to 1956, when it served as an agricultural community, specializing in the growth of cotton, corn, and grain. Today, the town’s premier urban planning provides a much-needed respite from the frenzy of Dallas/Fort Worth. 
 
Those who are wanting to learn more about the town’s past can do so at the Southlake Historical Society. Founded in the 1990s, this museum seeks to promote the preservation and understanding of Southlake history through exhibits and events.
 

What to Love 

  • Close proximity to big city conveniences in Dallas/Fort Worth
  • The top-rated school district and explementary schools
  • Community events and festivals throughout the year

Local Lifestyle 

Despite its close proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth, Southlake residents enjoy a quiet and laid-back lifestyle that is removed from the hustle and bustle of city life. The town is home to nearly 32,000 residents from all walks of life and backgrounds. A suburban getaway, Southlake appeals to retirees looking for a quiet place to settle down, families searching for a neighborhood with excellent schools, and city-commuters who prefer to live outside of the busyness of city life. Countless major attractions within a mere 20-minute drive mean that you’re never too far from an adventure.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Shopping, dining, and entertainment abound in town, and the Southlake Town Square serves as the hub of it all. Nestled in the heart of Southlake, this open-air lifestyle shopping district boasts more than 120 shops and dozens of restaurants. Stores include everything from quaint boutiques to fine jewelry stores to upscale clothing stores to nostalgic home decor stores. The Town Square is kept lively year-round thanks to a robust calendar of music and special events.
 
Nothing says the south quite like barbecue and you can experience authentic Texas barbecue at Feedstore BBQ and More. Since its first opening in 2001, this local joint is known for its delicious slow-cooked meats and hospitable service. Celebrate a special occasion by making a reservation at Calabrese Southlake. This upscale eatery serves Italian dishes with gourmet mains and happy hours. If the weather permits, consider dining on the outdoor patio.
 

Things to Do 

Residents gather for community events and festivals throughout the year, such as the Celebrate Southlake festival. This two-day, spring event celebrates the history, culture, and community that makes Southlake so special. Attendees can look forward to enjoying international cuisine, stage performances, and family activities. The Art in the Square event is another festival you don’t want to miss. Spanning over three days, this juried fine arts festival recognizes the talent of local artists. Other popular festivals include the Home for the Holidays, Stars and Stripes Celebration, and Oktoberfest.
 
Unplug and connect with nature by spending the day at Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve. Spanning over 758 acres, this expansive preserve offers more than 20 miles of trails and an educational nature center.
 
The nearby Dallas/Fort Worth area offers an abundance of activities to do, whether it's a Dallas Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium or an afternoon adrenaline rush at Six Flags.
 

Schools

Southlake is served by the Carroll Independent School District and is home to a number of top-notch educational institutions, including: 
 
  • Jack D. Johnson Elementary School, PK-4
  • Carroll Elementary School, PK-4
  • Walnut Grove Elementary School, K-4
  • George Dawson Middle, 7-8
  • Carroll Middle, 7-8
  • Carroll Senior High School, 11-12

Demographics and Employment Data for Southlake , TX

Southlake has 13,321 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Southlake do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 44,018 people call Southlake home. The population density is 1,473.74 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

44,018

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.7

Median Age

50.13 / 49.87%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
13,321

Total Households

3

Average Household Size

$80,917.22

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Southlake , TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Southlake . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 11th
No rating available
Fusion Academy Slk: Southlake
PRIVATE
7th - 12th
No rating available
Don T Durham Intermediate
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
Robert H Rockenbaugh Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Jack D Johnson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Carroll Senior High School
PUBLIC
11th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
5/5
Primrose School At Hidden Lakes
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Florence Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 4th
5/5
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