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University Park is a city in Dallas County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The community was named for its location near Southern Methodist University.

The latitude of University Park is 32.85N. The longitude is -96.8W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 548 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,745.


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Median household income
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$92,778
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our University Park demographic reports
After the university opened in 1915, homes for faculty and staff were developed around the campus.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 24. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about University Park demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dallas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75206 ZIP code.

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15% of University Park residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the University Park ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in University Park was $63,414, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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80% of University Park residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in University Park, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $930.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $3,300.


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Newspapers in University Park include Park Cities News

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Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our University Park political report.

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The average commute time for University Park workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in University Park between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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