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South of downtown and surrounding Fair Park, these predominantly African American and Hispanic-inhabited neighborhoods are pushing to rise again. Big initiatives by the city and community advocates are underway to invigorate improvements and development. The South Boulevard/Park Row Historic district is undergoing a revival. Parkdale/Urbandale near the Keeton Park Golf Course is striving for the same.

Edgewood today is attracting the attention of young professionals and urban pioneers, who are quietly buying houses in need of renovation. Developers are interested as well, because of Edgewood’s proximity to downtown, Deep Ellum, the Farmers Market, and Baylor Medical Center.

South Dallas By the Numbers

2022
Population30,901
Households11,532
Median Age37.1
Median Household Income35,542

2022Percent
White Alone2,6778.8%
Black Alone16,78355.4%
American Indian Alone110.0%
Asian Alone110.0%
Some Other Race Alone880.3%
Two or More Races1900.6%
Hispanic Origin (any race)10,35534.2%

2022
TOTAL18,726
Less Than 9th Grade13.6%
9th-12th Grade - No Diploma15.4%
High School Graduate21.6%
GED/ Alternative Credential4.8%
Some College - No Degree21.6%
Associate Degree5.3%
Bachelor's Degree8.4%
Graduate/ Professional Degree1.0%