Lakewood, Dallas Real Estate & Homes For Sale

Lakewood in Dallas TX | Local Real Estate Guide

Situated 6 miles northeast of downtown Dallas, Lakewood emerges as an expansive, diverse neighborhood boasting 61 distinctive subdivisions, housing approximately 10,100 residents within its 3,600 homes.

With architectural diversity ranging from traditional single-family homes to Mediterranean and Spanish designs, Lakewood exudes a captivating blend of historical charm and modern allure, notably within its Conservation District.

Defined by Abrams Rd, Mockingbird Dr, White Rock Lake, and Gaston Ave, this bustling community, within the 75214 zip code, exudes stability, with a high percentage of owner-occupied properties.

Home options range from 3 to 5 bedrooms, showcasing an average size of 3,300 square feet. Residents revel in its abundant shopping, including Hillside Village and Mockingbird Commons, alongside recreational havens like White Rock Lake, walkable streets, and the vibrant White Rock YMCA.

With a rich history dating back to 1912, Lakewood offers a delightful fusion of timeless elegance and contemporary amenities, creating a sought-after haven in Dallas.


Lakewood At A Glance

Average Home Size: 3,300 sq ft
Number of Homes: Approx 3,600
Subdivision Established: 1912
Average Year Built: 1962
Approximate Pop (2023): 10,100
School District: Dallas ISD
Average Residency Length: 19 yrs
Architectural Style: Mediterranean | Spanish | French |Tudor | Contemporary | Mid Century Modern | Colonial | Ranch
Median Age: 36
Median Household Income: $199,238
College Educated: 88%
Households with Children: 45%

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Living in Lakewood

Welcome to Lakewood, the expansive and vibrant subdivision in East Dallas, positioned just 6 miles northeast of downtown Dallas. Encompassing a network of 61 distinct subdivisions, Lakewood flourishes as a large-scale neighborhood, home to approximately 10,100 residents and around 3,600 diverse homes.

From traditional and ranch-style single-family homes to the elegance of Mediterranean, Spanish, English Tudors, and Colonial architecture, Lakewood boasts a diverse housing landscape, with a prominent concentration of architectural marvels nestled within the Conservation District in its southwestern quadrant.

Defined by Abrams Rd to the east, Mockingbird Dr to the north, White Rock Lake to the west, and Gaston Ave to the south, Lakewood forms a well-defined and bustling community within the 75214 zip code. The neighborhood proudly maintains a high percentage of owner-occupied properties, reflecting a strong sense of stability and community pride among its diverse residents.

Dwelling options within Lakewood typically comprise 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom layouts, alongside spacious 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom configurations and opulent 5-bedroom, 4-bathroom residences, boasting an average expansive square footage of 3,300 square feet.

Lakewood benefits from the esteemed Dallas Independent School District, with Lakewood Elementary, J.L. Long Middle School, and Woodrow Wilson High School catering to the educational needs of the community's young residents.

The neighborhood teems with various shopping areas, including Hillside Village, Mockingbird Commons, Lakewood Shopping Center, and Arboretum Village. For grocery needs, residents can choose from Whole Foods, three Tom Thumbs, and the esteemed Central Market.

Lakewood embraces a wealth of recreational opportunities, including the picturesque White Rock Lake with its scenic 10-mile hike/bike trail, the serene landscapes of the Arboretum, as well as the inviting and fun Tokalon and Lakewood parks. The community also relishes the facilities at the White Rock YMCA and the popular dog park situated off Mockingbird.

Additionally, Lakewood boasts an array of exceptional dining experiences, ranging from the Tex-Mex delights of Mi Cocina to the gourmet offerings of Cane Rosso, Liberty Burger, Hudson House, Ginger Thai, Haystack Burger, Sa Sa Sushi, and a myriad of other great restaurants and bars.

Established in 1912, Lakewood bears the mark of its rich history, with homes dating back to the 1920s and 1930s, while also showcasing the architectural evolution seen through the construction of homes in the 1950s and 1960s, and more recent developments, marked by the grandeur of the new millennium. Lakewood epitomizes the harmonious blend of historical charm, contemporary living, and a vibrant community spirit, making it one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Dallas.

Public Schools in Lakewood

The school district for Lakewood is Dallas ISD.

School data is provided by Great Schools. School service boundaries are used for reference only. To verify enrollment availability for a home contact the school directly.

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Lakewood Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much do homes sell for in Lakewood?
  • The median sales price for Lakewood for the most current month is $1,210,000.
  • Is the real estate market in Lakewood a buyer's market or seller's market?
  • Although the bidding wars of the past couple of years have subsided Lakewood is currently in a seller's market.
  • How much did the most expensive Lakewood home sell for?
  • The most expensive Lakewood home in Dallas TX sold 12/9/2022 for $7,710,000. This home has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 4 1/2 baths and has 8,883 SF.
  • How many homes sold in Lakewood, Dallas this month?
  • There were 11 homes that sold in Lakewood this month. We keep track of the real estate statistics and trends and analyze the market every month. To stay updated on this click here.
  • How fast do homes sell in Lakewood, Dallas?
  • Days on market in Lakewood has risen substantially. Currently homes sell in 29 days.
  • What architectural style is most prevalent in Lakewood?
  • The most prevalent architectural style of home in Lakewood are Ranch, Traditional, Mediterranean, Tudor, Colonial, Craftsman, Spanish Eclectic, French, and Mid Century Modern.

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Lakewood YMCA

Lakewood YMCA

White Rock Lake

White Rock Lake

White Rock Alehouse

White Rock Alehouse