Wealth is prevalent throughout Dallas's Glen Oaks neighborhood, deeming it a favorable (if not selective) area. Glen Oaks residents appreciate nearby comforts and conveniences like grocers, which are attractive options for families and frequent food shoppers. Don't limit your search for a new place in the Dallas market to just one neighborhood. Have a look at other apartments available in nearby Merriman Park/University Manor and White Rock Valley.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
In order to give potential renters a better sense of the Glen Oaks area, we've provided ratings and reviews. They should also take into account that one of the busiest and best streets to find a place to eat or have some fun is Skillman St. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Glen Oaks.
Glen Oaks residents can enjoy dining out right in their own neighborhood with a handful of restaurants nearby. Nrh Wings Partnership and Picasso's Pizza & Grill represent a few of those dining options. To add to that, easy and delicious grub can be ordered up at Sonic Drive-In and McDonald's. Both restaurants are in the neighborhood.
Scan the Yelp page for a more in-depth account of popular places to eat, mix and mingle in Glen Oaks.
Glen Oaks has a number of grocery stores, including Daily Stop Food & Beer Wine and Jupiter Foods Store.
Or, if you want to add a touch of color and an artistic flair to your apartment, Gagnaire Art Assoc Inc is on Summerhill Ln.
Local School Statistics
The location of your rental determines (and narrows) your children's school selection. Your kids could attend school in the Richardson Independent School District or the Dallas Independent School District. The schools near the apartments in Glen Oaks are Lake Highlands High School, Lake Highlands Freshman Center and Northlake Elementary School. Before getting too attached to a particular school, be sure to check with your local district to determine if the apartments for rent you are looking at are served by a preferred school or district.
Lake Highlands High School, a Richardson Independent School District high school, offers advanced-placement classes and has a low student-teacher ratio in its district.
The Dallas Independent School District has 150 elementary schools, 40 middle schools and 35 high schools, and the ratio of students to teachers is more favorable than Richardson Independent School District. Dallas Independent School District also has a smaller population of students than Richardson Independent School District. Dallas Independent School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Richardson Independent School District.
Cost of Living and Select Demographics
Glen Oaks has much to offer, and potential renters should know that the cost of living is higher than surrounding Dallas metros when it comes time to make important financial decisions. With an average expenditure of $73.6K/year, Glen Oaks locals spend more than people living in Merriman Park/University Manor, where reported household spending amounts to $48.3K/year.
Glen Oaks is distinct from neighboring Merriman Park/University Manor by average household size. There are 2.7 people per household in Glen Oaks and 2.03 people per household in Merriman Park/University Manor. By the percentage of households with children they are more comparable, as 34% of households in Glen Oaks and 32% in Merriman Park/University Manor have children, respectively.
At $106.2K, the average income level in Glen Oaks is significantly higher than that of Merriman Park/University Manor's, which stands at $58.9K.