Uptown, Dallas, TX

Uptown Neighborhood Guide Dallas, TX

About

Uptown Dallas is a vibrant neighborhood located north of Downtown Dallas, known for its upscale residential and commercial spaces. This area is bordered by US 75 to the east, N. Haskell Avenue to the northeast, and the Katy Trail to the west. With its rich historic charm, Uptown offers a mix of refurbished vintage buildings and modern skyscrapers that shape its unique skyline. It’s a well-connected neighborhood, with McKinney Avenue serving as its main thoroughfare, and offering a trolley service for residents and visitors to explore the area.

What You Will Love about Uptown, Dallas, Texas

  • The convenient accessibility of the neighborhood with public transportation options like the McKinney Avenue Trolley.
  • Uptown is popular for its bustling nightlife with numerous upscale restaurants, trendy bars, and luxury boutiques.
  • The neighborhood is also a hub for outdoor activities given the proximity of Katy Trail, a popular spot for jogging and biking.

What’s Nearby

Uptown is just minutes away from Downtown Dallas, allowing residents easy access to its many businesses and entertainment venues. Nearby attractions include the Dallas Museum of Art, Klyde Warren Park, and the Dallas World Aquarium, providing plenty of opportunities for leisure and cultural activities.

The Rental Market

The rental market in Uptown Dallas is on the higher end, reflecting the neighborhood's upscale vibe. Over the last 12 months, the average rent for a 1-bedroom apartment was around $2,032. However, prices can vary, with some reaching as high as $2,748.

Rental Price Stability

Rental rates in Uptown have been relatively stable. Despite the maximum average price reaching $2,748, the standard deviation of $215.53 suggests that most rents are close to the average of $2,032, indicating a balance in the rental market.

Lifestyle

Uptown Dallas offers a diverse lifestyle, catering to both the young professional crowd and those seeking a refined urban living experience. It's not uncommon to see locals enjoying the numerous dining and entertainment options along McKinney Avenue or taking in the outdoors along the Katy Trail. The area's close proximity to Downtown Dallas also makes it a desirable location for those working in the city center.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 529 restaurants, 37 grocery stores, and 57 parks within a mile of the Uptown neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    2305 N Central Expy

  • GROCERY
    Whole Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    2510 McKinney Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Face Haus

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.4 miles

    3699 McKinney Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Target

    Retail, Big Box Store

    0.5 miles

    2417 N Haskell Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Cityplace Market

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.5 miles

    2417 Lemmon Ave

  • SHOPPING
    Sb Specialty Metals

    Business and Professional Services, Welding Service, Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.6 miles

    3626 N Hall St

Uptown Apartments and Rentals

1267 Rental properties in Uptown, Dallas, TX.

  • Bell Knox District property

    $1,685+

    Bell Knox District

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    579–1309 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Easton Apartments property

    $1,269+

    Easton Apartments

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    665–1474 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • The Villas At Katy Trail property

    $1,252+

    The Villas At Katy Trail

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    481–1723 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Cityplace Heights property

    $1,475+

    Cityplace Heights

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    738–1240 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • Indie Deep Ellum property

    $1,325+

    Indie Deep Ellum

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    537–1522 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • Vue Greenville property

    Contact for Price

    Vue Greenville

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    658–1725 Sqft

    5 Units Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
14.1%
1.6%
utilities
11.5%
11.6%
food
2.5%
0.1%
transportation
4.8%
11.1%
healthcare
8.8%
7.2%

Uptown Demographics

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Uptown Reviews

people smiling
  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 6 of 6 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 5 of 6 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 4 of 6 renters

  • Busy Streets

    Yes

    Say 3 of 6 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    Yes

    Say 3 of 6 renters

Uptown Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

88/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Very Bikeable

77/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

64/100
3 train stops, 2 other stops

McKinney Avenue Transit Authority

Other

3153 Oak Grove Ave

Cortland M-Line

Train Stop

3200 McKinney Ave

M-Line Turntable

Train Stop

2700 Cityplace West Bl

Source: foursquare.com

Uptown Schools

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