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Do you like your neighborhood?
Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors?
No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Irving, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.
Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits -- less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Irving neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Irving are the best. If you're in one of the places we're about to highlight, odds are you know you've got it made. So, if you're thinking of moving to Texas and Irving is on the top of your list, check out our best neighborhoods to live in.
Here are the best neighborhoods in Irving for 2021.
The Best Neighborhoods In Irving For 2021
So what's the best neighborhood to live in Irving for 2021? According to the most recent census data, Townlake Ii looks to be the best Irving neighborhood to live in.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Irving that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Irving.
Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from best to worst.
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The 10 Best Neighborhoods To Live In Irving
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $171,576 (Tenth best)
Median Income: $60,417 (Ninth best)
More on Townlake Ii: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $247,770 (Fourth best)
Median Income: $61,175 (Eighth best)
More on Woodhaven: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $170,418 (11th best)
Median Income: $37,451 (24th best)
More on Downtown Heritage District: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $247,777 (Third best)
Median Income: $49,684 (17th best)
More on University Hills: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $183,923 (Ninth best)
Median Income: $58,238 (11th best)
More on Hospital District: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $148,856 (14th best)
Median Income: $68,958 (Fifth best)
More on Hospital District South: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 7 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $127,211 (20th best)
Median Income: $43,452 (22nd best)
More on Timberlake: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $184,958 (Eighth best)
Median Income: $53,176 (14th best)
More on Macarthur Commons: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $188,576 (Seventh best)
Median Income: $40,918 (23rd best)
More on Cardinal Family Village: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 10 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $108,409 (25th best)
Median Income: $54,268 (13th best)
More on Arts District: Homes For Sale | Data
How We Determined The Best Irving, TX Neighborhoods In 2021
In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Irving, we had to determine what criteria defines a "best".
Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:
- High incomes
- Low unemployment rates
- Low crime
- High home prices
- High population densities (A proxy for things to do)
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 25 in each category, where 1 was the best.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the "Best City Neighborhood In Irving." We're lookin' at you, Townlake Ii.
Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the best places Irving, Texas has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.
Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In Irving
If you're measuring the neighborhoods in Irving where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Irving aren't all good. Espanita takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in Irving.
We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.
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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods To Live In Irving For 2021
|3||Downtown Heritage District||5,173|
|6||Hospital District South||128|
|9||Cardinal Family Village||1,552|
|21||Las Brisas Hills||319|