Southeast Dallas is a neighborhood within Dallas, Texas.
The character of Southeast Dallas is exemplified by its relaxed ambience. This neighborhood is quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some areas can be quite loud, especially close to Robert L Thornton Freeway, Lyndon B Johnson Freeway or one of the railway lines. Finally, there are over 50 green spaces nearby for residents to enjoy, like Lemmon Lake Park and McCommas Buff County Park, which results in them being easy to get to from the majority of locations in this part of the city.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Southeast Dallas, and large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood has a variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the remainder are renters. Roughly one third of homes in this area were constructed before the 1960s, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
A grocery store is ordinarily accessible within a reasonably short walk from most homes for sale in Southeast Dallas. There are also a few opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. Concerning education, it is a rather short walk to access primary schools from most homes for sale in this area. However, residents may consider it challenging to reach high schools on foot. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
The preferred means of transportation in this neighborhood is very often driving. Nearby highways, such as C F Hawn Freeway, are reasonably easy to reach from any home in this neighborhood, and finding a parking spot is quite easy. However, the public transit service in Southeast Dallas is rather poor. Nonetheless, property owners have access to approximately 20 bus lines, and bus stops are usually close by. It is inconvenient for people walking to get around in Southeast Dallas since very few daily needs can be met on foot. This area is also not especially amenable to bicycling because there are a good number of slopes to challenge cyclists, and there are few bike lanes.