Westlake, Texas – A Wonderful Place to Live
The town of Westlake, Texas is an affluent, upscale, and luxury community conveniently located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. The area is home to a number of beautiful parks and outdoor spaces, along with fine dining restaurants, shopping, exceptional golf courses and more. Westlake itself is quite small, with a total population of 1,379 as of 2016. In 2011, Westlake was named the #1 most affluent community in the country by Forbes magazine.
Parks and Recreation
While Westlake is small, the town is still home to one beautiful common outdoor area – Glynwyck Park. The park is located on 13.5 acres of open green space and is a great place for the whole family to enjoy the great outdoors. Westlake is also very close to the cities of Grapevine and Southlake, both of which contain lovely parks, lakes, and other recreational areas.
Shopping and Restaurants
There are several great dining spots located in Westlake, including burger joints, fine Italian and tex-mex restaurants. Plus, Westlake is just minutes from the fabulous dining options in Southlake, Keller, Grapevine and Trophy Club, so great food is never far away. As for shopping, Westlake is, again, just minutes from Southlake Town Square, which is home to some of the area’s best shopping.
Entertainment and Fun
If you love to golf, you’ll be happy to know that Westlake is home to one of the area’s most prestigious golf courses – Vaquero Club. Additionally, there are several other golf courses in the vicinity, including Timarron Country Club and Trophy Club Country Club. If golf isn’t really your thing, Westlake is also quite close to both Dallas and Fort Worth, both of which contain endless entertainment opportunities.
Schools and Education
Westlake doesn’t have its own school district but instead is served by three different independent school districts: Northwest Independent School District, Keller Independent School District, and Carroll Independent School District. Residents of Westlake also have the option to send their children to Westlake Academy, which is an open enrollment state charter school.
Schools Near Westlake, Texas
- Walnut Grove Elementary School (Carroll ISD)
- Florence Elementary School (Keller ISD)
- Durham Intermediate School (Carroll ISD)
- Bear Creek Intermediate School (Keller ISD)
- Carroll Middle School (Carroll ISD)
- Keller Middle School (Keller ISD)
- Carroll High School (Carroll ISD)
- Keller High School (Keller ISD)
Westlake Fun Facts
Average Household Income: $250,276
Median Home Sale Price: $2,172,500
Average Household Net Worth: $902,362
Annual Precipitation: 34.92 inches
Average January Temperature Range: 61.5 – 41.5 degrees F
Average July Temperature Range: 95.6 – 74.4 degrees F
Median Age: 42.5
Percent of Residents with a Bachelors Degree: 46%
Percent of Residents with a Graduate Degree: 33.1%
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