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Neighborhood:  Rollingwood Estates

The Rollingwood Estates neighborhood was developed in the late 1960's and early 1970's and is comprised of approximately 915 single-family homes. This neighborhood is located north of the President George Bush Turnpike and east of Josey Lane. The neighborhood is bounded to the north by the city's Area 2 Greenbelt (southeast branch of Furneaux Creek) and on the east by the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad. The Rollingwood Estates neighborhood includes the city's Martha Pointer Park and is located just east of Trinity Valley Shopping Center.

Phase Map

Rollingwood Estates Project Map 

Highlights

  • The Rollingwood Estates improvements were completed in four phases. All phases included improvements to streets, sidewalks, water & sewer lines, alleys and neighborhood signage.
  • The total reinvestment allocated approximately $5 million toward improvements in the target area.
  • This figure does not include the $165,000 required for the mill and overlay of all streets, or $977,000 for the rebuild of Arcadia Drive.

Project Phasing Plan

Phase Start / Completion Date Estimated Amount Status / Highlights
Phase I Start Date: 2002
Completion: Fall 2003
$1,150,000  Complete - Primary area includes Northcentral and Eastern portions of neighborhood.
 Phase II Start Date: 2004
Completion: 2004
$750,000 Complete - Primary area includes Southcentral and Western portions of neighborhood
Phase III Start Date: November 2004
Completion: October 2005
$480,000 Complete - Rebuild of Statler Street between Arcadia and Scott Mill.
Phase IV Start Date: Summer 2006
Completion: March 2007
$2,200,000 Complete - Rebuild of Scott Mill 
Total Investment:  $4,580,000

Neighborhood Characteristics

The following are selected characteristics from the 1990 & 2000 U.S. Census.

Census tract 137.20 block group 1, census tract 137.21 block group 3, census tract 216.15 block groups 3 and 4 and census tract 216.17 block group 1
 

Rollingwood Estates City

Census Variables >   

1990 % Change 2000 1990 % Change 2000

Housing Characteristics

Population 3731 +1.8% 3799 82169 +32.9% 109,215
Persons/Occupied Housing Unit 2.95 2.69 +1.5% 2.73
Occupancy Status 97% 2% 99.0% 87.0% +5% 92.0%
Renter - Occupied Rate 18% -5% 13.0% 39.0% -5% 34.0%
Owner-Occupied Rate 80.0% +6% 86.0% 61.0% +5% 66.0%
Median Home Value $88,667 +9.0% $96,633 $99,300 +26.8% $125,900
Median Rental Rate $741 +4.0% $771 $542 +44.1% $781
Workforce Characteristics    
Labor Force (Age 16+) 100% same 100% 100% same 100%
Commutes Alone 81.0% -3% 78.0% 82.9% -1.7% 81.2%
Carpooled 12.7% -0.7% 12.0% 11.1% -0.5% 11.6%
Public Transportation 1.0% +1.4% 2.4% 1.5% -0.1% 1.4%
Walk 1.2% -0.7% 0.5% 0.9% -0.4% 1.3%
Other 1.1% -0.1% 1.0% 1.0% same 1.0%
Work at Home 2.9% +3.4% 6.3% 2.6% +1.0% 3.6%
Mean travel time to work 24.5 min +7.1% 26.25 23.6 +12.7% 26.6
Racial Characteristics 
White 3245 - 27.4% 2355 68,300 +15.3% 78,758
African American 103 + 35.0% 139 4,014 +71.0% 6,862
American Indian 17 + 23.5% 21 348 +44.5% 503
Asian / Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 40 + 415.0% 206 5,598 +114.7% 12,019
Other 73 + 200.0% 219 3,909 +116.2% 8,451
2+ Races N/A N/A 176 N/A N/A 2,983
Hispanic 253 + 170.0% 683 8,420 +154.2% 21,400
Income Characteristics 
Median Household Income $31,945 +48.8%  $62,415 $45,787  +26.6% $62,406
% in Poverty 15 n/a 1027 +13.6% 1189
Total Housing Units 926 + 12.3% 1040 32,992 +22.9% 40,533

Project Photos

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Last updated: 4/21/2010 4:20:08 PM