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Neighborhood: Holiday Park

The Holiday Park neighborhood was developed in the early 1960's and is comprised of approximately 390 single-family homes. This neighborhood is located south of Central Elementary School, and is bordered to the east by Josey Lane and to the west by Broadway Street. The southern boundary is Spring Valley Road, which is the boundary between the cities of Farmers Branch and Carrollton. Holiday Park is the southern-most residential neighborhood in Carrollton.

Phase Map

Holiday Park Project Map


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights

The Holiday Park Neighborhood improvements were completed in two phases. Preceding both phases was the replacement of the sanitary sewer system. All phases included improvements to streets, sidewalks and waterlines.

Project Phasing Plan

Phase Start / Completion Date Estimated Amount Status / Highlights
Phase I
Construction in final stages
Start Date: 2004
Completion: 2005
$1,510,000 Area includes Fairfax Lane, Appletree Lane, Moonbeam Lane, Chevy Chase Drive and Perry Road.
Phase II
Construction
Start Date: 2005
Completion: 2006
$1,677,572 Area includes Wintergreen Road, Burning Tree Lane, Foxcrost Lane and School Road
Total Investment: $3,187,572

Neighborhood Characteristics

The following are some selected characteristics from the 1990 & 2000 U.S. Census.
Census tract 137.14 block groups 2 and 3

Holiday Park  City

Census Variables >   

1990 % Change 2000 1990 % Change 2000
Housing Characteristics 
Population 1,231 +35.7% 1,671 82169 +32.9% 109,215
Persons/Occupied Housing Unit 3.15 26.3% 3.98 2.69 +1.5% 2.73
Occupancy Status 97% 97.0% 87.0% +5% 92.0%
Renter - Occupied Rate 45% 32.0% 39.0% -5% 34.0%
Owner-Occupied Rate 55% 68.0% 61.0% +5% 66.0%
Median Home Value $64,500 +21.6% $78,400 $99,300 +26.8% $125,900
Median Rental Rate $451 +74.7% $788 $542 +44.1% $781

Workforce Characteristics

Labor Force (Age 16+) 100% 100% 100% same 100%
Commutes Alone 69.6% 62.2% 82.9% -1.7% 81.2%
Carpooled 21.5% 32.9% 11.1% -0.5% 11.6%
Public Transportation  2.1% 2.2% 1.5% -0.1% 1.4%
Walk 0.8% 2.4% 0.9% -0.4% 1.3%
Other 2.5% 0.0% 1.0% same 1.0%
Work at Home 0.0% 0.3% 2.6% +1.0% 3.6%
Mean travel time to work 20.4 min +3.9% 21.2 23.6 +12.7% 26.6
Racial Characteristics
White 61.3% 25.8% 68,300 +15.3% 78,758
African American 6.0% 0.0% 4,014 +71.0% 6,862
American Indian 0.6% 0.2% 348 +44.5% 503
Asian / Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 5.2% 2.2% 5,598 +114.7% 12,019
Other 27.0% 0.0% 3,909 +116.2% 8,451
2+ Races 0.0% 1.1% N/A N/A 2,983
Hispanic 42.0% 71.0% 8,420 +154.2% 21,400
Income Characteristics 
Median Household Income $29,931 +47.3% $44,078 $45,787 +$16,619 $62,406
% in Poverty 26.9% 17.0%
Total Housing Units 390 +3.1% 402 32,992 +19.0% 40,533

Project Photos

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