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Neighborhood: Carrollton Highlands

The Carrollton Highlands neighborhood was developed in the mid-1950's. This neighborhood is located south of Belt Line Road and west of Josey Lane. The Carrollton Highlands neighborhood is near Perry Middle School and Turner High School and Crosby Recreational Center.

Phase Map

Carrollton Highlands Project Map

Highlights

The Carrollton Highlands improvements will be completed in one phase. This phase will include improvements to streets, sidewalks, water & sewer lines, alleys and neighborhood signage.

Project Phasing Plan

Phase Start / Completion Date Estimated Amount Status / Highlights
Phase I Start: December 2006
Estimated Completion: December 2007
$2,000,000 Project includes 1800 blocks of Highland Drive, Tartan Drive, and Balmoral Drive and the 1100 and 1200 blocks of Perry Road

Neighborhood Characteristics

The following are some selected characteristics from the 1990 & 2000 U.S. Census.
Census tract 137.14 block group 1

  Carrollton Highlands City

Census Variables >    

1990 % Change 2000 1990 % Change 2000

Housing Characteristics

Population 1,100 +10% 1,210 82169 +32.9% 109,215
Persons / Occupied Housing Unit 2.72 10.3% 3.00 2.69 +1.5% 2.73
Occupancy Status 92.3% 96.6% 87.0% +5% 92.0%
Renter - Occupied Rate 33.6% 34.7% 39.0% -5% 34.0%
Owner-Occupied Rate 66.4% 65.3% 61.0% +5% 66.0%
Median Home Value $72,400 +17.6% $84,300 $99,300 +26.8% $125,900
Median Rental Rate $470 +25.1% $588 $542 +44.1% $781
Workforce Characteristics
Labor Force (Age 16+) 100% 100% 100% same 100%
Commutes Alone 40.8% 67.4% 82.9% -1.7% 81.2%
Carpooled 7.5% 29.1% 11.1% -0.5% 11.6%
Public Transportation 2.5% 0.0% 1.5% -0.1% 1.4%
Walk 0.9% 0.0% 0.9% -0.4% 1.3%
Other 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% same 1.0%
Work at Home 0.8% 2.1% 2.6% +1.0% 3.6%
Mean travel time to work 22 min -9.1% 20.0 23.6 +12.7% 26.6
Racial Characteristics
White 852 +4.2% 888 68,300 +15.3% 78,758
African American 82 -63.4%  30 4,014 +71.0% 6,862
American Indian 38 -89.5% 4 348 +44.5% 503
Asian / Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 31 +12.9% 35 5,598 +114.7% 12,019
Other 97 101.0% 195 3,909 +116.2% 8,451
2+ Races N/A N/A 58 N/A N/A 2,983
Hispanic 935 -38.1% 579 8,420 +154.2% 21,400
Income Characteristics 
Median Household Income $28,229 +21.8% $34,375 $45,787 +$16,619 $62,406
% in Poverty 15.7%
Total Housing Units 439 -1.82%  431 32,992 +19.0% 40,533

Project Photos 

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