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Cedar Hill

Population: 45,360 | Area: 35.2 sq mi
Uptown Village at Cedar Hill boasts an array of shops and restaurants. Photo By Emilia Gaston

The city's pitch: "Cedar Hill is a premier city with distinctive character where families and businesses can flourish in a safe and clean environment. As the 'Hill Country of [North Texas],' Cedar Hill offers unique topography and our community enjoys many natural amenities like Lake Joe Pool and beautiful, family-friendly parks. Successful retailers have made Cedar Hill a major shopping, dining and entertainment center for southwest Dallas County and surrounding areas."


  • Median Age: 34.1
  • Population Growth: 7.1 %
  • Population Density: 1288.6 ppl/sq mile


  • School District: Cedar Hill ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 73%
  • Average SAT Score: 855


  • Violent Crime Rate: 2.310 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 38.7 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $134,199