Do you like your neighborhood? Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors? No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Garland, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.
Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Garland neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Garland are the best. If you’re in one of the places we’re about to highlight, odds are you know you’ve got it made.
Here are the best neighborhoods in Garland for 2018:
- Coomer Creek (Homes)
- Springpark (Homes)
- Oakridge (Homes)
- Camelot (Homes)
- Oaks (Homes)
- Apollo Arapaho And Camelot (Homes)
- Monica Park (Homes)
- New West (Homes)
- Northeast Garland (Homes)
- Duck Creek (Homes)
Read on to see how we determined the places around Garland that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Garland.
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How do you determine the top neighborhoods in Garland for 2018?
In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Garland, we had to determine what criteria defines a “best”.
Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:
- High incomes
- Low unemployment rates
- Low crime
- High home prices
- High population densities (A proxy for things to do)
We limited the analysis to neighborhoods with over 1,000 people.
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 13 in each category, where 1 was the best.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the “Best City Neighborhood In Garland.” We’re lookin’ at you, Coomer Creek.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Garland has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.
1. Coomer Creek
Median Income: $74,674
Median Home Value: $136,450
Median Income: $116,304
Median Home Value: $267,700
Median Income: $63,480
Median Home Value: $173,033
Median Income: $66,835
Median Home Value: $124,475
Median Income: $65,913
Median Home Value: $109,600
6. Apollo Arapaho And Camelot
Median Income: $53,028
Median Home Value: $114,075
7. Monica Park
Median Income: $37,688
Median Home Value: $71,250
8. New West
Median Income: $36,498
Median Home Value: $89,850
9. Northeast Garland
Median Income: $60,930
Median Home Value: $104,950
10. Duck Creek
Median Income: $66,380
Median Home Value: $105,300
Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of Garland
If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Garland where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.
If you’re curious, here are the worst places in Garland:
- Chandler Heights
- Monica Park Heights
For more reading, check out:
Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods In Garland
|6||Apollo Arapaho And Camelot||4,011|
|12||Monica Park Heights||1,173|