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University Park, Texas
Image:Flag of University Park, Texas.gif
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Nickname: The Bubble
Location in the state of Texas
Coordinates: 32°50′58″N, 96°47′31″W
County Dallas County
Government
 - Mayor James H. Holmes, III
Area
 - City 9.7 km²  (3.75 sq mi)
 - Land 9.6 km² (3.71 sq mi)
 - Water 0.1 km² (0.04 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 - City 23,324
 - Density 2,420.8/km² (6,269.8/sq mi)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
Website: www.uptexas.org

University Park is a city in Dallas County, Texas, (USA). The population was 23,324 at the 2000 census. The city is home to Southern Methodist University. Like its neighbor, Highland Park, it is a city within the municipality of Dallas. Together, Highland Park and University Park form the Park Cities, which share Highland Park Independent School District. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Adapted from Wikipedias TX county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Dallas County is a county located in the state of Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area (colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex). ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region in the Americas that keeps time by subtracting six hours from UTC (UTC-6). ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ...  CST or UTC-6 The Central Standard Time Zone (CST) is a geographic region in the Americas that keeps time by subtracting six hours from UTC (UTC-6). ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Dallas County is a county located in the state of Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area (colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex). ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Dallas Hall at Dedman College at SMU The Laura Lee Blanton Hall during a rare snow Southern Methodist University (also known as SMU) is a nationally recognized, private, coeducational university in University Park, Texas, (an enclave of Dallas). ... Tree-lined street in Highland Park Highland Park is a town located in central Dallas County, Texas (USA). ... Park Cities is the collective term usually applied to the two Texas cities of Highland Park and University Park. ... Highland Park Independent School District is a public school district in the Dallas, Texas area serving the cities of Highland Park and University Park. ...

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.7 km² (3.7 mi²). 9.6 km² (3.7 mi²) of it is land and 0.27% is waterGR1. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 23,324 people, 8,005 households, and 5,291 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,420.8/km² (6,269.2/mi²). There were 8,492 housing units at an average density of 881.4/km² (2,282.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.33% White, 1.43% African American, 0.22% Native American, 2.23% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.93% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.10% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


In terms of formal education, University Park was Texas' best educated city, edging out Highland Park, with 82.8% of adults age 25 years or older holding an associate degree or higher, and 80.5% of adult residents possessing a baccalaureate degree or higher. Tree-lined street in Highland Park Highland Park is a town located in central Dallas County, Texas (USA). ...


There were 8,005 households out of which 40.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 27.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.26. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 28.2% under the age of 18, 16.4% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 21.3% from 45 to 64, and 7.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.1 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $92,778, and the median income for a family was $140,573. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $44,007 for females. The per capita income for the city was $63,414. About 3.3% of families and 5.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

Highland Park Presbyterian Church(or HPPC)in University Park, notable for its Gothic architecture.

Image File history File linksMetadata 03110402l. ... Image File history File linksMetadata 03110402l. ... Highland Park Presbyterian Church (or HPPC), is located in University Park, TX. They are very fond of the classical arts. ... Interior of Cologne Cathedral Gothic architecture is a style of architecture, particularly associated with cathedrals and other churches, which flourished in Europe during the high and late medieval period. ...

Education

University Park is served by the Highland Park Independent School District. Highland Park High School is located within the boundaries of University Park, and it also serves the HPISD area in the city of Highland Park. University Park houses the most educated population of Texas. Highland Park Independent School District is a public school district in the Dallas, Texas area serving the cities of Highland Park and University Park. ... Highland Park High School is located in University Park, Texas. ... Tree-lined street in Highland Park Highland Park is a town located in central Dallas County, Texas (USA). ...

Williams Park in University Park

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Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Incorporated 2 February 1856 Government  - Mayor Laura Miller Area  - City  385. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Dallas,_Texas. ... This article traces the history of Dallas, Texas (USA). ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Dallas, Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall Incorporated 2 February 1856 Government  - Mayor Laura Miller Area  - City  385. ... SeaWIFS (2003) satellite image looking east over the southern USA, showing the location of Dallas and Fort Worth A simulated-color satellite image of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, taken by NASAs Landsat 7 satellite. ... This article is about the culture of Dallas, Texas (USA). ... The city of Dallas is home to many areas, neighborhoods, and communities. ... A listing of articles about significant structures (may include non-skyscrapers) in Dallas, Texas (USA): JPMorgan Chase Tower in Dallas. ...

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