Lake Ridge

Lake Ridge is a private and peaceful community with stunning lake views to the southwest of Dallas.

Overview for Lake Ridge, TX

76,609 people live in Lake Ridge, where the median age is 36.8 and the average individual income is $38,693. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36.8 years

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Lake Ridge Real Estate

Peaceful master-planned community with stunning lake views

Lake Ridge is a private and peaceful community with stunning lake views to the southwest of Dallas. This exquisite master-planned community overlooks Joe Pool Lake and straddles the cities of Cedar Hill and Grand Prairie. Residents enjoy access to shopping, dining, and entertainment options in these cities. Many more amenities within the DFW Metroplex are within easy reach. There are five parks within Lake Ridge, plus an 18-hole golf course that has received a four-star rating from Golf Digest. Lake Ridge is comprised of the three distinct neighborhoods of Sanctuary, Summit, and Preserve. Each features stunning single-family homes on large wooded lots with exceptional design and captivating views.

What to Love

  • Lake view community
  • Golfing and outdoor recreation
  • Jet skiing and boating on Joe Pool Lake
  • Close to several large shopping malls

People & Lifestyle

Lake Ridge offers its residents an active lifestyle with an abundance of recreation opportunities. From playing baseball, football, or soccer in the community’s parks to jet skiing and motorboating on the lake, there’s always something to do here. The community is located close to large state parks and nature preserves that offer even more outdoor entertainment. Lake Ridge is also within a short drive of several large shopping malls.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Oasis at Joe Pool Lake offers delicious fresh seafood, steaks, chicken, sandwiches, salads, and signature cocktails in a striking spot perched on the Joe Pool Lake shoreline. The Oasis’ covered patio and upstairs Lake View Room both provide magnificent waterfront views. The Oasis also has regular live music and other special events.

On the Southeast Parkway near Texas State Highway 360, Orchid City Fusion Café combines classic Southern cooking with global influences. The menu at Orchid City features gourmet burgers made from 100% Premium Sirloin Angus beef, plus seafood specialties like fresh seasonal crawfish, succulent snow crab legs, boiled shrimp, and mouthwatering oysters. Follow Highway 360 to the city of Mansfield on the south side of Joe Pool Lake for some of DFW’s best breakfast and lunch plates at 360 Brunch House.

The Parks Mall at Arlington is one of the premier shopping destinations in the DFW Metroplex area. The Parks features more than 170 retailers and entertainment options, including a kids’ play area, an AMC movie theater, and an NHL-size ice skating rink. Lake Ridge is also close to many more shopping and dining options at the Hillside Village shopping center in Cedar Hill and the recently redeveloped Lakeridge Village shopping center.

Things to Do

Tangle Ridge Golf Course is a challenging 18-hole championship golf course in the heart of the Lake Ridge community. The golf course features gently rolling hills and dramatic elevation changes.

Residents also enjoy recreation on the lake and in the adjacent 1,826-acre Cedar Hill State Park. This sprawling natural area features a 12-mile mountain bike trail and historic farm buildings comprising the Penn Farm Agricultural History Center. There are also hundreds of campsites, areas for picnics and barbeques, a marina, a boat ramp, and a fishing jetty on Joe Pool Lake.

Lester Lorch Park has an 86-acre nature preserve featuring a gorgeous landscape of trees, creeks, and meadows. Lester Lorch Park is also home to Beaver Disc Golf Course. Five other parks are located within the Lake Ridge community, each containing several sports facilities and plenty of outdoor recreation space.


Lake Ridge is served by the Cedar Hill and Mansfield Independent School Districts. Highlights include:

  • Lakeridge Elementary, Public, PK-5
  • Mansfield Lake Ridge High School, Public, 9-12

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Ridge, TX

Lake Ridge has 24,595 households, with an average household size of 3.1. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Ridge do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 76,609 people call Lake Ridge home. The population density is 1,472.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

48.04 / 51.96%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Schools in Lake Ridge, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Lake Ridge. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Newman International Academy Of Mansfield
First Faith Preschool & Kindergarten


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