Hailed as Dallas’ most eclectic neighborhood, Oak Lawn harbors a diverse melting pot of city dwellers. Crowds flock to this dynamic area each year to take in the annual Dallas Pride Parade and Halloween Block Party but don’t think you can’t find low-key areas in this neighborhood as well. Meander along Turtle Creek to get your nature fix or relax the day away amidst the peaceful tranquility of historic Lee Park. It’s no wonder there’s such a high demand for Oak Lawn Dallas apartments for rent.

Where: North of Uptown, south of Highland Park

Why you want to live there: Oak Lawn is constantly buzzing on the weekends thanks to its fantastic selection of closely-located clubs and bars. Expansive  greenery combined with a fun mix of high and low end aesthetics make this area particularly appealing to young professionals and its markedly liberal reputation attracts the much of Dallas’ LGBT community.  With easy access to I-35 and downtown and a plethora of spectacular apartments in Oak Lawn Dallas, this vibrant and yet safe area is a one of the city’s best neighborhoods.


  • Population: 31,933
  • Median age: 38.2
  • Median household income: $59,680

A few of our favorite places:

  • Shopping: Genesis Benefit Thrift Store, Nuvo, Gratitude
  • Food & Drink: Maple and Motor, Hunky’s, Avilas Mexican Restaurant
  • Art and Culture: E Gallery Studios, Dallas Contemporary, Conduit Gallery
  • Attractions: Children’s Museum of Oak Lawn
  • Nightlife: Windmill Lounge, Library Bar,  The Brick Dallas
  • Parks & Rec: Reverchon Park, Dragon Park, Katy Train

The people of Oak Lawn truly embrace the diversity of their neighborhood. Somewhere between the exhilarating nightlife and delightful charm lies the perfect mix of what makes this area such a wonderful place to live. If you think Oak Lawn could be your new home, contact Dallas Apartment Locators today. We’ve got a great variety of Oak Lawn Dallas apartments for rent and would be happy to help you find the best one for you.

*Data provided by DMagazine and Yelp