Size: 12 square miles
Population: 27,000 (lost 55% of residents since 1960s)
68% - African American.
28% - Latino.
Households: 7700 (2.9 persons per household)
Median Income: $24,000 (family of 4)
Homeownership: 28% own. 72% rent
Vacant land: 26%.
Vacant structures: 22%
High School Grads: 60%.
Dropout Rate: 48%.
Kids on free lunch: 90%
Median age: 48
Seniors raising kids: 40%
Businesses: 1032 (average 4 or fewer employees)
Revitalize South Dallas Coalition (RSDC) is a nonprofit dedicated
to the economic development of South Dallas/Fair Park. Our
organization is 100% volunteer.
We have no paid staff. All funds
raised go to defray office, administrative, communication,
and related expenses to serve our constituents
Dallas Leadership Foundation.
Inner City Development Corporation.
The Real Estate Council (TREC).
St Philip’s School & Community Center.
GrowSouth 2018 Annual Report:
City of Dallas Housing Policy: http://dallascityhall.com/government/Council%20Meeting%20Documents/edh_2_comprehensive-housing-policy.pdf
City Market Value Analysis (MVA): https://dallassdc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=2aeece5efc034dd89376c6138152729d