South Dallas Snapshot

Size:                                       12 square miles

Population:                          27,000 (lost 55% of residents since 1960s)

                                               68% - African American. 

                                               28% - Latino. 

                                               4% Anglo/Other.

Households:                       7700 (2.9 persons per household)

Median Income:                $24,000 (family of 4)

Homeownership:               28% own. 72% rent

Unemployment:                 17+%

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)

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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 

Find out more


Dallas Leadership Foundation.


Frazier Revitalization.

SouthFair CDC.

Inner City Development Corporation.

The Real Estate Council (TREC).


St Philip’s School & Community Center.

Fair Park.