University Park is a city in Dallas County, Texas, United States, and an inner suburb of Dallas. The population was 23,068 at the 2010 census. The city is home to Southern Methodist University. Like its neighbor, Highland Park, it is partially surrounded by the municipality of Dallas. Together, Highland Park and University Park form the Park Cities, an enclave of Dallas.
According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $151,418, and the median income for a family was $200,000+, making University Park the seventh most expensive neighborhood in the USA. 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.