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Living In Aledo TX

This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Aledo and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Aledo in 2019 is like. Aledo livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Aledo homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Aledo.

Aledo livability factors

2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 45

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  2018 public schools academic performance index: 67.7
  2017 median single family house value: $189,100
  2017 residences owner occupied: 80.2%
  2017 median household income: $102,917
  2017 population: 4,232
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 47.3%

Some of the ways Aledo is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Aledo is located in east Parker County, approximately 52 miles west of downtown Dallas and 19 miles west of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Aledo's proximity to downtown Fort Worth and DFW International Airport is likely to make Aledo residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Most students living in Aledo are eligible to attend Aledo ISD schools. The attendance boundaries of Fort Worth ISD also extends into Aledo. More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Aledo students compares with other DFW area schools is available on these best DFW school districts, best DFW high schools, best DFW middle schools and best DFW elementary schools pages.

Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.4 percent of the Aledo residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $189,100 ... about 69 percent of Aledo housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately eight percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about four percent of Aledo housing units have been constructed since 2014

New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Aledo. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Aledo homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Approximately 19 miles and 22 minutes drive time without traffic from central Aledo to downtown Fort Worth ... 44 miles and 45 minutes to DFW International Airport

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page.


2017 estimated population 4,232 ... population density 1,637 residents per square mile ... 47.3 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $102,917 ... 80.2 percent of Aledo residences are owner occupied

Property taxes

Aledo is located in two different counties and students living in Aledo attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since each of these entities have different tax rates, Aledo real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.35 percent to 2.60 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.

Moderately priced homes for sale in Aledo

Key to understanding what living in Aledo is like is knowing about Aledo housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Aledo single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Aledo single-family homes is available on this Aledo homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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