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Living In Celina TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Celina and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Celina in 2018 is like. Celina livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Celina 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 Celina.


Celina livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 20

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 90.9%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 8.8
  2017 median home sale price: $339,500
  2016 residences owner occupied: 83.4%
  2016 median household income: $94,856
  2016 population: 8,006
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 17.5%


Celina public schools rank twenty-sixth among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and one of its two principal high schools, Prosper High School, ranks eighteenth among the 2018 top 25 open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Celina also has experienced the eighteenth fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years suburbs. Some of the ways Celina is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Celina is located in northwest Collin County, approximately 42 miles north of downtown Dallas and 61 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Celina's proximity to DFW International Airport, both the Las Colinas and north Dallas business centers, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Celina 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 school age children who reside in Celina are eligible to attend Celina ISD schools ... the attendance boundaries of Prosper ISD also extends into Celina.

More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Celina 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.

Neighborhoods

Two of the most popular neighborhoods in the north Dallas suburbs for home buyers looking for new contruction homes are Light Farms and Mustang Lakes.


Recent home sales

On average, prices of Celina MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 21.5 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $339,500 ... home prices generally ranged from about $80,000 to $2.0 million... average size of houses sold was 2,870 square feet, average square foot price was $141.06 and average house age was 14.0 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 49 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 22 miles and 25 minutes drive time without traffic from central Celina to Legacy business center ... 33 miles and 36 minutes to the north Dallas business center ... 40 miles and 42 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.

Demographics

2016 estimated population 8,006 ... population density 696 residents per square mile ... 17.5 percent population increase between 2010 - 2016 ... 2016 annual median household income $94,856 ... 83.4 percent of Celina residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Celina and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Students living in Celina attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Celina real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.56 percent to 2.59 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Celina

from Celina              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2016
population
2017 median
house price
2016 median
household income
milesdirection             
Frisco17163,656$380,000$117,64214south
McKinney28172,298$305,000$83,25717southeast
Prosper2118,379$427,000$120,2707south
Weston3348east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Celina

Key to understanding what living in Celina is like is knowing about Celina housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Celina single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Celina single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Celina 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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3508 Cimarron River Drive, Celina, TX - $310,515

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,123 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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North Facing 1 Story Floor Plan In Much Sought After Prosper Isd. Wood Floors Throughout. Kitchen Features Painted Cabinets And Wooden Vent Hood, Granite Countertops, Huge Island, And Gas Cooktop. Over Sized Master Bedroom. Master Bath Has Upgr...

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3512 Cimarron River Drive, Celina, TX - $406,435

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,336 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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North Facing 2 Story Floor Plan In Much Sought After Prosper Isd. Spectacular Staircase With Metal Spindles. Wood Floors Throughout. Kitchen Features Painted Cabinets And Wooden Vent Hood, Upgraded Quartz Countertops, Huge Island, And Gas Cooktop...

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510 Andalusian Trail, Celina, TX - $325,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,048 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautiful Home!! Open Floor Plan With An Updated Kitchen Including A Large Granite Island, Gorgeous New Light Fixtures And All Appliances Bought Within The Year. 2019 Carpet, Updated Paint And 8 Ft. Doors Throughout The House. Plenty Of Space For...

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2842 Oakwood Drive, Celina, TX - $389,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,363 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Enjoy Country Living In Sought After Wild Wood Estates. No City Taxes! Gorgeous One Story Home With 4 Bedrooms And An Office. Pride Of Ownership Shows In This Well Maintained Home. Recent Upgrades Include Wood Floors, Surround Sound In Family Room...

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4320 Caney Creek Circle, Celina, TX - $381,714

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,250 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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This One Story Home Is Packed With Everything A Home Could Offer On A Generous Cul-d-sac Homesite. The Foyer Leads To The Open Concept Family Room, Kitchen, And Nook, With A Wall Of Windows Overlooking A Covered Patio And Generous Backyard. The Ma...

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3416 Cimarron River Drive, Celina, TX - $403,835

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,336 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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North Facing 2 Story Floor Plan In Much Sought After Prosper Isd. Wood Look Tile Throughout. Kitchen Features Ebony Cabinets And Wooden Vent Hood, Upgraded Granite Countertops, Huge Island, And Gas Cooktop. Over Sized Master Bedroom. Master Bat...

Photo of Listing #14005446

5832 Humber Lane, Celina, TX - $399,294

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,870 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Mls# 14005446 - Built By First Texas Homes - May Completion! ~ Beautiful Elevation With Gorgeous Stone Details, An Oversized Patio, & Amazing Finish Detail Throughout.. The Moment You Enter,l Immediately Feel At Home With Wood Look Tile Flooring ...

Photo of Listing #14005461

4408 Barnacre Avenue, Celina, TX - $406,307

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,259 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Mls# 14005461 - Built By First Texas Homes - August Completion! ~ This Beautiful Home Boasts A Lovely Elevation That Is Complete With Stone Accents & A Covered Patio.. Enjoy Stunning Wood Look Tile Flooring Throughout The First Floor, Soaring Ceil...

Photo of Listing #14005474

6329 Farndon Drive, Celina, TX - $372,689

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,877 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Mls# 14005474 - Built By First Texas Homes - June Completion! ~ This Beautiful Home Boasts A Lovely Elevation That Is Complete With Beautiful Stone & Cedar Accents. Enjoy Wood Look Tile Flooring Throughout The Downstairs, The Soaring Ceilings & A ...

Photo of Listing #14005499

3424 Cimarron River Drive, Celina, TX - $378,360

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,691 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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North Facing 1 Story Floor Plan In Much Sought After Prosper Isd. Wood Floors Throughout. Kitchen Features Painted Cabinets And Wooden Vent Hood, Upgraded Granite Countertops, Huge Island, And Gas Cooktop. Over Sized Master Bedroom. Master Bath...

Photo of Listing #14005512

3408 Cimarron River Drive, Celina, TX - $405,770

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,023 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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North Facing Family Friendly 2 Story In Much Sought After Prosper Isd. 2 Story Foyer Features Impressive Staircase With Metal Spindles. Kitchen Features Painted Cabinets, Wooden Vent Hood, Quartz Countertops, Huge Island, And Gas Cooktop. Maste...

Photo of Listing #14005518

1513 Snowdrop Drive, Celina, TX - $340,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,110 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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American Legend 1 Story 50' Lot, 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Study, Over Sized 2 Car Garage. Home Is Located In The Sought After Lilyana Community! This A Great Home To Get Into Lilyana In The Low $400's. Prosper Isd, Swimming Pool And Outdoor Community Ar...

Photo of Listing #14005549

3516 Cimarron River Drive, Celina, TX - $418,725

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,039 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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North Facing Family Friendly 2 Story In Much Sought After Prosper Isd. 2 Story Foyer Features Impressive Staircase With Metal Spindles. Kitchen Features Painted Cabinets, Wooden Vent Hood, Quartz Countertops, Huge Island, And Gas Cooktop. Wood ...

Photo of Listing #14005581

3504 Cimarron River Drive, Celina, TX - $360,960

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,422 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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North Facing 1.5 Story Floor Plan In Much Sought After Prosper Isd. Game Room And Bath 3 Upstairs. Wood Look Tile Throughout. Kitchen Features Ebony Cabinets And Wooden Vent Hood, Upgraded Quartz Countertops, Huge Island, And Gas Cooktop. Over S...

Photo of Listing #14003829

6027 Gloucester Drive, Celina, TX - $357,502

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,860 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Beazer Homes Summerfield Floor Plan In The Master Planned Community Of Sutton Fields. This Beautiful Two-story Home Features 4 Beds, 3 Baths, Breakfast Area, Study, Fireplace, Game Room, A Covered Porch And Patio And A 2-car Garage! The Kitchen In...


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Listing information last updated on January 21st, 2019 at 2:15pm CST.