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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.

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3551 Fieldview Court, Celina, TX - $389,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,934 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Wood Floors In The Dining Area And Entry. Gorgeous Open Kitchen With Wood Cabinets, Granite Counter Tops With Back Splash, Island, Pendant Lighting, Ss Appliances And Tile Floors, Over Looks The Living Area With Fireplace And Wood Floors. Master B...

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805 Lawndale Street, Celina, TX - $349,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,295 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Brand New Energy-efficient Home Ready Now! Ditch The Office And Work From Home Instead In The Holly’s Study. Across The Foyer, Another Adaptable Space Makes A Lovely Dining Room Or Fun Play Space. Dual Walk-in Closets In The Owner’s Suite Maximize...

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817 Lawndale Street, Celina, TX - $368,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,653 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Brand New Energy-efficient Home Ready March 2019! Anchored By A U-shaped Island, The Beech’s Kitchen Overlooks The Family And Dining Rooms. The Private Main Floor Master Suite Is Secluded From The Second-story Game Room And Three Secondary Bedroom...

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808 Glen Crossing Drive, Celina, TX - $399,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,543 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Perry Homes New Construction! Extended Entry With 12-foot Coffered Ceiling. Formal Dining Room. Game Room With French Door Entry. Family Room Flows Into Kitchen And Morning Area. Kitchen Features Island With Built-in Seating Space. Master Suite Wi...

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4305 Switchgrass Street, Celina, TX - $375,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,281 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Don't Miss One Of The Best Values In Light Farms! Fantastic Opportunity To Skip The Building Process & Move Into This Like New Meticulously Maintained Highland Home! Neutral Colors, Rich Wood Flooring & Soaring Ceilings Welcome You In This Excelle...

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1337 Willard Lane, Celina, TX - $409,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,050 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Absolutely Stunning Gently Lived In 4 Bedroom 3.5 Bath Single Story Home In The Desirable City Of Celina. This Quiet Location Offers Sweeping Views Of Both The Sunrise And Sunset. You Will Love This Open Split Floor Plan, Master Is Away From Larg...

712 Allbright Road, Celina, TX - $375,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,939 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Beautiful Stone Exterior & Lg Covered Porch Adorns This 4 Bdrm, 3 Bath Highland Home Wstudy, Formal Dining & Gamerm! Extensive Hardwd Flring Leads To The Gourmet Kitchen With Lg Island, Ss Appliances, Upgraded Granite Counters, Subway Tile Backspl...

2701 Driftwood Creek Trail, Celina, TX - $378,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,862 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Beautiful Like-new 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Lennar Home In Creeks Of Legacy. Inviting Entry With Site-lines To Study, Formal Dining And Living. Stunning Upgraded Eat-in Kitchen With Ss Appliances, Gas Cooktop, Gorgeous Granite And Oversized Island. Lar...

1113 Skyflower Lane, Celina, TX - $344,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,738 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Priced To Sell! Rare Hard To Find Home W Two Master Suites, 4 Bedroom & 4 Full Baths, 2.5 Car Garage, His & Hers Closets, Located In The Graham Section Of Light Farms! On-site Elementary School Within Walking Distance. Open Floor Plan & Covered P...

1320 Bateman Lane, Celina, TX - $399,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,028 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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New Construction-open Floor Plan-energy Star Certified, 4-bedrooms, 3-full Baths, Study, Game Room. Must See Amenities: Real Hand-scraped Hardwood Flooring, Covered Patio Plumbed For Gas Grill, Two Bedrooms Down And Two Bedroom Up, Family Style Bu...

3034 Ivywood Place, Celina, TX - $372,755

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,800 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Gourmet Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances. Seperate Oven And 30inch Gas Cooktop. Flex Room On The Ground Floor And A Gameroom Upstairs. Gorgeous Master Retreat. Secondary Bedroom With An On-suite Full Bath. Large Lot With Beautiful Landscap...

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3114 Spruce Street, Celina, TX - $384,410

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,254 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Gourmet Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances. Seperate Oven And 30 Inch Gas Cooktop. Private Study On The Ground Floor And A Gameroom Upstairs. Gorgeous Master Retreat. Secondary Bedroom With An On-suite Full Bath. Large Lot With Beautiful Lan...

3118 Spruce Street, Celina, TX - $396,466

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,784 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Gourmet Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances. Seperate Oven And 30 Inch Gas Cooktop. Private Study On The Ground Floor And A Gameroom Upstairs. Gorgeous Master Retreat. Secondary Bedroom With An On-suite Full Bath. Large Lot With Beautiful Lan...

901 Lawndale Street, Celina, TX - $380,387

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,590 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Gourmet Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances. Seperate Oven And 30 Inch Gas Cooktop. Private Study On The Ground Floor And A Gameroom Upstairs. Gorgeous Master Retreat. Secondary Bedroom With An On-suite Full Bath. Large Lot With Beautiful Lan...

4417 Hazeltine Hills Drive, Celina, TX - $379,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,672 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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This Stately Home Will Make You The Envy Of All, Featuring Modern Upgrades Designed To Simplify Your Life! The Large Living Area, Adjoined With The Kitchen, Boasts A Cozy Fireplace With Great Visibility Into Each Dining Area, Making Your Home The ...


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Listing information last updated on December 14th, 2018 at 10:30am CST.