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Living In Forney TX


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


Forney livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 31

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

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 84.0%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 18.1
  2017 median home sale price: $220,000
  2016 residences owner occupied: 83.3%
  2016 median household income: $73,254
  2016 population: 19,122
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 21.1%


Forney has had the tenth fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-seventh highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs. Some of the ways Forney is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Forney is located in northwest Kaufman County, approximately 21 miles east of downtown Dallas and 53 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Forney's proximity to downtown Dallas and to both the north Dallas and Las Colinas business centers is likely to make Forney 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 Forney are eligible to attend Forney ISD schools. The attendance boundaries of Rockwall ISD also extends into Forney.

Information about student performance at the schools attended by Forney 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.


Recent home sales

On average, prices of Forney MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 20.8 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $220,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $90,000 to $500,000... average size of houses sold was 2,250 square feet, average square foot price was $104.36 and average house age was 13.5 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 28 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 21 miles and 23 minutes drive time without traffic from central Forney to downtown Dallas ... 27 miles and 27 minutes to north Dallas business center ... 33 miles and 33 minutes to Las Colinas business center

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 19,122 ... population density 2,452 residents per square mile ... 2016 annual median household income $73,524 ... 83.3 percent of Forney residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Forney 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 Forney attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since each of these entities have different tax rates, Forney real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.65 percent to 2.75 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.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Forney

Key to understanding what living in Forney is like is knowing about Forney housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Forney single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Forney single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Forney 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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237 Arbury Drive, Forney, TX - $285,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,053 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Welcome Home! Beautiful Altura Home With All That You've Been Looking For! Wide Open Concept With High Ceilings Make A Great Place For Entertaining Or Hanging Out With A Large Family. Relax And Unwind In Your Large Master Suite Tucked Away For P...

Photo of Listing #14007243

855 Levi Lane, Forney, TX - $244,902

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,342 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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New! Beautiful Two Story With Five Bedroom, Three Full Baths, Powder Bath And A Study. Home Includes Granite Counters, Full Sprinkler System And Much More! Located In Great Community With Easy Access To I 20. Schedule A Tour Today! Stage 10

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129 Cassandra Drive, Forney, TX - $299,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,621 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Pristine Condition Home In A Premier And Quaint Subdivision. 1.5 Stories With Grandeur Open Plan. Welcoming Formal Living And Dining Room. Gorgeous Windows And Stately Fireplace Adorn The Great Room. Large Gourmet Kitchen With High End Kenmore Eli...

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1028 Lufkin Lane, Forney, TX - $285,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,610 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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This Single-owner 1.5 Story Home Completed In 2015 Is Located In The Desirable Fox Hollow Phase 4 Neighborhood. Open And Spacious Floor Plan With New Luxury Vinyl Waterproof Floors Throughout. Three Bedrooms And Two Full Baths Down With A Large Ga...

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125 Hazelnut Trail, Forney, TX - $227,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,122 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Welcome Home To The Sought After Forney Isd In South Forney! This Lovely Home Includes 4 Beds, Formal Dining, Large Kitchen, With Upgrades & A Great Family Room For The Whole Family. Enjoy A Roomy Backyard As Well As Access To The Community Pool....

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103 Cassandra Drive, Forney, TX - $259,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,572 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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This Is It! Stone Entry 4-3-3 Priced To Sell Fast, Do Not Miss Out On This Great Equity Position. House Needs Painting Inside And New Carpet Some Small Cosmetic Tlc. Master And 2 Other Bedrooms On 1st Floor, Game Room Or 4th Bedroom On 2nd Floor W...

Photo of Listing #14005808

2243 Heaton Street, Forney, TX - $283,030

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,780 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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New Construction - Oversized Lot - Devonshire, A Master-planned Community In Forney. Two Story Claypool Plan - Elevation O. Available For February-march 2019 Move-in. 5br, 3ba + Wood Flooring + Smart Home + Patio + Kitchen Island - 2780 Sq.ft. Ope...

Photo of Listing #14005906

114 Stone Street, Forney, TX - $325,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,404 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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You Don't Want To Miss This Stunning Home Built By Highland With Beautiful Brick And Stone & A 3 Car Garage! Inside You'll Find Soft, Neutral Colors & Beautiful Teak Wood Flooring In Most Of 1st Floor. Kitchen Features Granite Countertops, Ss Appl...

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1023 Utopia Lane, Forney, TX - $263,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,935 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Great Floorplan With 2br's Down, 3 Up With A Gameroom Too! This Home Feels So Open With Soaring Ceilings & Windows Letting In All The Natural Light. Ceramic Tile & Wood Floors Down With Carpet In The Bedrooms. Granite Kitchen With Center Breakfa...

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1268 Meridian Drive, Forney, TX - $300,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,760 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Better Than New! This Gently Lived In Home Has Upgraded Wood Floors Downstairs, Blinds Throughout And A Very Flexible Floor Plan. There Are 2 Bedrooms Downstairs. The Master And One Bedroom That Can Either Be Used For A Bedroom Or As An Office. Up...

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2008 Diamondback, Forney, TX - $239,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,810 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Immaculate 4 Bedroom Home In The Master Planned Travis Ranch Community. New Carpet Throughout!! Downstairs Features An Open Concept Layout - Spacious Living Room With Wood Burning Fireplace; Kitchen With Ss Appliances, 42 Inch Cabinets, Granite C...

Photo of Listing #14004159

509 Elm Grove Trail, Forney, TX - $299,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,531 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Take A Look At This Large Family-friendly Home In Sought-after Trails Of Chestnut Meadow! This Is An Ideal Home For A Growing Family, Featuring 5 Spacious Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath, 2 Dining Areas, 2 Living Areas, A Media Room, Spacious...

Photo of Listing #14004440

2730 Pease Drive, Forney, TX - $239,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 1,750 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Brand New Gehan Home With Est. March Completion! **for Open Houses And Showings, Please Stop By The Model Home Located At 5412 Connally Drive!** Gehan's New Journey Product Exhibits The Latitude Plan - An Open-concept 2-story Spanning 1750 Sqft! I...

Photo of Listing #14000843

5513 Connally Drive, Forney, TX - $295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,780 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Charming Two-story Home On An Oversized, Corner Lot. Beautifully Landscaped Front Yard With Large Front Porch. Open Concept, Light And Bright House With Grey Paint And Farmhouse Decor. Eat In Kitchen With White Cabinets, Herringbone Tile Backsplas...


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