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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
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||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.
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
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
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.
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.
237 Arbury Drive, Forney, TX - $285,000
855 Levi Lane, Forney, TX - $244,902
129 Cassandra Drive, Forney, TX - $299,900
1028 Lufkin Lane, Forney, TX - $285,000
125 Hazelnut Trail, Forney, TX - $227,500
103 Cassandra Drive, Forney, TX - $259,900
2243 Heaton Street, Forney, TX - $283,030
114 Stone Street, Forney, TX - $325,000
1023 Utopia Lane, Forney, TX - $263,900
1268 Meridian Drive, Forney, TX - $300,000
2008 Diamondback, Forney, TX - $239,900
2209 Torch Lake Drive, Forney, TX - $253,990
509 Elm Grove Trail, Forney, TX - $299,900
2730 Pease Drive, Forney, TX - $239,990
5513 Connally Drive, Forney, TX - $295,000
More about living in Forney
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Listing information last updated on January 21st, 2019 at 2:15pm CST.