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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.

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Photo of Listing #13988950

333 Bayberry Trail, Forney, TX - $269,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,824 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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This One Owner Home On An Oversized Lot Has Been Lovingly Cared For With A New Roof In 2016, Energy Efficient Trane Xl18 Complete Hvac Installed May 2017, Nail Down Hardwood Floors In Study, Living Rooms, Bedrooms & Closets! Updated Double Oven E...

Photo of Listing #13986749

1017 Concan Drive, Forney, TX - $284,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,350 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Home In Forneys Sought After Travis Ranch. This Home Has It All With Plenty Of Space To Go Around. This Open Floor Plan Has 4 Bedrooms With The Master Down And All Others Up. You'll Be Pleasantly Surprised By The Size Of The Front Room W...

Photo of Listing #13989015

1142 Citabria Street, Forney, TX - $274,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,613 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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This Is A Very Open Floor Plan 1.5 Story– 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath House. That Includes A Large Bonus Room Up And A Very Generous Covered Patio!please See Showing Instructions, Plan 2047

Photo of Listing #13989020

1134 Citabria Street, Forney, TX - $278,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,593 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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This Is A Very Open Floor Plan 1 Story– 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath House. That Includes A Generous Covered Patio!!please See Showing Instructions, Plan 2594

Photo of Listing #13987240

102 Hazelnut Trail, Forney, TX - $225,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,051 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Welcome Home! This Open Concept 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home Awaits You. This Home Is Set For Entertaining With The Kitchen Open To The Living Room And Dining Room. Plenty Of Counter Space In The Kitchen Is Perfect For Small Intimate Gatherings Or Sprea...

Photo of Listing #13988409

120 Rambling Way, Forney, TX - $239,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,146 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Wonderful Four Bedroom Two Bath Home. This Lovely Home Has A Spacious Living Area With A Wood Burning Fireplace And Is Open To The Kitchen And Dining Area. Private Office Space With A Built In Desk. Master Suite Featuring Master Bath With Garden T...

Photo of Listing #13988805

15674 Wiser Road, Forney, TX - $299,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,496 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Home On 8.67 Acres! Great Set Up For Horses, Current Owner Has 9 Horses And Fenced ! Huge Shop 30x50 With Electric And 2 Overhead Doors! Beautifully Updated Home . Completely Updated Throughout , Paint , Floors , Light Fixtures Ect. ! La...

Photo of Listing #13987699

2014 Grimes Drive, Forney, TX - $240,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,635 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Come Check Out This Like New 2 Story Home. It Boasts A Grand Living Room With Vaulted Ceilings. The Large Master Bed Room Is Down Stairs, With All Of The Nice Sized Secondary Bedrooms Being Upstairs. The Community Has A Lovely Community Pool, Roll...

Photo of Listing #13975635

513 Appaloosa Drive, Forney, TX - $300,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,036 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautiful 2-story Brick Home In The Heart Of Forney, Tx. This 3036 Sq Ft Home Offers 5 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 2 Living Areas, 2 Dining Areas, 2 Car Garage. Open Kitchen-dining Concept That Flows Into Downstairs Living Area #1 That Features A Wood ...

Photo of Listing #13985167

2000 Fort Stockton Drive, Forney, TX - $239,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,343 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Just Listed Today! More Pix Coming. Gorgeous One-story Like-new Home In Travis Ranch, Built In 2014 By Horizon Homes. Everything You Want In Your New Home, On A Nice Corner Lot. Granite Countertops, Stainless Appliances, Beautiful Open Floor Plan ...

Photo of Listing #13984558

2127 Pecan Ridge Drive, Forney, TX - $225,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,113 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Open, Versatile Floor Plan In A Convenient Location! This Home Is 4 Bedrooms Or 3 Bedrooms And An Office. It Has A Combined Formal Living And Dining Room. The Master Suite Is Large And Welcoming. You Will Love The Size Of The Closet. The Storage S...

2205 Milan Drive, Forney, TX - $239,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,225 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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What A Beauty And This One Defintely Shows True Pride Of Ownership. Home Is Decorated Like A Model Home. The Front Living Room Is Used As A Formal But Can Be Used As A Study Or 4th Bedroom. There Are 3 Bedrooms, With 2 Being Separated From The Mas...

Photo of Listing #13983156

1217 Singletree Court, Forney, TX - $239,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,320 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Large Beautiful 3-2-2 In Master Planned Windmill Farms. Unique 2 Story In Phaze 1 On Corner Lot In Cul D Sac. Low Traffic. This Is A Big 3 Bedroom With 2.5 Baths, A 2 Car Garage, And A Roomy Driveway. Master Is Down And Super Large 2nd And 3rd Bed...

1593 Kessler Drive, Forney, TX - $277,876

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,849 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Mls# 13932343 - Built By Highland Homes - December Completion! ~ 1 Story, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Family Room, Dining Room, Covered Patio, Bay Window In Master. This Listing Is Entered For Comp Purposes. Actual Pending Date Is June 1, 2018..


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