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Living In Grapevine TX
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Grapevine and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Grapevine in 2019 is like. Grapevine livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Grapevine 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 Grapevine.
Grapevine livability factors
2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 36
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||2018 public schools academic performance index: 75.0
||2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 25.9
||2017 median single family house value: $273,600
||2017 residences owner occupied: 55.4%
||2017 median household income: $83,675
||2017 population: 53,982
||2013 - 2017 population growth: 7.6%
Grapevine's public schools rank eleventh among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its principal high schools, Colleyville Heritage High School and Grapevine High School, rank fourteenth and twenty-third among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Grapevine is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
Grapevine is located in northeast Tarrant County, approximately 23 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 23 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Grapevine's proximity to DFW International Airport, the Los Colinas business center, and both downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth is likely to make Grapevine 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 Grapevine are eligible to attend Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District schools ... Carroll Independent School District serves all or part of 16 subdivisions located in northwest Grapevine
Click on this Grapevine schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Grapevine public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this best Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.
Private schools located near Grapevine are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.
A big reason living in Grapevine is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this Grapevine neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods. Other great north Dallas area neighborhoods are identified on this best DFW neighborhoods page.
Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 56.4 percent of the Grapevine residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $273,600 ... about 51 percent of Grapevine housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately nine percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about one percent of Grapevine housing units have been constructed since 2014
New home construction
There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Grapevine. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Grapevine homes that are currently listed for sale.
I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."
Approximately 7 miles and 10 minutes drive time without traffic from central Grapevine to DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 15 miles and 17 minutes to the Las Colinas business center ... 23 miles and 25 minutes to downtown Dallas
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.
2017 estimated population 53,982 ... population density 1,688 residents per square mile ... 7.6 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $83,675 ... 55.4 percent of Grapevine residences are owner occupied
Additional demographic information about Grapevine and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.
Students living in Grapevine attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Grapevine real estate property tax rates for 2017 are 2.28 to 2.29 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.
Cities/towns near Grapevine
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Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.
Moderately priced homes for sale in Grapevine
Key to understanding what living in Grapevine is like is knowing about Grapevine housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Grapevine single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Grapevine single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Grapevine 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.
835 E Texas Street, Grapevine, TX - $437,500
526 Briarcroft Drive, Grapevine, TX - $450,000
2917 Kimball Court, Grapevine, TX - $469,000
415 S Dooley Street, Grapevine, TX - $415,000
1701 Altacrest Drive, Grapevine, TX - $439,900
1228 Berkley Drive, Grapevine, TX - $365,000
2941 Columbine Drive, Grapevine, TX - $349,500
603 Huntington Court, Grapevine, TX - $345,000
1014 W College Street, Grapevine, TX - $399,900
3317 Moss Creek Drive, Grapevine, TX - $375,000
2913 Scenic Drive, Grapevine, TX - $375,000
1108 Rosewood Drive, Grapevine, TX - $444,900
1310 Airline Drive, Grapevine, TX - $325,000
3452 Blueberry Lane, Grapevine, TX - $399,900
2907 River Crest Street, Grapevine, TX - $415,000
More about living in Grapevine
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Listing information last updated on May 23rd, 2019 at 10:45pm CDT.