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Living In Heath TX

This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Heath and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Heath in 2019 is like. Heath livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Heath 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 Heath.

Heath livability factors

2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 12

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

  2018 public schools academic performance index: 69.9
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 7.6
  2017 median single family house value: $423,400
  2017 residences owner occupied: 96.0%
  2017 median household income: $153,253
  2017 population: 8,720
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 13.5%

Heath has the third highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs and the sixteenth lowest overall crime rate. Heath's prevailing tax rate also is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Heath is different from and similar to other DFW area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Heath is located in southwest Rockwall County, approximately 25 miles east of downtown Dallas and 56 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Heath's proximity to downtown Dallas and the north Dallas business center is likely to make Heath residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

School age children who reside in Heath are eligible to attend Rockwall ISD schools

More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Heath 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.

Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 99.0 percent of the Heath residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $423,400 ... about 74 percent of Heath housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately five percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about two percent of Heath housing units have been constructed since 2014

New home construction

There currently is substantial new home construction occurring in Heath. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Heath homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

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 25 miles and 28 minutes drive time without traffic from central Heath to downtown Dallas ... 31 miles and 30 minutes to north Dallas 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.


2017 estimated population 8,720 ... population density 725 residents per square mile ... 13.5 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $153,253 ... 96.0 percent of Heath residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Heath and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Heath real estate property tax rate for 2017 range is 2.21 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.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Heath

Key to understanding what living in Heath is like is knowing about Heath housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Heath single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Heath single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Heath 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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213 Country Club Drive, Heath, TX - $579,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 3,420 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Looking For That Perfectly Located Home On The Golf Course In Buffalo Creek Where You Can Enjoy The Views From The Backyard And Sparking Pool? This Home Is A Must See With Numerous Recent Updates Throughout. Open Floor Plan With 2 Spacious Livin...

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3 Darr Road, Heath, TX - $569,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,797 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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If You Are Looking For A Beautiful Home With 4 Bedrooms And 3 Bathrooms This It! Sits On A Treed 1-acre Lot With Lots Of Outdoor Entertaining Space And A Large Pool! This Custom Ranch Home Built By Rick Shipley Has A Large Family Room And Extra...

14 Wimbledon Court, Heath, TX - $520,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,910 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Gorgeous 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, Study, Game Room, Media Room Located In Highly Sought After Community Of Buffalo Creek Golf And Tennis Club In Rockwall Isd. Study With Wooden Beams And French Doors, Master & Guest Bedroom With Private Baths On First...

20 Center Court, Heath, TX - $539,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,750 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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Stunning Home In Sought After Heath Schools With Plenty Of Room! Plenty Of Living And Entertaining Areas With A Large Formal Dining Room, Breakfast Room, Family Room, Game Room, Media Room And Study. This Wonderfully Designed Home Also Boasts 5 Sp...

2456 Berry Court, Heath, TX - $525,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,624 SQFT
  • 23 DAYS
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Immaculate!!! This Is A Four Bedroom Built By Dunhill Homes In 2017. 100k In Upgrades. This Lot Boasts 180 Degree Golf Course View, Complete Backyard Privacy From Neighbors. Three Full Baths, Four Car Garage. Kitchen Has Double Ovens, Lighted Cabi...

531 Kyser Spring, Heath, TX - $750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,856 SQFT
  • 29 DAYS
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Location Location Location! This Property Is Tucked Behind The Homes On Country Club Road. The Creek Lines The North End. The Value Is In The 10+ Acres! And The Fact That The Utilities Are Already In Place. There Has Been Interest By Developers In...

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818 Eagle Pass, Heath, TX - $539,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,965 SQFT
  • 74 DAYS
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Price Improvement! Gorgeous, Custom 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, 3 Car Garage In Prestigious Buffalo Creek! Quality Craftmanship, With Attention To Detail, And Upgrades Galore! Vaulted Ceilings, 3 Living Areas Plus Study, 2 Fireplaces, Built Ins, Plantati...

Photo of Listing #14348631

440 Wyndemere Boulevard, Heath, TX - $734,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,150 SQFT
  • 125 DAYS
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Stunning Home In A Wonderful Neighborhood On Over An Acre. The Spacious Living Area Opens To The Gorgeous Island Kitchen And Breakfast Area Along With A Formal Dining Room. The First Floor Master Suite Features Master Bath With Separate Vanities, ...

1405 Laurence Drive, Heath, TX - $500,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3,580 SQFT
  • 312 DAYS
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1 Acre Lot Close To Heath High School, New Tom Thumb And Walking Distance To The New Heath Hub And Cvs. Property Has No Homes Behind It And Very Private. This Is A Single Owner Home That Needs Foundation Work And Updating Or It Can Be A Great Lo...

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Listing information last updated on September 30th, 2020 at 3:00am CDT.