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Living In Keller TX

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

Keller livability factors

Living in Keller2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 14

  2018 public schools academic performance index: 76.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 6.8
  2017 median single family house value: $334,000
  2017 residences owner occupied: 83.0%
  2017 median household income: $126,013
  2017 population: 47,266
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 10.1%

Keller public schools rank fourteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and one of its principal high schools, Keller High School, ranks tenth among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Keller also has the thirteenth lowest overall crime rate. Some of the ways Keller is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Keller is located in northwest Tarrant County, approximately 32 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 18 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Keller's proximity to DFW International Airport, the Las Colinas business center, and both downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth is likely to make Keller residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Keller public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Keller are eligible to attend Keller Independent School District schools ... Northwest Independent School District serves three subdivisions located in northeast Keller ... students living in one subdivision attend Carroll ISD schools

Click on this Keller schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Keller public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this 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 Keller are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.


A big reason living in Keller is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this Keller 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

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 88.3 percent of the Keller residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $334,000 ... about 72 percent of Keller housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately two percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about two percent of Keller housing units have been constructed since 2014

New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Keller. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Keller 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."

Community amenities/activities

One of the outstanding things about living in Keller is its exceptional community amenities.


Approximately 18 miles and 27 minutes drive time without traffic from central Keller to downtown Fort Worth ... 16 miles and 24 minutes to DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 22 miles and 27 minutes to the Las Colinas business center ... 32 miles and 39 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.

Nearby shopping centers


2017 estimated population 47,266 ... population density 2,560 residents per square mile ... 10.1 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $126,013 ... 83.0 percent of Keller residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Keller 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 Keller attend schools operated by three separate school districts. Since each of these school districts have different tax rates, Keller real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.42 percent to 2.56 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 Keller

from Trophy Club              
house value
household income
North Richland Hills5270,441$171,200$63,53408south
Trophy Club1112,340$348,100$139,15611northeast

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 Keller

Key to understanding what living in Keller is like is knowing about Keller housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Keller single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Keller single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Keller 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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1400 Johnson Road, Keller, TX - $535,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,451 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Are You Looking For A Home Where You Can Create Lasting Memories? Would You Like The Freedom To Make Your Decisions On Your Terms? Look No Further Than This Impeccable Well Maintained Keller Isd Home That Sits On An Half Acre Lot Without The Con...

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412 Misty Ridge Drive, Keller, TX - $539,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,584 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Move In Ready Luxury Home In Coveted Marshall Ridge W Neutral Colors & Custom Upgrades Throughout. Featuring 5 Large Bedrooms, 3 Living Areas, 2 Dining Areas + Add'l Breakfast Bar In The Gourmet Kitchen W Granite Counters, Large Island, Stainless ...

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2817 Torino Trail, Keller, TX - $570,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,782 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Come See This Impeccable Drees Home In The Villas Of Volterra With A Community That Offers A Park, Wooded Lots, Plus Walking Paths. Adorned With Amazing Fixtures, This Spotless Villa Exemplifies Style And Attention To Every Detail. You'll Love The...

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921 Creekhollow Court, Keller, TX - $430,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,575 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Open House Jan, 16th 12-2. Gorgeous 4 Bedroom 3 And A Half Both Home In Keller Isd! Home Features An Open Floor Plan Concept, Wood Look Tile Floors, Brand New Carpet, Fresh Paint Throughout, And New Tile Flooring In Upstairs Bathrooms. Gourmet Kit...

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608 Eagle Trail, Keller, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,438 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Immaculately Incredible Hidden Lakes Home With 4 Bedrooms, 4 Baths & A 3 Car Garage On A Spacious Corner Lot. Stunning Wood Floors, Crown Molding & Fresh Interior Paint Throughout. The Study Is Light Filled & Has French Doors. Enjoy The Large Kitc...

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1813 Goldenrod Lane, Keller, TX - $465,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,436 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Stunning 4 Br-2.5 Bath In The Highly Desirable Marshall Ridge Subdivision In Keller. This Is A Buyer's Dream Home With An Open Floor Plan That Is Move In Ready And Checks All The Boxes! Fresh Paint, New Carpet, Wood Floors, Cathedral Ceilings And...

533 Big Bend Drive, Keller, TX - $560,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,070 SQFT
  • 41 DAYS
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Your Search Is Over! This New Home Near Bear Creek Park In The Heart Of Keller Has Everything On Your Wish List! Featuring 4 Spacious Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, An Open Concept Living Room, Kitchen, Breakfast Nook & Dining Room, Plus A Game Room & 3...

1535 Lakeview Drive, Keller, TX - $469,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,657 SQFT
  • 74 DAYS
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Charming Home Sought After Lakes Of Highland Oaks And Keller Isd. Features 4 Bedrooms(all Upstairs), 3.1 Baths, 3 Car Garage, 3 Living Areas And Study Offers Glass French Doors, Crown Molding Throughout. Stunning Entry To Brand New Wrought Iron St...

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306 Tulip Way, Keller, TX - $515,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,822 SQFT
  • 116 DAYS
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Distinctive Craftmanship Abounds In This Former Model Home, Located In A Gated 55+ Community Designed For A Maintenance-free Lifestyle. 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths And Study Downstairs, 1 Bedroom, Game Room And Bath Upstairs. This Home Features A Spaciou...

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1100 Johnson Court, Keller, TX - $435,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,250 SQFT
  • 182 DAYS
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Almost An Acre In The City! 4-2-1, Formal Living, 3 Bedrooms Down And Master Up-two Masters Possible With Larger Bedroom Down. Over Sized, Deep Car Or Boat Garage. Chicken Coup, Play House, Every Little Girls Dream Or Make It A Guest Suite! Hvac N...

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Listing information last updated on January 19th, 2021 at 12:17pm CST.