DFW residential real estate » Best Dallas suburbs » Sachse

Living In Sachse TX

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

Sachse livability factors

2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 29

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

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 82.0%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 13.2
  2017 median home sale price: $268,000
  2016 residences owner occupied: 84.8%
  2016 median household income: $93,270
  2016 population: 25,039
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 13.9%

Sachse has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs and the fifteenth lowest overall crime rate. Sachse also has experienced the twenty-fifth fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years. While past performance is, of course, not necessarily indicative of future results, the increase experienced in the prices of Sachse's MLS-listed single-family homes sold during the past three years were in the top quartile of home appreciation for all Dallas area cities and towns. Some of the ways Sachse is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Sachse is located in northeast Dallas County, approximately 26 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and 57 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Sachse's proximity to the Legacy, north Dallas and Las Colinas business centers and to downtown Dallas is likely to make Sachse residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

More than half of the school age children who reside in Sachse are eligible to attend Garland ISD schools ... other school age children are elgible to attend Wylie ISD schools

Information about how student performance at the schools attended by Sachse 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 Sachse MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 28.7 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $268,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $130,000 to $500,000 ... average size of houses sold was 2,450 square feet, average square foot price was $117.24 and average house age was 17.6 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 25 days on market


Approximately 21 miles and 21 minutes drive time without traffic from central Sachse to north Dallas business center ... 23 miles and 24 minutes Legacy business center ... 26 miles and 29 minutes to downtown Dallas ... 29 miles and 29 minutes to Legacy 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 25,039 ... population density 2,527 residents per square mile ... 2016 annual median household income $93,270 ... 84.8 percent of Sachse residential real estate units owner occupied

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

Property taxes

Sachse is located in two different counties and students living in Sachse attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since each of these entities have different tax rates, Sachse real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.66 percent to 2.86 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.

Moderately priced homes for sale in Sachse

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

Sort by:

More about living in Sachse

Looking for the best real estate agent to assist you in buying a home in the Dallas suburbs?

If you are looking for a professional, business-savvy buyer's agent, please call 214 725-4011 or send me an email and let's talk about how we can assist you. If you will be traveling from outside the DFW area and want us to show you houses while you are here, please call before finalizing your plans.