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Living In Southlake TX


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


Living in SouthlakeSouthlake livability factors


2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 1

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

  2018 public schools academic performance index: 96.3
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 12.4
  2017 median single family house value: $627,700
  2017 residences owner occupied: 92.9%
  2017 median household income: $207,917
  2017 population: 31,824
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 12.6%


Southlake public schools rank second among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its principal high schools, Carroll Senior High School / Carroll High School, rank second among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Southlake also has the ninth highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs. Some of the ways Southlake is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Southlake is located in northeast Tarrant County, approximately 26 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 25 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Southlake's proximity to DFW International Airport, both the Las Colinas and north Dallas business centers, and both downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth is likely to make living in Southlake even more attractive than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Southlake 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 Southlake are eligible to attend Carroll Independent School District schools ... students living in about twenty mostly small subdivisions in southwest Southlake attend Keller ISD schools and six subdivisions in northwest Southlake are served by the Northwest Independent School District

Click on this Southlake schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Southlake 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 Southlake are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.

Neighborhoods

A big reason living in Southlake is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this Southlake 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 94.4 percent of the Southlake residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $627,700 ... about 79 percent of Southlake housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about five percent of Southlake housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Southlake. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Southlake 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 Southlake is its exceptional community amenities.

Commutes

Approximately 10 miles and 14 minutes drive time without traffic from central Southlake to DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 17 miles and 19 minutes to the Las Colinas business center ... 23 miles and 28 minutes to the north Dallas business center ... 26 miles and 30 minutes to downtown Dallas ... 25 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Fort Worth

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

Demographics

2017 estimated population 31,824... population density 1,458 residents per square mile ... 12.6 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... #date-2017-census-data# annual median household income $207,917 ... 92.9 percent of Southlake residencess owner occupied

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

Property taxes

Southlake is located in two different counties and students living in Southlake attend schools operated by three separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Southlake real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.19 percent to 2.59 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 Southlake

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Bedford5949,486$179,600$64,9338south
Colleyville1026,674$456,100$164,6825south
Euless7055,174$163,700$60,55812southeast
Grapevine3653,982$273,600$83,6754east
Hurst6139,051$157,000$58,87110southwest
Keller1447,266$334,000$126,0136west
North Richland Hills5270,441$171,200$63,534011southwest
Roanoke278,135$248,600$67,2188northwest
Trophy Club1112,340$348,100$139,1569northwest
Westlake1,483$1,612,0006northwest


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 Southlake

Key to understanding what living in Southlake is like is knowing about Southlake housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Southlake single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Southlake single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Southlake 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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511 Alamo Court, Southlake, TX - $795,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,819 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Picturesque Property In The Heart Of Southlake. This Stunning Mission Hills Home Offers 4 Bedroom, 3 Full Baths & The Location You Have Been Looking For With Over 100+ Mature Oak Trees All On A Sprawling Acre Plus Lot. This Beautiful One Story Hom...

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507 Fox Glen, Southlake, TX - $920,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,150 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Make Every Day A Vacation! Spectacular Yard With Trees Galore, A Fabulous Pool & Patio Area Perfect For Relaxation Or Entertaining. From The Circular Drive & Into The Grand Foyer Featuring A Hand- Carved Mesquite Door...welcome Guests In Style. Fi...

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405 Monte Carlo Drive, Southlake, TX - $810,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,498 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Immaculate Almost New Grand Villa On Pool-sized Lot. Home Has Been Re-built On Most Of Interior Due To Lightning Strike 7.10.19. Beautiful New Hardwood Floors, All Cabinets, Appliances. New Carpet, Roof, Gutters, Hvac. 3 Br+ Study Down. Lg Dining ...

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448 Marshall Road, Southlake, TX - $775,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,290 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Stunning Custom Home Nestled On A Wooded Lot In The Highly Desired Carroll Isd & Kirkwood Hollow Addition Located Just Minutes From Dfw Airport!the Property Boasts Beautiful Hardwoods,plantation Shutters,crown Molding And Soaring Ceilings, As Wel...

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313 Trail Dust Drive, Southlake, TX - $899,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,516 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Beautiful Brick & Stone Home With High Ceilinged Rooms & Natural Light. Have All The Space You Need With A Large Study, Formal Living & Dining Rooms, & A Wine Room. The Eat-in Kitchen Is Light & Bright With White Cabinetry, Kitchen Nook & Walk-in ...

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404 King Ranch Road, Southlake, TX - $989,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,848 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Beautiful Home In The Highly Desired Clariden Ranch Addition Of Southlake. Unique Floor Plan Offers All 5 Bedrooms On The 1st Floor With An Upstairs Media Room And Guest Suite. The Large Master Offers Vaulted Ceilings, Large Windows With Automat...

1020 Quail Run Road, Southlake, TX - $775,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,200 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Location, Lot And Schools! This Is What Makes This Property So Valuable! This Beautiful Heavily Treed 1.7acre Lot Sits In A Quiet Cul-de-sac Zoned For Carrollisd! This Rare Lot Has A Dry Creek That Runs In The Back W Bridge, Gazebo W Paths, Both L...

616 Aberdeen Way, Southlake, TX - $995,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,077 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Fabulous Glen Bruton Custom Home, Beautiful Millwork, Sweeping Staircase. Formal Dining Room W Butler's Pantry, Formal Living W Fireplace, And Cozy Family Room W Built Ins And Fireplace. Private Study Overlooks Beautiful Backyard. Huge Master Wit...

1204 Kirkcaldy Court, Southlake, TX - $899,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,392 SQFT
  • 19 DAYS
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Gorgeous Home In Prestigious Subdivision Of Timarron's Huntly Manor. Quiet Cul-de-sac Location Welcomes You To This Light, Bright Home W Grand 2-story Foyer. Comfortable Formal Areas Include Large Dining & Living Rm W Fireplace. Library-study Has ...

163 Summit Avenue, Southlake, TX - $946,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,902 SQFT
  • 20 DAYS
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Completely Remodeled 2019. This “lock And Leave” Brownstone Is Conveniently Located Adjacent To The Park In Town Square. Walk To Shops, Theater, Restaurants, And Trader Joe’s. Custom Finishes Include Quartzite, Granite, Plantation Shutters, Ss Ap...

1800 Monet Drive, Southlake, TX - $929,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,588 SQFT
  • 25 DAYS
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Beautiful Custom Villa In Carillon Is Just Waiting For You! Walking Through Your Oversized Iron Door, You Will Be Greeted By Rich Hardwoods That Span Throughout Most Of The Home. On The Other Side Of The Entryway Is Your Master Retreat, Complete W...

2901 Bristol Glen, Southlake, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,219 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Luxury Custom Built Southlake Home With 3 Car Garage, Study & Gameroom On A .47 Acre Beautiful Treed Cul-de-sac-lot!~no Hoa*open Enrollment Option With Cisd For Southlake Residents!~original Owners~open Inviting Living,dining & Kitchen Floorplan W...

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1605 Riviera Lane, Southlake, TX - $755,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,066 SQFT
  • 33 DAYS
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Impeccable, One Owner Home With Numerous Upgrades And High Ceilings, Low To No Maintenance Yard And Turf With Privacy.luxurious Travertine Patio Area And Built In Gas Bbq With Outdoor Fountain.opulent And Gorgeous White Kitchen With Soft Close Dra...

403 Palladian Boulevard, Southlake, TX - $757,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,288 SQFT
  • 39 DAYS
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Elegant, French Villa Inspired Home In Carillon With Stately Stone & Brick Facade, Gorgeous Hardwood Floors. Expansive Downstairs Living With Towering Ceiling, Bountiful Natural Light, Built-ins, And Lovely Fireplace, Overlooked By Second Living A...

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608 Rancho Laredo Trail, Southlake, TX - $888,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,370 SQFT
  • 40 DAYS
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Open Enrollment To Carroll Isd. Executive Southlake Home Backs To A Peaceful Green Space. 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath, Study, Media And Game Room. Beautiful Open Windows Along The Back Of The House Show Off The Gorgeous Pool, Fire Pit & Outdoor Living Spac...


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Listing information last updated on February 20th, 2020 at 1:30am CST.