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More About DFW Suburbs


There are a number of factors to be considered when deciding whether to live in one the Dallas area suburbs or actually in the city of Dallas or Fort Worth. Although imperfect and to some extent limited, the demographic information provided below and on this DFW best places to buy a home page can be quite useful when researching the livability of the Dallas area and its suburbs.

college degree
city/townmedian house pricepopulationpopulation
density
median
household
income
bachelorsmasters%
residences
owner-occupied
Addison$338,87515,4573,545$60,09633.9%17.3%22.4%
Allen$270,00094,1793,573$101,63634.1%17.5%78.0%
Anna$169,00010,571788$68,29715.0%8.6%84.3%
Arlington$160,000383,2043,888$52,93320.3%8.8%57.4%
Azle$157,66311,5301,298$55,47814.4%6.8%67.4%
Balch Springs$94,25025,1202,782$38,3747.9%2.4%54.6%
Bedford$200,00048,9084,906$62,16925.3%9.6%55.7%
Benbrook$169,00022,4191,844$65,56821.4%12.5%69.3%
Burleson$162,00041,8181,715$67,70116.5%7.3%73.6%
Carrollton$225,850128,3533,462$68,81126.5%9.9%62.8%
Cedar Hill$142,95048,0841,339$67,29920.0%11.9%73.0%
Celina$247,4507,086616$88,78925.2%7.2%78.7%
Cleburne$120,45029,747975$47,27811.1%3.9%59.9%
Colleyville$509,95024,9521,887$153,02140.1%24.1%95.8%
Coppell$360,00040,6782,765$110,44538.1%24.8%72.1%
Corinth$215,00020,8362,668$87,57726.0%14.5%83.7%
Crowley$146,00014,5721,946$63,22414.1%7.0%68.7%
Dallas$287,0001,281,0473,319$42,84618.5%10.9%43.6%
Denton$189,150128,2051,569$48,18223.5%14.0%48.4%
DeSoto$159,90051,9342,404$60,94519.1%9.2%66.3%
Duncanville$132,00039,7073,539$56,81816.9%8.1%69.3%
Euless$192,25053,6303,319$54,57623.4%7.6%43.6%
Everman$81,8006,2693,530$41,5466.0%1.1%68.9%
Fairview$408,0008,3611,001$76,55243.4%14.2%85.6%
Farmers Branch$186,00032,5602,698$57,69220.8%10.1%60.7%
Flower Mound$337,00069,6501,566$120,85540.3%17.4%90.3%
Forest Hill$93,00012,7003,024$42,6857.5%3.2%74.1%
Forney$185,00016,6502,135$77,12117.8%9.2%85.6%
Fort Worth$167,000812,2382,357$58,31518.1%8.4%58.5%
Frisco$336,000145,0352,355$108,28441.3%17.4%75.5%
Garland$150,000235,5014,120$51,84215.1%6.3%63.7%
Glenn Heights$140,50011,9151,825$54,40311.7%7.0%67.3%
Grand Prairie$170,000185,4532,323$53,92716.2%6.5%61.8%
Grapevine$300,00050,8441,417$76,43530.8%13.9%58.4%
Haltom City$105,00043,9133,530$43,6458.4%3.6%55.9%
Heath$492,0007,999771$133,81935.0%18.3%97.9%
Highland Park$1,352,0008,9503,978$191,42245.1%39.1%83.6%
Highland Village$340,00015,9952,488$129,68838.0%17.9%94.8%
Hurst$165,00038,7333,877$51,90818.8%7.2%66.1%
Irving$196,000232,4063,424$50,77821.6%12.5%38.8%
Joshua$150,0005,935913$54,96413.9%1.8%74.1%
Kaufman$130,0006,9221,018$40,89110.9%3.5%52.0%
Keene$115,9006,0762,170$37,25715.4%4.8%54.7%
Keller$371,50043,9242,378$113,61835.5%15.9%84.7%
Kennedale$249,9007,2361,096$73,85415.4%7.1%69.9%
Lake Dallas$173,4507,4293,869$67,70121.6%6.7%64.8%
Lancaster$125,50038,4531,334$51,13113.6%5.2%66.1%
Lantana$340,0006,8722,937$137,29544.3%16.2%91.0%
Lewisville$216,550102,8892,411$58,58022.0%8.6%44.9%
Little Elm$219,00035,4141,929$83,22323.4%6.3%82.7%
Lucas$514,5006,554549$118,23934.9%18.0%85.3%
Mansfield$225,00062,2461,699$94,11228.0%13.3%80.2%
McKinney$265,000156,7672,492$81,11832.5%13.7%69.9%
Melissa$212,9506,703676$90,55622.9%14.0%93.2%
Mesquite$127,400144,4163,115$50,52512.5%5.7%60.3%
Midlothian$214,00019,891369$70,01018.5%7.6%76.0%
Murphy$325,00020,2303,581$118,23139.8%17.6%95.1%
North Richland Hills$191,50068,5293,759$63,04621.6%8.3%62.6%
Plano$289,900278,4803,854$82,48434.0%20.2%64.0%
Prosper$415,00014,416854$118,28133.3%13.3%77.9%
Red Oak$167,00011,2451,442$64,99215.9%6.2%72.1%
Richardson$240,450108,6173,792$69,32331.4%18.6%60.2%
Richland Hills$122,7508,0412,577$54,24811.5%4.2%67.8%
River Oaks$78,9007,6713,798$45,7686.5%2.5%71.0%
Roanoke$254,0006,9741,367$62,31724.4%7.8%54.4%
Rockwall$243,50041,7851,679$85,71026.4%12.4%77.0%
Rowlett$190,00058,4072,894$83,36823.8%10.0%86.4%
Sachse$226,00023,6812,390$87,17123.1%10.5%86.5%
Saginaw$149,90021,7032,793$73,69614.1%5.1%81.6%
Seagoville$119,00015,5191,035$42,7008.7%4.0%71.5%
Southlake$636,00029,0861,297$172,95142.9%24.8%93.8%
Sunnyvale$360,0005,766345$90,64025.6%20.5%95.0%
The Colony$200,00041,3522,604$72,26322.9%10.3%65.8%
Trophy Club$390,00011,2272,599$124,59341.3%24.5%93.7%
University Park$1,332,50024,3966,611$173,52046.1%37.5%75.8%
Watauga$126,73024,3455,838$58,86414.6%3.6%77.8%
Waxahachie$167,50031,591767$54,85816.6%8.5%60.3%
Waxahachie$181,50027,0211,190$49,89915.2%9.6%61.4%
Waxahachie$95,00016,7143,304$38,2447.1%3.0%51.4%
Wylie$204,00045,9131,263$80,63227.6%7.2%86.1%


Note: Population density is residents per square mile.

Sources: North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc./existing single family homes sale price data for 12 months ending December 31, 2015; U.S. Census/2014 estimated population data, 2013 income, education and occupancy data.




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