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Living In Celina TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Celina and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Celina in 2018 is like. Celina livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Celina 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 Celina.


Celina livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 20

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

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 90.9%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 8.8
  2017 median home sale price: $339,500
  2016 residences owner occupied: 83.4%
  2016 median household income: $94,856
  2016 population: 8,006
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 17.5%


Celina public schools rank twenty-sixth among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and one of its two principal high schools, Prosper High School, ranks eighteenth among the 2018 top 25 open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Celina also has experienced the eighteenth fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years suburbs. Some of the ways Celina is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Celina is located in northwest Collin County, approximately 42 miles north of downtown Dallas and 61 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Celina's proximity to DFW International Airport, both the Las Colinas and north Dallas business centers, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Celina residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Most school age children who reside in Celina are eligible to attend Celina ISD schools ... the attendance boundaries of Prosper ISD also extends into Celina.

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

Neighborhoods

Two of the most popular neighborhoods in the north Dallas suburbs for home buyers looking for new contruction homes are Light Farms and Mustang Lakes.


Recent home sales

On average, prices of Celina MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 21.5 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $339,500 ... home prices generally ranged from about $80,000 to $2.0 million... average size of houses sold was 2,870 square feet, average square foot price was $141.06 and average house age was 14.0 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 49 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 22 miles and 25 minutes drive time without traffic from central Celina to Legacy business center ... 33 miles and 36 minutes to the north Dallas business center ... 40 miles and 42 minutes to DFW International Airport

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.

Demographics

2016 estimated population 8,006 ... population density 696 residents per square mile ... 17.5 percent population increase between 2010 - 2016 ... 2016 annual median household income $94,856 ... 83.4 percent of Celina residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Celina 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 Celina attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Celina real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.56 percent to 2.59 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Celina

from Celina              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2016
population
2017 median
house price
2016 median
household income
milesdirection             
Frisco17163,656$380,000$117,64214south
McKinney28172,298$305,000$83,25717southeast
Prosper2118,379$427,000$120,2707south
Weston3348east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Celina

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

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941 Bluebird Way, Celina, TX - $345,210

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,820 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13782342 - Built By M-i Homes - April Completion! ~ Volume Ceiling Foyer. Open Kitchen That Leads Into A Vaulted Ceiling Family Room With A Corner Fireplace. Entertain With A Formal Dining Room Or Enjoy The Outdoors On The Extended Covered ...

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1000 Berry Street, Celina, TX - $351,683

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,768 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13782349 - Built By M-i Homes - March Completion! ~ Beautiful Open Foyer! Spacious Kitchen That Leads To The Volume Ceiling Family Room And Corner Fireplace. If You Like To Entertain, The Extended Covered Patio Is A Must See. The Gameroom ...

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1008 Berry Street, Celina, TX - $310,054

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,186 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13782354 - Built By M-i Homes - April Completion! ~ Spacious Two Story Home With Master Bedroom On The First Floor. The Added Master Bay Window Creates Additional Space To Enjoy Reading Or Relaxing. Entertain Outside With The Extended Cover...

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933 Bluebird Way, Celina, TX - $312,655

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,087 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13782360 - Built By M-i Homes - April Completion! ~ Spacious One Story Home With Open Kitchen And Family Room For Entertaining. Gas Cooktop And Stainless Steel Appliances. The Extended Covered Patio Adds Great Outdoor Space For Cooking Out...

Photo of Listing #13782362

1004 Berry Street, Celina, TX - $306,740

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,904 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13782362 - Built By M-i Homes - March Completion! ~ Cozy One Story Home With Beautiful Brick And Stone Front. Enjoy Sitting Or Reading In The Master Bedroom Bay Window. Soaring 11 Foot Ceiling In The Family And Kitchen. The Extended Covere...

Photo of Listing #13781387

2929 Wildwood Lane, Celina, TX - $425,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,923 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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A Rare Opportunity. Here Is Your Chance To Own A Piece Of Privacy And Beauty. Country Estate Situated On A Perfect 1 Acre Lot. Home Offers 4 Bedrooms With 2 Down, 2 Up, 3 Baths, And A Study With Oversized 3 Car Garage. Great Curb Appeal With Stone...

Photo of Listing #13781398

2629 Preakness Place, Celina, TX - $391,361

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,368 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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New David Weekly Home In Sought After Mustang Lakes! Stunning One Story Model Plan Features 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Private Study, And Outdoor Living Space. Ranch Style Living At Its Best. Step Inside To Large Open Spaces With Lots Of Natural Lighti...

Photo of Listing #13781583

712 Bretallow Drive, Celina, TX - $397,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,473 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Raised Ceiling Heights In Entry And Formal Dining Room. Open Family Room With Wall Of Windows. Kitchen Features Angled Island And Flows Into Morning Area And Family Room. Master Suite With Garden Tub, Separate Glass-enclosed Shower, Dual Sinks And...

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724 Bretallow Drive, Celina, TX - $382,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,267 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Extended Entry With 12-foot Coffered Ceiling Leads Past Formal Dining Room To An Open Family Room. Island Kitchen. Master Suite Has Large Bedroom With A Wall Of Windows. Garden Tub, Separate Glass-enclosed Shower, Dual Sinks And Oversized Walk-in ...

Photo of Listing #13782379

1456 Clayton Lane, Celina, TX - $345,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,988 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Previous Dr Horton Model Home With 4 Bedrooms And 2.5 Baths. This Home Has A Warm Feel With Neutral Colors And Rounded Wall Edges And Corners. Enter The Home And You Are Welcomed Into A Large Entryway And Spacious Study Or Formal Dining ...

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604 Forefront Avenue, Celina, TX - $368,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,306 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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This Beautiful And Open Design Has A Wonderful Design For Large Families. The Greatmily Room Boasts A Corner Fireplace With Gas Logs And A Wall Of Windows. The Kitchen Features Raised Panel Cabinets, Granite Countertops, Built-in Ge Stainless Stee...

Photo of Listing #13774371

2824 Village Creek Street, Celina, TX - $401,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,539 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Gold Series Lakefront Plan Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths & Game Room...huge Lot! No Upgrades Needed, This Megatel Home Already Includes Stone Elevation, Coach Lights, 8' Knotty Alder Front Door, Gray Kitchen Cabinets With Sileston...

808 Esk Avenue, Celina, TX - $412,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,504 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mahogany Front Door. Entry And Extended Entry With 12-foot Ceilings. Library With Ceramic Tile Floor And French Doors Off The Entry. Open Kitchen Features An Island With Built-in Seating Space. Open Family Room Features A Cast Stone Fireplace With...

3609 Fieldview Court, Celina, TX - $400,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,337 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Highland Built Home! Your Chance To Live In The Sought After Community Of Light Farms With Prosper Schools. Floor Plan Has 2 Full Bedrooms And 2 Full Bathrooms Downstairs. Features Of This Home Include True Hardwood Floors, Stainless Appliances, E...

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804 Esk Avenue, Celina, TX - $399,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,567 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mahogany Front Door. Library With French Doors Set At Entry. Family Room With Ceramic Tile Floor Features A Wall Of Windows And Cast Stone Fireplace. Kitchen Features A Walk-in Pantry, Butler's Pantry And An Island With Built-in Seating Space That...


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Listing information last updated on February 24th, 2018 at 2:15am CST.