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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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4333 Switchgrass Street, Celina, TX - $374,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,948 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Striking Property With Awesome Curb Appeal And Covered Front Porch. You Will Enjoy Comfortable Living With An Abundance Of Gorgeous Wood Floors In Entry, Dining, Living, Kitchen And Breakfast Area. Tastefully Decorated With White Kitchen Cabine...

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813 Overton Avenue, Celina, TX - $413,788

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,795 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13824180 - Built By Highland Homes - July Completion! ~ Over Siized Lot! Charming Front Porch! Vaulted Ceiling, Wrought Iron Railing At First Floor And Front Overlook, Cozy Stone Fireplace. French Doors, Upgraded 8 Foot Front Door, 6.5 Inch ...

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1704 Daldoran Drive, Celina, TX - $373,415

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,715 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13824193 - Built By Highland Homes - July Completion! ~ 1 Story, Upgraded 8' Front Door, White Painted Cabinets, Upgraded Flooring, Stone Fireplace, Separate Bath And Shower In Master, Extended Outdoor Living On A 60' Lot

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801 Glen Crossing Drive, Celina, TX - $354,714

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,297 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13824196 - Built By Highland Homes - July Completion! ~ Single Story, Upgraded Flooring, Painted Cabinets, Granite Kitchen Countertops, Stone Fireplace, Extended Outdoor Living

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421 Forefront Avenue, Celina, TX - $389,101

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,843 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Mls# 13822221 - Built By Highland Homes - July Completion! ~ Awesome Home! 5 Inch Lvl 2 Wood Flooring In Main Living Downstairs, Upgraded Tile In All Baths & Utility. Kitchen Features, White Painted Cabinets, Gas Cooktop, Built In Oven, Granite, S...

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532 Barnstorm Drive, Celina, TX - $309,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,843 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Adorable Craftsman! Sparkling White Trim On Exterior & Cute Front Porch Beckons Inside To Design Choices Incl: Engineered Hardwoods, Stone Fireplace, Vaulted Ceilings, Open Concept Living-kitchen-dining. (dining Rm Currently A Play Area) Kitchen H...

1724 Lithgow Road, Celina, TX - $386,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,927 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Mls# 13818449 - Built By Highland Homes - July Completion! ~ 2 Story, 2 Bedrooms Down And 2 Up, Dedicated Study, Game Room, Upgraded Kitchen Package, White Painted Kitchen Cabinets, Granite Kitchen Counter Tops, Upgraded Flooring, Stone Fireplace,...

4305 Switchgrass Street, Celina, TX - $385,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,281 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Gorgeous Highland Home. Approximately 1.5 Years New - Barely Lived In! Has A Large Yard That Backs Up To Open Land With Sunset Views Each Night. How Good Is That With All The Goodies In Place To Really Enjoy This Outdoor Life! The Home Is Done Wit...

3050 Seattle Slew Drive, Celina, TX - $349,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,962 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Final Opportunities In Mustang Lakes! Lovely Home Within Prosper Isd! Cozy Fireplace With Gas Logs. Stunning Hardwood Flooring Throughout. Stainless Appliances With Under Cabinet Lighting. Large Island And Pantry! The Extended Dining Area Provides...

1012 Berry Street, Celina, TX - $342,701

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,768 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Mls# 13818085 - Built By M-i Homes - April Completion! ~ Terrific 4 Bedroom 3 ½ Bath Open Floor Plan With A 2 Story Family Room, Open Rails From The Game Room Upstairs And Study. You'll Love The Master Down With A Bay Window And Large Kitchen With...

2908 Seattle Slew Drive, Celina, TX - $384,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,770 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Final Opportunities! Upgraded Stone Exterior! Lovely Home In Prosper Isd! Cozy Fireplace With Gas Logs. Stunning Hardwood Flooring Throughout First Floor. Stainless Appliances! Large Island, Walk-in Pantry! Formal And Casual Dining Areas. Owner's ...

4138 Patterson Lane, Celina, TX - $371,344

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,477 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Mls# 13818166 - Built By Highland Homes - July Completion! ~ Fabulous Front Porch + Large Covered Patio. Upgrades Include, Some Open Wrought Iron Railing, Wood Floors, Level 4 Front Door, Stone Fireplace & 5+ Baseboards. Kitchen Includes, White Pa...

416 Zion Parkway, Celina, TX - $355,010

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,421 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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New Construction - Parkside In Celina. Beautiful Two Story Caldwell Plan - Elevation A. Available For June 2018 Move-in. 5br, 3ba + Media Room + Fireplace + Extended Covered Patio - 3421 Sq.ft. Open Concept Layout With Stainless Steel Appliances, ...

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3615 Millstone Way, Celina, TX - $400,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,510 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Don't Miss This One! Located In Celina's Active Light Farms Community With Multiple Pools, Beach, Gym, Community Center, Cafe, Dog Park, Walking Trails, Camp Ground, Neighborhood Prosper Isd Elementary & More! Hoa Also Includes Your Front Lawn Mai...

Photo of Listing #13815955

2932 Seattle Slew Drive, Celina, TX - $369,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,306 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Final Opportunities! Lovely Home Within Prosper Isd! Cozy Fireplace With Gas Logs. Stunning Hardwood Flooring Throughout First Floor. Stainless Appliances With Double Oven. Large Island, Walk-in Pantry! Owner's Suite With Bay Window And Oversized...


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Listing information last updated on April 23rd, 2018 at 12:31pm CDT.