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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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2912 Hackberry Creek Trail, Celina, TX - $374,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,615 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Megatel Homes' Lakefront-- Welcoming Front Porch--large Back Yard--open Floor Plan--huge Kitchen Island--granite--18 Inch Tile--ss Appliances--energy Star Certified With 16 Seer Trane, Radiant Barrier, Wifi Thermostat & R-15 Blown Insulation Plus ...

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3045 Bold Ruler Road, Celina, TX - $384,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,153 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13914838 - Built By Drees Custom Homes - November Completion! ~ Open One Story Home That Provides Everything Buyers Want - Combined Family Room, Breakfast-dining And Kitchen. Private Master Suite With A Great Master Suite Bathroom And Closet...

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3122 Turkey Creek Trail, Celina, TX - $395,946

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,053 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautiful Beazer Homes New Construction, Aberdeen Floorplan In The Master Planned Community Of Creeks Of Legacy.4 Bed, 3.5 Baths With 2 Bed-bath Down, Dining Room, Fireplace, Expanded Laundry Room, Media Room And Covered Patio And Porch! This Home...

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3701 Brinkley Drive, Celina, TX - $399,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,399 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful One Story Brick And Stone Home With 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, Study, Dining, Covered Outdoor Living Area And A 2.5 Car Garage! This Great One Story Home Is Finished Out With Wood Floors, Designer Tiles And Carpet, As Well As Built In...

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302 Tobiano Court, Celina, TX - $359,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,966 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Beautiful Home With Abundant Windows On Cul De Sac! Walk Or Bike To 10 Acre Catch And Release Pond With Fishing Pier! This Home Features Wood Floors Throughout With Ceramic Tile In Kitchen, Breakfast, Entry And Baths. Kitchen Features Island, Abun...

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829 Glen Crossing Drive, Celina, TX - $414,613

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,888 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13912329 - Built By Highland Homes - September Completion! ~ Oversized Lot - .28 Acre; English Inspired Elevation W Upgraded 6' Glass & Iron Detailed Front Door; Great Entertaining Space W Entertainment Room, Dining & Family Room; Kitchen Fea...

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323 Westphalian Drive, Celina, TX - $375,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,020 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Lovely One Story House Located In The Newest Phase Of Carter Ranch. Many Upgrades Include Stone Front Elevation, Extended Size Covered Patio With Plumbed Gas And Water Line, Plantation Shutters, Tile Mud Pan In Baths, Premium Carpet And Granite Co...

Photo of Listing #13910299

605 Overton Avenue, Celina, TX - $372,924

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,760 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Mls# 13910299 - Built By Highland Homes - November Completion! ~ New Build In Light Farms Which Is A Master Planned Community. Popular 2 Story Floor Plan. Beautiful Vaulted Ceiling In Family Living Room, Wrought Iron Railing At First Floor And Fr...

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300 Tobiano Court, Celina, TX - $385,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,231 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Wow! This House Has It All! Corner Lot On A Cul De Sac With Beautiful Spaces And An Open Floor Plan Rich With Character From Architectural Details! Soaring Vaulted, Coffered And Tray Ceilings & Crown Moldings, Archways, Ledges, Balconies, And A Gr...

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4135 Starlight Creek Drive, Celina, TX - $357,690

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,760 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mls# 13910093 - Built By Highland Homes - January Completion! ~ Amazing 2 Story Plan With Vaulted Ceilings In The Family Room. Great Kitchen Includes, Gas Cooktop With Built In Oven, Granite, Upgraded Backsplash, Undermount Sink And Stainless App...

4108 Starlight Creek Drive, Celina, TX - $353,650

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,211 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mls# 13910130 - Built By Highland Homes - October Completion! ~ Open Ranch Style Home. 8 Entry Door. Very Large Open Concept. Kitchen, Formal And Family In One Large Open Area. Large Covered Patio Extends Your Living Area. Drop In Gas Cooktop, B...

4119 Starlight Creek Lane, Celina, TX - $331,735

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,849 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mls# 13910255 - Built By Highland Homes - November Completion! ~ New Build. Master Planned Community. Prosper Isd. Beautiful Simple Floor Plan. Bring Your Pop Of Color To This Bright, Light And White Floor Floor Plan. Gourmet Kitchen With Larg...

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4152 Starlight Creek Drive, Celina, TX - $374,814

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,507 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mls# 13910279 - Built By Highland Homes - November Completion! ~ New Construction! Master Plan Community - Light Farms Prosper Isd. Popular Model Plan!!! Family, Dining And Kitchen All Open. Bright Kitchen Includes Under Cabinet Light, Large Isl...

4104 Starlight Creek Drive, Celina, TX - $347,005

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,111 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Mls# 13910296 - Built By Highland Homes - November Completion!! ~ New Construction. Master Planned Community - Light Farms. Prosper Isd. Great Family Home Sits On Corner Lot. Great Room Includes Family Room With Corner Stone Fireplace, Kitchen, K...

1321 Skyflower Lane, Celina, TX - $419,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,380 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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This Highland Built Home Is The Total Package! 4 Bedrooms 3.5 Baths, Master & Secondary Bedroom & Office Down With 2 Beds Up And A Dedicated Media Rm, Game Rm & A Flex Rm. Hand Scraped Wood Flooring Thru-out Living Areas & Kitchen, Plantation Shu...


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Listing information last updated on August 16th, 2018 at 4:31pm CDT.