Connect

Find us on...

Dashboard

DFW residential real estate » Best Dallas suburbs » Celina

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.

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.

Map Save this Search
Sort listings by:New Listings First
Photo of Listing #13869095

751 Tolleson Drive, Celina, TX - $355,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,029 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
View details More Photos Save

Beautiful Brick & Stone Elevation Of A 2013 Dr Horton Home With Front Porch On A Large .22 Acre Lot. This Home Has Been Immaculately Maintained And Looks Like New. The Home Has 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 3 Living Areas Including Media Room. Upgrades I...

Photo of Listing #13869253

2621 Old Stables Drive, Celina, TX - $375,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,384 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
View details More Photos Save

Grand Entrance With Wood Flooring Greets You As Enter. On One Side Is A Beautiful Dining Room With Attached Butler's Pantry. The Other Side Of The Entrance Is A Great Room With French Doors To Be Used As An Office. Down The Hall Is A Great Size...

Photo of Listing #13867685

608 Arcadia Way, Celina, TX - $375,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,112 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Welcome To The Best Kept Secret In The Celina And Prosper Areas! A Rare 5 Bedroom 3.5 Bathroom In Beautiful Parkside! This Home Boasts All Of The Upgrades You Can Imagine... Light And Bright With An Abundance Of Windows Dressed With High-end Plan...

Photo of Listing #13867879

1423 Carnation Lane, Celina, TX - $365,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,399 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

American Legend 1 Story, 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home Located In The Sought After Lilyana Community! Prosper Isd, Swimming Pool And Outdoor Community Area Within Community, Home To Future Prosper Elementary School, Less Than A Mile To Preston Road.

Photo of Listing #13867987

324 Camille Crossing, Celina, TX - $394,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,340 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

New Construction - The Homestead At Ownsby Farms In Celina. Beautiful Two Story Mooreville Plan With Brick And Stone Exterior - Elevation B. Available For October 2018 Move-in. 4br, 3ba + Media Room + Study + Fireplace + Covered Patio - 3340 Sq.ft...

Photo of Listing #13860545

2955 Pine Creek Way, Celina, TX - $384,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,753 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Amazing 1 Story W Guest Quarters, Next Gen -home Within A Home By Lennar. Gorgeous Drive Up Appeal!private Entry To Guest Quarters,island Kitchen W Granite & Brkfst Bar, Living Area, Bedroom & Full Bath. Main House,gourmet Kitchen W Lrg Island, J...

Photo of Listing #13866772

2506 War Admiral Street, Celina, TX - $323,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,861 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Coming Soon! New David Weekley Home! The Griggs Is A Spacious, Well-designed 1 Story, 3 Bed, 2 Bath, Plan In Mustang Lakes. Work From Home In Your Private Study With French Doors Or Relax In Your Private Owner’s Suite Secluded In The Back Of Home ...

Photo of Listing #13854957

326 Lusitano Court, Celina, TX - $379,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,402 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Spacious 4 Bdrm, 3 Car On Premium Cul-de-sac Lot Overlooks 10 Acre Lake In Sought After Carter Ranch. Home Features Newly Installed Flooring, Stacked Formals, 2 Story Familyrm W Floor To Ceiling Stone Fireplace, Eat-in Kitchen W Granite Ctops, Ss ...

Photo of Listing #13864401

4018 Bear Creek Court, Celina, TX - $398,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,910 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Stunning 1.5 Story On An Oversized, Cul-de-sac Lot In Creeks Of Legacy! This Home Has It All! Nail Down Hardwood Floors, Custom Built Alderwood Cabinets, Plantation Shutters, Oil Rubbed Bronze Fixtures, Custom Lighting & Tankless Water Heater! Hig...

Photo of Listing #13867276

1424 Snowdrop Drive, Celina, TX - $345,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,087 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

American Legend 1 Story Home With 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths Located In The Sought After Lilyana Community! Prosper Isd, Community Swimming Pool And Outdoor Community Area Within Community. Home To Future Prosper Elementary School And Less Than A Mile To...

Photo of Listing #13865745

945 Bluebird Way, Celina, TX - $305,810

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,868 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Amenities Including Pool, Play Area, Miles Of Hike And Bike Trails, Green Spaces And An On-site Elementary School In Acclaimed Celina Isd. Please See Showing Instructions... Plan 4606

Photo of Listing #13865747

1708 Daldoran Drive, Celina, TX - $420,780

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,395 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Mls# 13865747 - Built By Highland Homes - August Completion! ~ 2 Story, Upgraded Kitchen With Separate Cooktop And Built In Microwave And Oven, White Painted Cabinets, Luxury Vinyl Plank Flooring, Granite Kitchen Counter Tops, Separate Shower And ...

Photo of Listing #13865752

928 Bluebird Way, Celina, TX - $304,650

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,868 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Amenities Including Pool, Play Area, Miles Of Hike And Bike Trails, Green Spaces And An On-site Elementary School In Acclaimed Celina Isd. Please See Showing Instructions... Plan 4606

Photo of Listing #13865770

816 Bluebird Way, Celina, TX - $323,015

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,140 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Amenities Including Pool, Play Area, Miles Of Hike And Bike Trails, Green Spaces And An On-site Elementary School In Acclaimed Celina Isd. Please See Showing Instructions... Plan 2141

Photo of Listing #13866433

6229 Gloucester Drive, Celina, TX - $307,788

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,067 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
View details More Photos Save

Beazer Homes New Construction Home In The Millbrook Floor Plan In The Community Of Sutton Fields. This Spacious One Story Home Has 4 Beds 2 Baths, Dining Room, Study, Breakfast Area, Covered Patio. The Beautiful Kitchen Features Quartz Counters, A...


More about living in Celina




Looking for the best real estate agent to assist you in buying a home in the Dallas suburbs?

If you are looking for a professional, business-savvy buyer's agent, please call 972 355-3511 or send me an email and let's talk about how we can assist you. If you will be traveling from outside the DFW area and want us to show you houses while you are here, please call before finalizing your plans.


Dave Downs - military service

Users may not reproduce or redistribute the data found on this site. The data is for viewing purposes only. Data is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or NTREIS.

Listing information last updated on June 17th, 2018 at 8:16pm CDT.