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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
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||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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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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.
2912 Hackberry Creek Trail, Celina, TX - $374,000
3045 Bold Ruler Road, Celina, TX - $384,990
3122 Turkey Creek Trail, Celina, TX - $395,946
3701 Brinkley Drive, Celina, TX - $399,990
302 Tobiano Court, Celina, TX - $359,000
829 Glen Crossing Drive, Celina, TX - $414,613
323 Westphalian Drive, Celina, TX - $375,900
605 Overton Avenue, Celina, TX - $372,924
300 Tobiano Court, Celina, TX - $385,000
4135 Starlight Creek Drive, Celina, TX - $357,690
4108 Starlight Creek Drive, Celina, TX - $353,650
4119 Starlight Creek Lane, Celina, TX - $331,735
4152 Starlight Creek Drive, Celina, TX - $374,814
4104 Starlight Creek Drive, Celina, TX - $347,005
1321 Skyflower Lane, Celina, TX - $419,900
More about living in Celina
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Listing information last updated on August 16th, 2018 at 4:31pm CDT.