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Living In Forney TX


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


Forney livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 31

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

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 84.0%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 18.1
  2017 median home sale price: $220,000
  2016 residences owner occupied: 83.3%
  2016 median household income: $73,254
  2016 population: 19,122
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 21.1%


Forney has had the tenth fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-seventh highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs. Some of the ways Forney is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Forney is located in northwest Kaufman County, approximately 21 miles east of downtown Dallas and 53 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Forney's proximity to downtown Dallas and to both the north Dallas and Las Colinas business centers is likely to make Forney 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 Forney are eligible to attend Forney ISD schools. The attendance boundaries of Rockwall ISD also extends into Forney.

Information about student performance at the schools attended by Forney 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.


Recent home sales

On average, prices of Forney MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 20.8 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $220,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $90,000 to $500,000... average size of houses sold was 2,250 square feet, average square foot price was $104.36 and average house age was 13.5 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 28 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 21 miles and 23 minutes drive time without traffic from central Forney to downtown Dallas ... 27 miles and 27 minutes to north Dallas business center ... 33 miles and 33 minutes to Las Colinas business center

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 19,122 ... population density 2,452 residents per square mile ... 2016 annual median household income $73,524 ... 83.3 percent of Forney residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Forney 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 Forney attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since each of these entities have different tax rates, Forney real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.65 percent to 2.75 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.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Forney

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

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Photo of Listing #13779756

3000 Lost Maples Circle, Forney, TX - $299,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,968 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Impressive Drive Up On Corner Lot Of A Cul-de-sac In Highly Desired Windmill Farms. Barnwood Accents Abound In This Gorgeous 3968 Sf Home. Need More Space? This Is The One! Beautiful And Easy To Maintain Wood Look Ceramic Tile In Dining And Living...

Photo of Listing #13781266

211 Rambling Way, Forney, TX - $249,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,985 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Looking For A Beautiful Home With Plenty Of Space? This 2 Story Home Has 5 Spacious Bedrooms And 2 & .5 Bathrooms. The First Floor Features A Large Living Area With Woodburning Fireplace And Formal Dining. Allbedrooms Are Oversized And Have New...

Photo of Listing #13779189

400 Temple Trail, Forney, TX - $299,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,879 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Come And Visit This Great Home On A Corner Lot In Forney. The Open Floor Plan That Makes It Seem Huge. The Kitchen Is Both Wide And Long Combining With The Living Room To Form One Great Area. Very Large Master And Two Good Size Secondary Bedrooms...

Photo of Listing #13782156

12261 Golden Meadow Lane, Forney, TX - $285,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,230 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Updated Custom Built Offers No Hoa On A Cul-de-sac Street. 1.27 Acres Nestled In A Mature Neighborhood Close To Highways. Family Plan Offers Split Bedrooms For Privacy. Master Has Separate Heat&air Controls, Dual Granite Vanities, Jacuzzi Tub & Sp...

Photo of Listing #13782234

1581 Ferguson Drive, Forney, TX - $267,843

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,800 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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**please Stop By The Model Homes Located At 1621 & 1625 Cedar Crest Drive To View This Home!** Brand New Gehan Home Landmark Product With Est. April Completion! Gorgeous Single-story Exhibits The Open Layout Driskill Plan, Offering 1800 Sqft Of Li...

Photo of Listing #13782260

1380 Greenbelt Drive, Forney, TX - $263,303

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,800 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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**please Stop By The Model Homes Located At 1621 & 1625 Cedar Crest Drive To View This Home!** Brand New Gehan Home Landmark Product With Est. April Completion! Gorgeous Single-story Exhibits The Open Layout Driskill Plan, Offering 1800 Sqft Of Li...

Photo of Listing #13782280

1577 Ferguson Drive, Forney, TX - $265,402

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,960 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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**please Stop By The Model Homes Located At 1621 & 1625 Cedar Crest Drive To View This Home!** Brand New Gehan Home Landmark Product With Est April Completion! Gorgeous Single-story Exhibits The Kimbell Plan, Offering 1960 Sqft Of Living Space Spa...

Photo of Listing #13782317

1384 Greenbelt Drive, Forney, TX - $265,378

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,960 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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**please Stop By The Model Homes Located At 1621 & 1625 Cedar Crest Drive To View This Home** Brand New Gehan Home Landmark Product With Est April Completion! Gorgeous Single-story Exhibits The Kimbell Plan, Offering 1960 Sqft Of Living Space Span...

Photo of Listing #13780638

518 Colt Drive, Forney, TX - $269,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,732 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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A Simply Gorgeous Home With Lots Of Updates. Island Kitchen, Updated Light Fixtures, Granite Counters, Stained Cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances, Tile And Laminate Wood Floors Down Stairs, Hardwood Floors Upstairs, Stained Wood Covered Patio, C...

Photo of Listing #13781086

1573 Ferguson Drive, Forney, TX - $283,831

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,270 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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**please Stop By The Model Homes Located At 1621 & 1625 Cedar Crest Drive To View This Home!** Brand New Gehan Home Landmark Product With Est. April Completion! Gorgeous 2-story Exhibits The Lexington Plan, Offering 2270 Sqft Of Living Space Spann...

Photo of Listing #13779899

540 Stockton Drive, Forney, TX - $233,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,724 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Stone Elevation And Turret. Monitored Security System With Doors And Windows Contacted And Glass Breakage Monitoring Equipment. Seven Camera Video Surveillance System With Cell Phone Monitoring Capability. Three Inch Blinds. Solar Screens On All W...

Photo of Listing #13779804

160 Doe Meadow Lane, Forney, TX - $260,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,046 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Great 4 Br 2 Ba Home For A Family Just Minutes From Shopping And Restaurants In Desirable Forney Isd! You Will Love The Attention To Detail And Upgrades, Including 2 In Blinds, Theater Wiring, Art Niches, Bull Nose Corners, Custom Lighting, And E...

Photo of Listing #13781023

1569 Ferguson Drive, Forney, TX - $297,468

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,740 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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**please Stop By The Model Homes Located At 1621 & 1625 Cedar Crest Drive To View This Home!** Brand New Gehan Home Landmark Product With Est. April Completion! Gorgeous 2-story Exhibits The Meyerson Plan, Offering 2740 Sqft Of Living Space Spanni...

Photo of Listing #13777640

2026 Rosebury Lane, Forney, TX - $289,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,421 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Beautiful Beazer Home Avalon Floor Plan In The Beautiful Master Planned Community Of Devonshire. 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, With Two Bedrooms Downstairs, Breakfast Area, Loft And Fireplace. Home Includes Many Extras Including A Outdoor Covered Patio. Th...

Photo of Listing #13769524

8910 Blackhaw Street, Forney, TX - $245,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,133 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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New! Move-in Ready! This Lovely 4 Bedroom House Features A Large Family Room With Lots Of Light. The Fully Equipped Kitchen Showcases New, Energy Efficient Kitchen Appliances (including Refrigerator) And Stunning Granite Countertops. The Spacio...


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