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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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8960 Blackhaw Street, Forney, TX - $240,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,008 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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New! Move-in Ready! This Lovely 3 Bedroom House With Game-flex Room Features A Large Family Room With Lots Of Light. The Fully Equipped Kitchen Showcases New, Energy Efficient Kitchen Appliances (including Refrigerator) And Stunning Granite Coun...

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9210 Bald Cypress Street, Forney, TX - $271,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,663 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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New! Move-in Ready! This Lovely 5 Bedroom House With Gameroom Features A Large Family Room With Lots Of Light. The Fully Equipped Kitchen Showcases New, Energy Efficient Kitchen Appliances (including Refrigerator) And Stunning Granite Countertop...

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1603 Castleford Drive, Forney, TX - $323,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,338 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13914530 - Built By Highland Homes - Ready Now! ~ Huge Lot! Granite Counter-tops, Gas Cook-top, Designer Back-splash. Master With Separate Tub And Shower, Makeup Vanity, Open Floor Plan.

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2054 Dripping Springs Drive, Forney, TX - $282,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,977 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Stunning 4 Bed, 3 Bath, Upgrades Throughout, New Front Landscaping Welcome You Into An Amazing Home! Large Kitchen Features Granite Counters And Ample Storage That Overlooks A Large Living Room Equipped With Surround Sound, Wood Burning Fireplace,...

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500 Persimmon Trail, Forney, TX - $295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,684 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Home Sweet Home In Sought After Trails Of Chestnut Meadows! Perfectly Maintained Horizon Built Home With Master & 2 Bedrooms Down, Open Living & Kitchen With Plenty Of Room For Entertaining, Great Child's Retreat Downstairs, Bonus Room Upstairs Is...

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314 Graham, Forney, TX - $281,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,320 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Built In 2007, This Forney Offers A Fireplace And A Three-car Garage. Upgraded Features Include Fresh Interior Paint. A Community Pool Is Part Of The Hoa. Home Comes With A 30-day Buyback Guarantee. Terms And Conditions Apply.

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1105 Bainbridge Lane, Forney, TX - $225,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,261 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Built In 2002, This Forney Open-layout Home Offers Granite Kitchen Countertops And A Fireplace. Upgraded Features Include Fresh Interior Paint. A Community Pool Is Part Of The Hoa. Home Comes With A 30-day Buyback Guarantee. Terms And Conditions A...

Photo of Listing #13912929

1588 Sugarberry Drive, Forney, TX - $302,863

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,242 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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This New David Weekley Home Is A Must See Home In Sought After Gateway Parks Community. Once Inside You’ll Enjoy Upgraded Flooring And An Open Floor Plan. A Luxurious Master Suite Leads You The Owner’s Bathroom That Has His And Her Vanities With A...

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113 Cole Street, Forney, TX - $229,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,915 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Amenities Galore Can Be Found In This Beautiful Highland Home! One Story With Extensive Ceramic Tile And Hardwoods! Elegant Formal Dining! The Open-style Kitchen Offers Granite Countertops, Island, Ss Appliances, And A Gas Range! Split Bedroom Arr...

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3131 Marble Falls, Forney, TX - $229,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,870 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Adorable Open Floor Plan Great Drive Up Appeal Has Landscaped Front Yard And Nice Porch To Set Outside. Enter Onto Tiled Entry Way With Formal Living Or Dining Then Into Island Kitchen And Open Family Area For Entertaining With Laminate Wood Like ...

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4470 Elderberry Street, Forney, TX - $248,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,056 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Open Floor Plan Perfect For Families Large Or Small.study Den Secluded Away From Living Area And Bedrooms Closed Off With Beautiful French Doors.spacious Kitchen Features A Massive Island For Preparing Meals Or Entertaining.large Pantry. So Much C...

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130 Cherrytree Trail, Forney, TX - $259,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,791 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Beautiful 4-2.5-2 With Office. Open Floor Plan Perfect For Entertaining. Updated Kitchen Includes Granite Counter Tops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Stained Cabinets And Fresh Paint. All Bedrooms Are Upstairs And Include Walk In Closets And New Ce...

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2039 Avondown Road, Forney, TX - $259,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,145 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Barely Lived In 1-story Pulte Home W-great Drive Up In Brick-stone Elevation, House Gently Lived In & Ready To Move In! Over 2100sf Of Open Floor Plan, Study W-double French Doors Up Front, Rounded Drywall Corners, Well Appointed Island Kitchen W-...

415 Sweetgum Trail, Forney, TX - $275,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,878 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Location, Location! Strategically Located Just A Few Blocks From Mulberry Park, Baseball Complex + Near Schools & Restaurants Along Hwy 80. Traditional Style Home On Large Corner Lot (.23 Acre) In Popular Trails Of Chestnut Meadow! Interior Featur...

1034 Eagle Nest Avenue, Forney, TX - $299,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,924 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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In Coveted Fox Hollow Addition On Well Landscaped Corner Lot. This Well Cared For Home With Plenty Of Space Tucked In 2934 Sq Ft. Can Be Yours By End Of August!downsizing Special All Media Equipment Stays With House, Along With Surround Sound,tv A...


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