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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.

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Photo of Listing #13868655

5284 Canfield Drive, Forney, TX - $274,327

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,270 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Brand New Gehan Home With Est. August Completion! Located In Forney On The Historic Govenor William Clements Ranch, A Beautiful Master Planned Community Plus Amenities, Including An 8000 Sqft Ranch House, Converted Into An Amenity Center, With Pic...

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5209 Dolph Briscoe Drive, Forney, TX - $274,139

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,270 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Brand New Gehan Home With Est. August Completion! Located In Forney On The Historic Govenor William Clements Ranch, A Beautiful Master Planned Community Plus Amenities, Including An 8000 Sqft Ranch House, Converted Into An Amenity Center, With Pic...

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1010 Fredonia Drive, Forney, TX - $259,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,970 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Open And Bright! Great Floor Plan! Spacious 4bd+1study House. Master And Study Downstairs With 3 Bedrooms And Game Room Upstairs. Brand New Carpet For All Bedrooms And Game Room. Hardwood On Entry, Family Room, Dining Room And Study. Beautiful Cov...

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5237 Dolph Briscoe Drive, Forney, TX - $261,437

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,800 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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**please Stop By The Model Home Located At 5209 Mills Drive To See This Home!** Brand New Gehan Home Landmark Product With Est. August Completion! Gorgeous Single-story Exhibits The Driskill Plan, Offering 1800 Sqft Of Living Space Spanning 3 Beds...

Photo of Listing #13868666

5225 Dolph Briscoe Drive, Forney, TX - $251,207

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,800 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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**please Stop By The Model Home Located At 5209 Mills Drive To See This Home!** Brand New Gehan Home Landmark Product With Est. August Completion! Gorgeous Single-story Exhibits The Driskill Plan, Offering 1800 Sqft Of Living Space Spanning 3 Beds...

Photo of Listing #13868792

253 Fox Hollow Street, Forney, TX - $319,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,214 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Awesome New Sumeer Home Ready For Quick Close. Fantastic Floorplan For Large Family. Includes Great Kitchen, Large Family, Gameroom And Media Room. Kitchen Filled With Beautiful Cabinets And A Walk In Pantry. Show And Sell. Make Your Clients Happ...

Photo of Listing #13868925

120 Chinaberry Trail, Forney, TX - $274,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,814 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Home Backs Up To Mulberry Park In The Highly Desired Trails Of Chestnut Meadow. Exceptional Layout With Four Bedrooms, Four Baths, Large Bonus Room Upstairs Could Be Converted To A Fifth Bedroom, Game Room For The Kids Or Movie Room. Gr...

Photo of Listing #13866126

315 Acadia Lane, Forney, TX - $239,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,872 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Stunning Newer 3.2.2 Home In Fantastic Neighborhood!! Greeted By The Mature Landscape With Brick Accents. Welcomed Inside To Find The Formal Dining With Wood Floors That Lead You Past Built In Art Niches To The Great Room. Open Floor Plan With ...

Photo of Listing #13867804

423 Beech Court, Forney, TX - $249,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,096 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Chestnut Meadows 4 Bedroom With A Study Or A Possible 5th Bedroom, Open Floor Plan With Ceiling Fans, 2inch Blinds Throughout, Walk In Closets, Nicely Manicured Yard, Extended Stone Patio For Entertaining Your Friends Or Family And Home Sits On A ...

Photo of Listing #13860755

120 Stone Street, Forney, TX - $279,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,831 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Absolutely Immaculate Highland Home In Highly Sought After Skyline Estates In Forney Isd With Updates That Include: 6 Inch Hickory Wood Flooring Throughout Entire Downstairs, Custom Blinds And Plantation Shutters, Impact Resistant Class 4 Lifetime...

Photo of Listing #13866896

232 Amherst Drive, Forney, TX - $235,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,822 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Adorable Single Story With Brick Elevation And Immaculate Landscaping! Inside You Will Find 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Formal Dining, 2-car Garage, And Backyard Pool! Upgrades Include New Roof 2016, New Ac 2017, Beautiful Laminate Flooring Througho...

Photo of Listing #13866703

2102 Songbird Drive, Forney, TX - $235,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,612 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Well Kept Single Story In Windmill Farms! Large Spacious Floorplan Featuring 4 Bedrooms With An Office. Eat In Kitchen Opens To Family Room Perfect For Large Gatherings. Formal Dining Off Entrance Could Be Used As A 2nd Living Area If Desired. Ove...

Photo of Listing #13867460

2125 Glaston Road, Forney, TX - $239,450

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,739 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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New Construction - Devonshire, A Master-planned Community In Forney. One Story Brookmere Plan - Elevation O. Available For September 2018 Move-in. 3br, 2ba + Patio + Study - 1739 Sq.ft. Open Floorplan And Gourmet Kitchen With Island, 42 Inch Upper...

Photo of Listing #13848091

649 Cedar Elm Trail, Forney, TX - $249,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,058 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Impeccable 1 Story Home With Open Floor Plan Offering Lots Of Windows And Natural Light. Living Room With Fireplace Is Open To The Kitchen And Breakfast Nook. Kitchen Features Corian Counters With Tile Backsplash, Gas Stove, Island With Breakfast ...

Photo of Listing #13866206

2470 Monty Street, Forney, TX - $244,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,565 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Great Open Floor Plan, With Kitchen Island, Loft Area, Lots Of Closet Space, And Spacious Bedrooms And Closets! Master Bedroom Has A Sitting Area Included! Very Close To Completion!


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