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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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2024 Diamondback, Forney, TX - $225,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,888 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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You Can Stop Looking For Your New Home-this Is It! Ranch Style Home With Stone Accents Create A Welcome Drive-up. Engineered Hardwoods Featured In Much Of The Home For Easy Living. Open Kitchen Overlooks Dining & Living Area So No One Is Left Ou...

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120 Chinaberry Trail, Forney, TX - $279,987

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,814 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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A Must See For Families! Beautiful Home 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...

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321 Timber Road, Forney, TX - $319,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,210 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Awesome New Sumeer Home Ready For Quick Close. Fantastic Floorplan For Large Family. Great For Multi Generational Family With 2 Bedrooms And 2 Full Bathrooms Downstairs. Large Kitchen Filled With Alder Wood Cabinets And Beautiful Granite Counter ...

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105 Drycreek Drive, Forney, TX - $249,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,042 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Welcomed By The Charming Front Porch & Mature Landscape, You’ll Find The Formal Dining & Office Upon Entry. Open Concept Living Room Boast Vaulted Ceilings, Wood Floors & Gas Fireplace. Kitchen Has Beautiful Cherry Cabinets, Ample Counter Space, I...

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206 Freedom Trail, Forney, TX - $227,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,868 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Upgraded Features Include Fresh Interior Paint And New Carpet. This Home Comes With A 30-day Buyback Guarantee. Terms And Conditions Apply.

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405 Bardwell Way, Forney, TX - $275,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,305 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Welcome To This Lovely 4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Home In The Villages Of Fox Hollow. Enjoy The Neutral Color Pallet And Hardwood Floors That Flow Throughout This Beautiful Home. The Bright Entryway Is Flanked By The Formal Dining And Living Rooms. The...

Photo of Listing #13821724

1110 Mule Deer Road, Forney, TX - $289,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,395 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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This Gorgeous Home Has Lots Of Space For A Growing Family. With Beautiful Hand Scraped Bamboo Floor In The Master Bedroom, Family Room & Study Will Bring A Visionary Delight To Anyone. Study Can Be Made Into 5th Bedroom. Kitchen Has Corian Counte...

Photo of Listing #13822246

1264 Lawnview Drive, Forney, TX - $298,306

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,304 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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**please Stop By The Model Home Located At 1621 Cedar Crest Drive To View This Home!** Brand New Gehan Home In Gateway Parks With Est. August Completion! Gorgeous 1.5-story Exhibits The Palm Plan, Offering 2304 Sqft Of Living Space Spanning 3 Bedr...

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107 Shenandoah Court, Forney, TX - $258,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,996 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Lennar 1 Story 4 Bed 2 Bath With Formal Dining, Fireplace, Covered Patio And Brick & Exterior! Includes Ge Stainless Appliance Pkg With Electric Range, Dishwasher & Side By Side Refrigerator, Brushed Nickel Fixtures, Granite Counter Tops. Rounded ...

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412 Acadia Lane, Forney, TX - $271,174

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,258 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Lennar 2 Story 4 Bed 2.5 Bath With Gameroom, Fireplace, Covered Patio And Brick Exterior! Includes Ge Stainless Appliance Pkg With Electric Range & Dishwasher, Brushed Nickel Fixtures & Granite Counter Tops. Rounded Corners, 2in. Faux Wood Blinds....

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116 Shenandoah Court, Forney, TX - $278,199

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,348 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Lennar 2 Story 4 Bed 2.5 Bath With Gameroom, Fireplace, Covered Patio And Brick Exterior! Includes Ge Stainless Appliance Pkg With Electric Range, Dishwasher & Side By Side Refrigerator, Brushed Nickel Fixtures, Granite Counter Tops & Kictchen Cab...

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123 Chaco Drive, Forney, TX - $274,949

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,258 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Lennar 2 Story 4 Bed 2.5 Bath With Gameroom, Fireplace, Covered Patio And Brick Exterior! Includes Ge Stainless Appliance Pkg With Electric Range & Dishwasher, Brushed Nickel Fixtures & Quartz Counter Tops. Rounded Corners, 2in. Faux Wood Blinds; ...

Photo of Listing #13814173

1422 Vista Ridge Drive, Forney, TX - $262,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,764 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Spacious Home With Wood Floors And Stainless Appliances. Open Kitchen With Butler's Pantry That Opens To The Formal Dining Room. Gorgeous Austin Stone Fireplace, Surround Sound Downstairs And Upstairs.pull Down Movie Screen And Projector In Upsta...

Photo of Listing #13821325

544 Madrone Trail, Forney, TX - $285,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,432 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Nice Home In Sought After Neighborhood Of Trails Of Chesnut Meadows. A Great Open Concept Floorplan That Just Flows! It Also Features 3 Bedrooms And Study Or Could Be A 4 Bedroom Option, 2 And Half Bath, Eat In Kitchen, As Well As Formal Dining Ro...

Photo of Listing #13821523

249 Arbury, Forney, TX - $263,909

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,960 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13821523 - Built By Altura Homes - August Completion! ~ This Gorgeous Home Has A Country Styles Elevation With Brick And Stone.. The Kitchen Features 42 Upper Cabinets, Granite Countertops And Stainless Steel Appliances. The Master Bedroom I...


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Listing information last updated on April 23rd, 2018 at 12:31pm CDT.