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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 #13950729

1133 Mount Olive Lane, Forney, TX - $240,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,552 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Stunning Travis Ranch Original Owner! 4 Bedroom 2.5 Baths With Master Down, Kitchen With Lots Of Cabinets Opens To The Family Room With A Fireplace, Upstairs Is 3 Large Bedrooms With Walk In Closets And A Large Game Room Or Second Living Area,...

Photo of Listing #13951648

1010 Wedgewood Drive, Forney, TX - $290,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,368 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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This Highland Home Is Only 3 Years Old And Still Shows Like New Construction. Amazing Kitchen Has Quartz Counter Tops, Stainless Steel Appliances With An Eat In Kitchen And Breakfast Bar. Split Bedrooms With An Office Or 2nd Guest Living Area In B...

Photo of Listing #13952327

1033 Dunhill Lane, Forney, TX - $319,950

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,672 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautiful Home In Devonshire, Master Plan Community. Tons Of Upgrades, One Bedroom Down, Could Be Used As A Study, It Has Its Own Private Bath Plus The Master Suite. Master Bedroom Has Beautiful Hardwood Floors And A Wall Of Windows Looking Out In...

Photo of Listing #13953057

2247 Heaton Street, Forney, TX - $294,050

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,780 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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New Construction - Devonshire, A Master-planned Community In Forney. Two Story Claypool Plan - Elevation Q. Available For January 2019 Move-in. 4br, 2.5ba + Patio + Kitchen Island + Game Room + Fireplace- 2780 Sq.ft. Open Floorplan And Gourmet Kit...

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1025 Johnson City Avenue, Forney, TX - $226,351

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,976 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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If You Didn't Know That This Home Is Older Than 10 Years, You'd Think That Is Almost Like New! Very Gently Lived In, This Beauty Shows The Pride Of Ownership. Built In Speakers In The Living Room And Enjoy The Extended Covered Patio As Well As You...

Photo of Listing #13913621

1207 Erika Lane, Forney, TX - $268,554

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,152 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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The Lexington Offers The Ultimate In Style And Flexibility. The Open-concept Kitchen Boasts A Large Island That Overlooks A Spacious Family Room And Has Views To The Backyard. Sliding Glass Doors Lead From The Family Room To The Rear Patio. A Flex...

Photo of Listing #13952845

1012 Castroville Drive, Forney, TX - $260,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,458 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Shows Like A Model! Stunning Home With An Open Floor Plan Design That Offers Much Flexibility. Equipped With A Gourmet Kitchen With Built-in Appliances, Granite Counter Tops, Subway Tile & Custom Cabinets. Spacious Master Suite With Beautiful Rece...

Photo of Listing #13953288

1008 Alexa Drive, Forney, TX - $255,383

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,152 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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The Lexington Offers The Ultimate In Style And Flexibility. The Open-concept Kitchen Boasts A Large Island That Overlooks A Spacious Family Room And Has Views To The Backyard. Sliding Glass Doors Lead From The Family Room To The Rear Patio. A Flex...

Photo of Listing #13951851

400 Mulberry Circle, Forney, TX - $274,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,702 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Completely Remodeled! Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath, Living, Dining & Study. Corner Lot With Oversized Rear Entry Garage. Updated Kitchen With: Granite, Stainless Steel Appliances, Wine Fridge, Tile Backsplash & Led Lights. Split Master With Separat...

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577 Spruce Trail, Forney, TX - $274,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,948 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Kyleigh Ii Plan. New Plan 1948 Square Feet With Open Family, Dining, And Kitchen. Granite Countertop In Kitchen, Garden Tub, Separate Shower, Energy Start Certified, Whirlpool Appliances, 16 Seer, Tankless Water Heater, Sprinkler Sy...

Photo of Listing #13939400

2105 Songbird Drive, Forney, TX - $254,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,318 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Built In 2007, This Forney Two-story Home Offers Plenty Of Natural Light, Stainless Steel Appliances, Quartz Master Bath Countertops And A Three-car Garage. Upgraded Features Include Overall Interior Paint And Newly Installed Carpet In Select Roo...

Photo of Listing #13950226

2077 Avondown Road, Forney, TX - $259,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,041 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Beautiful Beazer Homes Millbrook Floor Plan In The Beautiful Master Planned Community Of Devonshire. 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Study, Fireplace, Open Concept Floor Plan And Master Bedroom Suite.. This Stunning Home Offers Gorgeous Hard Wood Floors, Che...

Photo of Listing #13950682

2079 Avondown Road, Forney, TX - $310,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,715 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Beazer Homes New Construction 2 Story Home In The Avalon Floor Plan. This House Includes 4 Bed, 3.5 Bath, Dining Room, Study, Loft, Expanded Laundry Room, Fireplace And More! This Spacious Two Story Home Features And Pen Concept Floor Plan From Th...

312 Chinaberry Trail, Forney, TX - $239,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,968 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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A Beautifully Well Maintained One Owner Home Where Location Location Location Comes To Life. This Home Sits In Sought After Trails Of Chestnut Meadows In Forney Isd, Home Of The Jackrabbits. Within Walking Distance To Either Johnson Elementary, ...


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Listing information last updated on October 15th, 2018 at 7:30am CDT.