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Living In Grapevine TX
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Grapevine and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Grapevine in 2018 is like. Grapevine livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Grapevine 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 Grapevine.
Grapevine livability factors
2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 39
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||2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 87.5%
||2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 25.6
||2017 median home sale price: $341,000
||2016 residences owner occupied: 57.2%
||2016 median household income: $81,571
||2016 population: 51,971
||2012 - 2016 population growth: 6.8%
Grapevine's public schools rank eleventh among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its principal high schools, Colleyville Heritage High School and Grapevine High School, rank fourteenth and twenty-third among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Grapevine is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
Grapevine is located in northeast Tarrant County, approximately 23 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 23 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Grapevine's proximity to DFW International Airport, the Los Colinas business center, and both downtown Dallas and downtown Fort Worth is likely to make Grapevine residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.
Most school age children who reside in Grapevine are eligible to attend Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District schools ... Carroll Independent School District serves all or part of 16 subdivisions located in northwest Grapevine
Click on this Grapevine schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Grapevine public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this best Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.
Private schools located near Grapevine are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.
A big reason living in Grapevine is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this Grapevine neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods. Other great north Dallas area neighborhoods are identified on this best DFW neighborhoods page.
Recent Grapevine home sales
On average, prices of Grapevine MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 22.5 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $341,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $170,000 to $1.0 million ... average size of houses sold was 2,330 square feet, average square foot price was $155.03 and average house age was 8.3 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 29 days on market
Grapevine new home construction
There currently is a moderate amount of new home construction occurring in Grapevine. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Grapevine homes that currently are listed for sale. Shown below are some of the neighborhoods in which these new homes are being built. Links to neighborhood profiles for some of the subdivisions in which these new homes are being built are provided below.
I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."
Approximately 7 miles and 10 minutes drive time without traffic from central Grapevine to DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 15 miles and 17 minutes to the Las Colinas business center ... 23 miles and 25 minutes to downtown Dallas
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.
2016 estimated population 51,971 ... population density 1,448 residents per square mile ... 2016 annual median household income $81,571 ... 57.2 percent of Grapevine residential real estate units owner occupied
Additional demographic information about Grapevine and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.
Students living in Grapevine attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Grapevine real estate property tax rates for 2017 are 2.29 to 2.28 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.
Cities/towns near Grapevine
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Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. and Google Maps.
Moderately priced homes for sale in Grapevine
Key to understanding what living in Grapevine is like is knowing about Grapevine housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Grapevine single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Grapevine single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Grapevine 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.
2304 Mockingbird Drive, Grapevine, TX - $469,900
2517 Springhill Drive, Grapevine, TX - $400,000
2525 Springhill Drive, Grapevine, TX - $406,000
3530 S Gravel Circle, Grapevine, TX - $330,000
4351 Bradford Drive, Grapevine, TX - $349,900
1910 Wood Crest Drive, Grapevine, TX - $389,900
5305 Shadow Glen Drive, Grapevine, TX - $325,000
1323 Bellaire, Grapevine, TX - $475,000
3452 Blueberry Lane, Grapevine, TX - $425,000
3426 Knob Oak Drive, Grapevine, TX - $339,900
3332 Lexington Avenue, Grapevine, TX - $449,900
5311 Shadow Glen Drive, Grapevine, TX - $365,000
2045 Wedgewood Drive, Grapevine, TX - $350,000
1076 Rosewood Drive, Grapevine, TX - $445,000
2717 Magnolia Lane, Grapevine, TX - $330,000
More about living in Grapevine
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Listing information last updated on September 25th, 2018 at 3:31pm CDT.