DFW Suburb Guide

    Addison

     

    Located north of Dallas, Addison is a town seeing continuing growth. With over 170 restaurants and 22 hotels, Addison has become a popular place for DFW visitors. Residents get many benefits, including over 118 acres of parkland, Addison Circle Park, the Addison Athletic Club, and so much more.

    Population: 15,458, Median Age: 32.6 years

    Median Sales Price: $354,413

    Average Price/Sqft: $181

    Mostly Dallas ISD, small parts in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD

     

    Allen

    A large city in north Dallas, Allen is a popular location for people moving to DFW to find their forever home. When visiting Allen, one would see the amazing Allen Event Center (pictured), 4 premier shopping destinations and many parks and recreation activities.

    Population: 100,685, Median Age: 35.6 years

    Median Sales Price: $337,134

    Average Price/Sqft: $140

    Mostly Allen ISD, small parts in Lovejoy ISD and Plano ISD

    New Construction Neighborhood: Montgomery Farms

     

    Argyle

    Argyle is located south of Denton directly off of I35W. Argyle has the feel of a small town with quick access to big city amenities. The town has one of the largest concentrations of equestrian farms and homes range from large acreage estates to newly built master-planned communities.

    Population: 4,100, Median Age: 46.5 years

    Median Sales Price: $439,417

    Average Price/Sqft: $154

    Argyle ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Harvest, The Oaks

     

    Bartonville

    Bartonville is located between Flower Mound and Argyle. Recently, the Bartonville Store was awarded with a Texas Historical Marker. A popular restaurant in town, Marty B’s has barbeque and outdoor entertainment.

    Population: 1,732, Median Age: 40.2 years

    Median Sales Price: $629,194

    Average Price/Sqft: $213

    Argyle ISD and Denton ISD

     

    Carrollton

     

    Carrollton is a large city located near the center of the DFW metroplex. It is a corporate and residential community that hosts events throughout the year at their historic Downtown Carrollton.

    Population: $135,710, Median Age: 36.5 years

    Median Sales Price: $288,369

    Average Price/Sqft: $141

    Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD (mostly), small parts in Lewisville ISD and Dallas ISD

     

    Celina

    Celina is a city north of Prosper that has had large amount of growth in recent years. The city was mostly farm and ranch land with no retail, until 2003 when stores and new communities came to the town. Many master planned communities have been created and still continue to grow.

    Population: 9,836, Median Age: 36 years

    Median Sales Price: $368,553

    Average Price/Sqft: $131

    Celina ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Lilyana and Light Farms

     

    Colleyville

    Colleyville is a city 5 miles west of the DFW airport. The city is mostly residential and does not allow apartments or multi-family housing. It has been named to the safest cities in Texas list many years in a row.

    Population: 26,674, Median Age: 47.6 years

    Median Sales Price: $639,094

    Average Price/Sqft: $170

    Grapevine-Colleyville ISD (mostly), small parts in Keller ISD

     

     

    Coppell

    Coppell is located directly north of the DFW airport, and because of the close proximity, it has become a large commercial area. Many companies like Amazon, Container Store, Samsung and more have placed warehouses there.

    Population: 41,941, Median Age: 40 years

    Median Sales Price: $433,666

    Average Price/Sqft: $169

    Coppell ISD (mostly), small parts in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD and Lewisville ISD

    New Construction Neighborhood: Nine Oaks

     

    Denton

    Throughout the rapid growth of the DFW metroplex, Denton has become a popular location for people to move, as it is where I35E and I35W meet. Denton has a large music and art scene, with festivals, shows and performances happening regularly. Denton is also home to the University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University.

    Population: 136,268, Median Age: 28.5 years

    Median Sales Price: $252,594

    Average Price/Sqft: $127

    Denton ISD

     

    Double Oak

     

    Double Oak is a small town near Flower Mound. It has been defined as a General Law City, meaning it has single family residences only with over 1 acre lot sizes. Since the town is small in physical size, there are very few businesses and it is almost 100% residential.

    Population: 3,079, Median Age: 46.5 years

    Median Sales Price: $532,997

    Average Price/Sqft: $164

    Denton ISD and Lewisville ISD

     

     

    Flower Mound

    Flower Mound is a town located North of Grapevine Lake and with a close proximity to the DFW airport. Flower Mound was named after a 12.5 acre mound located in the center of town (pictured). While there are older homes, there has also been continual growth through new construction communities.

    Population: 76,681, Median Age: 39.6 years

    Median Sales Price: $405,522

    Average Price/Sqft: $150

    Lewisville ISD (mostly), small parts in Argyle ISD and Northwest ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Magnolia Park, Canyon Falls, Trailwood

     

    Frisco

    Frisco is a city that has seen continual growth and in the last 2 years, the Dallas Cowboys moved their headquarters here. Residents can enjoy Frisco Square (pictured), the Frisco Athletic Center, and many museums.

    Population: 177,286, Median Age: 36.2 years

    Median Sale Price: $408,819

    Average Price/Sqft: $146

    Frisco ISD (mostly), small parts in Lewisville ISD, Little Elm ISD and Prosper ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Hollyhock, The Grove, Edgestone at Legacy

    Garland

    Garland is a city east of Dallas. Many events are held throughout the year at the Firewheel Town Center and the Granville Arts Center. If one is looking for a relaxing day, they can visit the beautiful Spring Creek Forest Preserve.

    Population: 283,002, median age: 34.1 years

    Median Sales Price: $206,400

    Average Price/Sqft: $116

    Garland ISD (mostly), small parts in Dallas ISD, Mesquite ISD and Richardson ISD

     

    Grapevine

    Grapevine is home to the DFW airport and has been named the “Christmas Capital of Texas”. The Gaylord Texan and Great Wolf Lodge are located at the end of Grapevine Lake. There are many wineries throughout Grapevine. There is a vintage train that travels to the Ft. Worth Stock Yards.

    Population: 59,982, Median Age: 37.8 years

    Median Sales Price: $357,231

    Average Price/Sqft: $162

    Grapevine-Colleyville ISD (mostly), small parts in Carroll ISD and Lewisville ISD

     

    Highland Village

    Highland Village is a city on the southwest side of Lewisville Lake and north of Flower Mound. Over the years, The Shops at Highland Village have become a large retail and business space bringing in people from all over the metroplex.

    Population: 16,587, Median Age: 42.9 years

    Median Sales Price: $399,044

    Average Price/Sqft:  $143

    Lewisville ISD

     

    Irving

    Irving is a city in the center of DFW, and includes the upscale Las Colinas area. The newly opened Toyota Music Factory hosts many concerts and events throughout the year. With its close proximity to the DFW airport, many large businesses have created headquarters in Irving, including ExxonMobil, Kimberly-Clark, 7-Eleven, and more.

    Population: 240,373, Median Age: 32 years

    Median Sales Price: $296,294, Average Price/Sqft: $141

    Irving ISD (mostly), small parts in Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD and Coppell ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: South Haven, Waterside, and many more

     

    Keller

    Keller is a city in Texas located west of Colleyville and Southlake. The city has a large focus on parks and recreation, giving residents over 300 acres of developed land for park sites, 26 miles of hiking and biking trails, and Big Bear Creek. A unique aspect of Keller is it doesn’t have any contact with interstate highways.

    Population: 47,266, Median Age: 40.7 years

    Median Sales Price: $425,413

    Average Price/Sqft: $148

    Keller ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Marshall Ridge, Woodford and more

    Lantana

    Lantana is a large master planned community that shares a zipcode with Argyle. Homes in Lantana are built around a beautiful 18-hole private golf course. There are many amenities for the residents to enjoy, including 5 community pools, water spray park, two fitness centers, playgrounds, tennis, hike/bike trails and parks.

    Population: 6,874, Median Age: 37.6 years

    Median Sales Price: $412,198

    Average Price/Sqft: $127

    Denton ISD

     

    Lewisville

    Lewisville is a city that lies on the south side of Lewisville Lake and is home to the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area nature preserve. In 2009 over $20 million was spent on the Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park (pictured) and is now a large recreational center for all to use.

    Population: 106,021, Median Age: 32.3 years

    Median Sales Price: $276,306

    Average Price/Sqft: $141

    Lewisville ISD

    New Construction Neighborhood: Castle Hills

    Little Elm and Hackberry

    Little Elm is a city in along Lewisville Lake and it has the most miles of shoreline of all cities in DFW. Hackberry is a small town directly below Little Elm. Residents have many lakeside amenities, including a cable wake board park, swim beach (pictured), marina and ampitheater on the water.

    Little Elm Population: 46,548, Median Age: 32.5 years, Hackberry Population: 1,099, Median Age: 33.6 years

    Median Sales Price: $286,142, Average Price/Sqft: $124

    Little Elm ISD, Frisco ISD (FM 423 and east Little Elm), Denton ISD (U.S. 380 corridor)

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Union Park, Paloma Creek

    McKinney

    McKinney is a city that has also seen continuing growth over the past few years. Residents enjoy the community events, Chestnut Square Historic Village and Myers Park and Event Center (pictured).

    Population: 181,330, Median Age: 34.6 years

    Median Sales Price: $334,174

    Average Price/Sqft: $135

    McKinney ISD (2/3 of students), Frisco ISD, Prosper ISD, Allen ISD, Melissa ISD, Lovejoy ISD, and Celina ISD (1/3)

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Timber Creek, Trinity Falls, Tucker Hill, and many more

    North Dallas

    North Dallas is a group of 6 zipcodes (75230, 75252, 75248, 75240, 75254, 75287) that is north of the Park Cities. The Galleria Mall is a popular destination for residents and people that are not local to Texas.

    Population: 40,893, Median Age: 46.3 years

    Median Sales Price: $554,799

    Average Price/Sqft: $187

    Dallas ISD (Dallas County portion), Plano ISD (Collin County portion)

     

    North Ft. Worth

    North Ft. Worth is an area that is seeing a lot of growth, including shopping and new living communities. The Alliance Airport and Texas Motor Speedway are located in North Ft. Worth.

    Population: 141,442, Median Age: 32.4 years

    Median Sales Price: $225,735

    Average Price/Sqft: $118

    Keller ISD, Northwest ISD, and more

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Wellington, Berkshire, Fairways

     

    Northeast Dallas

    Northeast Dallas is an area with many communities and neighborhoods. A large section includes the Lake Highlands neighborhood, which has large parkland, trails and nearby White Rock Lake. A few other neighborhoods include Merriman Park, University Manor and The Village.

    Population: 241,397, Median Age: 35.8 years

    Median Sales Price: $580,957

    Average Price/Sqft: $265

    Dallas ISD

     

    Northlake

    Northlake is a town west of Argyle that includes a wide range of living options, including large ranches and masterplanned communities. The town is in close proximity to Texas Motor Speedway (pictured) and is located directly off of I35W.

    Population: 2,776, Median Age: 29.8 years

    Median Sales Price: $392,440

    Average Price/Sqft: $144

    Argyle ISD and Northwest ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Harvest, Canyon Falls

     

    Northwest Dallas

    Northwest Dallas is also an area with many communities and neighborhoods. A few popular neighborhoods include Northaven Park, where streets are named after Disney characters, and Midway Hollow, a fast growing neighborhood with affordable homes. The Dallas Love Airport (pictured) lies on the south side of Northwest Dallas.

    Population: 92,727, Median Age: 50.1 years

    Median Sales Price: $503,540, Average Price/Sqft: $253

    Dallas ISD

     

    Oak Point and Lakewood Village

    Oak Point and Lakewood Village form the peninsula in Lewisville Lake. Much of the area is undeveloped and will see a lot of growth in the coming years. Lakewood Village has one of the lowest tax rates in north Texas.

    Oak Point Population: 4,218, Median Age: 38.8 years, Lakewood Village Population: 872, Median Age: 44.5 years

    Median Sales Price: $304,044

    Average Price/Sqft: $135

    Little Elm ISD and Denton ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Woodridge and Wildridge

    Park Cities

    The “Park Cities” includes Highland Park and University Park, located only 5 miles from downtown Dallas and is home to SMU. This area has great history, the popular show “Dallas” was filmed on site here. Also, many DFW residents visit the upscale North Park Mall.

    University Park Population: 25,201, Median Age: 32.8 years, Highland Park Population: 9,208, Median Age: 46.1 years

    Median Sales Price: $1,490,025; Average Price/ Sqft: $390

    Highland Park ISD

    Plano

    Plano is now the 4th largest city in the DFW metroplex (by population). The city features many headquarters, including Toyota, HQ, Frito Lay, FedEx, Pizza Hut, and 28 other Fortune 1000 companies. The Shops at Legacy have seen an increase in size due to the growth of Plano.

    Population: 286,057, Median Age: 38.5 years

    Median Sales Price: $349,784

    Average Price/Sqft: $150

    Plano ISD (mostly), small parts in Lewisville ISD, Frisco ISD and Allen ISD

    Prosper

    Prosper is a town north Frisco that is continuing to grow at about 13% per year, while staying focused on small town living. The town has over 350 acres of dedicated park space and over 22 miles of hike and bike trails.

    Population: 20,312, Median Age: 33.8 years

    Median Sales Price: $452,756

    Average Price/Sqft: $141

    Prosper ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Star Trail, Parkside, Mustang Lakes, Windsong Ranch, Whitley Place, Light Farms and many more

    Richardson

    Richardson is a city south of Plano and is home to the first DFW Alamo Draft House. The city is home to UTD (pictured), Brick Row (area with retail and townhomes), and Galatyn Park Urban Center.

    Population: 116,783, Median Age: 37.3 years

    Median Sales Price: 317,075

    Average Price/Sqft: $151

    Richardson ISD (Dallas County portion), Plano ISD (Collin County portion)

    Roanoke

    Roanoke is a town north of Keller that has small town roots. The downtown Oak Street includes many retail and restaurant locations and it hosts events throughout the year. It is home to many distribution centers, including Tom Thumb, United Supermarkets, Walmart and Home Depot.

    Population: 8,135, Median Age: 37.1 years

    Median Sales Price: 4397,397

    Average Price/Sqft: $134

    Northwest ISD

    New Construction Neighborhoods: Seventeen Lakes, Fairway Ranch, Chadwick Farms

     

    Southlake

    Southlake is an affluent city located south of Grapevine Lake. A popular destination for residents and visitors includes the outdoor shopping area, Southlake Town Square. In late 2018, the Champions Club (fitness and aquatic center) will be opened for residents.

    Population: 31,824, Median Age: 42.2 years

    Median Sales Price: $747,562

    Average Price/Sqft: $196

    Carroll ISD

     

    The Colony

    The Colony is a city on the southeast side of Lewisville Lake. It is home to the large Nebraska Furniture Mart and many other furniture retailers. As pictured, Grandscape is going to be “a city within a city” that is to be completed by 2020.

    Population: 42,721, Median Age: 33.9 years

    Median Sales Price: $277,072

    Average Price/Sqft: $141

    Lewisville ISD and Little Elm ISD

    New Construction Neighborhood: The Tribute

    Trophy Club

    Trophy Club is Texas’ first premiere planned community located on the southwest side of Grapevine Lake. All of the homes are set around a 36-hole golf course. Trophy Club also features over 1000 acres of parks, planned pathways and trails, and a large dog park.

    Population: 12,340, Median Age: 40.9 years

    Median Sales Price: $463,300

    Average Price/Sqft: $152

    Northwest ISD

    Westlake

    Westlake is a town west of Southlake that includes the exclusive Vaquero Club (pictured). Currently Entrada is being built and when completed, it will include an ampitheater, schools, businesses, retail stores, villas, townhomes and condos.

    Population: 1,483, Median Age: 41.7 years

    Median Sales Price: $2,086,406

    Average Price/Sqft: $331

    Northwest ISD, Keller ISD, Carroll ISD, or Westlake Academy

     

    All data for Median Sales Price and Average Price/Sqft is from January-August 2018, provided by Ben Watson of Fidelity National Title, McKinney.

    Other sources: Wikipedia, areavibes.com, city-data.com, worldpopulationreview.com, double-oak.com, townofbartonville.com, coppelltx.gov, cityofallen,org, prospertx.gov, and lakewoodvillagetx.us

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