Most Expensive Forney Neighborhoods
Forney is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 17,536 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Forney is the 173rd largest community in Texas. Forney has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Forney, where the median household income is $72,681.
Forney real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Forney house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Forney is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Forney is a city of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Forney who work in office and administrative support (17.62%), management occupations (12.06%) and teaching (11.28%).
Also of interest is that Forney has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Forney is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Forney a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Forney has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Forney’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Forney, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.62 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Forney does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Forney is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.76% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Forney in 2010 was $27,994, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,976 for a family of four. However, Forney contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Forney is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Forney home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Forney residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Forney also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.87% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Forney include German, Irish, English, French and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Forney is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,081|
|FORNEY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.17%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.83%|
|TYPE OF FORNEY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||94.94%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||0.64%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.41%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.48%|
|SIZE OF FORNEY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||7.12%|
|AGE OF FORNEY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||65.41%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||24.75%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||8.55%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.29%|
|FORNEY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$209,353|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,478|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||3.13%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||7.65%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||73.36%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||13.93%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||1.30%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||0.00%|
|$675,001 - $1,013,000||0.64%|
|$1,013,001 - $1,350,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF FORNEY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||10.38%|
|5 TO 17||23.12%|
|18 TO 24||6.68%|
|25 TO 34||16.94%|
|35 TO 54||28.40%|
|55 TO 64||7.50%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.99%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.45%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$72,681|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$27,994|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.30%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (13.46%)
Public Service (6.78%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5.61%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||6.54%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||1.57%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.36%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.80%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||17.87%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (13.44%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (87.39%)
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