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Forney
  • Town in Texas

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Forney is a town in Texas with a population of 23,871. Forney is in Kaufman County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Forney offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Forney there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Forney and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Forney are highly rated.

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About Forney...
Population
23,871

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$216,100
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,229
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    88.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    6.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    19
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    92
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    885.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    136.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    20%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    19%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    7%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  11%

Working in Forney

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$93,792
National
$64,994

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