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Waxahachie
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

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

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Waxahachie is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 35,376. Waxahachie is in Ellis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Waxahachie offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Waxahachie there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Waxahachie and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Waxahachie are highly rated.

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About Waxahachie...
Population
35,376

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$176,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,088
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Waxahachie Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    140.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    11
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    46.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    179.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,151.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    124.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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