Skip to Main Content
Waxahachie
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

Report Card

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 A minus
  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

editorial

Waxahachie is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 36,735. 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.

About

About Waxahachie...
Population
36,735

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$201,200
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,129
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
Sponsored Mortgage Options for Waxahachie
Get Rates
  • Find a loan that's right for you. Compare today's top mortgage and refinancing providers.
  • Fast financing, unprecedented service, and no hidden fees.
Niche may be compensated by the third party lenders and others who place ads on the website. Niche is not a lender and does not endorse the products of these advertisers. Fees that Niche receives for ads do not affect the terms you may be offered by the lender you choose. There are many additional borrowing options available.

Map

Search Home Listings Nearby

movoto.com®

Waxahachie Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    92.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    51.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    38.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    212.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,380.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    202.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  11%

Working in Waxahachie

Similar Places

Places like Waxahachie

Waxahachie Reviews

Rating 4.34 out of 5  115 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 5 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Waxahachie
Rating 4 out of 5  
Rating 5 out of 5  

add-to-list