Southlake is a popular community for affluent professionals who need to be near the commercial centers of the metroplex and DFW airport but wish to be isolated from traffic, freeway noise and crime. Homes for sale in Southlake include homes in gated communities, condominiums upscale residential neighborhoods and estate homes valued in the millions. The Southlake zip code, 76092 was rated as the wealthiest in the U.S. in 2009. The average home costs $784,000 and measures approximately 4,000 square feet. The median household employment income is $216,393.
Homes for Sale in Southlake are convenient to DFW Airport.
Prior to the opening of DFW Regional Airport in 1974 the Southlake area was mostly undeveloped although several settlements in the area date back to the 1840’s before Texas became a state (if you’re new to the area that was February 28, 1845). Rapid development occurred beginning in the 1980’s and today Southlake is all but fully built out with a population of over 30,000. Despite the increased population Southlake has the feel of a rural community and the convenience of easy access to major roadways without too many of them passing directly through the most prestigious neighborhoods. Even residential lots here often have the feeling and volume of a country estate.
Southlake Schools attract home-buyers
Most of Southlake lies within the Carroll Independent School District, which is rated as Exemplary by the Texas Education Agency, and in fact is the largest district in the state to be so rated with every school in the city achieving this rating. Although residents in the Denton County areas of The City of Southlake may fall into the attendance boundaries of Northwest ISD, Keller ISD or the Grapevine Colleyville ISD beginning in 2014 any Southlake resident may send their kids to a Carroll ISD school by applying to the school board. Uniquely, all of Southlake’s schools share the same mascot “Southlake Dragons”, and Football is the obsession of just about everyone in the community. The city’s Senior High school, known as “Southlake Carroll” has won five Texas 5A championships since 2002.
Southlake Carroll High School has 9 student bands, 5 choirs, a drill team and color guard.
Finding the right home from the many available homes for sale in Southlake should be a breeze once you understand the geography of the area, the school boundaries and the nearby amenities. Please visit the area info tab on this website and give one of our agents a call with questions or to arrange showing appointments.