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What is GREAT about Coppell, Texas?
What is GREAT about Coppell?
Coppell, TX is one of the best places in the DFW Metroplex to live and homes are highly sought after by families wanting to raise their children in some of the best schools in the nation. Niche ranks Coppell, TX:
- Best Places to Live in Texas, #2 of 1,035
- Best Suburbs to Live in Texas, #2 of 413
- Best Places to Raise a Family in Texas, #4 of 1,033
Coppell, TX is a city in the northwest corner of Dallas County in the U.S. state of Texas. It spans about 14.5 sq. mi. Coppell is a suburb of Dallas and a bedroom community in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. Coppell residents enjoy great access to highways such as I35E, I635 and Highway 121- which are the main veins for getting anywhere in DFW. Truly a treat if you drive to work, attend social events, or take kids to activities.
The population of Coppell is approximately 41,000 and has a density of 2,922.3/sq mi. Coppell ranks 81st in Texas for number of residents. Since 2010, the population has increased about 10%.
Like most North Texas cities, you will find Coppell very diverse and very friendly. The top ethnic groups are:
- White (Non-Hispanic)
- Asian/Pacific Asian
- White (Hispanic)
- Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
- Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic)
- 87.6% are U.S. citizens
Right next door to Coppell is Irving, Texas which is one of the most diverse cities in the United States. I love diversty, and if that is you too, you will love Coppell.
The median property value in Coppell, TX is $344,300; however the cost range of homes is vast, anywhere from the $200,000s and well into the millions, and from the early 1900s to new construction builds, so you are likely to find something that fits you and your dreams of homeownership. Homeownership rate in Coppell is 72%. The median household income is approximately $120,000. The average car ownership is 2 cars per household.
Here is one area that makes Coppell stand out among cities in and around DFW- Schools. Coppell ISD is a top rated public school district. It has approximately 12,000 students in grades PK- K12 with a teacher-student ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, students are highly proficient in math and reading. Some of the top rated schools in the district are:
- Coppell High School
- New Tech High School at Coppell
- Coppell Middle School - North
- Coppell Middle School - East
- Lakeside Elementary School
See the Texas Educational Agency for more ratings and details.
As you may have guessed already, most of the activities in Coppell are family focused and outdoor oriented. Here are just some of the things to enjoy:
Andy Brown Park East - the largest park in Coppell and has recently undergone a 25 million dollar facelift. It has a large lake (for a city park) and lots of wide open spaces and structures for picnics. It also has a children's play area and for an additional fee a recreation center with indoor workout facilities and outdoor pools and slides.
Coppell Nature Park - it has nature and wildlife areas, parks, hiking trails, is kept very clean and preserves the natural beauty of wildlife.
Coppell Farmers Market - open each Saturday during 'growing/harvest' season and then takes a break. Produce, meats, honey, plants, and a lot more (cookies, pasta, spices, soaps, lotions, breads, and more). Nice square, and fun play place and splash pad for children. Pets welcomed on leash. Very walk-able if parking on the block is full. Some very nice retail areas right near the Square also.
Theatre Coppell - a community theatre located in Coppell, TX. You will find a variety of shows each season, including comedies, dramas and musicals. The community theatre contains 124-seat boxes and comes from a former firehouse. We have attended shows there and every time it was so fun for the whole family.
Trinity River Kayak Company - a fun place to take the whole family. Enjoy kayaking down the river and take in the nature and the sun. The adventure begins at Lake Lewisville Dam and goes all the way down to California Crossing Dam.
Riverchase Golf Club - designed by world-renowned golf architect George Fazio, this beautiful course will challenge even the most seasoned players.
Retail and Restaurants
There are an abundant number of places to take the family to eat and give yourself and your loved ones a night out. Food is very diverse and highly rated. Since you will be near MacArthur Blvd, retail and restaurants are literally everywhere including grocery stores and specialty retail.
Here are just a few of the great restaurants in Coppell:
What sums up Coppell? This is a place that is designed to raise a family and it’s no secret either, everyone knows how awesome it is.
If you are looking for your North Dallas real estate agent who can help you buy or sell your home, or would like to just know more about Coppell, Texas, please send me a message and we can get together to answer any questions you may have.
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When you need a guide on your real estate journey, Sherien Joyner is the right choice for you. With over sixteen years of experience as an executive in the advertising and marketing industry, Sherien ....