Northlake, Texas is the growing home of The Ridge at Northlake, located just outside of the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area. Starting as a cluster of ranches, Northlake has continued to value its rural heritage as it becomes one of the fastest-growing regions in the United States. While moving to a new city can be stressful, knowing your potential new home’s background, economic value, and school districts can be some of the most beneficial pieces of information.
Take a look at the growth of this people-centric town that has drawn in residents from across the states.
Growth in Northlake, Texas
Since its development in 1960, Northlake, Texas has experienced substantial growth, increasing its population from a mere 20 people to a little over 4,000 residents in this family-oriented small town. In the last decade, the town has seen a population growth of almost 70% and a boom in the economy.
The job market has made Northlake a desirable place to live with its market increasing by 3.3% in the last year, and the projections for around 50% growth for the next ten years compared to that of the United States’ 33.5% average. From restaurants to outdoor recreation to healthcare, businesses are opening rapidly driving excitement and drawing crowds from all across the United States.
Additional Facts of Northlake, Texas:
– The sales tax rate for Northlake is 8.3%. The US average is 7.3%.
– The income tax rate for Northlake is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
– The unemployment rate in Northlake is 3.1%. The US average is 3.7%.
– Home appreciation over the last 10 years is 6.7%.
Location, Location, Location
Located in the southwest corner of Denton County, Northlake has positioned itself with easy access to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the United States. Commutes are made easy with the town being situated on I-35W, lending to a commute time of around 27 miles into Fort Worth and 44 miles to Dallas. Airports are convenient with the Alliance Airport located just three miles from Northlake and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) being 17 miles away.
The bustling cities outside of Northlake provide endless opportunities for fun with museums, restaurants, and other activities that accentuate the want to live in the small town of Northlake, with the added perks of two big cities just a short commute away. And when you’re wanting to spend your time exploring your hometown, Downtown Denton offers an eclectic atmosphere just ten miles from Northlake.
Schools and Education
Northlake, Texas is covered by three school districts including the Northwest Independent School District (NISD), Argyle ISD, and Ponder ISD. NISD’s 18 elementary schools, six middle schools, three comprehensive high schools, and one accelerated high school takes up much of the Town’s education systems. Argyle ISD schools, like Hilltop Elementary, Argyle Intermediate, Argyle Middle, and Argyle High School, and Ponder ISDs schools, Ponder Elementary, Ponder Junior High School, and Ponder High School take up another large chunk of the education system in the area. Parents can have peace of mind knowing the teacher-student ratio equates to 16 students per teacher.
Specifically at The Ridge, residents and their children will be a part of the excellent, top-rated Argyle ISD and will have the opportunity to attend Hilltop Elementary, Argyle Intermediate, Argyle Middle, and Argyle High School. The Argyle ISD has been rated the #1 school district in the Denton community and is rated among the top 10 Best Schools for Athletics and Best School District in Texas.
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