Lewisville, TX

Population: 102,327 livability score shield

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  • Lewisville has a Livability Score of 79/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Lewisville crime rates are 24% lower than the Texas average
  • Cost of living in Lewisville is 12% higher than the Texas average
  • Lewisville real estate prices are 13% higher than the Texas average
  • Rental prices in Lewisville are 13% higher than the Texas average

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      Lewisville, TX

      Located in Denton County, Lewisville is one of the busiest yet most interesting Dallas suburbs. The city was initially known as Holford's Prairie and has been in existence since the 1840s. Lewisville is among the fastest-growing cities in the USA. The city features a diverse culture and friendly community.

      Lewisville, TX ranks better than most cities in Denton County in terms of livability and cost of living. While the cost of living is slightly higher than the national average, the super affordable utilities and subcutaneous expenses balance the figures. The median renting price is also quite higher than most regions in Texas. However, you can always find something that fits your size and budget needs.

      The average household income in this region is higher than the average home price, which makes this city accommodating even for large families. Home value in Lewisville is more than Texas, and this makes the city an excellent option for those who wish to venture into property investment.

      The rate of unemployment in Lewisville, TX, is significantly lower than the national average. The high employment rate in this city is facilitated by the rise in the retail trade, healthcare, and accommodation and foodservice sectors.

      The other benefit of relocating to Lewisville is the low cost of investment and doing business. The city offers low combined tax rates. This means that you can put up a business and enjoy your hard-earned money at minimum taxation. With the high employment rates and a favorable business environment, you will always have a way to make a living.

      If you are planning to move to Lewisville in search of better education, you will find comfort in knowing that this city is home to lots of highly-ranked learning institutions. Some of the best schools in this city include Castle Hills Elementary School, Independence Elementary, Killian Middle, Premier High school, Winfree Academy Charter School and the North Texas Central College.

      Lewisville is highly-rich in essential amenities such as shopping centers and grocery stores such as El Rancho Supermarket and longer chains like Walmart. You will also find a variety of gas stations, department stores, and boutiques all over the city. You can easily commute and move around Lewisville. Hebron Station is there to offer fast train services for those who work in Dallas and wish to commute every day.

      The weather in this city is inviting and favorable for outdoor activities, and with numerous parks and recreational centers, you cannot run out of fun things to do. Lewisville TX is home to beautiful and well-maintained parks, including College Street Park, Central Park, and Lake Park. These spots provide a perfect opportunity for boat riding, skiing, bike riding, and picnics. You may also go hiking in Central Park.

      Top Rated Schools in Lewisville

      Name Grades Students Proficiency
      Castle Hills Elementary SchoolPK - 564181%
      Killian Middle6 - 894770%
      Founders Classical AcademyKG - 1290265%
      Stem Academy - Lewisville6 - 1249655%
      Lewisville H S9 - 124,56154%
      Creekside Elementary SchoolKG - 547554%
      Independence Elementary SchoolPK - 587452%
      Parkway Elementary SchoolKG - 551851%
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      Lewisville Reviews

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      Lewisville, TX - Enhances Family Fun
      Attractions7/10
      Community8/10
      Nightlife7/10
      Dining7/10
      Shopping7/10
      After visiting Lewisville, Texas, I can say that I enjoyed the historic Texas city a whole lot. Lewisville isn't an over the top type of city, but more traditional and classical in a sense. The community is very nice and consisits of a positive atmosphere due to the very friendly townfolk of Lewisville. The high number of local parks in Lewisville helps bring the community together and were full of playgrounds for the kids to let loose.

      Texas's rich Native American history makes Lewisville a place of many historic sites. I enjoyed visiting Peter's Colony, the Lewisville Prehistoric Site, the Lewisville Feed Mill, and the Lewisville Wellhouse. One can't help but to notice Lewisville's intense interest in the cultural and performing arts. Their are a number of theatres, dance, symphony, and art facilities in the town that would make for a pleasing evening activity. Some of these facilities are Flower Mound Chamber Orchestra, Flower Mound Performing Arts Theatre, Theatre Coppell, and Lewisville Lake Symphony.

      Finding a nice restaurant or bar wasn't a problem at all in my visit to Lewisville. From fast food restaurants, classical restaurants, or specialty restaurants, the selection is very versatile. For delicious barbeque food I would suggest Datz Good BBQ on 1168 Main Street. Other restaurants that I found to be delightful during my visit are Abby's Kitchen, Baan Thai Restaurant, and Carino's Italian Restaurant.

      The nightlife scene in Lewisville is about average. They don't have a real diversity in different type of clubs, but the bars serve wonderful food, drinks, and entertainment. Coach Joe Avezzano's Hat Tricks Sports Bar & Grill is a facility that I found pretty entertaining. They have a number of big screen TVs and LCD TVs to watch the games and serve some of the best pizza in the state of Texas. All in all, my trip to Lewisville was a good one. I would definetly recommend those to travel to this growing city.
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      Source: The Lewisville, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).