Weatherford 91 Exceptional
Weatherford Livability #37 ranked city in Texas#196 ranked city in the USARanks better than 99% of areas

Livability Awards

A+ Weatherford Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
B- Weatherford Cost of Living Cost of living is equal to Texas
928% less expensive than the US average
919% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Weatherford cost of living
A- Weatherford Crime Total crime is 35% lower than Texas
Total crime
1,80330% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 5630% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-20%Year over year crime is down
Weatherford crime
C Weatherford Employment Household income is 6% higher than Texas
Median household income
$57,7594% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$27,5278% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
2%48% lower than the US average
Weatherford employment
A Weatherford Housing Home value is 2% higher than Texas
Median home value
$145,50021% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$952equal to the US average
Home ownership
57%11% lower than the US average
Weatherford real estate or Weatherford rentals
A+ Weatherford Schools HS graduation rate is 8% higher than Texas
High school grad. rates
84%1% higher than the US average
School test scores
75%53% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
14:110% lower than the US average
Weatherford K-12 schools
A- Weatherford User Ratings There are a total of 10 ratings in Weatherford
Overall user rating
79% 10 total ratings
User reviews rating
100% 1 total reviews
User surveys rating
74% 9 total surveys
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      Living in Weatherford, TX

      Weatherford is a moderately-sized city located in the state of Texas. The city has a population of 28,284 residents. The majority of Weatherford residents report their race to be White; this is followed by Black and Asian. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Weatherford might be a good fit as 75% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 58% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

      Whether you’re moving to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Weatherford could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Texas if you know where to search. The best areas in Weatherford and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, cost of living, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Texas and national averages.

      Weatherford, TX receives 89/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #41 in Texas and #69 in the USA. Based on this score, Weatherford would be considered a very livable city! This city is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Weatherford scores well for amenities (A+), crime (B+), cost of living (B-), weather (B), education (A+) and housing (A).

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Weatherford on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Some of the interesting things to do and attractions include: Clark Gardens Botanical Park, Canyon West Golf Club, and Chandor Gardens.

      Feeling a sense of safety in the area that you live in is a must for most people. Low crime rates can have a positive impact on things like home prices, home appreciation rates and the overall sense of community. Weatherford has a violent crime rate of 107 crimes per 100,000 residents which is far lower than the national average.

      The average school test scores in Weatherford are 75%. This far exceeds the national average and ensures that this educational system will provide your children with the skills and the tools they need to thrive.

      Finding affordable real estate and apartments for rent in Weatherford can be tricky. Having said that, this area might be the place to get the best of both worlds. Based on factors like home/rental affordability and appreciation rates, this area has received an above average score in the housing category.

      Weatherford real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Weatherford. Median real estate prices in Weatherford come in at $145,500, which is 2% higher than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Weatherford, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 3.8% lower than the Texas average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Weatherford area were 19.5% and 5 year appreciation rates were 8.1%.

      Weatherford transportation information

      Average one way commute26min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work83.8%80.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool10.5%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.1%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.1%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home3.6%4.3%4.6%
      Airports (within 30 miles of city center)0n/a25354
      Amtrak train stations (within 30 miles of city center)0 (1)31711

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      Source: The Weatherford, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).