Fairview is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 8,950. Living in Fairview offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Fairview. It is also one of the best Dallas suburbs with a rank of four. Notably, Fairview is located approximately 32 miles north of downtown Dallas and 56 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. Its proximity to both the Legacy and North Dallas business centers, as well as DFW International Airport is likely to make Fairview desirable for people who need to commute frequently to and from the area.

The growth of nearby Plano as a business center of North Texas during the late 1960s stimulated the growth of Fairview, which was incorporated in the early 1960s and doubled in population from 175 in 1960 to 325 in 1970. By 1981, the population had jumped to 893. In 1990, Fairview had 1,554 residents, many of whom commuted to Plano or McKinney. In 2000 the population was 2,622 and the town continued to grow into what it is today.


Desirable Neighborhoods:

  • Ascot Health
  • Bridle Gate
  • Heritage Ranch
  • Oakwood Estate


Notable Employers:

  • JC Penny Co.
  • Whole Foods Market
  • TXCC
  • The Buckle


Notable Schools:

  • Lovejoy High School
    • Ranks third among the 2019 best enrollment high schools in the DFW Metroplex


Academic Performance:

  • Overall API: 86.9
    • Allen ISD: 87.2
    • Lovejoy ISD: 97.2
    • McKinney ISD: 79.7


Housing Information:

  • Median value of a single-family home: $354,800
  • Median household income: $78,221
  • 76.7% of the Fairview population are homeowners
  • Crime incidence rate: 6.6 per 1000 residents 
  • Property tax rate range: 2.22%-2.30%



  • 15 miles (14 minutes) from central Fairview to Legacy Business Center
  • 27 miles (26 minutes) to North Dallas Business Center
  • 35 miles (32 minutes) to DFW International Airport Passenger Terminals
  • 32 miles (33 minutes) to downtown Dallas 


Matt Braun
Real Estate Professional


TX License Number: 754454
6801 Gaylord Parkway, Suite 110
Frisco, TX 75034