Lewisville Real Estate Information

One of the anchor cities in Denton County, Lewisville, Texas, is also one of the county's older cities. It is a large city on more than 40 square miles and is home to a population of around 100,000, a growth since the 2000 census, when the city had nearly 78,000 residents. Lewisville's residents have a median annual household income of around $56,000 as of 2007 estimates, and the average real estate value of a house or condo here in 2007 was around $151,000, making properties very affordable for young families looking for a good location in the greater Dallas area.

Lewisville's earliest settlers were in the area in the 1840s, though it did not incorporate until later in the 1920s. The city's most notable public works project was the Lewisville Dam, of which construction began in 1948 and ended in 1954, concluding with the new Lewisville Lake, a popular attraction for those throughout the Denton County area. The city is also known in rock history for being the host of the Texas International Pop Festival in 1969. The event was just two weeks after Woodstock and featured such performers as B.B. King, Janis Joplin and Led Zeppelin.

The top 10 employers here include: Vista Ridge Mall; Lewisville Independent School District; EMC Mortgage Corp.; Fidelity Investments; Wal-Mart; Lewisville Medical Center; Nationstar Mortgage; HSBC; the city of Lewisville; and SYSCO Foods, all with more than 600 employees. Most of the city is served by the Lewisville Independent School District, though some outer areas are served by the Coppell Independent School District. Four private Christian schools are also located in Lewisville.

Lewisville is known throughout the area for its attractions, and its recreation and shopping bring in thousands of visitors every year. It is host to events like the Lewisville Western Day Festival, the World Tamale Eating Championship and regular Sounds of Lewisville concerts. Ongoing events are held at venues like the Visual Art League of Lewisville and the Actors Conservatory Theatre, while summers can be enjoyed at Lake Park Golf Course, Old Town Aquatic Park, Sun Valley Aquatic Center and Zone Action Park.