Kennedale Real Estate

A city that sits on six square miles in Tarrant County, Kennendale, Texas, is a small but growing community in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex region. It lies about eight miles southeast of Fort Worth and about 35 miles west of Dallas. Today, the city is home to a population of over 7,000. Estimates of the population taken in 2008 showed that the number had grown by an estimated 22% since the 2000 census.

Kennendale was settled in the 1860s and named after Oliver Kennedy, a man who platted the city, donating every other lot to the Southern Pacific Railroad. Kennendale incorporated in 1947. The city has an average annual rainfall of about 32 inches and an average annual snowfall of three inches. Residents here were measured in 2008 to have a median household income of around $60,000, an increase of $10,000 since the 2000 census. Likewise, home values in the area have grown since the census and in 2008 were measured to have a median of around $147,000.

The city's residents are served by the Kennedale Independent School District, which includes one primary, one elementary, one middle school and one high school. The community is also home to the Trinity Valley Baptist Seminary and College, an Independent Baptist school established in 1960. Kennendale Library also serves the community.

Construction and education are the industries in which the highest number of Kennendale residents are employed, and for medical care, the nearest hospital is about six miles away in Arlington. The city is home to the Kennedale Speedway, and many residents like to enjoy the Emerald Hills Memorial Park throughout the year.