According to the most recent School District Strategies report, residential construction activity doesn’t show any sign of letting up in the Midlothian Independent School District. The report indicates builders started 185 and closed 151 new homes in the district during the third quarter of 2017. This represents the most home starts in the third quarter since 2006.
The five top-producing new subdivisions in Midlothian ISD were Lawson Farms, Coventry Crossing, Parkside Estates, McAlpin Manor and Patriot Estates.
MISD encompasses 112 square miles and has two high schools, two middle schools, and seven elementary schools. Future schools are on the drawing board to open in August 2019 and August 2020.
Other highlights from the third-quarter 2017 SDS report:
- MISD estimated to have a total population of 40,036 in 2017.
- Builders started construction on 729 new homes in the district over the past 12 months, an increase of 35%.
- Developers delivered 868 new single-family lots over the past year.
- MISD is projected to average 757 new homes per year over the next five years.
- Midlothian ranked 19th in total new home closings over the past year compared to the other 86 DFW school districts.
- The district’s median new home price is currently $367,708.
- 93 percent of the district’s new home starts are in subdivisions with average base pricing over $300,000.
- MISD has a total of 1,412 vacant developed lots on the ground as of March 2017.
- There are 667 future lots under development in MISD (most since 2003).
- Total PK-12 MISD enrollment is currently 8874.
- Projections suggest enrollment could increase to more than 11,000 students by 2021/22.
By all accounts, the Midlothian community is on a steady path of exciting progress. Watch for more developments!
Together, these facts point to a community that continues to lead in positive residential growth and is building the home infrastructure that supports both retail development and advanced industrial development. Great things are happening here!
Click here to view the full 3rd quarter, 2017 Demographic Report.