Midlothian ISD Report Shows Record Residential Growth 

January 31, 2018 by Midlothian Economic Development


According to the School District Strategies report, residential construction activity doesn’t show any sign of letting up in Midlothian ISD. Builders started 185 and closed 151 new homes in the district during the third quarter of 2017, which 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, two high schools, two middle schools and a third middle school under construction seven elementary schools.

Other Highlights From the 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!

A Steady Growth for Midlothian

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