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Having been nick-named "the city of champions," Duncanville has a reputation for being a great place to raise a family. Clean, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, friendly neighbors, and quality schools make Duncanville a desirable place to put down roots.
Quietly situated in the rolling hills of southwest Dallas County, Duncanville's neighborhoods tout oversized acreage lots and distinctive, quality homes that range from $80,000 to $1,000,000. New, custom homes can be found in the The Estates of Windmill Hill and The Creeks of Windmill Hill just outside of town. New home prices range from $450,000 to $1.2 million. The average household income in Duncanville is $76,472.
The Duncanville Independent School District consists of seven elementary schools, three intermediate schools, two junior highs, a ninth grade campus, and a high school. The district has eight Texas Education Agency "Recognized" and two "Exemplary" campuses and touts an outstanding extra-curricular program. Additionally, residents have easy access to quality colleges and universities including The University of North Texas System Center at Dallas, Dallas Baptist University, Northwood University, Mountain View College, and Cedar Valley College.
Families can enjoy a dozen parks, miles of hiking trails, and Kidsville - the largest volunteer built playground in the world. The Dallas Nature Center also offers outdoor exploring opportunities. Other recreation activities include golf, water sports at nearby Lake Joe Pool, and city sponsored events throughout the year. Residents can also spend time at the Duncanville Community Library and Recreation Center located on Main Street. The Library provides research and educational resources, including a wide range of print and multi-media publications. The Recreation Center features a comprehensive workout facility, indoor walking trails, basketball courts, pool tables, ping pong tables, and more.