Living In Lucas TX
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Lucas and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Lucas in 2018 is like. Lucas livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Lucas homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Lucas.
Lucas livability factors
2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 23
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|2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 92.7%|
|2017 median home sale price: $619,000|
|2016 residences owner occupied: 86.8%|
|2016 median household income: $133,419|
|2016 population: 7,211|
|2012 - 2016 population growth: 17.3%|
Lucas public schools rank fourth among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its principal high school, Lovejoy High School, ranks third among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Lucas has experienced the twentieth fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Lucas is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
Lucas is located in south central Collin County, approximately 31 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and 60 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to both the Legacy and north Dallas business centers and to downtown Dallas is likely to make Lucas residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.
Lucas public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas … most students living in Lucas are eligible to attend Lovejoy ISD schools ... the attendance boundaries of Allen ISD, McKinney ISD, Plano ISD and Wylie ISD also extend into Lucas.
More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Lucas students compares with other DFW area schools is available on these best DFW school districts, best DFW high schools, best DFW middle schools and best DFW elementary schools pages.
Looking for the best places to live in Lucas? A big reason living in Lucas is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.
Recent home sales
On average, prices of Lucas MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 14.4 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $619,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $260,000 to $1.4 million ... average size of houses sold was 3,780 square feet, average square foot price was $167.21 and average house age was 18.5 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 50 days on market
Approximately 23 miles and 26 minutes drive time without traffic from central Lucas to Legacy business center ... 23 miles and 28 minutes to north Dallas business center ... 31 miles and 36 minutes to downtown Dallas
Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page.
2016 estimated population 7,211 ... population density 604 residents per square mile ... 17.3 percent population increase between 2010 - 2016 ... 2016 annual median household income $133,419 ... 86.8 percent of Lucas residential real estate units owner occupied
Additional demographic information about Lucas and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.
Students living in Lucas attend schools operated by five separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Lucas real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.03 percent to 2.26 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.
Cities/towns near Lucas
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Moderately priced homes for sale in Lucas
Key to understanding what living in Lucas is like is knowing about Lucas housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Lucas single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Lucas single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Lucas homes for sale page.
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2801 Elizabeth Court, Lucas, TX - $749,000
This Pristine Estate On 1.02 Acres In Highly Sought Out Wolf Creek Is Well Maintained And Gently Lived In. Hardwood Floors, Crown Molding, Decorative Lighting Are Throughout This Cozy Home. There Are Four Bedrooms Down And Two Up, Both With Walk...
560 Palomino Drive, Lucas, TX - $600,000
This Gorgeous Well Appointed Home Is Nestled Quietly On 2 Acres In The Enclave. Immerse Yourself In Total Relaxation In The Pool That Has Recently Been Renovated To Include A Lush, Full 10k Landscape Package. Pots Are Irrigated So No Need For The ...
506 Terry Court, Lucas, TX - $740,000
This Is A Spec Home. Docs Of Floor Plan And Specifications Are In Listing. Pictures Are Of 401 Maggie Trail In Brockdale Estates. William Anthony Homes Is Offering Its Design Build Program For Brockdale Estates. To Reserve Your Lot And Start ...
200 Strain Lane, Lucas, TX - $699,000
Gorgeous Single Story Custom Home In Highly Sought After Lovejoy Isd!! Situated On 2 Beautiful Acres With Backyard Views Of A Private Pond! Family Room Is Open To Gourmet Kitchen With Cathedral Ceiling, Stained Beams, & Floor To Ceiling Stone Fi...
635 Palomino Drive, Lucas, TX - $635,000
This Beautifully Maintained 5 Bed, 4 Bath Home On 2 Acres In Coveted Lovejoy Isd Is Tailored For Stylish Living And Elegant Entertaining! Home Features Hand Scraped Hard Wood Floors, Vaulted & Tray Ceilings, Arched Passageways, Shutters, And A Gas...
10 Graham Lane, Lucas, TX - $725,000
Charming, Country Living With This One Of A Kind Property On Almost 2.5 Acres With Pool & Spa!1 Story 3125 Sq Foot Main House With 1417 Sq Foot Separate In Law Suite!4 Car Garage Parking & Covered Parking For 7 Or More! Enormous Workshop Plus Walk...
1413 Caman Park Drive, Lucas, TX - $749,000
Designer Touches And Numerous Upgrades Set This Home Apart With Ss Appliance Suite, Granite, Designer Lighting, Architectural Ceilings In Almost Every Room, Upgraded Cabinets, And More. Abundant Natural Light With Open Floor Plan And High Ceilings...
1811 Lincoln Road, Lucas, TX - $699,000
Megatel Homes' Nighthawk Plan Offers Something For Everyone. This Gorgeous Home Features Nail Down Hardwoods In All The Major Living Areas. This Is A Must See Plan On One Of The Best Lots In The Neighborhood. This Home Sits On A 2.5 Acre Homesite ...
255 Stanford Drive, Lucas, TX - $635,000
Gorgeous Home In The Gated Community Of Stonegate In Lucas. Home Is Situated On A Large Corner Lot With Fenced Yard Backing Up To Lush Treeline, Covered Porch And Patio Area, Plantation Shutters, Sun Room, Media & Game Rooms, Gorgeous Gourmet Kit...
24 Woodmoor Drive, Lucas, TX - $600,000
This Treasure Is Rare In Lovejoy Isd – Private, Premium 3.11 Ac W-updated Single Story On Quiet Cul-de-sac, No Hoa! Enjoy Peaceful Walks On Backyard Trails, Or Beat The Heat In The Water Volleyball Pool W-flagstone Deck! Perfect For Entertaining, ...
1910 Country Club Road, Lucas, TX - $620,000
Welcome Home To Your Own 3 Acre Custom Stone Home Estate! This Gorgeous And Well Maintained Home Is Located In The Much Sought After Lovejoy Isd. Inside You Will Find Beautiful Hand Scraped Hardwood Flooring. Stone Fireplace To The Ceiling. Ce...
208 Estelle Lane, Lucas, TX - $619,000
Looking For A Home In A Quiet Subdivision Tucked Away In One Of The Best Locations For Lisd Students? Within 3 Miles Of 3 Schools, It Sits On A Safe Circular Street With Very Little Traffic. The Outdoor Living Space Is Shaded And Ready For Evening...
425 Pennington Drive, Lucas, TX - $649,000
Beautiful Custom Home With Fabulous Floor Plan Offers The Best Of Country Living Just Minutes From Every City Convenience Imaginable. First Floor Features Beautiful Hardwoods, Formal Living, Dining Room, Private Study, Vaulted Family Room Ceiling ...
303 Strain Lane, Lucas, TX - $689,900
Lovejoy Isd! Come Home To This Beautiful Custom Home Situated On 2 Acres In A Quiet Neighborhood Located Just Blocks From Hart Elementary And Willow Springs Middle School. Enjoy The Beautiful Texas Sunsets From Your Texas Sized Open Kitchen, Livin...
More about living in Lucas
- City of Lucas, Texas
- Texas State Historical Association Online: Lucas, TX
- U.S. Census Bureau Fact Sheet: Lucas, Texas
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Listing information last updated on August 16th, 2018 at 4:31pm CDT.