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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

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  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.

Local schools

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.

Neighborhoods

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


Commutes

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.

Demographics

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.

Property taxes

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

from Westlake              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2016
population
2017 median
house price
2016 median
household income
milesdirection             
Allen999,179$315,000$102,2157west
Fairview158,354$420,000$73,3398northwest
Lowry Crossing1,7807northeast
McKinney28172,298$305,000$83,25712northeast
Murphy620,482$375,000$118,4838southwest
Parker224,420$600,000$133,4945southwest
St. Paul1,1324south


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. and Google Maps.


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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24 Woodmoor Drive, Lucas, TX - $625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,900 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Outstanding Single Story Home Is Situated On A Remarkable 3.1 Acres In Lovejoy Isd! Enjoy Peaceful Walks On Your Backyard Trails Or Beat The Texas Heat In The Water Volleyball Swimming Pool! Flagstone Patio! Inside Is Pristine W-hw Floors, Grand L...

619 Colt Trail, Lucas, TX - $669,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,873 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Two Years Old Lovejoy Isd, Open Concept Living Kitchen And Breakfast, One Story, 4 Bedrooms+another Flexible Room (can Be Bedroom, Media, Second Office, Etc), Two Living Areas , 5 Bathrooms, 3 Car Garage. Enjoy The Outdoor Living Space With A Ga...

1910 Country Club Road, Lucas, TX - $635,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,200 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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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 - $635,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,944 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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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 - $679,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,664 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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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 ...

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303 Strain Lane, Lucas, TX - $715,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,665 SQFT
  • 31 DAYS
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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...

1715 Caman Park Drive, Lucas, TX - $750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,154 SQFT
  • 36 DAYS
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Fantastic Open Concept Home On Just Over 1 Acre. Ideal For Entertaining, With Large Open Kitchen, Large Dining And Breakfast Areas And All Open To The Den. Fantastic Double Patio With Outdoor Living Area And Fireplace With Tv Connection. Four Bedr...

2733 Timber Trail, Lucas, TX - $729,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,254 SQFT
  • 39 DAYS
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Fabulous Custom 6 Bed 4 Bath Home On 1.34 Acres. High Quality Home W Loads Of Energy Efficiencies; Nestled Away From The Road On A Secluded Cul-de-sac W .3 Acre Private Side Yard! Chef’s Kit W 4 Burner Gas Cooktop W Grill, Thermador Oven, Warming ...

1705 Sara Cove, Lucas, TX - $607,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,865 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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Beautiful 3 Bedroom, 3 Bath Home With A Study. This Home Sits On A 1 Acre Corner Homesite With Trees Behind The Home. This Neighborhood Is Centrally Located And Just A Short Distance To Hwy 75, Easy Access To Wylie, Plano, Murphy Or Rockwall. This...

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700 Saddlebrook Drive, Lucas, TX - $729,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,600 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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Fabulous Brick Ranch On 1.51 Acres. Entry Foyer With Adjacent Formal Living And Formal Dining Areas. Living With Cozy Fireplace And Great View Of Backyard. Chef's Kitchen With Granite Counters, Island, Walk-in Pantry, Double Oven And Large Eat-...

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2330 Purdue Drive, Lucas, TX - $679,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,749 SQFT
  • 82 DAYS
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Incredible Mediterranean-style Home! 3 Balconies, Covered Back Patio (living Area & Fireplace) + Cedar Pergola & Deck. Gourmet's Dream: Wine Grotto, Stainless Appliances, Double Oven, Butler's Pantry. 2nd Br Also Has Private Bath! Slate Floors, De...

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1208 Galway Drive, Lucas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,095 SQFT
  • 82 DAYS
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Stunning Executive Home On 1 Acre. Extra Long Driveway, Beautiful Landscaping & Covered Porch. Decorative Door Opens To Hardwood Floors & Plantation Shutters Throughout Most Of The Home. Study With French Doors & Wall Of Built-ins. Elegant Dining ...

2175 Edmonson Drive, Lucas, TX - $659,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,198 SQFT
  • 83 DAYS
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Leave Those City Lights Behind! Executive Custom Home On A Quiet 1 Acre Cul De Sac Lot Backing To A Dry Creek In Gated Stonegate Estates!.enjoy The View Of The Trees And Wide Open Spaces From Almost Every Room In The House.imagine Entertaining In ...

Photo of Listing #13793440

1710 Caman Park Drive, Lucas, TX - $699,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,543 SQFT
  • 97 DAYS
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Dream Property On 2 Acre Lot W Stocked Pond A Breath Of Fresh Air Describes This Exquisitely Decorated, Meticulous Home & Amazing Grounds. Like Bringing The Outside In, Huge Plate Glass Window Overlooks Covered Patio, Lush Backyard, Wildlife Arou...

629 Maggie Trail, Lucas, TX - $673,066

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,751 SQFT
  • 100 DAYS
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A Custom Single Story Home With 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms And A 3 Car Garage With 3,751 Sf Of Living Space. The Open Air Floor Plan Has An Oversized Family Room, Kitchen And Dining Area For Entertaining And Family Living. This Home Features A Spacio...


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Listing information last updated on June 17th, 2018 at 8:30pm CDT.