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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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412 Spurgin Road, Lucas, TX - $750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,016 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Soaring Ceilings, Abundant Storage, And An Incredible Floor Plan – This Home Has It All! This Spacious And Welcoming 2-story Is Designed For Entertaining With Multiple Living Areas That Flow Seamlessly. A Fabulous Outdoor Kitchen And Spacious Yard...

1002 Stansted Manor Drive, Lucas, TX - $685,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,931 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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This Exceptional 4 Bed, 3 Bath, 3 Car Garage Home Offers A Bright And Open Split Floorplan. Features Include Hand-scraped Hrdwd Flrs Throughout, Extra Wide Baseboards, Tall Ceilings And Doors, And Beautiful Custom Trim Work. Lrge Liv Rm Boasts A F...

1625 Zilker Court, Lucas, TX - $680,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,544 SQFT
  • 23 DAYS
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This Home Is A Beauty! Located On 1.5 Acres In The Heart Of Lucas And Lovejoy Isd, This 2 Story Home Features 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, Sitting Areas In Kitchen Nook And Master Bedroom, Large Open Kitchen With Lots Of Windows, Ss Appliances, Inclu...

1910 Country Club Road, Lucas, TX - $640,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,200 SQFT
  • 43 DAYS
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Updated!!!! Bright And Cheery! White Kitchen, New Carpet, New Light Fixtures, Hardware. Welcome To Your Own 3 Acre Estate! This Gorgeous Home Is Located In The Much Sought After Lovejoy Isd. Inside You Will Find Beautiful Hand Scraped Hardwo...

21 Pecan Grove Circle, Lucas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,828 SQFT
  • 44 DAYS
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End Your Summer With A Splash! This Lovely Home On 2 Acres Has A Diving Pool That Was Installed In 2017. Enjoy The Country Life On This Quiet Cul De Sac In A Neighborhood With No Hoa And In The Highly Rated Lovejoy Schools. This Home Is Perfect ...

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2000 Rock Ridge Road, Lucas, TX - $655,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,910 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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You'll Love This Quaint Country Style Home With 5.78 Acres Located In The Lovejoy Isd! This Property Has A Beautiful Wrap Around White Rock Creek That Runs Through The Back Of The Property And A Wrap Around Porch Complete With A Swing. This Home F...

1521 Sun Valley Court, Lucas, TX - $729,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,140 SQFT
  • 51 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Oxford Plan Has A Beautiful Corner Lot On A Cul De Sac And Features Many Upgrades. The Stunning White Cabinets With Granite Countertops In The Gourmet Kitchen, Along With The Nail Down Hardwood Floors Throughout All Of The Common Ar...

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3 Crestview Circle, Lucas, TX - $600,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,055 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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Perfect Country Property Yet Minutes From City Life. Custom Built Home On 2.46 Acres With Beautiful Tree Lined Pond! Open Living Area With Beautiful View Of Pool And Spa. Easy Entertaining Under The Oversized Patio With Builtin Fireplace. Kitchen ...

1710 Caman Park Drive, Lucas, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,543 SQFT
  • 58 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...

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2801 Elizabeth Court, Lucas, TX - $734,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,509 SQFT
  • 67 DAYS
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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...

506 Terry Court, Lucas, TX - $740,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,666 SQFT
  • 74 DAYS
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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 ...

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200 Strain Lane, Lucas, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,118 SQFT
  • 83 DAYS
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Reduced!! 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 Ceilin...

10 Graham Lane, Lucas, TX - $725,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,542 SQFT
  • 91 DAYS
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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...

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255 Stanford Drive, Lucas, TX - $624,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,024 SQFT
  • 101 DAYS
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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...


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Listing information last updated on October 15th, 2018 at 7:45am CDT.