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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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1319 Hicks Trail, Lucas, TX - $625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,886 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Barely Lived In Custom Home With Sleek Modern Finishes Near Lake Lavon! 4 Bedrooms With 3 Full Bathrooms And 3 Car Garage All On A Large Premium Corner Lot. Entertainer's Delight With Large Open Kitchen And Living Area Overlooking A Covered Pati...

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2330 Purdue Drive, Lucas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,749 SQFT
  • 27 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...

1208 Galway Drive, Lucas, TX - $725,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,095 SQFT
  • 27 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
  • 28 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 ...

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1710 Caman Park Drive, Lucas, TX - $725,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,543 SQFT
  • 42 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
  • 45 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...

625 Maggie Trail, Lucas, TX - $712,484

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,046 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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This Custom Single Story Home Features 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms And A 3 Car Garage With 4,046 Sf Of Living Space. Custom Touches Abound In This Home And Can Be Felt In The Game Room, Dining Room, Nook And Study. Outdoor Living Is Bountiful With A L...

613 Maggie Trail, Lucas, TX - $658,836

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,671 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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A Custom Single Story Home Design Features 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, And A 3 Car Garage In 3,671 Sf Of Living Space For Your Family. This Home Includes A Spacious Dining Room And Office Of The Main Entrance With Custom Coiffured Ceiling Treatm...

605 Maggie Trail, Lucas, TX - $651,151

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,548 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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A Traditional Single Story Custom Home With 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms And 3 Car Garage With 3,548 Sf Of Living Space. The Open Air Design Incorporates The Family Room, Kitchen And Dining Room. Custom Coiffured Ceiling Treatment Adorn The Private Stu...

633 Maggie Trail, Lucas, TX - $706,750

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,041 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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This Custom Single Story Home Features 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms And A 3 Car Garage With 4,041 Sf Of Living Space. Custom Touches Abound In This Home And Can Be Felt In The Game Room, Dining Room, Nook And Study. Outdoor Living Is Bountiful With A L...

2 Cannonero Circle, Lucas, TX - $625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,391 SQFT
  • 46 DAYS
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One Of A Kind 1.5 Story House In Seis Lagos, A Gated Community. Three Bedrooms Down With 3 Full Baths And A Half Bath. The Game Room Upstairs. Formal Dining Is Open To The Entry. Formal Living Is Enclosed With Study Across. Whole House Vacuum Syst...

1100 Highland Drive, Lucas, TX - $665,637

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,401 SQFT
  • 53 DAYS
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This Is A Luxury 1 Story Home That Sits On 1.24 Acres In Lucas. This Home Has 3 Bedrooms, A Study, And A Flex Room That Can Be Used As A 4th Bedroom. The Floor Plan Is Open Throughout The Family Room And Kitchen With The Bedrooms Secluded From The...

1120 Inverness Lane, Lucas, TX - $697,060

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,660 SQFT
  • 54 DAYS
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1 Story Luxury On 1.5 Acres! This Gem Boasts 4 Bedrooms, Game Room, Study, Huge Family Room, Outdoor Fireplace And An Incredible Master Closet That Opens To The Utility Room. Bedroom #4 Is Private For You Guests. Hand Scraped Hard Wood Floors And ...

905 Amblewood Drive, Lucas, TX - $649,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,959 SQFT
  • 63 DAYS
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Majestic 1 Story Windsor Home Located On A Beautiful 1 Acre Lot In The Prestigious Claremont Springs Community. With 4 Bedrms, 3.1 Baths, 2 Living Areas, Study, And 3 Car Garage, This Home Is Ideal For Any Family. Formerly A Model, This Elegant Ho...

1620 Enchanted Way, Lucas, TX - $645,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,660 SQFT
  • 74 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Bay Point Plan In Enchanted Creek That Sits On An Over An Acre And Has Some Trees In Rear Yard. Gorgeous Open Plan With Lots Of Beautiful Trim, Nail Down Wood Floors In Family Room, Dining Room And Study, Wainscoting And Extra Cabin...


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Listing information last updated on April 23rd, 2018 at 12:17pm CDT.