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

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,959 SQFT
  • 4 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...

1200 Galway Drive, Lucas, TX - $750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,300 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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One Of The Lowest Price Per Square Foot In This Zip Code. Seller Is Ready To Work A Deal On This Beautiful Single Story Property. Plano Isd - Highly Sought-after Schools Including The Academy! Home Is Perfectly Upgraded And Smartly Designed. Every...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,660 SQFT
  • 15 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...

1325 Country Club Road, Lucas, TX - $600,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,522 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Lovejoy Isd. Live In Style At This 2-story, 4-bedrm 3.5 Bath Immaculate Home With Pool And Workshop On 2.5 Acres. Majority Of Home Features Impressive Hand Scrapped Wood Floors.the Grand Kitchen And Bkfast Area With Beamed Ceiling, Double Oven, Gr...

1226 Highland Drive, Lucas, TX - $636,049

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,223 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Custom 4 Bedroom Home On 1 Acre Directly Across From A Pond! This Home Offers A Huge Kitchen With Custom Cabinets. Hand Scrapped Hardwood Floors, Custom Lighting, And A Beautiful Study. The Game Room Can Be An Oversized 5th Bedroom. The Back Patio...

1700 Sara Cove, Lucas, TX - $645,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,941 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Harper Is A Beautiful Open Floor Plan With A Gorgeous White Gourmet Kitchen And A Master Suite That Boasts A Large Walk In Closet. The Main Living Area, Kitchen, Study And Halls All Have The Luxurious Nail Down Hardwood Floors. This...

1511 Sun Valley Court, Lucas, TX - $640,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,865 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' York Park Has A Beautiful Interior Lot On A Cul De Sac Features This Gorgeous Open Floor Plan .the Stunning White Cabinets With Granite Countertops In The Kitchen With Tile Floors Open To A Coffered Ceiling Family Room With Hardwood...

404 Barranca Trail, Lucas, TX - $625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 4,007 SQFT
  • 25 DAYS
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Custom Well Engineered Masterpiece With The Quality Of Construction & Attention To Details! Beautiful Extensive Hand Scraped Wood Floors! Grand Living Area With Fireplace! Study With Large Closet & Full Bath Or Ideal Second Bath Down! Game Room Up...

2450 Westchester Drive, Lucas, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,676 SQFT
  • 29 DAYS
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Custom Home On 1.42 Acres In Gated Community. Enjoy The View Of The Pool From Almost Every Room. Imagine Entertaining In This Custom Home With Your Own Backyard Oasis Which Includes, Covered Patio, Custom Pool, Spa, Pizza Oven, Outdoor Fireplace A...

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1125 Wilkes Drive, Lucas, TX - $620,799

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,335 SQFT
  • 57 DAYS
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Enjoy Country Living With The Conveniences Of The City! This Lovely Traditional 1 Story Home Is Located On 2 Acres In The Highly Sought After Lovejoy Isd. Featuring A 30 X 50 Workshop, Beautiful Pool With Attached Spa, Crown Molding, Open Floor P...

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420 W Forest Grove Road, Lucas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,405 SQFT
  • 84 DAYS
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Custom Home On 1.5 Acres Includes A 900 Plus Sqft Attached Workshop - Rv Garage With Separate Hvac. Lovejoy Isd. Spacious And Open Floor Plan Great For Entertaining. Hand Scraped Hardwoods And Tile In High Traffic Areas. Granite Counters, Double...

602 Colt Trail, Lucas, TX - $706,368

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,169 SQFT
  • 107 DAYS
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Calatlantic Homes Is The Seller Of This Home, Please Contact The Bockdale Estates Sales Office For More Information.this One Story Home Is An Entertainer's Dream! Gourmet Chef's Kitchen Features Large Island, Kitchen Aid Double Ovens, 5 Burner Ga...

1221 Galway Drive, Lucas, TX - $630,880

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,660 SQFT
  • 130 DAYS
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A Spacious Open One Story On 1 Acre! This Is The Same Floor Plan As Our Model Home In Mcclendon- Chisholm. 4 Bedrooms, 3 And A Half Baths, Study, Game Room And 3 Car Garage. Extensive Custom Trim Throughout, Custom Cabinets And Much More! The Huge...

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294 W Forest Grove Road, Lucas, TX - $749,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,118 SQFT
  • 162 DAYS
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Wow! Just Wow! Everything You Could Want In A Home And Then Some. Chefs Kitchen, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, Media & Game Rooms. Huge Walk In Attic Storage. 3+ Car Garage. No Neighbors Behind Or In Front. Large Pool. Like I Said Everything And Then ...

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1540 Holyoak Lane, Lucas, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,641 SQFT
  • 198 DAYS
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Equestrian Friendly Neighborhood On 2.5 Acres In Lovejoy Isd. No Hoa! Bring Your Imagination Because Acreage Has Space For Barn, Workshop Or Guest House. Located Just Minutes From Horse Trails And Lake Lavon, This Is Country Living At Its Best. ...


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Listing information last updated on February 24th, 2018 at 2:15am CST.