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Living In Parker TX
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Parker and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Parker in 2018 is like. Parker livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Parker homes that are currently for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Parker.
Parker livability factors
2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 22
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||2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 86.3%
||2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 6.0
||2017 median home sale price: $600,000
||2016 residences owner occupied: 94.1%
||2016 median household income: $133,494
||2016 population: 4,420
||2012 - 2016 population growth: 8.8%
Parker has the eighth highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs and the fourteenth lowest overall crime rate. Its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Parker is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
Parker is located in south central Collin County, approximately 27 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Parker's proximity to the Legacy, north Dallas and Las Colinas business centers, downtown Dallas and DFW International Airport is likely to make Parker residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.
Most students living in Parker are eligible to attend Plano ISD schools ... the attendance boundaries of Allen ISD also extend into Parker.
More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Parker 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.
Recent home sales
On average, prices of Parker MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 7.5 percent over the previous three years ... median sales price of these homes was $600,000 ... prices generally ranged from about $300,000 to $1.2 million ... average size of houses sold was 4,220 square feet, average price per square foot was $147.31 and average house age was 18.8 years ... single-family homes sold during 2017 averaged 44 days on market
Approximately 16 miles and 25 minutes drive time without traffic from central Parker to Legacy business center ... 20 miles and 22 minutes to north Dallas business center ... 38 miles and 31 minutes to Las Colinas business center ... 27 miles and 32 minutes to downtown Dallas ... 35 miles and 38 minutes to DFW International Airport
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 4,420 ... population density 556 residents per square mile ... 2016 annual median household income $133,494 ... 94.1 percent of Parker residential real estate units owner occupied
Additional demographic information about Parker and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.
Students living in Parker attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Parker real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.08 percent to 2.21 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.
Moderately priced homes for sale in Parker
Key to understanding what living in Parker is like is knowing about Parker housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Parker single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Parker single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Parker homes for sale page.
The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.
7207 Meadow Glen Drive, Parker, TX - $679,900
6609 Overbrook Drive, Parker, TX - $925,000
6502 Northridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $719,900
5203 Westfield Drive, Parker, TX - $875,000
5206 Middleton Drive, Parker, TX - $759,888
5102 Cheshire Lane, Parker, TX - $779,000
5200 Cheshire Lane, Parker, TX - $724,000
4500 Springhill Estates Drive, Parker, TX - $699,000
5403 Westfield Drive, Parker, TX - $939,029
5311 Westfield Drive, Parker, TX - $849,900
6107 Northridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $739,000
4206 Glen Meadows Drive, Parker, TX - $749,000
5401 Tennyson Court, Parker, TX - $885,000
More about living in Parker
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Listing information last updated on February 24th, 2018 at 2:15am CST.