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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

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

  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.

Local schools

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


Commutes

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.

Demographics

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.

Property taxes

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.

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6004 Dumont Court, Parker, TX - $725,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,366 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Incredibly Gorgeous Parker Home Is Ready For A New Owner. Spacious First Floor Features Formal Living And Dining Room With Separate Central Living Room That Overlooks Patio And Sparkling Pool. Open Kitchen Is Highlighted By Rich Cabinetry, Island ...

4300 Willow Ridge Drive, Parker, TX - $749,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,591 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Beautifully Updated 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths And 1 Half Bath On One Floor, And Just Over An Acre Lot With Pool And Spa In Parker. The Kitchen Is A Chef's Dream Come True With An Awesome Island With Natural Quartzite, Commercial Gas Range, Ovens A...

4401 Salisbury Drive, Parker, TX - $898,393

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,559 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Spectacular 1 Story Home With A Big Front Porch And 4 Car Garage On A 1 Acre Home Site. Sliding Glass Doors Open To A Huge Covered Back Patio. Large Vaulted Ceiling In The Family Room That Opens To Very Large Gourmet Kitchen. Each Bedroom Has It’...

4607 Salisbury Drive, Parker, TX - $948,315

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,125 SQFT
  • 19 DAYS
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Spectacular 1 Story Home With A Huge 5 Car Garage On A 1.5 Acre Home Site. Huge Oversized Back Patio, Large Vaulted Ceiling In Family Room That Opens To Very Large Kitchen. Each Bedroom Has It’s Own Spacious Full Bathroom. Many Wonderful Upgrades...

4309 Glen Meadows Drive, Parker, TX - $835,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,073 SQFT
  • 23 DAYS
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Gorgeous Mediterranean One Just Over One Acre Water Front Lot In One Of The Most Beautiful Communities In The Area. Sprawling One Story Features Exquisite Finish Out Including Extensive Mill Work . Formal Living And Dining Rooms, Gourmet Kitchen W...

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5000 Englenook Drive, Parker, TX - $735,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,379 SQFT
  • 29 DAYS
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A Large 5,379 Sq Ft, Paul Taylor Home With 6 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, And A 3 Car Garage On 1+acre Lot. The Lot Is Beautified By Boulder Rock Scape, Both Front & Back. There Is A Secured Play Area Within The Backyard. The Large Covered Porch, 13x12, And...

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6317 Holbrook Drive, Parker, TX - $773,800

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,326 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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Spectacular 1 Story Home On 1 Acre Home Site. Huge Covered Patio, Large Vaulted Ceiling Family Room That Opens To Very Large Kitchen. Sliding Glass Doors Open To Patio And Huge Yard.

5902 Gregory Lane, Parker, TX - $875,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,778 SQFT
  • 59 DAYS
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Farmstead Paradise On 3+ Acres In The Heart Of Parker & Plano Isd On This Secluded Property. This Is The Home You Have Been Dreaming About! Custom Built Residence Featuring Four Bedrooms On The First Floor, A Spacious Gourmet Kitchen With Center I...

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4003 Lost Hollow Court, Parker, TX - $850,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,485 SQFT
  • 68 DAYS
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Rare Find! 1 Story True Custom Nestled On A 1 Acre Private Cul De Sac Lot In Prestigious Knolls Of Springhill. This Original Owner Home Has High End Fixtures, Hand Scraped Hardwoods & Plantation Shutters. Amazing Backyard Oasis With Sparkling Pool...

4604 Whitestone Drive, Parker, TX - $749,605

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,668 SQFT
  • 75 DAYS
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Lovely 4 Bedroom One Story Home On One Acre Lot. Open Concept In Kitchen, Causal Dining And Family Room. Open To Outdoor Living. Beautiful Hardwood Floors Throughout Walk Main Areas. Visit This Quiet Neighborhood, You May Never Want To Leave!

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6504 Southridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,382 SQFT
  • 76 DAYS
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Beautiful Single-level Paul Taylor Home With Large Diving Pool & Spa, On A Private, Tree-lined 1-acre Lot. Master Suite Features His & Hers Walk-in Closets, Granite, Large Jetted-tub & Double Shower Heads. Chef’s Kitchen Has A Beautiful Large Gran...

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4704 Boulder Drive, Parker, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,187 SQFT
  • 113 DAYS
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Fantastic Opportunity To Own Acre Lot In Serene Town Of Parker! Short Drive From Dfw Hwys, Home Escapes Big City Stress While Providing Easy Access To Amenities. Enjoy Drive Up To Private Cul-de-sac Lot W Mature Trees, Circle Drive, And Elegant Cu...

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5301 Englenook Drive, Parker, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,454 SQFT
  • 122 DAYS
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Stunning Paul Taylor Custom Pool Paradise On 1+ Acre Lot In Parker Lake Estates That Feeds Into Allen Isd! Impressive Single Story Home Features 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, Game Room, Media Room, & A 4 Car Garage! Enjoy Resort Style Living In This Beauti...

6601 Erin Lane, Parker, TX - $716,088

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,068 SQFT
  • 172 DAYS
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Beautiful One -acre 5 Bedroom And 4.5 Bath , Gameroom , Media And Study With Wide Front Porch Leads To An Elegant Foyer That Opens Into A Great Size Family Room And Study. Large Gourmet Kitchen With Double Island Is Perfect For Entertaining . 2 Pr...


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