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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.

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7207 Meadow Glen Drive, Parker, TX - $679,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,471 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Absolutely Gorgeous One-story On Over An Acre & Amenities Abound! Stone & Brick Elevation. Hardwood Floors & Crown Molding In Many Rooms. Island, Granite Counters, Double Oven, Under-counter Lighting & Large Walk-in Pantry. Butler's Pantry With G...

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6609 Overbrook Drive, Parker, TX - $925,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,456 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Stunning Custom Home On One Acre Lot Backing To Trees! Gorgeous Architectural Details & Finish-out Thru Home. Elegant Double Doors Lead To The Entry Hall, Open To Dining Room & Study With French Doors & Coffered Ceiling. Hand-scraped Hardwood Flo...

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6502 Northridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $719,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,647 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful One-story, 5 Bed, 4.5 Bath, 3 Living Area Home Full Of Upgrades. Drive Up Appeal Begins With The Stone & Brick Facade, Custom Door W Keyless Entry & Lovely Landscaping. Chef's Kitchen Has Huge Island, Gas Cooktop, Ss Double Ovens And App...

5203 Westfield Drive, Parker, TX - $875,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,951 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Look No Further, You Have Found The Home Of Your Dreams! This 1-story Home Is The Perfect Environment To Create Memories That Will Last A Lifetime. Indoor And Outdoor Living Is Integrated. The Wall Of Sliding Glass Doors Makes The Family Room And ...

5206 Middleton Drive, Parker, TX - $759,888

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,876 SQFT
  • 15 DAYS
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New Grand Home On 1 Acre Lot With 4 Car Garage! Enjoy Spacious Living In This Custom Home Neighborhood. Captivating Home Has Tons Of Amenities Such As Wood Floors Galore, Cast Stone Fireplace, Wet Bar. Large Covered Back Patio To Enjoy The Spaci...

5102 Cheshire Lane, Parker, TX - $779,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 4,478 SQFT
  • 49 DAYS
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Beautiful 3 Bedroom 1.5 Story Home On One Acre Lot. Open Concept In Kitchen, Causal Dining And Family Room With Formal Dining. Media Down Stairs With A Game Room Up. Many Custom Interiors And Exteriors. Beautiful Hardwood Floors Create A Luxuriou...

5200 Cheshire Lane, Parker, TX - $724,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,587 SQFT
  • 49 DAYS
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Lovely 4 Bedroom One Story Home On One Acre Lot. Open Concept In Kitchen, Causal Dining And Family Room With Formal Dining. Beautiful Hardwood Floors Create A Luxurious Feel Anyone Would Want To Come Home To. A Quiet Neighborhood Is A Plus!

4500 Springhill Estates Drive, Parker, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,271 SQFT
  • 96 DAYS
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4271 Sf House With 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Bathrooms, One Half Bathrooms. 3 Car Garage. 3.3 Acres Lot In Springhill Estates. You Can See Your Own Bridge In The Back Yard. Easy To Access Road. The Seller Will Pay $5000 For The Updates.

5403 Westfield Drive, Parker, TX - $939,029

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,468 SQFT
  • 135 DAYS
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New Grand Home On Over 1 Acre Homesite In Parker With Allen Schools! Gorgeous Home Shows Intricate Brick Work, 3 Car Swing Garage And Iron Front Door. Stunning Round Staircase With Wrought Iron Railings, Study, Downstairs Guest Suite. Gourmet Ki...

5311 Westfield Drive, Parker, TX - $849,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,336 SQFT
  • 141 DAYS
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New Grand Home On Acre Property With 4 Car Garage! Custom Neighborhood With Spacious Homesites - Covered Back Patio Ready To Design A Backyard Oasis. Double Master Suites - Or A Suite For The Princess Of The Family. Vaulted Family Room With Cast ...

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6107 Northridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $739,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,714 SQFT
  • 149 DAYS
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Stunning Single Story Home Sitting On Just Over 1 Acre Located In Southridge Estates In Parker, Tx. Enjoy The Spacious Living Areas, 5 Bedrooms And 4.5 Baths. High Ceilings, Dark Hardwoods And Character Around Every Corner. The Gorgeous Kitchen Bo...

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4206 Glen Meadows Drive, Parker, TX - $749,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,857 SQFT
  • 177 DAYS
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If You Are Awaiting One Of The Parker Estate Properties To Come On The Market, This Is It. On Over An Acre Of Trees And Manicured Lawn, This Two Story Masterpiece Exudes Quality And Design Throughout. Floor Treatments Include Painted And Sculptu...

Photo of Listing #13582320

5401 Tennyson Court, Parker, TX - $885,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,015 SQFT
  • 310 DAYS
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Mls# 13582320 - Built By Newcastle Homes - Const. Completed May 31 ~ Construction Just Completed! Beautiful Single Story Home With Many Upgrades Including Lots Of Wood Flooring, Designer Lighting, Custom Flat Panel Cabinets, And Ceiling Fans Throu...


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