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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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6203 Southridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $875,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,630 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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This Beautiful Paul Taylor 1 Story Home Sits On 1.4 Acres.open Floor Plan Includes 5 Bedrooms,4 Baths,large Living Area,office,game Room,and Media Room. Great Room Features A Corner Fireplace With Built Ins And Connects With Dining Room And Kitche...

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5100 Englenook Drive, Parker, TX - $700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,663 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Enjoy The Feel Of Country Living With All The Convenience Of Living In The City. Parker Lake Estates Is A Unique Neighborhood Featuring Homes On 1 Acre Lots. As You Drive Into The Neighborhood You Immediately Exhale And Say I'm Home. Fantastic Fl...

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4605 Whitestone Drive, Parker, TX - $857,690

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 5,138 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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New Grand Home In Super Convenient Location On 1.03 Acres Adjacent To Neighborhood Pond. Fantastic 5000 Sqft 1 Story Home With Upstairs Media Room & Full Bath. Tons Of Design Elements And Custom Features. Lots Of Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors, Stac...

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6317 Holbrook Drive, Parker, TX - $824,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,326 SQFT
  • 6 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.

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6300 Warwick Way, Parker, TX - $924,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,010 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Spectacular 1 Story Home On 1 Acre, Corner 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.

4307 Willow Ridge Drive, Parker, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,240 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Impeccable And Impressive Is This Updated Two Story Custom Home On An Acre Lot In Prestigious Springhill Estates! Plantation Shutters Thru-out, Three Fps, Study With French Doors& Blt In Bookcases, Wine Grotto With Decorative Door. Formals With De...

4005 E Parker Road, Parker, TX - $799,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,982 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Modern Ranch Living On Your Own Private 3.4ac Sanctuary, You Must See To Believe. Walk Your Private Trail In Park Like Surrounding & Fish In Your Own One-of-a-kind Pond W Cascading Waterfalls. Enjoy Peaceful Evenings By The Fire Pit & Cool Off On ...

4205 Glen Meadows, Parker, TX - $897,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,980 SQFT
  • 15 DAYS
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Beautiful Custom On L.3 Acre Greenbelt Lot With Tall Ceilings, Walls Of Glass & Designer Finishes. Hdwds, Pl Shutters, Roof, Hvac, Carpet Are Few Of Many Updates. Lr With Floor To Ceiling Windows Viewing Pool, Spa & Back Yard Paradise.fml Dining ...

7405 Forest Bend Drive, Parker, TX - $750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 7 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,594 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Your Luxury Home Awaits You In Parker, Tx! 6 Bedroom, 5 Bath Home With Additional Downstairs Office Or Bedroom In Desirable Mccreary Creek Estates. Soaring Ceilings And Open Floor Plan. Large Master Downstairs With Huge Walk In Closet And Convenie...

5200 Ravensthorpe Drive, Parker, TX - $764,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,588 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Perfect Paul Taylor Home Tucked Away In Parker Lake Estates. Impeccably Maintained, Superb Custom Touches, And Amazing Heated Saltwater Diving Pool Pushes This Home To The Top Of Anyone's List! Open Floor Plan With Loads Of Natural Light Through O...

5804 Cox Farm, Parker, TX - $750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,212 SQFT
  • 24 DAYS
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What A Beautiful Home! Amenities You Expect In Luxury Property. Solid Mahogany Frt Dr To Hickory Hdwds, Will Knock Socks Off! Updates Include A Total Master Bath Redo W Kohler 3 Way Shower System W Frameless Glass*all New Floors. Hardwoods, Tile &...

6401 Northridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $715,113

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,798 SQFT
  • 32 DAYS
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Gorgeous 5 Bed 4 Bath Paul Taylor Home With Tons Of Upgrades Including Plantation Shutters, Handscraped Wood Floors, Floor To Ceiling Stone Fireplace With Hearth And Vaulted Ceilings With Wooden Trusses In Great Room And Kitchen. Kitchen Features ...

6208 Northridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $725,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,167 SQFT
  • 47 DAYS
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Gorgeous One-story Home With An Open Floor Plan And All The Builder Upgrades On A 1.3-acre Lot. Large Rooms With Plantation Shutters Throughout, Extensive Woodwork In Entrance, Formal Living And Dining And Great Room, Hand Scraped Wood Floors, Two...

Photo of Listing #13787020

4701 Whitestone Drive, Parker, TX - $749,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,248 SQFT
  • 52 DAYS
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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Model Home Plan 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!

Photo of Listing #13774074

6502 Northridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,647 SQFT
  • 62 DAYS
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Reduced!! Beautiful 1 Story,5 Bed,4.5 Bath,3 Living Area Home Full Of Upgrades.drive Up Appeal Begins W Stone & Brick Facade, Custom Door W Keyless Entry&lovely Landscaping.chef's Kitchen Has Huge Island, Gas Cooktop, Ss Double Ovens&appliances,gr...


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Listing information last updated on April 23rd, 2018 at 12:31pm CDT.