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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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4307 Willow Ridge Drive, Parker, TX - $679,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,240 SQFT
  • 3 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...

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5301 Englenook Drive, Parker, TX - $714,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,454 SQFT
  • 4 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, And A 4 Car Garage! Enjoy Resort Style Living In This Beau...

5006 Shady Knolls Drive, Parker, TX - $884,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,245 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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Fantastic Executive Mediterranean Home In Parker, Perfect For Entertaining. 4 Bedroom, 4 And A Half Bath Home. Meticulously Maintained Home Ready To Move In! Italian Clay Tile Roof. This One Of A Kind Private Property Has An Urban Wildlife Habitat...

4701 Bryce Drive, Parker, TX - $661,840

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,480 SQFT
  • 25 DAYS
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Beautiful One -acre 4 Bedroom And 3.5 Bath , Gameroom 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 Privet Gu...

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4408 Pecan Bend, Parker, TX - $729,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,061 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Remodeled Country Estate In The Perfect Location! Open Concept 4 Bed 3.5 Bath Plus Office On A Lushly Landscaped Full Acre! Front Walk Welcomes You With Winding Landscaping Leading To Double Iron Door Entrance Into Your Grand Foyer With Curved Sta...

4608 Ravensthorpe Drive, Parker, TX - $689,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,695 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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Wow!! The Wow Factor Begins As You Enter The Neighborhood, & Fully Continues As You Approach This Beautiful 2 Story, 5 Bed, 4 Bath, 3 Car Garage Home On A Sprawling 1.7 Acre Lot In The Highly Sought After Southridge Estates. Quality Finishes Throu...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,068 SQFT
  • 53 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...

6704 Erin Lane, Parker, TX - $722,004

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,068 SQFT
  • 53 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 Islan Is Perfect For Entertaining . 2 Pri...

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5100 Englenook Drive, Parker, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,663 SQFT
  • 58 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.fantastic Floor Plan Provides 4 Br Downstairs On 3 Separate Corners Providing Privacy. Exte...

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4605 Whitestone Drive, Parker, TX - $829,690

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 5,138 SQFT
  • 61 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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7405 Forest Bend Drive, Parker, TX - $724,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 7 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,594 SQFT
  • 71 DAYS
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Your Luxury Home Awaits You In Parker! 6 Bed, 5 Bth Home With Additional Downstairs Office Or Bedroom In Desirable Mccreary Creek Estates. Soaring Ceilings And Open Floor Plan. Large Master Downstairs W Huge Walk In Closet And Entry To Laundry Roo...

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6208 Northridge Parkway, Parker, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,167 SQFT
  • 102 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...

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4701 Whitestone Drive, Parker, TX - $744,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,248 SQFT
  • 107 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 - $665,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,647 SQFT
  • 117 DAYS
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Stunning 1 Story With First Floor Media And Gameroom! Gorgeous 5 Bed,4.5 Bath,3 Living Area Home Full Of Upgrades. Lovely Drive Up Appeal W Stone Accents,custom Arched Wood Door &beautiful Landscaping.chef's Kitchen W Huge Island, Gas Cooktop,doub...


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Listing information last updated on June 17th, 2018 at 8:16pm CDT.