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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2017 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2017 Best Dallas suburbs rank: 19

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

Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years. It also has the sixteenth lowest overall crime rate. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper 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 school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Recent home sales

Compared to previous year sales, on average, prices of Prosper MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during the three months ending April 30, 2017 increased 8.3 percent ... median sales price of homes sold $410,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $240,000 to $1.2 million ... average house size 3,360 square feet, average price per square foot $141.40 and average house age 9.1 years ... houses sold averaged 43 days on market ... 3.0 months average supply of homes listed for sale during month of April


Prosper new home construction

There currently is very sigificant new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that currently are listed for sale. Shown below are some of the neighborhoods in which these new homes are being built. Links to three master planned communities in which many of these new homes are being built are provided below.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. My answers almost always are "Yes" and "Yes." If you are thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

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 page.

Demographics

2016 estimated population 18,379 ... population density 1,088 residents per square mile ... fastest-growing city/town in DFW area, 67.1 percent population increase between 2010 - 2016 ... 2015 annual median household income $111,641 ... 77.3 percent of Prosper residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 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.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Prosper              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2015
population
2016 median
house price
2015 median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina207,697$317,000 $88,500 7north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco18154,407$365,000 $112,155 8south
Little Elm3038,341$240,000 $81,866 12southwest
McKinney22162,898$285,000 $82,998 13east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper 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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2930 Clearwater Drive, Prosper, TX - $430,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,482 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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*** $30,000 Below Builder Price *** Beautiful Home Perfect For Entertaining! Hardwoods In Entry & Family Room. 5 Bedrooms With Master And 2nd Bedroom Down With A Full Bath For Guest Or Mother-in-law Suite. This Home Has A Very Open Floor Plan With...

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1361 Parisa Court, Prosper, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,315 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful Prosper Cul-de-sac Home With Pool Under $500k! Large Open Living Space Features Hardwood Floors In Dining Room & Spacious Family Room With Beautiful Stone Fireplace. Kitchen Features Granite Countertops, Large Island, Ss Appliances, & Bu...

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2841 Clarendon Court, Prosper, TX - $545,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,682 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Library With French Doors. Extended Entry Leads To Formal Dining Room. Family Room Features A Fireplace And A Wall Of Windows. Kitchen Features An Island With Built-in Seating Space And A Walk-in Pantry. Morning Area With A Wall Of Windows. Privat...

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1261 Somerset Way, Prosper, TX - $469,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,673 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Kava 4 Plan Featuring Bedroom, 3 Bath, 2 Car, Study, With Game Room, Media Room And Covered Patio. Spacious Open Concept With Gourmet Kitchen With Custom Built Knotty Alder-wood Cabinets, Granite Counter-tops, Under-mount Cabinet Li...

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1761 Newpark Way, Prosper, TX - $519,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,619 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' York Park Plan Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 3 And A Half Baths, Formal Dining, And Large Living Room. Each Home Is Standard With 16+ Seer Ac, Radiant Barrier, Rennai Tankless Water Heater, And Much More. In Ground Gunite Pool Included In T...

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2761 Meadow Ridge Drive, Prosper, TX - $479,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,672 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Traditional 2 Story Home With J-swing Garage On A Beautiful Golf Course Lot. The Home Is Located At The End Of 7th Hole Of The Gentle Creek Golf Course. You're More Likely To Hit The Lotto Than Get A Golf Ball In This Back Yard, But Buying This Ho...

Photo of Listing #13743526

831 Dover Drive, Prosper, TX - $524,540

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,719 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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This Unique 2 Story David Weekley Home Offers Both Luxury And Functionality. 4 Beds, 4.5 Baths, Study, Retreat, And Game Rooms. Separate One And Two Car Garages. 2 Secondary Bedrooms Upstairs, Each With Its Own Bath. A Striking Curved Staircase Gr...

Photo of Listing #13741845

961 Sabine Drive, Prosper, TX - $489,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,590 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Bay Point Plan Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 3 Down And 1 Up, 3.5 Bath, 3 Car, Study, Game Room And Covered Patio. Spacious Open Concept With Gourmet Kitchen With Custom Built Knotty Alder-wood Cabinets, Granite Counter-tops, Under-mount Ca...

Photo of Listing #13741866

1010 Waterview Drive, Prosper, TX - $539,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,444 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Kensington Plan Featuring 4 Bedrooms, 3 And A Half Baths, 2 Car, Game Room And Media Room With Double Covered Patio. Nice Back Yard, Spacious Open Concept With Gourmet Kitchen And Custom Cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances With Gas...

2111 Arbol Way, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,156 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Builder's Loss, Your Gain! Better Than New Model Home Sold In 2016 With All The Bells & Whistles! This Stunning Smart Home Features 4 Spacious Bedrms, 3.5 Bths, & 3 Living Areas; Making Sure Everyone Has Their Own Special Place! High Ceilings, Ric...

2860 Oakhill Court, Prosper, TX - $483,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,954 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Mls# 13740937 - Built By Ashton Woods Homes - March Completion! ~ Beautiful Single Story Parker Floor Plan In Quiet Cul-de-sac. Open And Spacious Kitchen With (approx.) 10' Island, Stainless Appliances, And Beautiful Cabinetry. This Home Is Just...

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4261 Peppervine Lane, Prosper, TX - $464,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,952 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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A Must See Gorgeous One Story Home Built By Darling Homes In The Award Winning Community Of Windsong Ranch! Walking Distance To The Community Amenities And Elementary School. Open And Spacious Is What Best Describes This Home. Kitchen With A 5 Bur...

141 Kingsbury Lane, Prosper, TX - $473,316

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,493 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Mls# 13738347 - Built By First Texas Homes - December Completion! ~ 1.5 Custom Stone & Brick Masonry, Texas-sized Entrance And Hand-scraped Hardwood Floors. Spacious Family Room With Signature Stone Fireplace, Flows Into Chef's Kitchen, Equipped W...

260 St. Mark Lane, Prosper, TX - $496,858

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,582 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Mls# 13738388 - Built By First Texas Homes - December Completion! ~ Elegant Stone Accents, Custom Front Door, Hand-scraped Hardwood Floor, Soaring Ceilings, Grand Staircase. Large Living Area Complete With Large Hand-crafted Stone Fireplace. Jus...

711 Berkshire Drive, Prosper, TX - $425,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,150 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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Gorgeous Immaculately Kept Like-new Home! Updates Include 8' Knotty Alder Front Door, Custom Landscaping, Beautiful Extended Stamped Concrete Covered Patio With Water Feature, Hardwood Floors In Main Living Areas. Backs To Greenbelt, Backyard Is L...


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Listing information last updated on December 18th, 2017 at 12:16pm CST.