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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 2018 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


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 21

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

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 90.4%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 13.5
  2017 median home sale price: $427,000
  2016 residences owner occupied: 80.7%
  2016 median household income: $120,270
  2016 population: 18,379
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 36.0%


Prosper public schools rank twentieth among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks eighteenth 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 and has the nineteenth lowest overall crime rate of all Dallas area suburbs. 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

On average, prices of Prosper MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 16.0 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $427,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $200,000 to $1.3 million ... average size of houses sold was 3,380 square feet, average square foot price was $136.87 and average house age was 8.3 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 46 days on market


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 ... 36.0 percent population increase between 2010 - 2016 ... 2016 annual median household income $120,270 ... 80.7 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
2016
population
2017 median
house price
2016 median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina208,006$339,500$94,8567north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17163,6567$380,000$117,6428south
Little Elm3742,504$260,000$87,93312southwest
McKinney28172,298$305,000$83,25713east


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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281 Wilson Drive, Prosper, TX - $439,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,314 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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You Don't Want To Miss This One. Absolutely Beautiful Home In The Desirable Trails Of Prosper Addition. You Will Love The Outdoor Pool And Kitchen, New Carpet, Gas Fireplace, Large Living Area, Gourmet Kitchen With Granite Counter Tops, Cathedral ...

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780 Texana Drive, Prosper, TX - $474,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,277 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Stunning Home In Sought After Lakes Of La Cima! Lake Cima Is Around 3 Lakes And Offers Walking Trails, Playgrounds Nearby, Pools And Greenbelts. The Foyer Has Double Doors To Enter Into A Grand Welcoming With A Incredible Spiral Staircase With Wro...

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2730 Old Shire Path Road, Prosper, TX - $467,970

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,053 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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In Demand -1 Story Beautiful David Weekley! This Home Boast Highly Sought After Features Such As Media, Enclosed Study, Sliding Glass Doors To Patio! Open-concept Family And Kitchen Overlooks Spacious Covered Porch. Owner's Retreat Is Roomy And Ba...

Photo of Listing #13971862

791 Dover Drive, Prosper, TX - $501,020

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,870 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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2 Story Beautiful David Weekley Home! Unique Features, 2nd Floor Media Room And Separate Game Room, Oversized Master Closet. Open-concept Family And Kitchen Overlooks Oversized Covered Porch. 2 Oversized Bedrooms Great For Children And Relatives. ...

Photo of Listing #13966263

1500 Cedar Hollow Drive, Prosper, TX - $427,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,266 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Beautiful 5 Bedroom 3 Bath Home In Desirable Area! Good Size Living Downstairs With Stone Fireplace Is Open Concept To Kitchen And Dining. Kitchen With Breakfast Bar And Plenty Of Storage Space. Home Features Handscraped Hardwood Floors, Oversized...

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141 Lamond Court, Prosper, TX - $457,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,619 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Beazer Homes Madison Floor Plan In The Master Planned Community Of Wildwood Estates. This Spacious Two Story Home Is Located In A Private Cul-de-sac Lot And Features Stunning 2 Story Ceilings With 5 Beds With A Guest Room Down, 4.5 Bath, Dining Ro...

621 Elizabeth Lane, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,188 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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This Luxury Community Offers Oversized Home Sites With Hike And Bike Trail, Swimming Pool And Cabana. This Beautiful Home Features Handscraped Wood Floors, Custom 42 Inch Upper Kitchen Cabinets, Granite, Outdoor Fireplace, Walk In Tile Showers, ...

931 Sagebrush Drive, Prosper, TX - $550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,160 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Absolutely Stunning Throughout! This Meticulously Kept Home Features 4 Bedrooms And 4 Full Baths. The Study Has A Full Closet And Bath So It Could Serve As A 5th Bedroom. Master Bedroom And Formal Dining Boast Coffered Ceilings. Spacious Family...

411 Oxford Place, Prosper, TX - $435,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,247 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Exceptional Drive-up Appeal On Gorgeous Home With Oversized Lot & Expansive Backyard! Impeccably Well Built Custom Home Offers Dramatic Entry And Curved Staircase. Well Appointed Formal Dining & Living Areas With Handsome Study. Upstairs Loft Over...

2100 Nocona Drive, Prosper, TX - $479,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,174 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Unbelievable Beauty!! 5 Bedrooms Plus Study, Game Room And Media Room Which Includes Projection Tv And Big Screen... All On A Oversized Corner Lot With 3 Car Side Entry Garage!! Welcome Your Guest To Soaring 20 Ft Ceilings From Foyer To Family Roo...

811 Orchard Drive, Prosper, TX - $544,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,834 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Mls# 13966964 - Built By Pacesetter Homes - January Completion! ~ Gorgeous Open Floor Plan! Cathedral Ceiling In Family Room! 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, Game Room, Media Room, Large Bedrooms! Tandem 3 Car Garage, Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Or...

3060 Westminster Drive, Prosper, TX - $511,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,803 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Mls# 13966641 - Built By Pacesetter Homes - December Completion! ~ Gorgeous Open Floor Plan With Cathedral Style Ceiling In Family Room! 4 Full Baths, Game Room, Media Room, Study, Dining, You Name It, This Plan Has It! Style Galore Throughout! Se...

771 Elm Park Drive, Prosper, TX - $428,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,384 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Mls# 13966645 - Built By Pacesetter Homes - December Completion! ~ Lovely 3 Bedroom Home With Game Room, Study, And An Over Sized Dream Island! Open Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances! Large Back Patio With Tv Wall Mount! Gas Fireplace! Surr...

3110 Kennington Drive, Prosper, TX - $455,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,621 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Mls# 13966650 - Built By Pacesetter Homes - December Completion! ~ Open Floor Plan With 5 Bedrooms, Game Room, 3 Car Garage! Everything You Need For The Perfect Home! Stainless Steel Appliances, Quartz Or Granite Counter Tops, Island, Gas Cook Top...

3120 Westminster Drive, Prosper, TX - $527,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,013 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Mls# 13966839 - Built By Pacesetter Homes - December Completion! ~ Large Open Floor Plan With 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, Game Room, Media Room, Butlers Pantry, Study, And Open To Second Story Formal Dining Room! Gorgeous Layout! 3 Car Tandem Garage, S...


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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 2:30am CST.