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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 have the twentieth highest composite STAAR performance index of all Dallas suburbs and its high school, Prosper High School, also ranks twentieth among the 2017 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

Prosper public schools are among the best in the DFW metroplex ... 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 each of these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for 2016 range from 2.31 percent to 2.48 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2016 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
2014 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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16024 Plum Court, Prosper, TX - $428,610

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,972 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Stunning 2 Story American Legend Home With 4 Bedrooms (2 On The 1st Floor), 3 Full Baths, 1 Powder Bath, 1 Dining Area, Game Room And An Outdoor Living Area. Upscale Finish Out Includes Granite Countertops In The Kitchen, 42 Inch Custom Cabinets, ...

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950 Woodstream Drive, Prosper, TX - $482,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,994 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Experience The Gentle Creek Lifestyle And Amenities At An Exceptional Price Point! Magnificent, Meticulously Maintained 5 Br 4 Ba Executive Home In Award-winning Prosper Isd. Presidential Entry With Elegant Curved Staircase Welcomes You Into This ...

Photo of Listing #13669288

1310 Circle J Trail, Prosper, TX - $525,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,705 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Gorgeous One Of A Kind, One Story Home With Backyard Salt Water Pool With Waterfall And Slide, Model Like Features, Custom Light Fixtures, Plantation Blinds, Hand Scraped Hardwoods Throughout, Beautiful Kitchen With Large Island Great For Entertai...

Photo of Listing #13670909

1640 Greenwood Court, Prosper, TX - $449,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,075 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Wonderful Home, Ideal Location, Just Minutes From Shopping And Dining, And Located In The Heart Of The Highly-rated Prosper Isd. A Gorgeous Exterior Of Brick And Stone, This 5 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom Home Features A 3-car Side Entry Garage, A Game Roo...

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910 Ridgecross Road, Prosper, TX - $459,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,019 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Gorgeous Highland Home With A Beautiful 2 Story Entry Featuring A Curved Staircase With Iron Railings. You Will Enjoy Entertaining In The Outstanding Gourmet Kitchen With Tons Of Cabinetry, Ss Appliances, Double Ovens And Butler's Pantry. Family R...

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501 Darian Drive, Prosper, TX - $449,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,428 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Motivated Seller. Gorgeous Westfield Plan By Beazer With 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths And 3 Car Garage On Oversized Lot. Like New With Open Concept & Vaulted Ceilings. Large Tile Flooring Throughout First Floor Living Areas. Kitchen Over Looks Family...

Photo of Listing #13669830

1001 Deer Run Lane, Prosper, TX - $518,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,366 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Exceptional Drees One Story Plan, Perfect For Entertaining. Versatile Open Floor Plan. Study Could Be Used As 4th Bedroom. Island Kitchen Is A Chefs Delight Including Commercial Grade 6 Burner Cook Top, Double Ovens, Granite Counters, Butlers Pant...

Photo of Listing #13669856

4031 Dewberry Lane, Prosper, TX - $501,685

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,401 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Stunning 4 Bedroom Home With 3 Full Baths, 1 Powder Bath, 2 Living Areas, Media Room And 2.5 Car Garage With Storage. This Home Is Situated On An Oversized 72 Foot Wide Lot.

541 Hampshire Drive, Prosper, TX - $435,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,924 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Stunning Megatel Home With All Of The Bells & Whistles! One Of The Largest Homes For Sale In Prosper At This Low Price! $110 Sq Ft Beats Builder Pricing! 5 Living Areas Include A Huge Family Room, Gigantic Game Room With Separate Exercise Area, Me...

220 Dianna Drive, Prosper, TX - $528,098

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,275 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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** Quarter Acre Lot ** Beautiful Beazer Homes New Construction, Trinity Floorplan In Our Wildwood Estates Community. 5 Beds, 3.5 Baths, Study, Formal Dining Room, Back Covered Patio, Entertainment Loft, Media Room And 3 Car Garage. This Stunning S...

4630 Desert Willow Drive, Prosper, TX - $450,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,778 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Stunning Highland Built Home Loaded With Over $60,000 In Upgrades. Spacious Single Story Home Offers Tall Ceilings, Dramatic Archways & Extensive Beautiful Wood Look Tile. Light & Bright Kitchen Has An Abundance Of Painted Cabinets, Stunning Siles...

4230 Wilson Creek Trail, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,067 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Welcome To Wilson Creek Retreat - One Of A Kind Oasis! This Gorgeous One-story Home With Hardwoods Throughout Backs To A Lush Greenbelt And Takes You Away From It All In Your Own Private Retreat! Extended Rooms Plus Space And Storage Galore Inclu...

521 Logans Way Drive, Prosper, TX - $499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,865 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Megatel Home On .32 Acre Cul-de-sac Home Site In Gated Community - Crestview At Prosper, Great Views On This Elevated Lot, 2-story Entrance, Large Bedrooms, OverĀ­sized Kitchen Island With Pendant Lighting, Coffered Ceilings, Covered Patio, Horizon...

820 Walworth, Prosper, TX - $513,325

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,922 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Mls# 13665964 - Built By Mhi Plantation Homes - Const. Completed Jul 31 ~ Gorgeous Home With A Wide-open View Of The Centralized Park At The Heart Of The Community. It Lives Like A Dream For Entertaining & Day-to-day Life. Open Floor Plan. 21' Ce...

4460 Crossvine Drive, Prosper, TX - $455,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.2 Baths
  • 3,232 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Ideally Located! $140.78 Sq. Foot! Situated On A Quiet Cul De Sac Within Walking Distance To The Windsong Ranch Amenities Center. This Home Built By Darling Has It All! A Well Designed Split Floor Plan Creates A Restful Master Retreat W. Sitting A...


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Listing information last updated on August 16th, 2017 at 2:31pm CDT.