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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 tweny-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

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
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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991 Crystal Falls Drive, Prosper, TX - $425,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,151 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Family Home Located In Coveted Gentle Creek Estates! Prosper Isd! Formal Dining Or Study Off Foyer. The Living Area Features A Stone Fireplace, Wood Floor & A Generous Wall For A Large Entertainment Center. The Kitchen Is A Chef's Del...

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430 Berkshire Drive, Prosper, TX - $494,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,850 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Wow!!! Is All You Can Say About This Amazing Perfect 10 Prosper Home.  Home Is Better Than New And Has About Every Upgrade You Can Imagine.  Home Features Extensive Wood Floors, Plantation Shutters Through Out, Designer Colors, Gorgeous Chefs Kitc...

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2930 Eastminister, Prosper, TX - $440,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,015 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Mls# 13713773 - Built By Mhi Plantation Homes - October Completion! ~ This Delightfully Rare, One And A Half Story, Home Is A True One Of A Kind. The Unique Home You Have Looked For! Get Ready...you'll Hear: Ooooo's And Aaaaww's Aplenty From Th...

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4890 Rockcress Court, Prosper, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,601 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful 5 Bedroom 4.5 Bath Chesmar Home Now Available. Built In 2016 This Home Is Better Than New And Still In Pre Owned Condition. Formal Dining Looks Out Double Glass Doors Leading To A Large Side Patio Complete With Fireplace, Tv And Motorize...

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1670 Trellis Drive, Prosper, TX - $474,427

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,463 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Mls# 13712685 - Built By Highland Homes - April Completion! ~ 1 Story, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Family Room, Formal Dining, Media Room, Study, Outdoor Living Area, 2 Car Garage - Hardwood Floors In Entry, Dining, Family And Kitchen

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4130 Dewberry Lane, Prosper, TX - $544,597

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,700 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Amazing 4 Bedroom Home With 4 Full Baths, 1 Powder Bath, 3 Car Garage, Game Room And Extended Patio

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830 Texana Drive, Prosper, TX - $549,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,066 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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An Incredible 5 Bed, 3.1 Bath Home Located In Prosper's Lakes Of La Cima. A Prime Community Location Within Walking Distance To Two Community Pools And The Award Winning Folsom Elementary! This Home Features The Most Incredible Outdoor Living Spa...

Photo of Listing #13712617

640 Katelyn, Prosper, TX - $509,851

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,059 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13712617 - Built By Highland Homes - April Completion! ~ 2 Story, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, Family Room, Formal Dining, Game Room, Play Room, Study, Extended Outdoor Living, 2 Car Garage.

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1681 Oakcrest, Prosper, TX - $544,821

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,448 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13712654 - Built By Highland Homes - April Completion! ~ 2 Story, 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full-1 Half Bath, Family Room, Game Room, Entertainment Room, Study, Formal Dining, Extended Outdoor Living, 3 Car Tandem Garage.

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2301 Palo Duro Drive, Prosper, TX - $470,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,242 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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Available Now In The Master Plan Community Of Lakes Of La Cima! This Gorgeous 5 Bedroom & 3.2 Bath Home Is Conveniently Located In One Of The Only Neighborhoods In Prosper That Is Within Walking Distance To The Pre-k & Middle Schools. An Open Fami...

2721 Old Shire Path Road, Prosper, TX - $517,685

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,654 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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New David Weekley In Lakewood At Brookhollow. This Unique 2 Story Home Offers Both Luxury And Functionality. 4 Beds, 4.5 Baths, Study, Gourmet Kitchen With Double Ovens, Separate One And Two Car Garages, And Game Room. A Striking Curved Staircase ...

430 Willowview Drive, Prosper, TX - $550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,097 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Immaculate 5 Bedroom Home With Pool & Covered Patio.open Floor Plan Features Flex Living Space With Private Study, Formal Dining Room With Butler's Pantry Leading Into Large Kitchen. Chef's Kitchen Features Granite, 6 Burner Gas Cooktop, Large Isl...

770 Ascot, Prosper, TX - $499,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,820 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Mls# 13707366 - Built By Mhi Plantation Homes - Const. Completed Aug 08 ~ This Crisp, New, Home Sits, Gracefully, Poised On A Coveted Cul-de-sac Lot. The Breezy Shade, On The Roomy Front Porch, Begs For Relaxing Times Spent On, Endless, Lazy After...

2009 Commons Way, Prosper, TX - $459,690

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,324 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Stunning 2 Story American Legend Home With 4 Bedrooms Plus Study (2 Bedrooms And The Study On The 1st Floor), 3 Full Baths, 1 Dining Area, Game Room, Media Room And An Outdoor Living Area. Upscale Finish Out Includes Granite Countertops In The Kit...

1191 Pasewark Circle, Prosper, TX - $492,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,916 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Great Investment Opportunity Right Off Preston Rd. Home Has Great Floor Plan On 2 Acres! Great Kitchen With Tile, Large Breakfast Nook, Fireplace In Living & Master, Central Vac System, Huge Jetted Tub & Separate Shower And Covered Porch. Also, Tw...


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Listing information last updated on October 19th, 2017 at 2:00am CDT.