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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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2110 Arbol Way, Prosper, TX - $469,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,916 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Rare Opportunity To Own A One Story On Qtr Acre In Lakes Of La Cima! Better Than New Custom With 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 3 Car Garage, Media Room, And Over $40,000 In Upgrades Including Wood Floors, White Cabinets, 12 Ft Ceilings, Over Sized Doorways, Go...

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4881 Perennial Way, Prosper, TX - $499,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,601 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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This Immaculate Home Lies Situated On An Interior Lot Overlooking Adjacent Pond & Greenbelt Beyond! Spacious Island Kitchen, With Gorgeous White Cabinetry, Granite Counter-tops & Stainless Appliances, Lies Open To A Large Living Area Surrounded B...

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2101 Nocona Drive, Prosper, TX - $500,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,269 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Immaculate Better Than New Home Located In Popular Lakes Of La Cima Neighborhood. A Quick Walk To Community Pool, Park, And Elementary School. Curved Staircase Makes A Statement In The Entry. Fresh Professionally Painted White Kitchen Cabinets Wi...

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941 Copper Canyon, Prosper, TX - $550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 3,540 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Buyer Will Receive A 1% Rebate! 1 Yr Old Gorgeous Highland Extensively Upgraded Sits On Corner Lot Facing An 8 Acre Park With Stunning Sunset Views. Master Plus Guest Bed Down, Six Baths ,no Jack And Jills! 4 Bedrms 4 Full Baths Plus A Half Bath O...

Photo of Listing #13937215

750 Livingston Drive, Prosper, TX - $514,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,405 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Custom Gallery Home Situated On Spacious Corner Lot Includes Study, Game Room, Media & 3 Car Split Garage. Impeccable Interior Finishes Like Handscraped Hardwoods, Prewired With Klipsch Speakers & Plantation Shutters In An Open Layout. Chefs Kitch...

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1631 Oakcrest Drive, Prosper, TX - $540,822

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,976 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13936161 - Built By Highland Homes - February Completion! ~ Formal English Elevation With A Shed Roof And Dormers On A Corner Over Sized Lot Next To Greenbelt. This Lovely Home Will Welcome You With Upgraded Wood Floors Throughout The Main L...

Photo of Listing #13936461

1640 Trellis Drive, Prosper, TX - $510,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,504 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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No Time To Build & Look For A Deal? Own This Brand New, Fantastic American Legend Home In Proper’s Most Prestigious Neighborhood. Stunning & Most Expensive Flrpln W. Tons Of Upgrades. 2 Bedrms & Study On 1st Flr. Extensive Woodlike Tile Floors, Ex...

Photo of Listing #13937147

2710 Langley Way, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,003 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Britton Homes New Construction! Entry And Extended Entry With 12-foot Ceilings. Library With French Doors Set At Entry. Double Door Entry To Media Room. Family Room Features A Corner Cast Stone Fireplace And Sliders. Kitchen Features An Island Wit...

Photo of Listing #13937369

531 Devonshire Drive, Prosper, TX - $429,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,220 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Gorgeous 4 Bedroom & 2.5 Bath In The Heart Of Prosper! Features Include Beautiful Hardwood Floors, Designer Paint Colors, And Custom Light Fixtures! Bright Open And Airy Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite, And Plenty Of Storage Space...

Photo of Listing #13938032

4051 Pepper Grass Lane, Prosper, TX - $450,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,234 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mls# 13938032 - Built By Highland Homes - October Completion! ~ Care To Walk Out Your Front Door Every Day And See The Beautiful View Of Our Upcoming Crystal Lagoon? Want To Walk Across The Street To Hop In The 5 Acres Of Crystal Clear Waters And...

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351 Oxford Place, Prosper, TX - $425,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,818 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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This Exquisite Single-story Custom Home Is Well-designed For Both Entertaining And Family Living And Will Certainly Impress With Those Stunning Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors. A Bowed Window Wall Adds Flair To The Formal Dining Room,while The Family...

Photo of Listing #13935301

16204 Cullen Park Way, Prosper, TX - $440,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,008 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Mls# 13935301 - Built By Highland Homes - December Completion! ~ Spacious 1 Story Home Design That Is Tailor-made For Those Memorable Gatherings With Family & Friends! Very Open And Connected Family Room-kitchen-dining Area! High-end Finishes & F...

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2212 Sutton Park Avenue, Prosper, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,930 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Mls# 13935401 - Built By Highland Homes - December Completion! ~ This Fabulous Home Was Created With Family & Entertaining In Mind! Includes 3 Car Garage On Over Sized Lot! Open Family Room With Gas Fireplace Accompanied By A Sleek And Stylish ...

2310 Palo Duro Drive, Prosper, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,013 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Everything You Need. This Big And Beautiful 6 Br 4 Full Bath With Media Room, 3 Car Garage, Covered Patio And More Has Everything Except It's New Owners. Excellent Schools Of Prosper Isd, Community Pools, Parks And Trails Of Lakes Of La Cima. Home...

Photo of Listing #13915134

3070 Kennington Drive, Prosper, TX - $484,777

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,224 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Mls# 13915134 - Built By Dunhill Homes - December Completion! ~ Flowing Layout With Tons Of Space And Ample Natural Lighting.. Upon Entry, You Will Find A Gorgeous Formal Dining Area And Private Study. With A Center Island, Oversized Walk In Pantr...


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Listing information last updated on September 25th, 2018 at 3:31pm CDT.