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Living In University Park TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to University Park and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in University Park is like. University Park livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced University Park 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 University Park.


Living in University Park real estate and homes for saleUniversity Park livability factors


2017 Best Dallas suburbs rank: 3

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

University Park public schools rank first among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Highland Park High School, ranks first among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. University Park also has the tenth lowest overall crime rate of all Dallas suburbs and its tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways University Park is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

University Park is located in central Dallas County, approximately 8 miles north of downtown Dallas and 38 miles east of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, University Park's proximity to downtown Dallas, both Love Field and DFW International airports, and the north Dallas business center is likely to make University Park residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

University Park public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... school age children who reside in University Park are eligible to attend Highland Park Independent School District schools

Click on this University Park schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all University Park public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this best 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 page.

Private schools located near University Park are identified on this park cities/north Dallas private schools page.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in University Park? A big reason living in University Park is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Click on this park cities neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods.


Recent home sales

Compared to previous year sales, on average, prices of University Park MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during the three months ending April 30, 2017 increased 3.8 percent ... median sales price of homes sold $1,302,500 ... home prices generally ranged from about $680,000 to $2.8 million ... average house size 3,750 square feet, average price per square foot $365.40 and average house age 45.6 years ... houses sold averaged 37 days on market ... 5.8 months average supply of homes listed for sale during month of April


Community amenities/activities

One of the truly outstanding things about living in University Park is its exceptional community amenities.

Commutes

Approximately 8 miles and 15 minutes drive time without traffic from University Park to downtown Dallas ... 23 miles and 29 minutes to DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 8 miles and 12 minutes to the north Dallas business center

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.

Nearby shopping centers

Demographics

2016 estimated population 24,905 ... population density 6,749 residents per square mile ... 2015 annual median household income $176,836 ... 75.9 percent of University Park residential real estate units owner occupied

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

Property taxes

University Park real estate property tax rate for 2016 is 2.11 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 University Park

from University Park              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2015
population
2016 median
house price
2015 median
household income
milesdirection             
Dallas1121,300,092$310,000 $43,359 7south
Highland Park159,189$1,600,000 $192,946 2south


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 University Park

Key to understanding what living in University Park is like is knowing about University Park housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the University Park single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed University Park single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this University Park 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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3429 Stanford Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,490,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,129 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Charming Drive-up With Beautiful Brick Work. Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors Throughout, Large Open Rooms. The Family Room Is Completely Open To The Large Gourmet Kitchen. The Kitichen Has White Marble, 2 Dishwashers, A Island, 5 Burner Stove It Is...

4309 Hyer Street, University Park, TX - $1,600,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,700 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Rare Opportunity With New Construction In Hpisd For $1,600,000 – A Tremendous Value. Quality Construction With Established Builder Mp Construction. Plans Are For 4700 Sqft, 5 Bedrooms, 5.1 Baths, And 3 Living Areas, Open Kitchen-den And Customiza...

3308 Rosedale Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,732 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Luxurious, Custom Mediterranean Home, Open Floor Plan W Natural Light, Right Next To Snider Plaza. Rare Property With A Basement Gym, Sauna, 850 Bottle Wine Cellar And Media Room. Artisanal Carved Marble Fireplace, 20ft High Ceilings, Perfect For ...

Photo of Listing #13709094

3527 Asbury Street, University Park, TX - $1,230,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,205 SQFT
  • 38 DAYS
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Beautiful Family Home In Great University Park Location. Walking Distance To Highland Park Middle School And Snider Plaza. 5 Bedrooms, 4.1 Baths, With Basement Area As Study Nook, Office Or Media Room. Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors, Crown Molding T...

2812 Milton Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,370,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,515 SQFT
  • 41 DAYS
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Traditional And Newly Updated Perfectly Married And Nestled In A Charming Block Of University Park With Lots Of Kids And Friendly Neighbors. This House Has Been Thoughtfully Updated Throughout. It Has Been Pre Inspected And All Deficiencies Have B...

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4406 Emerson Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,224 SQFT
  • 44 DAYS
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Amazing Opportunity Under $1.4m In Park Cities. Re Modeled By Owner Who Is Builder Wonderful 3200 Sqft House But Mainly Priced For The Value Of The Land . New Owners Can Build Their Dream Backyard, Large Green Yard Space. 75x143 Lot, Large Lap ...

4221 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,575,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 3,673 SQFT
  • 52 DAYS
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Gorgeous Clean-lined Mediterranean Effectively Built In 2011 Offers 5 Bedrooms 5 Baths In Coveted Hyer Elementary. Well-designed Open Floor Plan With Fresh Neutral Color Palette, Rich Hardwood Flooring And Designer Finishes Throughout. Desirable D...

3618 Villanova Street, University Park, TX - $1,850,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,108 SQFT
  • 56 DAYS
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Stylish 6 Bedroom, 5,108 Sq Ft On 100 X 150 Lot In Coveted Hyer Elementary. Remodeled And Expanded Keeping Charm With Large Master And 2 Additional Bedrooms Downstairs, And 3 Bedrooms, Game Room, And Study Are Located Upstairs. 3 Living Areas Feat...

3321 Caruth Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,795,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 5,429 SQFT
  • 56 DAYS
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Stately Home On Highly Coveted Tree-lined Caruth Blvd. On A Corner Lot Overlooking Caruth Park Within Walking Distance To Snider Plaza. Downstairs Master Suite With Large Closet, Second Utility Room And Additional Study. Generous Sized Rooms And H...

3614 Granada Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,335,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,408 SQFT
  • 58 DAYS
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Completely Remodeled And Taken Down To The Studs. This Gorgeous University Park Home Has All The Bells And Whistles, And Is Located In The Coveted Armstrong Elementary District. Features Include Commercial Grade, Stainless Appliances, Mitered Edge...

4100 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,167 SQFT
  • 61 DAYS
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Beautiful Mediterranean On Large Corner Lot. Gorgeous Landscaping Leads To A Dramatic Foyer & Open Concept Floorplan Which Allows The Formal Living, Dining, Kitchen & Great Room To Flow Effortlessly Together. Stunning Architectural Details Through...

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4085 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,849,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,127 SQFT
  • 65 DAYS
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Beautiful New Construction With Timeless Traditional Outside And Transitional-open Concept Inside! The Elegant Staircase And Abundance Of Nature Light Greet You As You Enter! This Home Features An Elevator And A Downstairs Bedroom-very Hard To Fin...

2816 Stanford Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,200,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,891 SQFT
  • 66 DAYS
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Park Cities 4 Bedroom Family Home On Great Block. Master And One Bedroom Up. Two Other Bedrooms Down. Kitchen Overlooks Large Den. Two Fireplaces, Hardwood Floors, Plantation Shutters. French Doors Lead To Wonderful Deck. 2.5 Car Garage.

Photo of Listing #13712136

3607 Binkley Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,249,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,538 SQFT
  • 66 DAYS
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Mastering An Aesthetic Balance Between Classic Surfaces And Modern Finishes, 3607 Binkley Is Adorned With White Oak Floors, Floor-to-ceiling Windows, Museum Finished Walls, And Enough Custom Appliances To Last You A Lifetime. Inviting You To Rest ...

4301 University Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,857 SQFT
  • 70 DAYS
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Situated In Prestigious University Park, This Wonderful Traditional Single Family Attached Residence Is Nestled On A Corner Lot With A Circular Drive. Details Include Soaring Ceilings, Spacious Entertaining Rooms With Elegant Proportions & Deep M...


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