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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 have the highest composite STAAR performance index of all Dallas suburbs and its high school, Highland Park High School, ranks first among the 2017 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 2.06 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
2014 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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Photo of Listing #13672735

3328 Purdue Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,349,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,808 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Built On Pier And Beam With High Ceilings Throughout, This Light And Bright Up Home Has 4 Ensuite Bedrooms (one Downstairs) With Generous Closets, Triple Pane Windows, And Master With Fireplace, Sitting Area, And Steam Shower. Kitchen-breakfast Ar...

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4304 Southwestern Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,349,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,138 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Up Home Renovated By Simmie Cooper In 2012. Chef’s Kitchen Offers Custom Cabinetry, Butcher Block And Soapstone C-tops, Wolf Double Ovens & Gas Range, Subzero. First Floor Master With Carrara Shower And Dual Vanities. Beautifully Landsca...

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3617 Southwestern Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,600,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,181 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Charming Drive-up Appeal With Circle Drive, Huge Trees, Gate & Beautiful Yard, (70 X 160)! House Taken To Studs In 1999 & Kitchen Redone In 2013. Guest Quarters Above Garage (built 2008) With Separate Entrance, 337 Sq. Ft. 1 Bed, 1 Bath, Coffee Ba...

Photo of Listing #13665397

2815 Amherst, University Park, TX - $1,775,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.2 Baths
  • 5,219 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Well-designed 3 Story Home In Up Masterfully Built By Robert Rhoads. Cast Stone Entry Welcomes You To This Warm & Comfortable Home. Traditional Center Hall Plan W. Tall Ceilings, Plantation Shutters, Hand-scraped Hardwoods. Well Equipped Kitchen ...

3617 Mcfarlin Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,680,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 4,766 SQFT
  • 15 DAYS
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Beautiful Large Brick And Stone Facade, Elegant Traditional Home With Great Floor Plan In The Middle Of University Park. Near Parks & Snyder Plaza. Located In Coveted Armstrong Elementary. Perfect For Family Living And Entertaining. Pier And Beam ...

2709 Westminster Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,549,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,059 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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Wonderful 2012 Construction In The Heart Of University Park, With Amazing Design And Function. The Open Floor Plan Is A Winner With Lots Of Art Walls, Floor To Ceiling Windows And Great Living Spaces. Guest Bedroom-study With Full Bath Down, Open ...

3225 Marquette Street, University Park, TX - $1,675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,697 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Beautiful Traditional Home On Oversized 72 Ft Lot In The University Heights Subdivision Of U.p. Meticulously Maintained And Updated By Current 17-year Owners, This 5 Br 4.1 Bath 3 Living Area Home Has All The Extras That Buyers Expect In A Luxury ...

4144 Shenandoah Street, University Park, TX - $1,995,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,393 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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Seamless Indoor*outdoor Entertaining. Don’t Miss This Breathtaking Charles Dilbeck Castle On A Coveted Corner In The Park Cities. Inspired By His Travels In The Loire Valley In France, The Home Was Built In 1934 And Meticulously Updated In 2017 W...

4100 University Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,395,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,501 SQFT
  • 36 DAYS
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Wondrous Up 2 Story Estate Designed By Renowned Architect, Charles Dilbeck. You Are Met W A Magical Courtyard W Cascading Ivy, Tree Branches Weaving In & Out, Peppered W Blooms, & A Stone Walkway, Leading You To The Front Door. Dilbeck Charm Shine...

4520 Potomac Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,895,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,105 SQFT
  • 37 DAYS
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Immaculate Home In Hpisd Just Blocks From Highland Park Village And Bradfield Elementary. Private Block With No Through Streets Feels Like A Cul De Sac. 2008 Build Pier & Beam With 5 Bedrooms, 5.1 Baths, 2 Staircases, Formals, Study, Family Room O...

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4065 Stanford Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,599,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 4,408 SQFT
  • 41 DAYS
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Stunning And Elegant 4 Bedroom University Park Home! Located Near Great Schools In Highland Park Isd. The Sweeping Staircase In Grand Entryway Is Accompanied By Unique Hardwood Floors. The Wet Bar That Opens Up To Living Room Featuring Coffered Ce...

2813 University, University Park, TX - $1,700,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,100 SQFT
  • 41 DAYS
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This Beautiful Newly Constructed Transitional Home Sits Right In The Heart Of University Park, One Of Dallas' Most Sought After Neighborhoods. This Impressive Home Boasts 5,100 Square Feet, With 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths And Two Expansive Living Rooms...

3618 Villanova, University Park, TX - $1,925,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,108 SQFT
  • 47 DAYS
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Chic Transitional On Quiet 100 Frontage X 150 Lot In Coveted Hyer Elementary! Remodeled And Expanded Keeping Charm With 6 Bedrooms; Master Plus 2 Additional Bedrooms Are Located Downstairs, While 3 Bedrooms, Game Room, And Study Are Located Upstai...

3436 Normandy Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,225,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,287 SQFT
  • 48 DAYS
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Robert Raymond Homes Presents This Modern, New Construction Sfa In The Heart Of University Park. Architectural Design And Elements Such As Lueders Stone Exterior, Standing-seam Metal Roof And Large Covered Balcony. Classic Aesthetic And Well Thoug...

3316 Greenbrier Drive, University Park, TX - $1,375,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,605 SQFT
  • 50 DAYS
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Light & Bright With Recent Updates Including Decorative Lighting And Fresh Paint. Move-in Ready And Flexible Floor Plan Includes A Second Downstairs Master, Could Be Optional Mother-n-law Suite! Upstairs Master Has 2 Walk-in Closets And Updated Ma...


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