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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.


University Park livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 3

Living in University Park real estate and homes for saleClick this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 96.8%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 12.7
  2017 median home sale price: $1,319,500
  2016 residences owner occupied: 79.0%
  2016 median household income: $198,438
  2016 population: 24,905
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 4.4%


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 sixteenth 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

On average, prices of University Park MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 7.5 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $1,319,500 ... home prices generally ranged from about $570,000 to $4.4 million ... average size of houses sold was 3,860 square feet, average square foot price was $370.50 and average house age was 44.5 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 55 days on market


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 ... 2016 annual median household income $198,438 ... 79.0 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 2017 is 2.11 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 University Park

from University Park              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2016
population
2017 median
house price
2016 median
household income
milesdirection             
Dallas1141,317,929$330,000$45,2157south
Highland Park189,149$1,621,800$189,4852south


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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4081 Bryn Mawr Drive, University Park, TX - $1,499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,568 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Architecturally Desirable Dilbeck Cottage Completely Remodeled In Hyer Elementary. Two Living Areas Flank Entry W Large Fireplace, Brick Floor & Planked Ceilings. Dining Room Flows Into Updated Kitchen With Ss Appl Including Beverage Fridge, Ice M...

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4436 Purdue Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,299,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,197 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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A Wonderful Austin-stone Traditional In Hpisd! This Home Features A Downstairs Master Complete With A Bonus Room, Ideal For A Home Office Or Nursery, Along With Two Large Walk-in Closets And A Bright, Spacious Master Bath With Dual Vanities. The K...

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3615 Greenbrier Drive, University Park, TX - $1,999,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,024 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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This Beautiful California Mediterranean Was Custom Built And Completed By Gage Homes In 2001 And Updated In 2012. The Main Level Features A Spacious Living Room, Kitchen And Dining Area With A Guest Suite On The First Floor. A Beautiful Master Sui...

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4201 Bryn Mawr Drive, University Park, TX - $1,769,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,015 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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This Beautiful Home Is Located On A Corner Lot On Great Block In Up. Superb Floor Plan W Formals, Office, And Kitchen That Opens To Breakfast Area And Beautifully Updated Family Room W Wet Bar. The Family Room Is Light Filled W Contemporary Touc...

3117 Caruth Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,678 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Bring Your Decorating Ideas When You See This Amazing Opportunity To Improve This Elevated Spacious Home On A 70x170 Lot On One Of The Most Desirable Streets In University Park. Formals, Den, Kitchen, Half Bath, And Fifth Bedroom And Bath Complete...

3417 Purdue Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,085 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Spacious And Updated University Park Tudor Filled With Charm And Character. Rare Find With Five Bedrooms (one Downstairs) Plus Multiple Living Areas. Downstairs Is Light And Bright With Great Flow And Beautiful Open Kitchen – Den. Updated Large...

3433 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 4,900 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Gorgeous Contemporary Home On A Wonderful Block! Walk To School, Park And Pool. It Features Oak Floor Throughout The House, Wood Burning Fireplaces, Quartz Countertops, Huge Island, Wolf Dual Fuel Range And Viking Appliance Package. Bright And Ope...

4021 Bryn Mawr Drive, University Park, TX - $1,899,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,174 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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This One Of A Kind, Conversion Of An Original Dilbeck, Offers 5 Bedrooms And 4.1 Baths In Up. Family Room Has Stunning Vaulted Brick Ceiling And Is Open To Kitchen. Steel Doors & Windows. Standing Seam Metal Roof. Extensive Art Lighting. Downstair...

3128 Stanford Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,785,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,718 SQFT
  • 15 DAYS
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Timeless Traditional In University Park On An Oversized 90x140 Lot. Ground Level Guest Quarters And 2 Car Garage. Outdoor Kitchen With Pergola Overlooks The Large Backyard. Wonderful Family Home With 4 Bedrooms, Formal Living And Dining, Large ...

3532 Southwestern Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,334 SQFT
  • 19 DAYS
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Don’t Miss The Opportunity To See This Coastal Themed Home In The Heart Of University Park! Newly Renovated, This Pristine Two-story Features 3 Bd & 2.5 Ba. All Rooms Flow Nicely Together In An Open Concept Floor Plan. The Chef’s Kitchen Features ...

3504 Marquette Street, University Park, TX - $1,899,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,184 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Casual Elegance For Everyday Living Or Entertaining In The Heart Of University Park. This 4 Bdrm, 5 Bth Home In The Fairway Checks All The Boxes. Multiple Living Spaces With Beautiful Views Of The Pool. Gourmet Kitchen With A Built-in Refrigerator...

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4312 Hanover Street, University Park, TX - $1,275,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,210 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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This 3,210 Sqft Updated Cottage Is The One You've Been Waiting For! Move Right Into This Light And Bright 4-5 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom University Park Classic Featuring Living, Dining, Family, Office Or Sunroom, Game Room Or Bedroom, Kitchen With Break...

4027 University Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,225 SQFT
  • 25 DAYS
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Solid Older Home On A Large, Beautiful Lot .

4029 Greenbrier Drive, University Park, TX - $1,750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,051 SQFT
  • 28 DAYS
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Prime Location In The Heart Of University Park, This Well-maintained Family Home Is Available After 27 Years With The Same Family! Beautiful Curb Appeal - Mature Landscaping And Circle Drive Out Front. Many Renovations Have Been Made Over The Ye...

Photo of Listing #13921004

3709 Bryn Mawr Drive, University Park, TX - $2,195,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 6,067 SQFT
  • 32 DAYS
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Welcome To New England! Charming Classic Driveup,beautiful Grounds And Trees Lead To Beautifully Proportioned Family Home On One Of Best Blocks In Up.large Entry Is Flanked By Formals And Leads To Family Room And Adjacent Library With Walls Of Boo...


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