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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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4105 Purdue Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,599,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,352 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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This Inviting University Park Home Showcases Curb Appeal And Stylish Quality That Leaves A Lasting Impression. As You Enter Into This Exquisite Home, The Sophisticated Formal Living Room Is Surrounded By A Wall Of Windows, A Striking Marble Firepl...

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3626 Binkley Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,265,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,754 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Completed In 2018, Light And Bright, 4 Beds, 4.1 Baths, 3754 Sqft. 1st Floor Has Island Kitchen With Marble Countertops That's Open To Living, Private Office With Beamed Ceilings, Full Sized Dining Room, Wet Bar, And Half Bath, 2nd Floor Has Full ...

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3701 Wentwood Drive, University Park, TX - $1,525,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,181 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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In The Fairway Of University Park This Great Family Home Has Been Owned By Just Two Families Since It Was Built In 1953. Although Not Updated Recently, Previous Updates Include Spacious Master Bath With Dual Vanities, Jetted Tub, And An 8' X 19’ ...

3400 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,476 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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This 1933 Tudor Revival Has Been Magnificently Reimagined With A Modern Floor Plan. The Open Layout Is Perfect For Entertaining; The Entryway Flows Seamlessly Into The Oversized Music, Living And Dining Room. The Gourmet Kitchen Features High-end ...

3618 Villanova Street, University Park, TX - $1,776,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,108 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Welcome Home To The Prettiest Block Of Villanova In The Coveted University Park Fairway. On This 100x150 Lot Sits Your Master Suite Plus 2 More Bedrooms Down With 3 Bedrooms Up Along With A Game Room, A Craft Room And A Computer-study-office Area....

4100 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,339,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,167 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Entertainers Dream On A Large Corner Lot Located In Coveted Hpisd, Hyer Elementary. You Will Fall In Love With This Custom Mediterranean Home Featuring 5 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, 3 Living Areas & A Study. The Gleaming Hardwoods Lead You Into The Heart...

2829 Dyer Street, University Park, TX - $1,595,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,784 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Completed In 2015, This House Has 4,748 Sqft Of Living Space Including The Detached Guest Cottage. A Uniquely Spacious Backyard For University Park. 5 Bedrooms With 6 Full Baths To Accommodate A Full Family And Guests. No Rear Neighbor For Wonder...

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

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 4,900 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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July Completion. 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 Packag...

3605 Hanover Street, University Park, TX - $1,549,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,981 SQFT
  • 20 DAYS
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Sitting On A 60 X 160 Lot In The Heart Of The University Park, Charming Cottage With Tall Ceilings In Formal, Master Down, Paneled Family Room With French Doors Looking Out To Covered Patio And Garden. Sunroom Could Be A Study. Quarters With Full ...

4084 Lovers Lane, University Park, TX - $1,254,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,018 SQFT
  • 20 DAYS
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* Huge Livingroom (33 X 26) & Master Bedroom (22 X 19) * Office Suite: 572 Sq. Ft Of Additional Space That Is Separate And Yet Integrated In The House, For Professional Work-from-home Environment * Formal Dining Room * Very Well Laid Floor Plan...

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4068 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,299,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,872 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Stunning Tudor Perfect For Your Family With 4 Beds, 3.5 Baths, 2 Living + Office. Light & Bright Floor-plan With Wood Floors Throughout & Designer Finishes Including Upgraded Light Fixtures. The Gourmet Kitchen Has Double Ovens, Wine Fridge, Gas S...

4404 Bryn Mawr Drive, University Park, TX - $2,099,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,606 SQFT
  • 23 DAYS
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Beautiful Home In The Heart Of University Park That Has Everything One Needs. One Bedroom Downstairs, A Gorgeous Study With Built-in Bookshelves, French Doors That Open Up To The Covered Porch With Built-in Grill, Fireplace And Automated Screens T...

Photo of Listing #13875405

3715 Stanford Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,620,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,392 SQFT
  • 24 DAYS
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Beautiful 4 Bed 3.5 Bath Home In The Heart Of University Park! Nice Sitting Room With Fireplace And Custom Mantle! Formal Dining And Newly Remodeled Kitchen With Backsplash, Quartz Counters, Ss Appliances And Fresh Paint, Opening To Breakfast Nook...

2805 Rosedale Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,595,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 4,970 SQFT
  • 27 DAYS
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Absolutely Stunning University Park 5 Bedroom, 6.5 Bath, 2 Car, + Game Room In Hpisd! This Beautiful Tudor Style Home Was Built In 2008 With High-end Features & Finish Out. The Main Level Features Gleaming Hardwoods Leading From The Entry Flanked ...

2629 Milton Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,538 SQFT
  • 28 DAYS
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Wonderful, Traditional University Park Home, Beautiful Handscraped Hardwoods In Entry, Formals, Kitchen, Den And Office. Kitchen Open To Living Area, Boasts Granite Counters, Island, All The Basics With Additional Warming Drawer, Ice Maker, Butler...


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Listing information last updated on July 19th, 2018 at 7:32pm CDT.