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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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4229 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,299,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,434 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Southern Style And Grace Abound In This Lovely 4 Bedroom 3.5 Bath Home On A 60 Ft Lot In Hyer Elementary. From The Inviting Covered Front Porch, Throughout The Light-filled Interiors And All The Way Through To The Covered Back Porch Complete With ...

Photo of Listing #13974486

4432 Emerson Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,325,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,468 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautifully Restored And Updated Single Family Home In Convenient Location With Easy Access To Shops, Restaurants, And Highland Park High School. Many Historic Details Preserved, Including Slate Roof, Plaster Walls, Arched Openings, And Built-in ...

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3240 Rankin Street, University Park, TX - $1,695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,640 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful 4 Bedroom, 3.1 Bath Traditional On Coveted Corner Lot In University Park. Home Is Walking Distance To Schools, Parks, Pool, And Snider Plaza And Features A Downstairs Master, Study With Built-ins And Light And Bright Kitchen With Granite...

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4037 Hanover Street, University Park, TX - $1,549,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 3,708 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Perfectly Nestled In 'the Fairway' Of Up Near Hyer Elementary! Exquisite Brick Custom Home, Bright Airy Floorplan, Refinished Hardwoods, Moldings, Wood Staircase, And Two Living Areas With Fireplaces. Kitchen Has Two Subzero Units, New Cabinets, I...

Photo of Listing #13970169

3538 Caruth Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,959,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,538 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Beautiful Traditional Home On Premiere Caruth Block Offers 70 X 170 Lot. Home Has Inviting Front Porch And Great Floor Plan. Updated Kitchen, And Breakfast Room Flow Into Large Den With Fireplace. Backyard Is Spacious And Inviting. Upstairs Master...

3117 Caruth Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,445,000

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...

4405 Normandy, University Park, TX - $1,750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,774 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Exceptional Full Duplex Thoughtfully And Magnificently Reimagined*no Detail Overlooked Or Expense Spared*high End Features & Finishout*the 3-2.5 Downstairs Unit Boasts A Modern Open Floorplan, Stunning White Oak Floors, Pella Windows, A Dream Cust...

3815 Northwest Parkway, University Park, TX - $1,279,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,926 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Immaculate Sfa Home In Hyer Elem! 5bdrm, 6 Baths, 4 Living! Higher Quality Than Found In New & Higher Priced! Handscraped Hardwoods And Slate Flooring! 8' Solid Doors, Upgraded Soundproof Windows, Custom Shutters & More! 3rd Level Gameroom Or Med...

3618 Villanova Street, University Park, TX - $1,675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,108 SQFT
  • 15 DAYS
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In The Heart Of Up, This Beautifully Updated Home Has It All On An 100x150 Lot In The Fairway! The First Floor Of This 5108 Sq Ft Home Includes Large Entertaining Spaces,an Updated Kitchen, Downstairs Master And 2 Additional Beds. Upstairs Are 2 B...

2732 Daniel Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,375,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,674 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Fantastic Opportunity For A Classic University Park Home On A Deep 56 X 211 Lot, Waiting For You To Add Your Own Personal Design. New Hwh May 2018- New Upstairs Ac 2014. Located In Armstrong Elementary, This Five Bedroom Home Has Four Beds Up And ...

3129 Westminster Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 4,772 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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This Beautiful 4 Bed, 4 Full, 2 Half Bath Home Sits On An Elevated Lot In University Park. There Is A Superb Floor Plan With Formal Dining, An Office, And A Kitchen That Opens To The Breakfast Area And The Family Room With A Wet Bar And Wine Room....

3124 Greenbrier Drive, University Park, TX - $1,695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,719 SQFT
  • 27 DAYS
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Beautifully Updated Yet Much Of The Original Charm Still Remains With This Stunning Park Cities Home Located On A Prime 70 X 160 Lot. Upstairs Master Suite With A Gorgeous Master Bath Offering A Large Walk-in Shower, Large Walk-in Closet & Cedar ...

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4329 Hyer Street, University Park, TX - $1,210,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,695 SQFT
  • 27 DAYS
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Beautiful Traditional With Southern Charm And Stately Columns! This Completely Remodeled Home Features Formal Dining And Living, And A True Open Concept Family And Kitchen. The Recently Remodeled Kitchen Showcases A Huge Island, Tons Of Storage,...

2828 Mcfarlin Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,866 SQFT
  • 27 DAYS
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Timeless Traditional University Park With Hard To Find 3 Car Garage And A Quiet Dead End Street. Updated Kitchen Opens To The Family Room And Breakfast Area. The Downstairs Study Could Be Used As A Bedroom As It Has A Full Bath. Beautiful Home ...

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3816 Villanova Street, University Park, TX - $1,445,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,830 SQFT
  • 28 DAYS
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Custom One Owner Home Built In 1996 With Quality And Wonderful Floor Plan. Enjoy Downstairs Master, Gallery, And Den Overlooking A Covered Patio And Brick Courtyard. Features Include 10 Ft. Ceilings Down, Hardwoods, Cook’s Kitchen, Butler’s Pan ...


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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 2:30am CST.