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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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4026 Mcfarlin Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,163 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Updated Home On An Oversized Lot In The Heart Of Up! Inviting Entry Flanked By Light And Bright Formals. Kitchen With High-end Appliances Opens To Light-filled Breakfast Room And Den With Wall Of French Doors Overlooking Large Backyard. Study With...

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4348 Mockingbird Parkway, University Park, TX - $1,369,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,461 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Beautifully Updated Four Bdrm, Three Bth Home, In Prime Hpisd Location, With Wood Floors Throughout. Chef’s Kitchen, Open Living And Dining, Guest Room, And Study (or Bdrm Five) Down. Kitchen Has Commercial Grade Range, Wine Refrigerator, Farm Sin...

2629 Milton Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,549,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,538 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Wonderful, Traditional University Park Home With Contemporary Finishes And Bold Colors; Beautiful Handscraped Hardwoods In Entry, Formals, Kitchen, Den And Office. Kitchen Open To Living Area, Boasts Granite Counters, Island, All The Basics With A...

4520 Shenandoah Street, University Park, TX - $1,675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,671 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Wonderfully Designed Center Hall Plan Home Is Light & Bright And Perfect For Any Family. Features Dark Stained Oak Floors, White Marble Surfaces Throughout, & Beautiful Carpentry. Formal Living W. Boxed Cabinets And Classic Greek Meandros Detailin...

3524 Mcfarlin Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,801 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Gorgeous, Historically Recognized Hpisd Gem! Thoughtfully Expanded And Remodeled To The Highest Quality. Modern Look And Livability With The Charm Of An Architecturally Significant Home. Perfect Park Cities Location With Easy Walk To Smu, Snider P...

4308 Mcfarlin Boulevard, University Park, TX - $2,075,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,536 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Beautiful Family Home On A Quiet Block In Up! 4 Bedroom, 3.1 Baths, Formal Living With Fp And Dining Rooms, Family Room With Fp, Study With Wine Refrigerator, Breakfast Room Off The Island Kitchen, Morning Room With Fireplace And Builtin Desk Are...

4205 Shenandoah Street, University Park, TX - $1,305,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,622 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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A Classic Charles Dilbeck Designed Home Features Meticulous Updates Yet Is True To The Architectural Details Enjoyed In A Dilbeck Residence. . The Living Room With Beamed Ceiling And Leaded Glass Windows Features A Large Signature Brick And Stone ...

4305 Mcfarlin Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,402 SQFT
  • 15 DAYS
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Wonderfully Refreshed Traditional On Great Family Block In University Park! Sunlit Formal Living And Dining Areas, As Well As Oversized Family Room That Opens To Spacious Yard With Pool. Eat-in Kitchen Boasts Stainless Steel Subzero, Bosch, Viking...

3212 Purdue Avenue, University Park, TX - $2,150,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,374 SQFT
  • 17 DAYS
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Ellen Grasso & Sons Is Preparing To Build A Charming Traditional Home On A Beautifully Treed Interior Lot On Purdue. The Home Will Feature A Kitchen Complete With Wolf And Sub Zero Appliances, Marble Countertops, Hardwoods Through Out, Marble Bat...

4021 Windsor Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,450,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,868 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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This Is What You've Been Waiting For In Highland Park Isd's Bradfield Elementary! Exquisite Traditional Home With 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths And Three Living Areas. Designer Renovated To Perfection. Downstairs Master With Another Bedroom Downstairs, La...

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4004 Lovers Lane, University Park, TX - $1,950,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,563 SQFT
  • 20 DAYS
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Thoughtfully Built And Tastefully Designed, This University Park Custom Home Is Sure To Impress. Traditional Architecture And Contemporary Design Blend Seamlessly In This One Of A Kind Home. Custom Kitchen With Double Island, Brass Fixtures, And G...

4112 Purdue Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,499,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,346 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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Just What Your Client Has Been Waiting For! Good Looking Traditional Home With A Great Floor Plan Awaiting Your Personal Touches. A Warm Study Features An Entire Wall Of Built Ins And Opens To The Entryway Directly Across From The Living Room. ...

2909 Fondren Drive, University Park, TX - $1,500,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,325 SQFT
  • 29 DAYS
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Walking Distance To Southern Methodist University And Snider Plaza. Stunning Neighborhood With Canopied Tree-lined Street. Luxurious Transitional Home Features High-end Kitchen Appliances, Including Viking Range As Well As Granite Countertops And ...

Photo of Listing #13820470

3917 Hanover Street, University Park, TX - $2,099,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,708 SQFT
  • 34 DAYS
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An Exceptional Property That You Do Not Want To Miss! A Traditional Exterior Look With French Influences Yet With A Transitional Feel For The Interior. This Home Was Taken To The Studs And Expanded In 2012 By Mark Clifton. The State-of-the-art ...

Photo of Listing #13816339

4201 Bryn Mawr Drive, University Park, TX - $1,795,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,015 SQFT
  • 36 DAYS
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Coveted 2001 Transitional Style In University Park On A One-fifth Acre! Enter This Spacious Home With An Abundance Of Living And Entertaining Space Featuring A Grand Center Hallway With Light Filled Formals, Large Family Room, Office, Kitchen, And...


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Listing information last updated on May 26th, 2018 at 2:45am CDT.