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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 2018 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
2015 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 #13713908

4100 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,167 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Mediterranean On Large Corner Lot. Gorgeous Landscaping Leads To A Dramatic Foyer & Open Concept Floorplan Which Allows The Formal Living, Dining, Kitchen & Great Room To Flow Effortlessly Together. Stunning Architectural Details Through...

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4085 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,890,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,127 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Beautiful New Construction With Timeless Traditional Outside And Transitional-open Concept Inside! The Elegant Staircase And Abundance Of Nature Light Great’s You As You Enter! This Home Features An Elevator And A Down Stairs Bedroom-very Hard To ...

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3607 Binkley Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,299,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,538 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Mastering An Aesthetic Balance Between Classic Surfaces And Modern Finishes, 3607 Binkley Is Adorned With White Oak Floors, Floor-to-ceiling Windows, Museum Finished Walls, And Enough Custom Appliances To Last You A Lifetime. Inviting You To Rest ...

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2816 Stanford Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,200,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,891 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Park Cities 4 Bedroom Family Home On Great Block. Master And One Bedroom Up. Two Other Bedrooms Down. Kitchen Overlooks Large Den. Two Fireplaces, Hardwood Floors, Plantation Shutters. French Doors Lead To Wonderful Deck. 2.5 Car Garage.

4301 University Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,295,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,857 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Situated In Prestigious University Park, This Wonderful Traditional Single Family Attached Residence Is Nestled On A Corner Lot With A Circular Drive. Details Include Soaring Ceilings, Spacious Entertaining Rooms With Elegant Proportions & Deep M...

4320 Bryn Mawr Drive, University Park, TX - $2,195,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,206 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Build To Suit Using Builder Plans For Inspiration Or Start From Scratch To Build Your Perfect Home. Value In Land Only. Typically 10-12 Months Of Construction Time After Plans Are Completed. Use Robert Elliott Custom Home Or Your Builder Of Choice.

4428 Windsor Parkway, University Park, TX - $2,149,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,126 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Quiet Block, Highly Sought After Windsor Pkwy. This Immaculate, 5 Bedroom, 5.1 Bath Sunlit 3 Story Up Home Has An Open Floor Plan, 3 Fireplaces, An Elevator And Wine Room And Simply Exudes Quality And Character. Perfect For Any Size Family And Ent...

3121 Westminster Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,327,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,328 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Clean, Classic, Five Bedroom Home Is Set On A Family-friendly Block In University Park! Highlights Include Spacious Living And Dining Room, Hardwood Flooring And Updated Led Lighting Throughout The Home. Kitchen Features Stainless Appliances And B...

3201 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,263 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Beautifully Maintained Updated Traditional Home Within Walking Distance To Up Pool, Snider Plaza And Up Elementary On A Rare 63ft Wide Corner Lot. First Floor Features Hardwood Floors, 10' Ceilings, Large Gourmet Kitchen With Double Ge Monogram Ov...

3636 Mcfarlin Boulevard, University Park, TX - $1,650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,332 SQFT
  • 27 DAYS
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Excellent Lot For A New Home Or Amazing Home For A Park Cities Family. The Large .28 Acre Lot With Rare 80' Street Frontage And 150' Depth Allows The Perfect Size. This University Park Gem Offers A Rare 12,000 Sqft Lot With A Two Story 5 Bedroom 4...

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2901 Westminster Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,259,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,519 SQFT
  • 30 DAYS
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New Updates & New Photos! Wonderful Home On Deep 50x170 Corner Lot With Recent Privacy Fence. Kitchen With White Cabinets, Granite & Newer Stainless Appliances, Opens To Breakfast & Den With Wall Of Windows To Backyard & Pool + Spa. Big Grassy Are...

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4409 Hyer Street, University Park, TX - $1,445,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 4,228 SQFT
  • 36 DAYS
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A Must See Home With Fantastic Finish Outs On A Highly Desirable Block. First Floor Features Hardwoods Throughout With An Open Design And 10 Foot Ceilings That Welcomes Entertaining. Light And Bright Kitchen Overlooks Main Living, Dining And Bar...

3218 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,315,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,993 SQFT
  • 37 DAYS
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This Wonderful Home Has Everything The Discriminating Buyer Is Looking For, Including 10 Foot Ceilings Downstairs, Open Entry With Large Rooms And Great Flow. All Bedrooms Are Upstairs With An Oversized Master. There Is Also A Bonus Room With Full...

3115 Westminster Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,425,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,909 SQFT
  • 40 DAYS
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Tasteful Up Traditional With 4 Br's, 4 Full Baths Plus 1 Half-bath, On A 50x150 Lot. The Entry Is Flanked By A Gorgeous Living Room And Dining Room. The Updated Eat-in Kitchen Offers Marble Counters, Double Ovens And Breakfast Room. An Oversize...

Photo of Listing #13679692

3504 Villanova Street, University Park, TX - $2,140,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,423 SQFT
  • 41 DAYS
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Sophisticated And Livable Family Home. Great Floor Plan With Thoughtful Details, Designed By Robbie Fusch. Pictures Don't Do Justice To How This Home Feels. Walk To Parks And Restaurants. Open Floor Plan. All Beds Up With On Suite Bath And Walk In...


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Listing information last updated on October 19th, 2017 at 2:00am CDT.