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Living In Lucas TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Lucas and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Lucas in 2018 is like. Lucas livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Lucas 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 Lucas.


Lucas livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 23

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 92.7%
  2017 median home sale price: $619,000
  2016 residences owner occupied: 86.8%
  2016 median household income: $133,419
  2016 population: 7,211
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 17.3%


Lucas public schools rank fourth among 2018 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its principal high school, Lovejoy High School, ranks third among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Lucas has experienced the twentieth fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Lucas is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Lucas is located in south central Collin County, approximately 31 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and 60 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to both the Legacy and north Dallas business centers and to downtown Dallas is likely to make Lucas residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Lucas public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas … most students living in Lucas are eligible to attend Lovejoy ISD schools ... the attendance boundaries of Allen ISD, McKinney ISD, Plano ISD and Wylie ISD also extend into Lucas.

More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Lucas students compares with other DFW area schools is available on these best DFW school districts, best DFW high schools, best DFW middle schools and best DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Lucas? A big reason living in Lucas is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Recent home sales

On average, prices of Lucas MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased by 14.4 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $619,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $260,000 to $1.4 million ... average size of houses sold was 3,780 square feet, average square foot price was $167.21 and average house age was 18.5 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 50 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 23 miles and 26 minutes drive time without traffic from central Lucas to Legacy business center ... 23 miles and 28 minutes to north Dallas business center ... 31 miles and 36 minutes to downtown Dallas

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.

Demographics

2016 estimated population 7,211 ... population density 604 residents per square mile ... 17.3 percent population increase between 2010 - 2016 ... 2016 annual median household income $133,419 ... 86.8 percent of Lucas residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Lucas and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Students living in Lucas attend schools operated by five separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Lucas real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.03 percent to 2.26 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 Lucas

from Westlake              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
2016
population
2017 median
house price
2016 median
household income
milesdirection             
Allen999,179$315,000$102,2157west
Fairview158,354$420,000$73,3398northwest
Lowry Crossing1,7807northeast
McKinney28172,298$305,000$83,25712northeast
Murphy620,482$375,000$118,4838southwest
Parker224,420$600,000$133,4945southwest
St. Paul1,1324south


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 Lucas

Key to understanding what living in Lucas is like is knowing about Lucas housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Lucas single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Lucas single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Lucas homes for sale page.

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1115 Highland Drive, Lucas, TX - $725,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,289 SQFT
  • 33 DAYS
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Luxurious 1.5 Story Home W Beautiful Curb Appeal On 1 Acre*3 Car Garage*impressive Iron-glass Dr, Study & Formal Dining*light & Open W Huge Great Rm W Stacked Stone Wbfp, Lots Of Natural Light From Windows*chef's Kitchen W Commercial Grade Cooktop...

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8 Woodview Circle, Lucas, TX - $729,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,242 SQFT
  • 34 DAYS
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Start Out The New Year In This Exceptional Custom Home Located On A Quiet Street In Lovejoy Isd. Owners In 2012 Added An Additional Approx. 700 Sq. Ft To The Home As Well As A Pool, Separate Hottub And Other Features. A Wall Of Windows Greats You...

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1227 Hicks Trail, Lucas, TX - $749,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,613 SQFT
  • 48 DAYS
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This Exquisite, One Of A Kind Custom Home Offers 4,656 Square Feet, 5 Bedroom, 5 Full Baths, Study, Game Room, Media Room And Steel Storm Room. Entry Hosts A Beautiful Custom Front Door Opening To Hardwood Flooring On Most Of First Level. The Gour...

200 Strain Lane, Lucas, TX - $624,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,118 SQFT
  • 52 DAYS
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Priced Below Market Value & Tax Appraisal In Lovejoy Isd! A Few Of The Many Custom Features In Your Dream Home Are A Fire Sprinkler System, Central Vacuum, Hardwood Floors, Stone Fireplace, Cathedral Beam Ceiling, Crown Molding & Mud Room With Bui...

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102 Castillo Trail, Lucas, TX - $625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,845 SQFT
  • 87 DAYS
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Exquisite Custom Sprawling Single Story Luxury Property In The Exclusive Gated Community Of Seis Lagos Located On A Greenbelt Home Site In A Quiet Cul-de-sac. Upgrades Galore With Plantation Shutters, Wood Floors, Gourmet Kitchen And Much More! Go...

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412 Spurgin Road, Lucas, TX - $699,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,016 SQFT
  • 115 DAYS
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Soaring Ceilings, Abundant Storage, And An Incredible Floor Plan – This Home Has It All! This Spacious And Welcoming 2-story Is Designed For Entertaining With Multiple Living Areas That Flow Seamlessly. A Fabulous Outdoor Kitchen And Spacious Yard...

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1625 Zilker Court, Lucas, TX - $660,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,544 SQFT
  • 122 DAYS
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This Home Is A Beauty! Located On 1.5 Acres In The Heart Of Lucas And Lovejoy Isd, This 2 Story Home Features 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, Sitting Areas In Kitchen Nook And Master Bedroom, Large Open Kitchen With Lots Of Windows, Ss Appliances, Inclu...

1521 Sun Valley Court, Lucas, TX - $729,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,140 SQFT
  • 150 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Oxford Plan Has A Beautiful Corner Lot On A Cul De Sac And Features Many Upgrades. The Stunning White Cabinets With Granite Countertops In The Gourmet Kitchen, Along With The Nail Down Hardwood Floors Throughout All Of The Common Ar...

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506 Terry Court, Lucas, TX - $724,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,666 SQFT
  • 173 DAYS
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This Is A Spec Home And Is Move-in Ready. This Custom Designed Home Is Full Of Amenities! Ship Lap Adorns The Entry Way And Dining Area. Light, Bright And Open Floor Plan. The Cook In Your Family Will Enjoy The Kitchen Layout And Work Space....

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2733 Timber Trail, Lucas, TX - $659,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,254 SQFT
  • 257 DAYS
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Fabulous Custom 6 Bed 4 Bath Home On 1.34 Acres. High Quality Home W Loads Of Energy Efficiencies; Nestled Away From The Road On A Secluded Cul-de-sac W .3 Acre Private Side Yard! Chef’s Kit W 4 Burner Gas Cooktop W Grill, Thermador Oven, Warming ...

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720 Inverness Lane, Lucas, TX - $749,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,786 SQFT
  • 293 DAYS
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Luxury One Story Home That Is On One Acre In Lovejoy Isd. This Is A 4 Bedroom Home That Has An Open Floor Plan In The Living And Kitchen Area. It Features Beautiful Trim On The Ceilings In The Dining Room, Office, Flex Room, And Bedrooms. Along Wi...

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1300 Aberdeen Drive, Lucas, TX - $745,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,561 SQFT
  • 306 DAYS
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Don't Miss Out!! New Construction Won't Give You This! Only 4 Years Young & Over $125,000 In Improvements: Plantation Shutters, Heated Pool, Extensive Front & Backyard Hardscaping & Landscaping, Entire Acre Is Fully Sodded & Fenced Including A S...

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625 Maggie Trail, Lucas, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,046 SQFT
  • 318 DAYS
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This Custom Single Story Home Features 4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms And A 3 Car Garage With 4,046 Sf Of Living Space. Custom Touches Abound In This Home And Can Be Felt In The Game Room, Dining Room, Nook And Study. Outdoor Living Is Bountiful With A L...

Photo of Listing #13791865

613 Maggie Trail, Lucas, TX - $674,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,671 SQFT
  • 318 DAYS
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A Custom Single Story Home Design Features 4 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, And A 3 Car Garage In 3,671 Sf Of Living Space For Your Family. This Home Includes A Spacious Dining Room And Office Of The Main Entrance With Custom Coiffured Ceiling Treatm...


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Listing information last updated on January 21st, 2019 at 2:31pm CST.