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Living In Parker TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Parker and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Parker in 2018 is like. Parker livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Parker homes that are currently for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Parker.


Parker livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 22

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

  2018 STAAR scores above TEA achievement standard: 86.3%
  2016 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 6.0
  2017 median home sale price: $600,000
  2016 residences owner occupied: 94.1%
  2016 median household income: $133,494
  2016 population: 4,420
  2012 - 2016 population growth: 8.8%


Parker has the eighth highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs and the fourteenth lowest overall crime rate. Its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Parker is different from and similar to other Dallas area cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Parker is located in south central Collin County, approximately 27 miles northeast of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Parker's proximity to the Legacy, north Dallas and Las Colinas business centers, downtown Dallas and DFW International Airport is likely to make Parker residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Most students living in Parker are eligible to attend Plano ISD schools ... the attendance boundaries of Allen ISD also extend into Parker.

More information about how student performance at the schools attended by Parker 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.


Recent home sales

On average, prices of Parker MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 7.5 percent over the previous three years ... median sales price of these homes was $600,000 ... prices generally ranged from about $300,000 to $1.2 million ... average size of houses sold was 4,220 square feet, average price per square foot was $147.31 and average house age was 18.8 years ... single-family homes sold during 2017 averaged 44 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 16 miles and 25 minutes drive time without traffic from central Parker to Legacy business center ... 20 miles and 22 minutes to north Dallas business center ... 38 miles and 31 minutes to Las Colinas business center ... 27 miles and 32 minutes to downtown Dallas ... 35 miles and 38 minutes to DFW International Airport

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 4,420 ... population density 556 residents per square mile ... 2016 annual median household income $133,494 ... 94.1 percent of Parker residential real estate units owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Parker 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 Parker attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Parker real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.08 percent to 2.21 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.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Parker

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

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4006 Glen Meadows Drive, Parker, TX - $724,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,690 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Stunning Home On Over An Acre! Beautiful Wood Floors & Crown Molding In Entry & Formals. Island, Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances, Gas Cook Top, Tons Of Cabinets & Counters, Built-in Desk. Lg Utility. 2nd Stairway Behind Kitchen Nook ...

4813 Fulbrook Drive, Parker, TX - $667,967

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,922 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Mls# 14000655 - Built By First Texas Homes - January Completion! ~ Gorgeous Floor Plan With Magnificent Double Arched Iron Doors At The Main Entry! This 4 Bedroom Home Features 3 Bedrooms Down With 1 Up. The Kitchen Features Double Ovens With Cent...

6704 Cheswick Court, Parker, TX - $895,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 6,807 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Don't Wait To Build! Elegant Grand Homes Hampton Model With Dramatic Double Staircase Entry, Towering Ceilings, & 4 Living Spaces On Over 1.1 Acres. Many Upgrades Were Added After Build Including Dramatic Kitchen Remodel With Custom Cabinets, Quar...

5205 Norwick Drive, Parker, TX - $945,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,245 SQFT
  • 31 DAYS
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Mls# 13992039 - Built By Newcastle Homes - February Completion! ~ Beautiful 5 Bedroom Single Story 4-car Garage Porte-cochere Home On 1.378 Acres. Elegant Double Iron Doors. Dramatic Foyer With 3 Groin Vaults And Wet Bar. Vaulted Family Rm Ceiling...

4905 Englenook Drive, Parker, TX - $750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,842 SQFT
  • 33 DAYS
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Extraordinary Home On Almost One Acre Cul-de-sac Lot! Huge Dream Backyard With Sparkling Pool With Waterfalls, Sports Court, Two Covered Patios, & Tons Of Room To Play. Stunning Interior Features New Hand-scraped Hardwood Flooring & Carpet, Stairc...

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6022 Rathbone Drive, Parker, TX - $895,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 8,245 SQFT
  • 93 DAYS
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Nothing Compares For Those Who Want It All! Just Moments From One Of Dfw’s Most Desired Areas For Custom Homes Shopping. This Wonderfully Manicured 1.3 Acre Property Has A Las Vegas Style Resort Pool Area, Even A Pitching Green! Inside It Has All ...

4607 Salisbury Drive, Parker, TX - $948,315

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,125 SQFT
  • 118 DAYS
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Spectacular 1 Story Home With A Huge 5 Car Garage On A 1.5 Acre Home Site. Huge Oversized Back Patio, Large Vaulted Ceiling In Family Room That Opens To Very Large Kitchen. Each Bedroom Has It’s Own Spacious Full Bathroom. Many Wonderful Upgrades...

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4309 Glen Meadows Drive, Parker, TX - $773,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,073 SQFT
  • 122 DAYS
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Gorgeous Mediterranean One Just Over One Acre Water Front Lot In One Of The Most Beautiful Communities In The Area. Sprawling One Story Features Exquisite Finish Out Including Extensive Mill Work . Formal Living And Dining Rooms, Gourmet Kitchen W...

5000 Englenook Drive, Parker, TX - $745,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,379 SQFT
  • 128 DAYS
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Paul Taylor Home Built 2007 [one Owner] ;turn-key Ready!!! 5,379 Sq Ft;ranch Style,xxlg Cov'd Porch,formal Living Rm & Formal Dining Rm With Lg Attached Walk-in Wet Bar, Kitchen With Lg Walk-in Pantry,breakfast Rm, Family Rm, Media Rm, Office, L...

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4003 Lost Hollow Court, Parker, TX - $789,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,485 SQFT
  • 167 DAYS
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Rare Find! 1 Story True Custom Nestled On A 1 Acre Private Cul De Sac Lot In Prestigious Knolls Of Springhill. This Original Owner Home Has High End Fixtures, Hand Scraped Hardwoods & Plantation Shutters. Amazing Backyard Oasis With Sparkling Pool...

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6601 Erin Lane, Parker, TX - $699,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,068 SQFT
  • 271 DAYS
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Beautiful One Acre 5 Bedroom And 4.5 Bath, Game Room, Media And Study With Wide Front Porch Lead To An Elegant Foyer That Opens Into A Great Size Family Room And Study. Large Gourmet Kitchen With Double Island Is Perfect For Entertaining. 2 Privat...

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6704 Erin Lane, Parker, TX - $709,723

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,068 SQFT
  • 271 DAYS
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Beautiful One -acre 5 Bedroom And 4.5 Bath, Game Room, Media And Study With Wide Front Porch Leads To An Elegant Foyer That Opens Into A Great Size Family Room And Study. Large Gourmet Kitchen With Double Island Is Perfect For Entertaining. 2 Priv...


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Listing information last updated on January 21st, 2019 at 2:00pm CST.