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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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3233 Northwest Parkway, University Park, TX - $1,749,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 5,037 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Custom Luxury Modern In University Park! This Gorgeous Open Floorplan Showcases Beautiful Design And Style By Anderson Homes. This Home Features A Custom La Cantina Double Pane Front Door. Spacious Living And Kitchen With Built In Thermador Applia...

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3521 Milton Avenue, University Park, TX - $2,199,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 4,706 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Mediterranean Masterpiece In University Park Built By Ellen Grasso. Minutes From The Up Pool, Snider Plaza, And Easy Access To I75 And The Tollway. Beautiful Formal Spaces Greet You Upon Entry With A Towering Two-story Entryway. Wine-storage, A ...

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4432 Bryn Mawr Drive, University Park, TX - $1,495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,713 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Lovely Home In Hyer Es With Three-car Garage. High Ceilings, Natural Light, Hardwoods Throughout. Kitchen Features Custom Cabinetry, Wolf And Sub-zero Stainless Steel Appliances, Two Dishwashers, Wine Cellar, Crushed Ice Machine. Bright Family Roo...

4440 Potomac Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,595,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,596 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Nicely Updated Home Located In Incredibly Picturesque Area Of University Park And Within Walking Distance To Bradfield Elem And Hp Village. The Home's Design Strikes A Wonderful Balance With Its Traditional Architecture And Floor Plan While Mainta...

4004 Lovers Lane, University Park, TX - $1,495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,563 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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This University Park Custom Features Traditional Architecture And Contemporary Design Blending Seamlessly In This One Of A Kind Home. Featuring A Vast Open Concept W A Custom Chefs Kitchen, Double Island, Breakfast Bar, Brass Fixtures, And Gorgeou...

4424 Normandy Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,085 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Complete To Studs Renovation 2011. New Electric,plumbing,lighting Led,sheetrock Usb In Kt,mstr Bed&bath,nest T-stats. Home Shines W Gleaming Hardwoods Thru-out.2 Gas Fp's,safe-panic-gun Room W- Bio-metric Access, Fab Kt Fisher&paykel Dual Range 6 ...

4019 Windsor Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,795,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,427 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Who Doesn't Love A Makeover? Complete First Floor Remodel Includes A New Kitchen, Subzero, Thermador Appliances, Wood Floors, Lighting, Electrical Panel, Retextured & Freshly Painted Walls, 2 Water Heaters, Roof & More. Put Your Designer Touches U...

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3633 Southwestern, University Park, TX - $1,499,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,208 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Charming Home; Looks Like A Dilbeck; Value In The Land But Can Be Renovated. Vaulted Ceiling In Den With Wbfp. Loft Overlooks The Den. Charming Banquette In Breakfast Room. Big Living Room With Wbfp. Nice Master With Double Sinks. Can Be Remodeled...

3615 Greenbrier Drive, University Park, TX - $1,775,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,024 SQFT
  • 18 DAYS
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Ideally Situated On A 70x160 Lot In The Fairway One Block From Caruth Park, This Beautiful California Mediterranean Was Custom Built By Gage Homes In 2001 And Updated In 2012. The Main Level Features A Spacious Living Room, Kitchen And Dining Area...

3225 Amherst Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,600,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,735 SQFT
  • 33 DAYS
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The Pinnacle Of The Family Home Where Every Need Met On The Wish List! For The Designer: Enhanced With Natural Elements That Provide Warmth & Texture; Interior Highlighted By Classic Surfaces, Modern Light & Bright Designer Finishes. The Chef: A K...

4064 Purdue Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 4,806 SQFT
  • 39 DAYS
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Charming And Timeless Updated Tudor In University Park. This Beautiful Home Was Taken To The Studs And Added On To In '00 And '08 For Function & Style While Maintaining The Original Integrity Such As Beveled Glass Windows, Beautiful Archways And H...

3613 Hanover Street, University Park, TX - $1,550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,397 SQFT
  • 42 DAYS
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70 X 160 Lot Located In The Fairway. Value Is In The Land, The Home Could Be Renovated. The Home Has Been In The Family For Multiple Generations And Was Updated In The 80s. The Main House Features 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, 2 Living Areas, And A Study...

2637 Westminster Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,881,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,588 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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Breathtaking New Construction On An Oversized Lot In Dallas' Most Prominent Neighborhood, University Park. Extraordinary Curb Appeal, Sought-after Contemporary Exterior Elevations, With Customized Luxury Finish Outs That Are Perfection. This Open ...

3438 Normandy Avenue, University Park, TX - $1,225,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,419 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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Modern Sfa In The Heart Of University Park. Architectural Design And Elements Such As Lueders Stone Exterior, Standing-seam Metal Roof And Covered Balcony. Classic Aesthetic And Well Thought Out Floor Plan Complemented By High End Finishes Through...

3701 Caruth, University Park, TX - $1,900,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,564 SQFT
  • 61 DAYS
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Live At One Of The Best Addresses In University Park. This Sunny, Updated Family Home Has Over 3,500 Sq Ft Of Living Space Plus A Newer Garage, Quarters And A Tremendous Back Yard. Three Large Living Areas On The Main Floor Flow Beautifully Togeth...


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Listing information last updated on January 21st, 2019 at 2:46pm CST.