Prosper, Texas Real Estate and Community Info.
Charming, heartwarming, chic, and distinguished best describes the lovely town of Prosper TX. If your looking for expansive lots, alluring neighborhoods, star filled skies, rolling hills, and a small town atmosphere then you found it.
Welcome to Prosper TX home to the Prosper Eagles. This booming community with its growing population is ripe with plenty of job opportunities.
Parks, Recreation, and Equestrian Centers
Natural beauty, blended with well manicured subdivisions, a variety of Equestrian Centers (Whispering Farms Equestrian Center and Prospering Farms), lots of new construction and development make Prosper the destination for many Collin county residents. Prosper is committed to increasing the quality of life for its residents by preserving their natural resources by blending in well thought out developments and parks.
The city of Prosper currently maintains four parks and recreational facilities, covering more than 53 total acres and offering playgrounds, basketball courts, picnic tables and park benches, lighted baseball fields, and hiking, biking and jogging trails. Frontier Park is a wonderful example of the city’s commitment to excellent parks. And if this wasn’t enough, plans are in the works for four more parks, including the Town of Prosper Park that will sprawl over 57 acres and contain a sports complex and an Educational Support Center.
Shopping and Dining
Prosper is only about 35 miles north of downtown Dallas and all its shopping, dining and entertainment choices like: the Dallas Stars and Dallas Mavericks.
The fortunate residents of Prosper also have more than 170 retail stores and restaurants at Frisco Square and Stonebriar Centre in nearby Frisco, Texas. You can see a movie on the big screen, go shopping at Nordstrom, Dillards, Macys, and JcPenney. Kick up your fitness goals and buy some workout equipment at Dick’s Sporting Goods and top it all off with dinner at the Cheesecake Factory along with a multitude of other dining options. For a little more glitz and glamour check out Perry’s Steakhouse.
When you’re tired or short on time, you have a number of the local eateries from which to choose right near your home in Prosper, including Cotton Gin Cafe, Earnesto’s Mexican, Mesa’s Grill, Sonic, Pizza Hut, and Subway.
The word is out and Prosper is the place to be! In 2000 the census showed 2000 residents. Today there are almost 15,000. You don’t have to be Einstein to put two and two together. There are plenty of good reasons to get to Prosper.
Some of the reasons for this amazing growth are because Prosper has kept its heritage and commitment to a small town feel. There are horse walking trails instead of walking trails incorporated into certain subdivisions. Being able to see the stars is always a concern to the city council in trying to keep true to their heritage. Prosper was incorporated in 1914. Current city growth charts show Prosper reaching 85,000 residents.
The most recent data shows that about 135,000 people live within 7 miles of Prosper. Many of the home sites in the area are a quarter-acre or bigger. And the average price for a new home is in the $360,000 range.
Schools, Health, Transportation
The Prosper Independent School District boasts extraordinary educational ratings with state-of-the-art, high-tech facilities. Its academic proficiency can be attributed in part to smaller than average class sizes, which in turn results in a teacher to student ratio of about 1:12, a relatively low number in today’s classrooms.
Emergency and medical services in the area include the Centennial Medical Center in Prosper, the Presbyterian Hospital of Allen (about 11 miles away) and the North Center Medical Center in McKinney (about 14 miles away).
Because Prosper is a relatively small town, transportation is a snap. Rush hour is virtually non-existent and almost everything you could need or want is likely within walking or biking distance from your home.