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Prosper Peace and Quiet and Football

Population: 12,190 | Area: 4.3 sq mi
Prosper High School Photo By City of Prosper

People come for the schools and the wide-open spaces. They like to work in the yard and grow gardens. They don’t mind seeing their neighbor’s house from their porch, but they’d rather not. One resident has a neighbor with buffaloes and enjoys the cows in the pasture near her children’s school. The town doesn’t have much (you’ll always see someone you know at Palio’s Pizza Cafe and Ernesto’s Mexican Restaurant), but residents seem content to drive to Frisco for more varied dining and shopping. When you come into Prosper, past the corn fields, you’ll see a Sonic, a couple of restaurants, a dentist, an eye doctor, a couple of gas stations—then former Dallas Cowboys player Deion Sanders’ $21 million estate.


  • Median Age: 34.5
  • Population Growth: 23.0 %
  • Population Density: 2834.9 ppl/sq mile


  • School District: Prosper ISD
  • Students Passing TAKS: 92%
  • Average SAT Score: 1077


  • Violent Crime Rate: 0.531 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 13.4 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate:

  • Average Price of Homes Sold: $349,311