Prosper is a town in Collin and Denton counties. The population was 2,097 at the 2000 census.
Prosper has historically been just a small rural town on Preston Road (SH 289) about 6 mi north of Frisco, but in recent years – true to its name – it has prospered. Prosper is growing quickly in terms of new homebuilding, with houses in the $150,000 to $2,000,000 range. In addition to a long-time retail filling station, in 2004 Prosper saw its second and third retail establishments arrive: a Sonic restaurant and an Exxon “On The Run” station.
Well-known residents include current Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Torii Hunter, pitcher LaTroy Hawkins, and former Dallas Cowboys football player Deion Sanders. Many residents are professionals who commute to McKinney, Frisco, Plano, Dallas, and neighboring communities. Prosper was named in the D Magazine 2010 Best Suburbs List as the 5th Best Suburb in the Dallas Metropolitan Area.
Houses for Sale in Prosper, Texas
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