ABOUT PROSPER: North of Dallas, Prosper is located 32 miles from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, 35 miles from Downtown Dallas, 14 miles from Collin County Regional Airport and 55 miles from Forth Worth. Highlights: As of January 1, 2017, the population was estimated at 20,160. Land area is 27 square miles. Located 25 minutes from 2 major airports. the Town's annual growth rate is 13%. PROSPER SCHOOLS: The mission of Prosper Independent School District : to develop and graduate motivated, academically prepared individuals with the strength of character to make contributions to a rapidly changing society through an educational system that maintains high expectations, provides quality instruction, and establishes a safe, orderly, learning environment in the community that lives its name PROSPER TAX RATE: The City of Prospers tax rate at 0.0240.