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Living In Flower Mound TX
This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Flower Mound and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Flower Mound in 2019 is like. Flower Mound livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Flower Mound 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 Flower Mound.
Flower Mound livability factors
2019 best Dallas suburbs rank: 7
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||2018 public schools academic performance index: 81.4
||2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 9.8
||2017 median single family house value: $312,000
||2017 residences owner occupied: 86.9%
||2017 median household income: $128,426
||2017 population: 76,681
||2013 - 2017 population growth: 12.2%
Flower Mound public schools rank ninth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its principal high schools, Flower Mound High School and Marcus High School, rank ninth and thirteenth among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Flower Mound also has the twenty-third lowest overall crime rate and and the nineteeth highest percentage of owner-occupied homes of all Dallas suburbs. Its prevailing tax rate is in the bottom quartile of property tax rates in the Dallas area. Some of the ways Flower Mound is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.
Flower Mound is located in south central Denton County, approximately 28 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 33 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, Flower Mound's proximity to DFW International Airport, the Las Colinas business center and downtown Dallas is likely to make Flower Mound residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.
Flower Mound public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Flower Mound are eligible to attend Lewisville Independent School District schools ... Denton Independent School District serves four subdivisions and Argyle Independent School District serves two subdivisions, all located in northwest Flower Mound ... two subdivisions on the west end of Flower Mound are served by the Northwest Independent School District
Click on this Flower Mound schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Flower Mound 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 pages.
Private schools located near Flower Mound are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.
A big reason living in Flower Mound is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this Flower Mound neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods. Other great north Dallas area neighborhoods are identified on this best DFW neighborhoods page.
Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 91.9 percent of the Flower Mound residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $312,000 ... about 77 percent of Flower Mound housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately two percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about two percent of Flower Mound housing units have been constructed since 2014
New home construction
There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Flower Mound. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Flower Mound homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.
I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."
One of the outstanding things about living in Flower Mound is its exceptional community amenities.
Approximately 12 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Flower Mound to DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 19 miles and 24 minutes to the Las Colinas business center ... 28 miles and 33 minutes to downtown Dallas
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
2017 estimated population 76,681 ... population density 1,829 residents per square mile ... 12.2 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $128,426 ... 86.9 percent of Flower Mound residences are owner occupied
Additional demographic information about Flower Mound and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.
Flower Mound is located in two counties and students living in Flower Mound attend schools operated by three separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Flower Mound real estate property tax rates for 2017 are 2.08 percent to 2.45 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.
Cities/towns near Flower Mound
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Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.
Moderately priced homes for sale in Flower Mound
Key to understanding what living in Flower Mound is like is knowing about Flower Mound housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Flower Mound single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Flower Mound single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Flower Mound 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.
501 Landwyck Lane, Flower Mound, TX - $367,000
2005 Andean Teal Lane, Flower Mound, TX - $363,450
4525 Brenda Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $460,000
1517 Leese Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $409,900
3215 Mission Ridge Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $400,000
1612 Shadywood Lane, Flower Mound, TX - $370,000
2212 Waterford Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $585,000
1204 Chinkapin Place, Flower Mound, TX - $383,000
2209 6th Avenue, Flower Mound, TX - $539,000
4701 Christopher Court, Flower Mound, TX - $529,980
4709 Largo Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $450,000
6300 Whiskerbrush Boulevard, Flower Mound, TX - $491,711
6351 Whiskerbrush Boulevard, Flower Mound, TX - $467,926
6304 Prairie Brush, Flower Mound, TX - $522,612
6308 Prairie Brush, Flower Mound, TX - $591,937
More about living in Flower Mound
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Listing information last updated on August 24th, 2019 at 8:30am CDT.