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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 2017 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
2017 Best Dallas suburbs rank: 2
Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.
Flower Mound public schools have the seventh highest composite STAAR performance index of all Dallas suburbs and its principal high schools, Flower Mound High School / Flower Mound Ninth Grade Campus and Marcus High School / Marcus Ninth Grade Campus, rank fifth and eleventh among the 2017 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Flower Mound also has the ninth lowest overall crime rate and 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 among the best in the DFW metroplex ... 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.
Recent home sales
Compared to previous year sales, on average, prices of Flower Mound MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during the three months ending April 30, 2017 increased 3.7 percent ... median sales price of homes sold $368,950 ... home prices generally ranged from about $190,000 to $1.1 million ... average house size 2,900 square feet, average price per square foot $138.20 and average house age 22.2 years ... houses sold averaged 28 days on market ... 1.2 months average supply of homes listed for sale during month of April
Flower Mound new home construction
There currently is considerable new home construction occurring in Flower Mound. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Flower Mound homes that currently are listed for sale. Links to neighborhood profiles for some of the subdivisions in which these new homes are being built are provided below. Two of these neighborhoods, Orchard Flower and The Legends are active adult communities in which residency is restricted to adults ages 55+.
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
2016 estimated population 73,547 ... population density 1,654 residents per square mile ... 2015 annual median household income $121,549 ... 89.3 percent of Flower Mound residential real estate units 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 each of these entities have different tax rates, Flower Mound real estate property tax rates for 2016 are 2.11 percent to 2.49 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2016 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
|from Flower Mound |
|Coppell||17||41,159||$399,800 ||$111,325 ||9||southeast|
|Copper Canyon||1,431||$590,500||$111,325 ||7||north|
|Double Oak||6||3,078||$526,300 ||$132,955 ||5||north|
|Grapevine||28||51,404||$315,000 ||$75,931 ||9||south|
|Highland Village||5||16,149||$359,500 ||$133,161 ||9||northeast|
|Lewisville||73||104,039||$235,000 ||$58,559 ||8||east|
|Northlake||46||2,237||$392,300 ||$61,774 ||17||northeast|
|Roanoke||48||7,400||$294,000 ||$61,010 ||13||west|
|Trophy Club||4||11,759||$420,000 ||$127,391 ||16||west|
Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. 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.
4708 Christopher Court, Flower Mound, TX - $424,900
2708 Thistlewood Court, Flower Mound, TX - $359,000
3600 Acton Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $529,000
10905 Smoky Oak Trail, Flower Mound, TX - $575,389
2229 Pendleton Lane, Flower Mound, TX - $369,900
2924 Woodpark Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $359,000
2013 Elm Creek Lane, Flower Mound, TX - $350,000
2820 Northshore Boulevard, Flower Mound, TX - $430,000
3401 Piney Point Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $441,000
4201 Sharondale Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $416,900
2616 Rembert Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $565,000
3608 Lofty Pines Lane, Flower Mound, TX - $420,000
2505 Russwood Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $450,000
2201 Lockesley Drive, Flower Mound, TX - $395,000
4421 Broadway Avenue, Flower Mound, TX - $469,000
More about living in Flower Mound
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Listing information last updated on August 16th, 2017 at 2:31pm CDT.