Flower Mound is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 76,681 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Flower Mound is the 51st largest community in Texas.
Flower Mound home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Flower Mound real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Flower Mound is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Flower Mound is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flower Mound who work in management occupations (18.97%), sales jobs (12.13%), and office and administrative support (11.96%).
Also of interest is that Flower Mound has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.12% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Flower Mound is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Flower Mound a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Flower Mound has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Flower Mound’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Flower Mound, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.27 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Flower Mound is a pretty powerful place. 60.57% of the adults in Flower Mound have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Flower Mound in 2010 was $50,386, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $201,544 for a family of four.
Flower Mound is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Flower Mound home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flower Mound residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Flower Mound include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Flower Mound is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.