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Overview

Introduction to Flower Mound, Texas

Flower Mound, Texas, in Denton county, is 19 miles N of Arlington, Texas. The town is considered part of the Dallas metropolitan area.

Flower Mound History

Flower Mound was originally occupied by Native Americans. The area was settled in by the Europeans in the 1840s. It was incorporated as a town in 1961. The community was named after a nearby mound where numerous flowers grew after the heavy rains. Development of the town began after the opening of the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The town of Flower Mound adopted the "strategically Managed and Responsible Town Growth" management plan in 1999.

Flower Mound and nearby Attractions

  • Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center
  • National Scouting Museum
  • National Museum of Communications
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Fort Worth Botanic Garden
  • Dallas World Aquarium

Things To Do In Flower Mound

Flower Mound offers several parks and scenic trails including Hidden Valley Park, Glenwick Park, Dixon Park, Westchester Park, Gaston Park, Post Oak Park, Shadow Ridge, and Tealwood Oaks. The town also has several houses of worship such as the Restoration Fellowship Church, Faith Lutheran Church, Flower Mound Church, and New Providence Church. In addition, you can enjoy the Grapevine Vintage Railroad Ride during your leisure hours.

Flower Mound Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the nearest airport.

Flower Mound Higher Education

Texas Woman's University, Brookhaven College, and University of North Texas, offer higher educational facilities.

People

Total Population 68,654
Male Share of the Population 49.3%
Female Share of the Population 50.7%
Senior Citizens 6.8%
Employed Population 16+ 35,128
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 65%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 58.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $130,994
% Above Poverty Level 97.3%
% Below Poverty Level 2.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 9.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,602
Median House Value $280,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 29.6%
US/American 0.1%
English 12.4%
Irish 13.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Flower Mound Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 19 miles N of Arlington, Texas
County Denton
Standard Zip Codes 75022, 75028
P.O. Box Zip Codes 75027
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.014
Longitude -97.096

Flower Mound Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRAPEVINE DAM
Distance 5.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Flower Mound, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Flowermound (75022, 75027, 75028)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bartonville 2,101 $140,469
Double Oak 3,013 $140,645
Grapevine 49,609 $101,801

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Flower Mound Public Libraries

Library
Flower Mound Public Library
3030 BROADMOOR LN
Flower Mound, Texas
(972) 874-6200
Library Web Site

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Flower Mound High Schools

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FLOWER MOUND H S
3411 PETERS COLONY
972-539-6634
Serves 2,605 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

MARCUS H S
5707 MORRISS RD
972-539-1591
Serves 2,546 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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940-349-2400
A Non-traditional School
Serves 42 students.

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