The Town of Flower Mound is 46 square miles of heavily wooded hills on the shores of Lake Grapevine in south central Denton County, the fastest growing county in Texas. A small area is also in Tarrant County. Flower Mound is located just 15 minutes from either DFW International Airport, the second busiest airport in the world, or Alliance Airport, the nation's first industrial airport.
Having held the title as one of the fastest growing cities in Texas for most of the 1990s, this master-planned community now has a population of 62,800. The town has a comprehensive Smartgrowth management plan that has encouraged controlled growth and is now promoting commercial development around the Lakeside Business District and the Denton Creek District.
The average appraised home value in Flower Mound is $286,887. Flower Mound has 20,797 households, with a median household income of $116,030. Median age of the Flower Mound resident is 34; average household size is 3.16. Flower Mound is ranked as one of the safest communities in Texas.
For shopping, Flower Mound is located only minutes away from Grapevine Mills mall in Grapevine with more than 1.5 million square feet of retail space and Vista Ridge Mall in Lewisville with over 160 stores.
Most of Flower Mound is served by Lewisville ISD, with 55,607 in 60 schools, but a small portion in the western part of the town is served by Denton ISD, Argyle ISD, and Northwest ISD. Flower Mound also has private schools such as the Coram Deo Academy. Higher education is available at more than 35 institutions within easy commuting distance. About 89% of the adult population of Flower Mound have some post-secondary education.
For those interested in sports, Flower Mound offers municipal and private golf courses such as Bridlewood Golf Club and Tour 18, tennis, swimming, and other team sports. The Community Activity Center offers aquatics with both indoor and outdoor pools, fitness, and recreation. Flower Mound has 684 acres of parkland including over 30 miles of paved hike/bike trails. For equestrians, the city offers 3.5 miles of horse trails and 2 equestrian centers, Bridlewood Stables and Flower Mound Equestrian Center. For fishing, boating, and water sports, Flower Mound residents enjoy Lake Grapevine with Twin Coves Marina and Lake Lewisville or the many other area lakes that are within close driving distance.
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