A recent study by real estate website, ApartmentList, has named Flower Mound No.1 on its annual “2017 Best Cities for Families” report. This study ranked 510 U.S. cities by their “family friendliness”, based on four key factors including FBI data on violent crime and property crime, housing affordability based on median gross rent, education quality and graduation rate, and the percentage of children under the age of 18 in the population. Flower Mound scored in the 99th percentile for both safety and affordability, with a 97.3 index score overall. To view the full study, click here.
No. 3 "Best Places to Build a Forever Home"
Whether you’re planning to buy or build your dream home, Flower Mound continues to rank highly on best places to live. This week, Flower Mound was ranked No.3 on the 2017 “Best Places to Build a Forever Home” by GoodCall®, a personal finance website. GoodCall analyzed 468 cities nationwide and Flower Mound ranked within the top 10 percent for its comparative custom home cost, growing home values, affordability, population, educational values, low unemployment and crime rates. For more information, please visit: https://www.goodcall.com/data-center/2017-best-cities-build-forever-home/.
High Credit Scores
Thinking about applying for a loan or credit card? Credit scores are more than a number – they represent your financial habits and signify how well you manage your debts. Flower Mound residents rank in the top 6 percent of cities with the highest credit scores, according to financial advising website WalletHub. WalletHub’s analysts compared the average credit scores of residents in 2,534 U.S. cities to give credit where credit is literally and figuratively due. For more information, please visit https://wallethub.com/free-credit-score/#Flower-Mound-TX.