Flower Mound, Texas
Cost of Living
The neighborhood in which a senior care community is based can have a large effect on the cost of care. Cost of living can be a big influence in choosing which location is the best fit for your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Flower Mound is around 17.6% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median price of rent in Flower Mound is $1,973 and the median home value in Flower Mound costs around $312,172.
Demographics and Values
In Flower Mound, 6.9% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Currently, the population of Flower Mound consists of 76,681 people. Flower Mound has a population density of 706 people per square mile. In Flower Mound, 2.5% are widows, 2.7% live in poverty, 6.6% have some form of disability, and 4.1% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 60.6% have a college degree, 11.4% have a high-school diploma, and 20.7% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Flower Mound is 4.1% black, 9.2% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.1% mixed race, 0.4% Native American, 1.1% other or not specified, 9.7% Asian, and 81.6% white. Out of the total city population, 48.9% are male and 51.1% are female. The median age of Flower Mound is 40 years old.
An overview of Texas
The natural beauty of Texas is ranked 40th in the nation. The state of Texas has 468 hospitals and 501 health centers, providing care to a population of 28,701,845. The three highest ranked hospitals in Texas are Nix Health Care System, Grace Medical Center, and Houston Methodist Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Texas citizen is ranked 38th nation-wide. Additionally, Texas is ranked 37th by healthcare standards. In terms of resources, Texas has a cost of living index of 91.3, a grocery index rating of 88.9, and a housing index rating of 85.3. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.
Social demographics of the state
During the latest presidential election, 52% voted for the Republican candidate while 43% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Texas, 24% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 35. The state of Texas ranks 2nd in the country for diversity. Forty-two percent of Texas residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 27,848 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-31%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-6%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Texas there are 1,292 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
On average, Texas has an air quality index rating of around 36.8 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 51.4 AQI. On average, the humidity rating for Texas is around 65%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of February at around 81%. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 48°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 75°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 16°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 82°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 102°F during the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 56°F in the month of June. On average, the state receives 31.68 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 7.44 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of Texas mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Texas can include tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Texas
The state of Texas has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of post oak, prickly pear (opuntia) cactus, huisache, and blackbrush. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the rodents, the pronghorn deer, the coyotes, or the opossums. The state animal of Texas is the nine-banded armadillo. Some of the plants species native to the Texas region include post oak, live oak, and mesquite.