Resident Survey Results
The Flower Mound 2023 Resident Survey, conducted from June to July of 2023, provides valuable insights into how residents perceive the quality of life in the town. The survey results suggest that Flower Mound is a highly livable community, with residents rating the town highly on a variety of factors including town services, economy, safety, and overall quality of life.
Flower Mound: A Great Place to Live, Work, and Raise a Family
Flower Mound residents praised the overall quality of life in the town (98% excellent or good), with residents' ratings in place to live, work, and raise children exceeding the national comparisons. Residents indicated they were likely to recommend it to others (98%) and planned to stay for the next five years (92%). Overall, 81 out of 146 (55%) survey responses were higher or much higher than the national benchmark, with none being lower. Residents' high ratings of Flower Mound reflect the town's dedication to providing a safe, vibrant, and welcoming community.
Economy Ratings on the Rise
Flower Mound's strong economy is one of its most desirable features, with 95% of residents rating the overall economic health as excellent or good. This is higher than the national average along with place to work, quality & variety of business, service establishments, shopping opportunities, and economic development. This is a testament to the town's commitment to creating a business-friendly environment and a healthy economic environment.
Safety as a Community Strength
Safety is a community strength for Flower Mound residents, with high ratings for safety-related services and resident perceptions of safety. Residents gave a 98% overall feeling of safety which was higher than the benchmark. Ratings for almost all safety-related services in Flower Mound were higher than national averages. About 9 in 10 residents gave excellent or good marks to police services, crime prevention, animal control, and fire prevention and education.
Mobility Trending Upwards
Mobility scores in Flower Mound continue to trend upwards with strong increases from the 2019 to 2023 survey. Residents gave high marks to several mobility-related questions including ease of public parking, travel by car, and traffic flow on major streets. Ratings for mobility-related services are also strong, with at least 8 in 10 residents giving excellent or good ratings for street cleaning, traffic enforcement, and street repair.
About the Survey Method
Mailed to 3,000 randomly selected Flower Mound Households in June, the survey received a response rate of 19%, resulting in the receipt of 566 completed surveys. All data was mathematically weighted by gender, age, and housing tenure, and scientifically analyzed to produce statistically significant results representing the entire community. Additionally, the Town posted the survey online, for increased accessibility and responses. The Town also received 531 completed Supplemental Online Survey’s. All feedback may be used to monitor trends in residents’ opinions, measure government performance, benchmark service ratings, and make budgetary decisions.