Farmers Branch, Texas is a medium-sized city with a population of 32,211 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 72% of Farmers Branch residents are White, 6% Asian and 4% Black. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Farmers Branch are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 40% of the population also speak Spanish.
Living in Farmers Branch can be a good experience for anyone relocating to the area. Having said that, in the state of Texas, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! Finding the best places to live in Farmers Branch and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes weather, employment, housing and other important metrics.
The livability score in Farmers Branch is 84 out of 100 and the city is ranked in the 98th percentile of all cities across America. Clearly, Farmers Branch is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. This city is also ranked in the top 10 percentile of all cities across the USA. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Farmers Branch ranks well for amenities (A+), crime (B), weather (B-), education (A-) and housing (B).
Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Farmers Branch, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.
Low violent crime (murder, rape, robbery, assault) is a must for most people when searching for a new area to live. At 158 crimes per 100,000 residents, Farmers Branch has a violent crime rate that is far below the national average.
School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Farmers Branch have a test score average of 70%, which is well above the US average.
For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Farmers Branch apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.
Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Farmers Branch is real estate affordability. Median real estate prices in Farmers Branch come in at $152,000, which is 6.5% higher than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Farmers Branch, the home price to income ratio is 2.5, which is 3.8% lower than the Texas average.
|Average one way commute||22min||26min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||82.3%||80.3%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||9.5%||10.6%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||2.2%||1.5%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.2%||0.3%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||0.8%||1.6%||2.8%|
|Working from home||4.5%||4.3%||4.6%|