Pflugerville 82 Exceptional
Pflugerville Livability #18 ranked city in Texas#898 ranked city in the USARanks better than 96% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Pflugerville

  • Cost Of Living

    Taking into account the cost of goods and services like housing, groceries, transportation and utilities, the overall cost of living in this area is well below average.

  • Crime

    Crime per 100,000 people is significantly lower than the national average, making it a safe place to live. These crime statistics include both violent and property crimes.

  • Employment

    Higher than average median household income, income per capita and lower unemployment rates are seen in this area. The result is a high score in the employment category.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are a distinguishing feature of this area, possibly driven by a favorable home affordability ratio, higher home values and appreciation rates.

  • Health & Safety

    Good air quality as well as nearby health facilities like hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, fire and police stations all contribute to a higher than average health and safety score.

  • Commute

    A low commute score could be due to longer-than-average work commutes and the limited availability of public transportation in this area.

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What's it like Living in Pflugerville?

Located in the state of Texas, Pflugerville is a medium-sized city with a population of 63,610 people. More than a quarter of the residents of Pflugerville identify themselves as Hispanic or Latino, and 17% of the population speak Spanish as their primary or secondary language. Long commute times to work can be incredibly frustrating, ranking just behind housework on the list of life's annoyances. If you opt to make Pflugerville your home, your one-way commute time will typically last around 29 minutes, a duration that aligns with the national average commute time of 26 minutes.

Whether you’re relocating to a new town to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Pflugerville could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Texas if you know where to look. Don't forget to determine what matters most to you in a neighborhood. Consider factors such as safety, proximity to work or school, access to amenities (like parks, fitness facilities, grocery stores, restaurants), public transportation options, community atmosphere and the overall vibe you're looking for. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like health & safety, education, employment, you can easily compare the best places to live in Pflugerville and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Pflugerville to Texas and the national average.

Using data and statistics Pflugerville has received a livability score of 83 out of 100. This score is ranked in the 97th percentile when compared to all other cities. Clearly, Pflugerville is doing something right, as this score ranks well above the average of most cities. Pflugerville has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. Based on the scores for each individual category, Pflugerville has been rewarded with high marks for crime (A), cost of living (A+), employment (A+) and housing (A+).

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area, as the result is often a greater level of safety and security as well as an improved quality of life. Pflugerville gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 171 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

Real estate represents the most substantial investment for homebuyers, constituting their most valuable asset. Renters, on the other hand, typically see their monthly rent as their most significant expense. The Pflugerville market earns a high score in the housing category, surpassing the national average in factors like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates. This robust real estate market not only benefits individual homeowners and renters but also spurs vigorous local economic activity and job growth, solidifying its significance in driving the region's prosperity and financial well-being.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are attainable, we'll need to know if the real estate in Pflugerville is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Pflugerville come in at $252,300, which is 76.8% higher than the Texas average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Pflugerville, the home price to income ratio is 2.6, which is 0% lower than the Texas average.

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      Pflugerville transportation information

      Statistic Pflugerville Texas National
      Average one way commute29min26min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.8%80.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.3%10.6%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.4%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.2%0.3%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.5%1.6%2.8%
      Working from home11.1%4.3%4.6%
      Source: The Pflugerville, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).