Interactive map: See top 5 areas where senior population is growing in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

In the map below, explore the areas where the senior population is growing most quickly in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
In the map below, explore the areas where the senior population is growing most quickly in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

In the map below, explore the areas where the senior population is growing most quickly in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The senior adult population is growing faster than other age groups in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village, government surveys show.

The American Community Survey’s latest five-year estimates show that the population of adults age 65 and older in the Greater Lewisville area has grown by 31% since the five-year survey ending in 2014, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. That is six times higher than the growth rate recorded in younger age groups.

These three municipalities contain roughly 50 groups of neighborhoods known as census tracts. Check out five of the tracts where the senior population grew the fastest as a share of the total population since that 2014 survey.

Then explore every neighborhood in the interactive map below.

Lewisville


1. Northern neighborhoods west of I-35E

Change in senior population

  • 2014: 7.4%

  • 2019: 12.2%


Estimated increase: +293 senior adults


2. Neighborhoods southwest of Central Park

Change in senior population

  • 2014: 5.9%

  • 2019: 10.5%


Estimated increase: +145 senior adults

Flower Mound


3. Neighborhoods near Marcus High School

Change in senior population

  • 2014: 5.6%

  • 2019: 14.1%


Estimated increase: +497 senior adults

4. Neighborhoods near Donald Elementary STEM Academy

Change in senior population

  • 2014: 5%

  • 2019: 11.5%


Estimated increase: +230 senior adults

Highland Village


5. Neighborhoods nearest Lewisville Lake

Change in senior population

  • 2014: 6.4%

  • 2019: 12.7%


Estimated increase: +288 senior adults

Editor's note: The map below shows the change in senior population as a share of total population from 2014 to 2019. The darker the shade, the faster the senior population grew in that time. The "change" number in each popup box may not exactly match the difference between 2014 and 2019 because of rounding.

By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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