Pflugerville, TXHomes for Sale and Neighborhoods
Founded in 1860 by William Bohls with the establishment of a general store and post office, Pflugerville was named after Henry Pfluger, Sr., who moved to the area from Germany in 1849 and purchased 160 acres of land nearby. The first businesses were opened in Pflugerville after the Civil War, and the first major population boom occurred in 1904 when the Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad arrived in the area. The 1960s saw the next major boom in Pflugerville, and the city was officially incorporated in 1965. Today Pflugerville is a thriving Central Texas city with an abundance of local businesses, and a wide array of serene, suburban neighborhoods.
Cost of Living
Due to its increasing popularity in recent years, the median home price in Pflugerville is above the state and national average, as is the average transportation cost due to a high number of commuters who travel to the Austin area. However, other costs of living such as groceries and utilities are at or below national averages, allowing residents significant savings in those areas.
Texas State Highway 130 runs through the heart of Pflugerville, and I-35 is a short drive west of town, allowing for convenient access to the Austin area and beyond. The Texas Eagle Amtrak line makes stops in Taylor and Austin on its way from Chicago to Los Angeles and back again, providing residents with an alternative travel option to driving or flying. Jetsetters need not fret, however, as Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is approximately 24 miles from Downtown Pflugerville.
Pflugerville is served by the Pflugerville Independent School District, which is comprised of 21 elementary schools, six middle schools, and four traditional high schools. Also available in the area are a variety of preschools and private schools for parents to consider.
Disclaimer: School attendance zone boundaries are supplied by Maponics and are subject to change. Check with the applicable school district prior to making a decision based on these boundaries.
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