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population in July 2005: 37,972 (+43.1% change)
Males: 13,184 (49.7%), Females: 13,347 (50.3%)

Denton County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 30.8 years
Median household income: $64,080 (year 2000)
Median house value: $95,700 (year 2000)

The Colony, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in The Colony:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.5%)
  • Hispanic (13.3%)
  • Other race (5.3%)
  • Black (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.2%), Irish (11.4%), English (10.3%), United States (8.4%), Italian (3.4%), French (2.9%).Colony, Texas

Elevation: 546 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles

The

For population 25 years and over in The Colony

  • High school or higher: 90.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in The Colony city

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

6.5% Foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 1.7% Asia, 1.0% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,129 (+18.4%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Carrollton, (7.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TX Plano, (9.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (21.2 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: TX (4.4 miles Hebron, TX (4.7 miles Hackberry, Elm, TX (5.9 miles Little TX Frisco, (6.0 miles Village, TX (6.8 miles Lakewood TX Carrollton, (7.0 miles TX Lewisville, (9.1 miles TX Addison, (9.8 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 140 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1997: 245 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 1998: 258 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 1999: 422 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2000: 637 buildings, average cost: $165,700
  • 2001: 896 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2002: 436 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2003: 203 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $154,600
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $171,300

Latitude: 33.09 N, Longitude: 96.88 W

The Colony, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (16.6%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.5%), Educational,health and social services (12.2%), Manufacturing (11.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,289 (-38.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,189 (15.4%)

Crime in The Colony by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 7.5 0.0
Rapes 11 8 11 12
    per 100,000 41.5 30.2 41.5 45.2
Robberies 13 9 5 5
    per 100,000 49.0 33.9 18.8 18.8
Assaults 40 17 26 32
    per 100,000 150.8 64.1 98.0 120.6
Burglaries 163 223 240 224
    per 100,000 614.4 840.5 904.6 844.3
Thefts 827 815 911 717
    per 100,000 3117.1 3071.9 3433.7 2702.5
Auto thefts 25 46 54 50
    per 100,000 94.2 173.4 203.5 188.5
236.7 230.6 266.3 230.1

Average climate in The Colony, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

The Colony-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 223% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the The Colony city center killed 10 people and injured 200 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/25/1994, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Bracey Wright - NBA player (Minnesota Timberwolves, born: Jul 1, 1984), Deron Williams - College basketball player (Illinois Fighting Illini).


Hospitals/medical centers near The Colony:
  • TRINITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; CARROLLTON, TX)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSP OF PLANO (about 7 miles; PLANO, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER OF LEWISVILLE (about 9 miles; LEWISVILLE, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to The Colony:
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; ID: DFW)
  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 18 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: DAL)
  • FORT WORTH ALLIANCE (about 31 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; ID: AFW)
Other public-use airports nearest to The Colony:
  • AIR PARK-DALLAS (about 7 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: F69)
  • LAKEVIEW (about 9 miles; LAKE DALLAS, TX; ID: 30F)
  • ADDISON (about 10 miles; DALLAS, TX; ID: ADS)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 16 $50,949 $38,211 3 $6,560
Sewerage 3 $7,470 $29,880 0 $0
Water Supply 19 $49,277 $31,122 0 $0
Financial Administration 15 $53,632 $42,905 2 $1,351
Police - Other 16 $42,243 $31,682 17 $4,636
Police Protection - Officers 38 $156,576 $49,445 0 $0
Streets and Highways 24 $67,565 $33,782 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   1 $1,196
Health 4 $6,210 $18,630 0 $0
Other Government Administration 18 $77,029 $51,352 1 $1,678
Local Libraries 8 $24,190 $36,285 7 $6,379
Parks and Recreation 26 $77,142 $35,604 35 $14,181
Fire - Other 1 $2,283 $27,396 0 $0
Firefighters 23 $88,901 $46,383 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $12,403 $37,209 1 $489
Totals for Government 215 $715,870 $39,955 67 $36,469
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to The Colony:
  • BROOKHAVEN COLLEGE (about 13 miles; FARMERS BRANCH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,711)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 13 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; FT enrollment: 7,695)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 14 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,651)
  • RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 16 miles; DALLAS, TX; FT enrollment: 7,352)
  • NORTH LAKE COLLEGE (about 17 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 4,554)
  • COLLIN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-CENTRAL PARK (about 17 miles; MCKINNEY, TX; FT enrollment: 7,514)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 18 miles; IRVING, TX; FT enrollment: 2,400)
Public high school in The Colony:
  • THE COLONY H S (Students: 1,936; Location: 4301 BLAIR OAKS; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in The Colony:
  • LAKEVIEW MIDDLE (Students: 855; Location: 4300 KEYS DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRIFFIN MIDDLE (Students: 756; Location: 5105 N COLONY BLVD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MORNINGSIDE ELEM (Students: 677; Location: 6350 PAIGE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PETERS COLONY ELEMENTARY (Students: 621; Location: 5101 NASH DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • CAMEY EL (Students: 586; Location: 4949 ARBOR GLEN RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ETHRIDGE EL (Students: 469; Location: 6001 ETHRIDGE DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • B B OWEN EL (Students: 450; Location: 5640 SQUIRES DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • STEWARTS CREEK EL (Students: 380; Location: 4431 AUGUSTA ST; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in The Colony:
  • THE COLONY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $526,856; Location: 6800 MAIN ST; 49,480 books; 1,351 audio materials; 1,857 video materials; 146 serial subscriptions)

Churches in The Colony include: African Methodist Episcopal Cornerstone Church (A), Colony Park Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of the Colony (C), Saint Peters by the Lake Episcopal Church (D), The Colony Church of Christ (E), Trinity Presbyterian Church (F), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (G), Lakeway Baptist Church (H).

Cemetery: Bridges Cemetery (1).

Reservoir: Shiff Lake (A).

Parks in The Colony include: Tommy Briggs Cougar Stadium (1), Stewart Creek Park (2), Hackberry Park (3), Griffin Middle School Football Field (4), Lake Lewisville Recreation Area (5), Eastvale Park (6), Wynnwood Park (7).


The Colony compared to Texas state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in The Colony:
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KXEB (910 AM; 1 kW; SHERMAN, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
Strongest FM radio stations in The Colony:
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSCS (96.3 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBI (90.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CRISWELL CENTER FOR BIBLICAL STUDIES)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around The Colony:
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • K26HF (Channel 26; BRITTON, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHPK-LP (Channel 28; DE SOTO, TX; Owner: MAKO COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KFWD (Channel 52; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HIC BROADCAST, INC.)
  • K25FW (Channel 25; CORSICANA, TX; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)

 

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