Colleyville, Texas

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Colleyville, Texas
City
Nickname(s): City of Trees
Motto: Close to Home, Miles from Ordinary
Location of Colleyville in Tarrant County, Texas
Location of Colleyville in Tarrant County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°53′6″N 97°8′57″W / 32.88500°N 97.14917°W / 32.88500; -97.14917Coordinates: 32°53′6″N 97°8′57″W / 32.88500°N 97.14917°W / 32.88500; -97.14917
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
StateTexasTexas
CountyTarrant
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • City CouncilMayor David Kelly
Carol Wollin
Chuck Mogged
Stan Hall
Jody Short
Tom Hart
Mike Taylor
 • City ManagerJennifer Fadden
Area
 • Total13.1 sq mi (33.9 km2)
 • Land13.1 sq mi (33.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0.08%
Elevation614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total22,807
 • Density1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code76034
Area code(s)817, 682
FIPS code48-15988[1]
GNIS feature ID1373161[2]
WebsiteColleyville.com
 
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Colleyville, Texas
City
Nickname(s): City of Trees
Motto: Close to Home, Miles from Ordinary
Location of Colleyville in Tarrant County, Texas
Location of Colleyville in Tarrant County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°53′6″N 97°8′57″W / 32.88500°N 97.14917°W / 32.88500; -97.14917Coordinates: 32°53′6″N 97°8′57″W / 32.88500°N 97.14917°W / 32.88500; -97.14917
CountryUnited StatesUnited States
StateTexasTexas
CountyTarrant
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • City CouncilMayor David Kelly
Carol Wollin
Chuck Mogged
Stan Hall
Jody Short
Tom Hart
Mike Taylor
 • City ManagerJennifer Fadden
Area
 • Total13.1 sq mi (33.9 km2)
 • Land13.1 sq mi (33.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0.08%
Elevation614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total22,807
 • Density1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code76034
Area code(s)817, 682
FIPS code48-15988[1]
GNIS feature ID1373161[2]
WebsiteColleyville.com

Colleyville is an affluent city and suburb of Fort Worth located in northeast Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Located roughly 12 miles (19 km) from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the population was 22,807 at the 2010 census.[3] Emerging from a number of small, rural settlements along the Cotton Belt Route, Colleyville was established in the early 20th century for Dr. Lilburn H. Colley, a prominent area physician and a veteran of the Union Army.

Geography[edit]

Colleyville is located at 32°53′6″N 97°8′57″W / 32.88500°N 97.14917°W / 32.88500; -97.14917 (32.885062, -97.149233)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.1 square miles (33.9 km²), of which approximately 0.08% of its area is water.

Schools[edit]

The city is mostly served by the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (GCISD). The district operates eleven neighborhood-oriented elementary schools (pre-kindergarten through grade 5), four middle schools (grades 6-8) and two high schools (9-12). High school-aged students attend either Colleyville Heritage or Grapevine High School depending on their proximity to either school. Both high schools are well-regarded by various national news outlets, most notably Newsweek magazine.

A small number of students attend Keller High School as well. The northwestern-most part of Colleyville lies inside the Keller Independent School District, which manages one campus within the city limits. Other small areas lay within the boundaries of Birdville Independent School District, Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District, and Carroll Independent School District.

Colleyville Covenant Christian Academy is a private religious school offering classical education from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The school is a fully accredited member of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS).

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 19,636 people, 6,406 households, and 5,823 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,499.6 people per square mile (579.2/km²). There were 6,549 housing units at an average density of 500.2 per square mile (193.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.14% White, 1.31% African American, 0.39% Native American, 3.15% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.23% of the population.

There were 6,406 households out of which 49.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 85.4% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.1% were non-families. 7.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household was $148,789, and the median income for a family was $154,948.[5] Males had a median income of $90,834 versus $42,455 for females. The per capita income for the city was $50,418. About 1.2% of families and 1.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and 1.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Colleyville city, Texas". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 29, 2011. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ Colleyville city, Texas - Fact Sheet - American FactFinder
  6. ^ "Chad Campbell". PGA Tour. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Hunter Mahan". PGA Tour. Retrieved December 3, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Greg Chalmers". PGA Tour. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 
  9. ^ "John Rollins". PGA Tour. Retrieved December 10, 2012. 

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