Colony, Texas

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Population in July 2007: 44,421.
Males: 22,129  (49.8%)
Females: 22,292  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

31.5 years
Texas median age:

32.3 years

Zip code: 75056

Estimated median household income in 2017: $97,841 (it was $66,008 in 2000)
Colony:

$97,841
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,252 (it was $27,548 in 2000)

Colony CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $223,375 (it was $101,100 in 2000)
Colony:

$223,375
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $293,264; detached houses: $305,338; townhouses or other attached units: $198,848; in 2-unit structures: $112,977; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $93,121; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $73,721; mobile homes: $70,922; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $8,309
March 2019 cost of living index in Colony: 99.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Colony, TX (2000)
    • 24,83678.3%White alone
    • 4,10012.9%Hispanic
    • 1,4524.6%Black alone
    • 5921.9%Asian alone
    • 4801.5%Two or more races
    • 1970.6%American Indian alone
    • 320.1%Other race alone
    • 110.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Colony detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 36.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,213 people per square mile   (low).

Colony, Texas map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Colony CCD:

2.3% ($2,287)
Texas:

1.8% ($1,393)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carrollton, TX (7.7 miles , pop. 109,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (8.9 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (21.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

The Colony, TX (0.9 miles ),
Hackberry, TX (2.0 miles ),
Little Elm, TX (2.2 miles ),
Frisco, TX (2.2 miles ),
Hebron, TX (2.3 miles ),
Lakewood Village, TX (2.4 miles ),
Carrollton, TX (2.8 miles ),
Paloma Creek South, TX (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.10 N, Longitude: 96.89 W

Distribution of median household income in Colony, TX in 2017
Colony satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Texas:

3.5%
Most common industries in Colony, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.1%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.4%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Colony, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (8.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Colony, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.9. This is about average.

City:

87.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.78
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.352. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.352
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.121. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.121
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Colony-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/2/1957, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Colony place 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 F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.4 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 48 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colony-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Texas state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.9 miles away from Colony center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from Colony center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.6 miles away from Colony center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 145.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 428.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 121.6 miles away from Colony center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Denton County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Fires: 5, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Colony:

  • V CARE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; THE COLONY, TX)
  • ALLIANCE HOMEHEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; THE COLONY, TX)
  • SERENITY SERVICES HOME HEALTHCARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; PLANO, TX)
  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT FRISCO Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; FRISCO, TX)
  • REGENCY HOSPITAL OF NORTH DALLAS II LLLP (Hospital, about 5 miles away; CARROLLTON, TX)
  • SKYLIGHT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CARROLLTON, TX)
  • PRAIRIE ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FRISCO, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Colony:

  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 12 miles; Richardson, TX; Full-time enrollment: 16,777)
  • Brookhaven College (about 13 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 6,868)
  • DeVry University-Texas (about 14 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 4,098)
  • Collin County Community College District (about 15 miles; McKinney, TX; FT enrollment: 18,044)
  • Richland College (about 16 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)
  • Texas Woman's University (about 17 miles; Denton, TX; FT enrollment: 11,837)
  • North Lake College (about 17 miles; Irving, TX; FT enrollment: 6,191)

Public high school in Colony:

  • CAYUGA H S (Location: 17750 N US HWY 287, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Colony:

  • CAYUGA EL (Location: 17750 N US HWY 287, Grades: PK-5)
  • CAYUGA MIDDLE (Location: 17750 N US HWY 287, Grades: 6-8)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Colony: City of Hackberry Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Pilot Point Waste Water Treatment Plant (B), Stewart Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant (C), Stewart Creek West Water Treament Facility (D), Lewisville Hatchery (E), The Colony Fire Department Central Station (F), Frisco Fire Department Station 4 (G), The Colony Fire Department Station 2 (H), CareFlight - Cotton Gin Road (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Colony include: Colony Park Baptist Church (A), Calvary Temple Assembly of God Church (B), African Methodist Episcopal Cornerstone Church (C), First Baptist Church of the Colony (D), Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (E), Saint Peters by the Lake Episcopal Church (F), The Colony Church of Christ (G), Lakeway Baptist Church (H), Trinity Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bridges Cemetery (1), Ritter Cemetery (2), Little Elm Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Phillips Lake (A), Phillips North Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Office Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Colony include: Lake Lewisville Recreation Area (1), Wynnwood Park (2), Stewart Creek Park (3), Eastvale Park (4), East Hill Park (5), Hackberry Park (6), Tommy Briggs Cougar Stadium (7), Griffin Middle School Football Field (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Denton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.6%
Whole state:

71.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.3%
Whole state:

4.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.0%
Whole state:

15.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.4%
Whole state:

6.7%
7 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Colony:

Marital status in Colony, TX
  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Colony:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Texas average:

15.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Colony, TX (based on Denton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant167,945321
Catholic44,6158
Mainline Protestant33,34056
Other18,92842
Black Protestant1,3548
Orthodox1201
None396,312-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 52
Denton County:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 10
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 35
Denton County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 164
Here:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 301
Denton County:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Denton County:

28.4%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
Texas:

15.7%

11.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,250 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.72%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($351 average AGI)
Denton County:

0.04%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  2.92% ($70,661 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  2.16% ($87,207)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.46% ($73,415)


9.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,429 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($595 average AGI)
Denton County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  2.33% ($57,653 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  1.75% ($78,799)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.32% ($60,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Colony:

  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, 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.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • 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 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)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZMP-FM (101.7 FM; AZLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around 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)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • 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.)
  • KATA-LP (Channel 60; MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KVFW-LP (Channel 65; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • KELLYE E ABERNATHY, 3.1m/50 Dtn From Denton County Line & Hwy 720 (Lat: 33.129444 Lon: -96.872222), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, Kellye.E.Abernathy@cingular.Com, , Plano, Phone: (469) 229-7422
  • David C Jatlow, 3.1m/50 Dtn From Denton County Line & Hwy 720 (Lat: 33.129444 Lon: -96.872222), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • DAVID C JATLOW, 3.1m/50 Dtn From Denton County Line & Hwy 720 (Lat: 33.129444 Lon: -96.872222), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, Kellye.E.Abernathy, , Dalla-s, Phone: (972) 733-2092
  • 3.1m/50 Dtn From Denton County Line & Hwy 720 (Lat: 33.129444 Lon: -96.872222), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 30.4 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • GRANDSCAPE, Lat: 33.068778 Lon: -96.865083, Call Sign: WQYV870, Licensee ID: L01502812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, Grant Date: 02/07/2017, Expiration Date: 02/07/2027, Certifier: Jack Graudenz, Registrant: Cereniti Datasense Networks, 8765 Guion Rd., Suite D, Indianapolis, IN 46268, Phone: (877) 237-3648, Fax: (877) 362-6640, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • COLONY, 5313 S Colony Blvd (Lat: 33.084833 Lon: -96.874722), Overall height: 30.8 m, Call Sign: WMR717, Licensee ID: L00001129,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10553.7 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2001, Registrant: Dallas Smsa Limited Partnership, 17330 Preston Rd Ste 100a, Dallas, TX 75252
  • DLS0106, 724 Holfords Prairie Rd. (Lat: 33.037778 Lon: -96.936389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 31.1 m, Call Sign: WPXH434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19440.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2003, Expiration Date: 04/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, 1875 K Street Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 303-1111, Fax: (202) 303-2111, Email:
  • DLS0104, 7200 Griffin Road (Lat: 33.083889 Lon: -96.854167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 22.8 m, Call Sign: WPXH438,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19380.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/2003, Expiration Date: 04/04/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, 1875 K Street Nw, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 303-1111, Fax: (202) 303-2111, Email:
  • DLS0119, 3.1m/50 Dtn From Denton County Line & Hwy 720 (Lat: 33.129444 Lon: -96.872222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WPYG330,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10597.5 MHz, 18000.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2003, Expiration Date: 08/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2006, Certifier: Eric Botto, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WA5ZKK, Licensee ID: L01093332, Grant Date: 12/13/2016, Expiration Date: 12/13/2026, Registrant: Martin A Multer, 5244 Bartlett Dr, Colony, TX 75056
  • Call Sign: WD0HCO, Licensee ID: L00419322, Grant Date: 10/07/2002, Expiration Date: 01/05/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2011, Certifier: Bismarck C Wichy, Registrant: Bismarck C Wichy, 4209 Lakeside Dr, Colony, TX 75056
  • Call Sign: K5BIZ, Previous Call Sign: WD0HCO, Licensee ID: L00419322, Grant Date: 02/12/2011, Expiration Date: 02/12/2021, Certifier: Bismarck C Wichy, Registrant: Bismarck C Wichy, 4209 Lakeside Dr, Colony, TX 75056

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Colony, TX
  • 64.1%Electricity
  • 33.1%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Colony, TX
  • 86.0%Electricity
  • 8.3%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Colony compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Colony on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: radio, tv, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction laborers (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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