The Colony, Texas

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Population in 2013: 39,458 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +48.7%
Males: 19,892  (50.4%)
Females: 19,566  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Texas median age:  34.0 years

Zip codes: 75056.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $73,068 (it was $64,080 in 2000)
The Colony:

$73,068
TX:

$51,704

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,621 (it was $22,903 in 2000)

The Colony city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $147,428 (it was $95,700 in 2000)
The Colony:

$147,428
TX:

$132,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $151,059; Detached houses: $152,409; Townhouses or other attached units: $102,810

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,125.

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  • Races in The Colony, TX (2013)

    The Colony races chart
    • 26,01265.5%White alone
    • 7,42918.7%Hispanic
    • 2,4676.2%Black alone
    • 2,4126.1%Asian alone
    • 9592.4%Two or more races
    • 1920.5%Other race alone
    • 1780.4%American Indian alone
    • 80.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in The Colony: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.3%), Irish (12.3%), English (8.7%), United States (5.7%), Scottish (3.4%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 546 feet

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,888 people per square mile   (average).

The Colony,TX real estate house value index trend

The Colony, Texas map

For population 25 years and over in The Colony:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in The Colony city:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

5,742 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America).

This city:

14.5%
Texas:

16.5%



According to our research of Texas and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in The Colony, Texas as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in The Colony to the number of sex offenders is 1,774 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,138 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,626 (2.1%)

The Colony satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carrollton, TX (7.0 miles , pop. 109,576).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (8.5 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (20.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Colony, TX (0.9 miles ), Hebron, TX (2.1 miles ), Hackberry, TX (2.1 miles ), Frisco, TX (2.3 miles ), Little Elm, TX (2.4 miles ), Lakewood Village, TX (2.5 miles ), Carrollton, TX (2.6 miles ), Lewisville, TX (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $256,400
  • 2007: 119 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2008: 148 buildings, average cost: $293,700
  • 2009: 185 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2010: 37 buildings, average cost: $338,000
  • 2011: 60 buildings, average cost: $412,000
  • 2012: 99 buildings, average cost: $433,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.09 N, Longitude: 96.88 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): City by the Lake

Daytime population change due to commuting: -16,188 (-40.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,155 (13.8%)

The Colony household income distribution The Colony home values distribution

Property values in The Colony, TX


Crime rates in The Colony by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2011 2012
Murders 20000000
per 100,000 7.40.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1112664066
per 100,000 40.543.318.316.810.80.016.215.7
Robberies 5589712129
per 100,000 18.418.024.425.219.030.732.423.5
Assaults 2632111518213323
per 100,000 95.8115.533.641.948.853.889.060.2
Burglaries 240224188176165143133115
per 100,000 884.5808.3573.9491.9447.0366.2358.6300.9
Thefts 911717672787631544369394
per 100,000 3,357.52,587.32,051.32,199.61,709.41,393.2994.81,031.0
Auto thefts 5450516666436945
per 100,000 199.0180.4155.7184.5178.8110.1186.0117.7
Arson 81913291311110
per 100,000 29.568.639.781.135.228.22.726.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.9) 308.0257.7177.1180.6149.7119.4130.3112.1

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Crime rate in The Colony detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 81 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Texas average:

2.05

The Colony tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
Texas:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4,129 (+18.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in The Colony: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in The Colony, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

The 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 3.2 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 F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.7 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.

Earthquake activity:

The 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 225.0 miles away from the city 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 111.6 miles away from The 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 123.4 miles away from the city 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 146.3 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 428.1 miles away from The Colony 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 122.3 miles away from the city 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 (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
The Colony topographic map

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

Hospitals and medical centers in The Colony:

  • ALLIANCE HOMEHEALTH CARE (5205 AZTEC DRIVE)
  • V CARE HOME HEALTH INC (5201 S COLONY BLVD SUITE 480)

Other hospitals and medical centers near The Colony:

  • 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 4 miles away; CARROLLTON, TX)
  • SKYLIGHT HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; CARROLLTON, TX)
  • TEXAS HEALTH PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL PLANO Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; PLANO, TX)
  • PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL OF PLA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PLANO, TX)
  • BROOKHAVEN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CARROLLTON, TX)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to The Colony:

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

Public high school in The Colony:

Public elementary/middle schools in The Colony:

See full list of schools located in The Colony, School District: LEWISVILLE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in The Colony:

  • THE COLONY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $889,622; Location: 6800 MAIN ST; 70,718 books; 3,057 audio materials; 4,028 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 52 state licensed databases; 123 print serial subscriptions; 8 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • FM RADIO STATION MISSING: KLTY 94.9 FM OWNER: SALEM COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION
  • Horizons Church is a new church in The Colony meeting at Morningside Elementary (starting in Feb. 2006) 6350 Paige Rd.

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Notable locations in The Colony: Stewart Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant (A), The Colony Fire Department Central Station (B), The Colony Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in The 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

Cemetery: Bridges Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Shiff Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Hotel: Budget Suites of America (5289 State Highway 121) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 129. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

129
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.212. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.212
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.77
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.290. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.290
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.121. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.121
U.S.:

0.015

Drinking water stations with addresses in The Colony and their reported violations in the past:

BEACH AND TENNIS CLUB HOA (Population served: 26, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-02-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-02-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-20-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-20-2014), St Public Notif received (JUL-24-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.7%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for Black residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.1% for American Indian residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Texas:  2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.9%
Whole state:  69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

The Colony compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in The Colony (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: The Colony Branch at 4703 Hwy 121, branch established on 1997/07/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Prosperity Bank: The Colony Branch at 4400 Main Street, branch established on 1995/02/14. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $9,816.2 mil, Deposits: $8,064.8 mil, headquarters in El Campo, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Prosperity Bancshares, Inc.
  • First National Bank Texas: The Colony Banking Center - Rc 818 B at 4691 State Hwy 121, branch established on 2009/08/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $944.3 mil, Deposits: $815.9 mil, headquarters in Killeen, TX, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 250 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Bank of the Ozarks: The Colony Branch at 4701 State Highway 121, branch established on 2012/02/14. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • Comerica Bank: The Colony-Josey And 121 Banking Cen at 4730 Sh 121, branch established on 2010/03/01. Info updated 2011/07/29: Bank assets: $60,970.5 mil, Deposits: $48,300.9 mil, headquarters in Dallas, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 497 total offices, Holding Company: Comerica Incorporated
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: The Colony Branch at 4895 St Hwy 121, branch established on 2005/07/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in The Colony, Texas:

  • Comfort Suites, 4796 Memorial Dr, The Colony, TX 75056 , Phone: (972) 668-5555
  • Budget Suites Of America TX-342, LP, 5289 S Hwy 121, The Colony, TX 75056 , Phone: (972) 370-1111, Fax: (972) 370-9898
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, 5909 Stone Creek Dr, The Colony, TX 75056 , Phone: (972) 370-7732, Fax: (972) 370-7734
  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 6600 Cascades Ct, The Colony, TX 75056 , Phone: (214) 469-1155, Fax: (215) 469-1124
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in The Colony, Texas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Texas average:

14.4

The Colony travel time to work - commute The Colony mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for The Colony city (based on Denton County data)

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.
State:

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

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

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

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.5%
Texas:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Denton County:

28.4%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.8%
State:

15.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$66,626$72,6830$0
Other Government Administration 29$68,384$28,2971$713
Judicial and Legal 5$16,060$38,5440$0
Police Protection - Officers 58$298,031$61,6620$0
Police - Other 18$58,160$38,77317$12,753
Firefighters 45$245,555$65,4810$0
Fire - Other 5$24,082$57,7970$0
Streets and Highways 8$48,024$72,0360$0
Health 6$20,037$40,0740$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,988$59,8560$0
Sewerage 23$63,019$32,8790$0
Parks and Recreation 25$83,986$40,31325$11,387
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$72,234$57,7870$0
Water Supply 27$91,790$40,7961$399
Local Libraries 13$50,315$46,4458$6,609
Other and Unallocable 8$27,507$41,2610$0
Totals for Government 297$1,238,798$50,05252$31,861

The Colony government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,952,000 ($125.50)
    Sewerage: $4,571,000 ($115.84)
    General - Other: $1,988,000 ($50.38)
    Regular Highways: $1,796,000 ($45.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $181,000 ($4.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $179,000 ($4.54)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,472,000 ($113.34)
    Water Utilities: $3,064,000 ($77.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,966,000 ($75.17)
    Sewerage: $2,943,000 ($74.59)
    General - Other: $2,776,000 ($70.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,226,000 ($56.41)
    Regular Highways: $1,292,000 ($32.74)
    Central Staff Services: $1,177,000 ($29.83)
    Financial Administration: $791,000 ($20.05)
    Libraries: $683,000 ($17.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $545,000 ($13.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $248,000 ($6.29)
    General Public Buildings: $99,000 ($2.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $68,000 ($1.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,081,000 ($52.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $413,000 ($10.47)
    Financial Administration: $224,000 ($5.68)
    Police Protection: $185,000 ($4.69)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($1.12)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($1.06)
    Central Staff Services: $41,000 ($1.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,225,000 ($284.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,554,000 ($39.38)

The Colony government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,094,000 ($78.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $743,000 ($18.83)
    All Other: $600,000 ($15.21)
    Air Transportation: $72,000 ($1.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $117,000 ($2.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $468,000 ($11.86)
    All Other: $59,000 ($1.50)
    Health and Hospitals: $28,000 ($0.71)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($0.68)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,411,000 ($61.10)
    Interest Earnings: $1,142,000 ($28.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $918,000 ($23.27)
    Rents: $214,000 ($5.42)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,419,000 ($162.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($0.20)
    All Other: $5,000 ($0.13)
  • Tax - Property: $12,676,000 ($321.25)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,734,000 ($119.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,726,000 ($43.74)
    Other License: $324,000 ($8.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $127,000 ($3.22)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $66,000 ($1.67)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $6,000 ($0.15)

The Colony government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $78,947,000 ($2000.79)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,821,000 ($1870.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,126,000 ($129.91)

The Colony government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,278,000 ($311.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,262,000 ($488.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,811,000 ($71.24)

10.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.86%
Texas average:

7.14%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($619 average AGI)
Denton County:

0.05%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dallas County, TX  2.86% ($46,374 average AGI)
from Collin County, TX  1.52% ($54,277)
from Tarrant County, TX  1.35% ($50,595)


9.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,544 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.44%
Texas average:

6.69%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($418 average AGI)
Denton County:

0.07%
Texas average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Dallas County, TX  2.43% ($39,830 average AGI)
to Collin County, TX  1.52% ($59,155)
to Tarrant County, TX  1.20% ($44,939)

Strongest AM radio stations in The 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.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTNO (1440 AM; 12 kW; DENTON, TX; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)

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.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KMEO (96.7 FM; FLOWER MOUND, TX; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KLNO (94.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KKDL (106.7 FM; MUENSTER, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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)
  • 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)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of The Colony fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED281$158,431321$212,533651$196,21818$51,73331$175,8011$66,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$151,99829$193,85259$175,0934$90,3882$160,1250$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED44$157,75734$198,551170$209,13127$33,14814$131,7883$46,247
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN39$152,16637$209,416137$200,8896$73,3237$112,9730$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$145,4409$225,05838$211,2371$88,0200$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.06 , 0215.08, 0215.09, 0215.10, 0216.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$217,40935$209,9190$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$202,54311$221,1201$89,360
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$343,8565$246,3820$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$268,8551$129,2800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$436,9101$87,8100$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.06 , 0215.08, 0215.09, 0215.10, 0216.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 138
  • Hazardous Condition: 60
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - The Colony

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for The Colony, TX
Most common first names in The Colony, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3279.4 years
James3168.0 years
Robert3067.5 years
William2870.8 years
John2367.1 years
Dorothy1575.7 years
Maria1470.3 years
Richard1267.9 years
Margaret1269.7 years
Mildred1187.6 years
Most common last names in The Colony, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1372.4 years
Martin1079.7 years
Jones1068.6 years
Johnson969.2 years
Hall681.2 years
Brown679.5 years
Williams577.6 years
Walker564.2 years
Allen564.2 years
Scott571.8 years
Businesses in The Colony, TX
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Home Depot1
AT&T1IHOP1
Arby's1Jones New York1
AutoZone1Kroger1
Blockbuster1Marriott2
Budget Car Rental1McDonald's2
Burger King1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Quiznos1
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
FedEx1Starbucks1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1UPS2
H&R Block2Wendy's1

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  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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