The Colony, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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The Colony, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of The Colony had a population of 40,339 as of July 1, 2016. The Colony ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for The Colony is located at latitude 33.0896 and longitude -96.9033 in Denton County. The formal boundaries for the City of The Colony (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.97 sq. miles and a water area of 2.08 sq. miles. Denton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The City of The Colony (GNIS ID: 2412058) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of The Colony is located within The Colony Division of Denton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with The Colony population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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The Colony, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 40,339
Population in Households 40,339
Population in Familes 33,811
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,887
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 14,869
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 10,435
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 15,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,417 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,452 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 827 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $167,967
Average Home Value $203,217
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $81,917
Average Household Income $97,588
Per Capita Income $35,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.69% 1.68%
Households 1.96% 1.85%
Families 1.56% 1.45%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

The Colony, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares The Colony to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 80 95th
Population Density1 # 165 91st
Diversity Index2 # 402 77th
Median Household Income # 138 92nd
Per Capita Income # 180 90th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.