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Overview

Introduction to Colleyville, Texas

Colleyville, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 5 miles NE of North Richland Hills, Texas and 10 miles N of Arlington, Texas. The city is conveniently located inside the Fort Worth- Arlington metropolitan area.

Colleyville History

Colleyville was first settled in by Europeans in the 1850s. Samuel C.H. Witten, who built a farm along Little Bear Creek sometime around 1854, was one of its first settlers. The city was originally a farming community. The first church of the city was built in 1877. The St. Louis, Arkansas and Texas Railway entered the area in 1888. The city was named after local physician Lilburn Howard Colley. The City of Colleyville was incorporated on January 10, 1956.

Colleyville and nearby Attractions

  • Sparger Park
  • NRH20 Waterpark
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Arlington Museum of Art
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Cedar Hill State Park

Things To Do In Colleyville

Colleyville offers a number of recreational facilities for both its residents and visitors. Local parks include the L D Lockett Park, Colleyville City Park, Sparger Park and McPherson Park. The National Museum of Communications, Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History are some of the museums in the neighborhood.

Colleyville Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International is the nearest major airport.

Colleyville Higher Education

The University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Christian University are some of the nearby institutes of higher education.

People

Total Population 24,453
Male Share of the Population 49.2%
Female Share of the Population 50.8%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 11,868
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 72%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 66.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $166,868
% Above Poverty Level 98.1%
% Below Poverty Level 1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 9.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 10.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,858
Median House Value $425,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 28.5%
US/American 0%
English 15.1%
Irish 12%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Colleyville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NE of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 10 miles N of Arlington, Texas
County Tarrant
Standard Zip Codes 76034
Phone Area Codes 817
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.88
Longitude -97.154

Colleyville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station GRAPEVINE DAM
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 73 to 96 F
Oct Temp 53 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 54 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 78 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 55 F
Apr Temp 56 to 77 F
Jul Temp 77 to 96 F
Oct Temp 58 to 79 F
Annual Precip 37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bedford 48,559 $80,268
Euless 53,220 $65,802
Grapevine 49,609 $101,801
Hurst 38,458 $67,745

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Colleyville Public Libraries

Library
Colleyville Pulic Library
110 MAIN ST
Colleyville, Texas
(817) 577-7575
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Colleyville High Schools

COLLEYVILLE HERITAGE H S
5401 HERITAGE AVE
817-358-4700
Serves 2,214 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

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