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Overview

Introduction to Coppell, Texas

Coppell, Texas, in Dallas county, is 6 miles SE of Flower Mound, Texas and 16 miles N of Arlington, Texas. The city is included in the Dallas metropolitan area.

Coppell History

German and French settlers first arrived in this area in the 1840s. The area was originally known as Gibbs Station. In 1890, the city was given its present name in honor of local engineer George A. Coppell, who brought the railroad to the city. Coppell was incorporated in 1955. The city experienced rapid development after the opening of the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in 1974.

Coppell and nearby Attractions

  • Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center
  • National Scouting Museum
  • Farmers Branch Historical Park
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Dallas World Aquarium Zoological Gardens
  • Fort Worth Zoo

Things To Do In Coppell

While in Coppell, you can spend your leisure hours at the Andrew Brown Community Park, Denton Creek Park, Allen Road Park, Hunterwood Park, Grapevine Springs Park and Riverchase Park. Wagon Wheel Park includes 6 baseball fields, 8 tennis courts and 5 soccer fields. You can also visit the Dallas World Aquarium, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Southfork Ranch or the Dallas Zoo from Coppell. The City of Coppell also organizes various recreational events and festivals throughout the year, such as the Oaktober Fest, Spirit of Coppell July 4th Celebration and the Sweetheart Ball Dance.

Coppell Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International is the nearest major airport.

Coppell Higher Education

Brookhaven College, Richland College and the Texas Woman's University are among the colleges and universities offering courses in higher education to the residents of Coppell.

People

Total Population 40,602
Male Share of the Population 50.1%
Female Share of the Population 49.9%
Senior Citizens 7%
Employed Population 16+ 21,187
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 65.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 64.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $129,432
% Above Poverty Level 95.2%
% Below Poverty Level 4.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 9.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 18.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,198
Median House Value $300,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.7%
US/American 0.1%
English 14.5%
Irish 8.9%

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

Coppell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 6 miles SE of Flower Mound, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 16 miles N of Arlington, Texas
County Dallas
Standard Zip Codes 75019
Company Zip Codes 75099
Phone Area Codes 940
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.954
Longitude -97.014

Coppell 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 2.1 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 3.8 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 12 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
Carrollton 127,279 $77,772
Farmers Branch 31,052 $64,962
Flower Mound 68,654 $130,994
Grapevine 49,609 $101,801

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

Coppell Public Libraries

Library
William T Cozby Public Library
177 N HEARTZ RD
Coppell, Texas
(972) 304-3661
Library Web Site

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Coppell High Schools

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COPPELL H S
185 W PKWY BLVD
214-496-6100
Serves 2,826 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

COMPASS ACADEMY
1202 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP PKWY
214-496-8032
A Non-traditional School

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