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Overview

Introduction to Sachse, Texas

Sachse, Texas, in Dallas county, is 5 miles NE of Garland, Texas (center to center) and 17 miles NE of Dallas, Texas.

Sachse History

In 1845, William Sachse, a Prussian immigrant who founded Sachse, purchased 640 acres from Collin County and later obtained an additional 5,000 acres. He also established the first cotton gins and mills in the county. Texas constructed the first school in Sachse and in the early 1900s, another school was established that also served as a site to hold town meetings.

Sachse and Nearby Attractions

  • African American Museum
  • Cedar Hill State Park
  • Dallas Childrens Museum
  • Bonham State Park
  • Dallas World Aquarium
  • Southfork Ranch

Things To Do In Sachse

There are numerous parks for recreation near Sachse, such as Lake Tawakoni State Park, Cedar Hill State Park, and Bonham State Park. Museums near the city include the Dallas Museum of Art, the African American Museum, and the Dallas Childrens Museum. Golfers may enjoy a game at Woodbridge Golf Club in Sachse. The city also has a nature preserve called Muddy Creek Preserve, which protects a variety of species.

Sachse Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Sachse Higher Education

Nearby colleges include Mountain View College, Criswell College, Brookhaven College, and El Centro College.

People

Total Population 22,585
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 11,646
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 63.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.3%
Median Earnings25+ $50,158
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,556
Median Earnings With High School Degree $42,290

Wealth

Median Family Income $95,634
% Above Poverty Level 96%
% Below Poverty Level 4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 9.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 11.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,348
Median House Value $177,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.9%
Irish 8.7%

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

Sachse Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 5 miles NE of Garland, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 17 miles NE of Dallas, Texas
County Dallas
Standard Zip Codes 75048
Phone Area Codes 972
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.976
Longitude -96.595

Sachse 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 LAVON DAM
Distance 7.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 94 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station DALLAS LOVE AP
Distance 17.2 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
Station DENTON 2 SE
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 76 F
Annual Precip 37.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Garland 234,213 $55,417

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

Sachse Public Libraries

Library
Sachse Public Library
3815 SACHSE RD BLDG C
Sachse, Texas
(972) 530-8966
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