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. The city has a population of 9,751.

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.


Total Population 21,790
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 7.2%
Employed Population 16+ 11,756
Age of the Population 38


% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.4%
Median Earnings25+ $50,216
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,197
Median Earnings With High School Degree $39,456


Median Family Income $100,725
% Above Poverty Level 96.1%
% Below Poverty Level 3.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 8.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%


People Living Alone 13.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,445
Median House Value $181,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 7.2%

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


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

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
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 232,305 $55,812

Sachse Public Libraries

Sachse Public Library
Sachse, Texas
(972) 530-8966
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