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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population24,982
Male Share of the Population48.6%
Female Share of the Population51.4%
Senior Citizens15.6%
Employed Population 16+12,453
Age of the Population48

Families

% of people married71.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher67.5%
Median Earnings25+$86,679
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$52,014
Median Earnings With High School Degree$45,050

Wealth

Median Family Income$169,561
% Above Poverty Level98.1%
% Below Poverty Level1.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home9.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone9.3%
Median Gross Rent$1,692
Median House Value$432,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.7%
German18%
English16.1%
Irish11.9%
Italian3.7%
Scottish3%
French Except Basque2.8%
Polish2.5%
Canadian2.2%
Swedish1.5%
Norwegian1.3%
Dutch1.1%
Welsh1%
Greek1%
Arab1%
Czech0.9%
Russian0.7%
Lebanese0.5%
Danishn0.5%
African0.5%
Nigerian0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
Basque0.3%
Syrian0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Sierra Leone0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
British0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Turkish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Australian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Colleyville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tarrant County
Standard Zip Codes76034
Phone Area Codes682
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.89
Approximate Longitude-97.14

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)

StationGRAPEVINE DAM
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 54 F
Apr Temp51 to 75 F
Jul Temp73 to 96 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches
StationDALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance8.1 miles
Jan Temp34 to 54 F
Apr Temp54 to 76 F
Jul Temp75 to 95 F
Oct Temp56 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.7 inches
StationDALLAS LOVE AP
Distance17.8 miles
Jan Temp36 to 55 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp77 to 96 F
Oct Temp58 to 79 F
Annual Precip37 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bedford48,864$79,702
Euless53,675$66,334
Grapevine50,538$103,493
Hurst38,690$69,892
North Richland Hills67,994$78,054
Southlake29,101$205,800

Colleyville Public Libraries

Colleyville Public Library
110 MAIN ST
Colleyville, Texas
(817) 503-1150

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Colleyville Public Schools

Bransford El
601 Glade Rd
ZIP: 76034
(817) 305-4920
Primary
Total Enrollment 425
Colleyville El
5911 Pleasant Run Rd
ZIP: 76034
(817) 305-4940
Primary
Total Enrollment 474
Colleyville Heritage H S
5401 Heritage Ave
ZIP: 76034
(817) 305-4700
High
Total Enrollment 2222
Colleyville Middle
1100 Bogart St
ZIP: 76034
(817) 305-4900
Middle
Total Enrollment 725
Glenhope El
6600 Glenhope Cir
ZIP: 76034
(817) 251-5720
Primary
Total Enrollment 454
Heritage Middle
5300 Heritage Ave
ZIP: 76034
(817) 305-4790
Middle
Total Enrollment 922
Liberty El
1101 Mcdonwell School Rd W
ZIP: 76034
(817) 744-6000
Primary
Total Enrollment 389
Taylor El
5300 Pool Rd
ZIP: 76034
(817) 305-4870
Primary
Total Enrollment 450
The Bridges Acad Alter
5800 Colleyville Blvd
ZIP: 76034
(817) 251-5474
High
Total Enrollment 58

Colleyville Private Schools

Covenant Christian Academy
901 Cheek Sparger Rd
ZIP: 76034
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 599
The Barbara Gordon Montessori School
1513 Hall Johnson Rd
ZIP: 76034
Elementary
Total Enrollment 106
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