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Overview

Introduction to Euless, Texas

Incorporated in 1953, Euless, also known as "Tree City USA", is a city in north/western Texas near Dallas and Fort Worth. Euless is approximately 20 minutes northwest of Dallas, and twenty five minutes northeast of Fort Worth. Part of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is located within Euless.

The community of Euless grew up around land first settled by Elisha Adam Euless who had a cotton gin and community center located on his property.

Euless is served by many major highways including Interstate 35, Interstate 45, Interstate 20, Interstate 30, S.H. 183, S.H. 360, S.H. 121, and S.H. 114, as well as Amtrak rail service.

Euless Arts and Culture

Euless is home to an annual Arbor Day celebration that is reputedly the largest Arbor Day celebration anywhere in the world. Additional things to do in and around Euless include:

  • The Dr Pepper StarCenter
  • The Fuller House Museum
  • Himes Log House
  • McCormick Barn
  • The Midway Recreation Center
  • Softball World at Texas Star
  • The Texas Star Golf Course
  • The Texas Star Sports Center
  • Parks and recreation facilities consisting of 16 parks encompassing 605 acres, 24 athletic fields, 2 amphitheaters, 1 public golf course/conference center, 1 recreation center, 3 swimming pools, and 8 tennis courts

Euless is also situated to provide easy access to all of the entertainment offerings of nearby Arlington, Grand Prairie, Dallas, and Forth Worth.

For sports fans, the Dallas Stars play in Euless at the Dr Pepper StarCenter. Other major sporting attractions in the area include:

  • Baseball:
    • Major League Baseball (MLB) - Texas Rangers.
    • Minor League Baseball (MiLB) - Frisco RoughRiders play in Frisco, Texas. The RoughRiders are a Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers.
  • Basketball: National Basketball Association (NBA) - Dallas Mavericks.
  • Football:
    • Arena Football League (AFL) - Dallas Desperados.
    • National Football League (NFL) - Dallas Cowboys.
  • Hockey:
    • National American Hockey League (NAHL) - Texas Tornado.
  • Soccer: Major League Soccer (MLS) - FC Dallas.

People

Total Population 53,220
Male Share of the Population 49.1%
Female Share of the Population 50.9%
Senior Citizens 8.7%
Employed Population 16+ 29,028
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 45.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.1%
Median Earnings25+ $39,512
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,435
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,817

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,802
% Above Poverty Level 87.8%
% Below Poverty Level 12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $963
Median House Value $150,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.5%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 8.4%

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

Euless Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 7 miles N of Arlington, Texas
County Tarrant
Standard Zip Codes 76039, 76040
Phone Area Codes 817
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.836
Longitude -97.081

Euless 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 DALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance 5.8 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 13.5 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 BENBROOK DAM
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 97 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 34 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arlington 379,716 $62,731
Bedford 48,559 $80,268
Colleyville 24,453 $166,868
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/.

Euless Public Libraries

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Euless Public Library
201 N ECTOR DR
Euless, Texas
(817) 685-1679

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Euless High Schools

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TRINITY H S
500 N INDUSTRIAL BLVD
817-571-0271
Serves 2,095 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

KEYS CTR
1100 RAIDER DR STE 100
817-354-3580
A Non-traditional School
Serves 177 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9

ALTER ED PROG
3115 W PIPELINE RD
817-354-3398
A Non-traditional School
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 3.4

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