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Overview

Introduction to Keller, Texas

Keller, Texas, in Tarrant county, is 7 miles N of North Richland Hills, Texas (center to center) and 15 miles N of Fort Worth, Texas. The city is in the Fort Worth - Arlington area.

Keller History

The city of Keller was first settled in the early 1850s. It was founded on July 19, 1881, a few months after the Texas and Pacific Railroad was extended north of Fort Worth. Originally, the area was known as Athol but in 1882 was renamed to Keller in honor of John C. Keller, a foreman on the railroad. The city's first post office was built in 1886. It was officially incorporated on November 16, 1955.

Keller and nearby Attractions

  • Johnson Road Park
  • NRH20 Waterpark
  • Fort Worth Zoo
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
  • Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art

Things To Do In Keller

Keller has more than 420 acres of parkland and open spaces including Bear Creek Park, Northeast Park, Bursey Ranch Park, Keller Sports Park, Johnson Road Park, Overton Ridge Park, Keller Veterans Memorial Park, and Willis Cove Nature Area. Hiking can be enjoyed at the Brentwood Trail, Meandering Trail, and Shady Grove Greenwalk. In addition, the city of Keller arranges a number of special events and festivals throughout the year.

Keller Transportation

International flights are available from Fort Worth Meacham International Airport.

Keller Higher Education

Texas Christian University, Tarrant County College, and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary are some of the nearby colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population45,357
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens12.1%
Employed Population 16+22,038
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married65.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher56.7%
Median Earnings25+$67,885
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,984

Wealth

Median Family Income$138,700
% Above Poverty Level96.7%
% Below Poverty Level3.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home9.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone13.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,299
Median House Value$334,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.6%
German17.7%
English13.3%
Irish12.2%
Italian4.7%
French Except Basque3.6%
Scottish3.3%
Polish1.9%
Norwegian1.6%
Swedish1.5%
Czech1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Russian1%
Welsh0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
Portuguese0.6%
Greek0.6%
Arab0.6%
African0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
West Indian0.4%
British0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Nigerian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
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Keller Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tarrant County, Denton County
Standard Zip Codes76248, 76244, 76262
Phone Area Codes682,817
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude32.93
Approximate Longitude-97.22

Keller 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
Distance11.7 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
StationEAGLE MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance12.5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp51 to 76 F
Jul Temp72 to 96 F
Oct Temp55 to 78 F
Annual Precip34.1 inches
StationDALLAS-FT WORTH INTL AP
Distance13.8 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Colleyville25,557$177,143
Haslet1,777$142,171
Roanoke7,442$100,063

Keller Public Libraries

Keller Public Library
640 JOHNSON RD
Keller, Texas
(817) 743-4800

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Keller Public Schools

Bette Perot El
9345 General Worth Dr
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-4600
Primary
Total Enrollment 666
Caprock El
12301 Grey Twig Dr
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-6400
Primary
Total Enrollment 743
Central H S
9450 Ray White Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-2000
High
Total Enrollment 2573
Eagle Ridge El
4600 Alta Vista Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-6300
Primary
Total Enrollment 761
Fossil Ridge H S
4101 Thompson Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-1700
High
Total Enrollment 2308
Freedom El
5401 Wall Price
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-4800
Primary
Total Enrollment 462
Friendship El
5400 Shiver Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-6200
Primary
Total Enrollment 545
Heritage El
4001 Thompson Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-4900
Primary
Total Enrollment 580
Independence El
11773 Bray Birch Ln
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-6100
Primary
Total Enrollment 458
Keller Early Learning Center
10310 Old Denton Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-6700
Primary
Total Enrollment 547
Lone Star El
4647 Shiver Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-5200
Primary
Total Enrollment 750
Trinity Meadows Int
3500 Keller Hicks Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-4300
Middle
Total Enrollment 988
Trinity Springs Middle
3550 Keller Hicks Rd
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-3500
Middle
Total Enrollment 1061
Woodland Springs El
12120 Woodland Springs
ZIP: 76244
(817) 744-5900
Primary
Total Enrollment 526
Bear Creek Int
801 Bear Creek Pkwy
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-3650
Middle
Total Enrollment 781
Hidden Lakes El
900 Preston Ln
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-5000
Primary
Total Enrollment 451
Indian Springs Middle
305 Bursey Rd
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-3200
Middle
Total Enrollment 869
Kay Granger El
12771 Saratoga Springs Cir
ZIP: 76248
(817) 698-1100
Primary
Total Enrollment 900
Keller H S
601 N Pate Orr Rd
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-1400
High
Total Enrollment 2645
Keller Middle
300 N College St
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-2900
Middle
Total Enrollment 845
Keller-harvel El
635 Norma Ln
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-5100
Primary
Total Enrollment 447
New Direction Lrn Ctr
250 College St
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-4465
High
Total Enrollment 57
Ridgeview El
1601 Marshall Ridge Pkwy
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 634
Shady Grove El
1400 Sarah Brooks Dr
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-5600
Primary
Total Enrollment 458
South Keller Int
201 Bursey Rd
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-4150
Middle
Total Enrollment 751
Tarrant Co J J A E P
304 Lorine St
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-1063
Willis Lane El
1620 Willis Ln
ZIP: 76248
(817) 744-5700
Primary
Total Enrollment 486

Keller Private Schools

Keller Montessori School
122 E Vine St
ZIP: 76248
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
St Elizabeth Ann Seton School
2016 Willis Ln
ZIP: 76248
Elementary
Total Enrollment 542
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