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City of Colleyville, Texas
—  City  —
Location of Colleyville in Tarrant County, Texas
Coordinates: 32°53′6″N 97°8′57″W / 32.885°N 97.14917°W / 32.885; -97.14917
Country United States
State Texas
County Tarrant
Area
 - Total 13.1 sq mi (33.9 km2)
 - Land 13.1 sq mi (33.9 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 19,636
 - Density 1,499.6/sq mi (579.2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 76034
Area code(s) 817
FIPS code 48-15988[1]
GNIS feature ID 1373161[2]
Website http://www.colleyville.com/

Colleyville is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States and a wealthy suburb of Fort Worth. The population was 19,636 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Colleyville is located at 32°53′6″N 97°8′57″W / 32.885°N 97.14917°W / 32.885; -97.14917 (32.885062, -97.149233)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.1 square miles (33.9 km²), of which, 13.1 square miles (33.9 km²) of it is land and 0.08% is water.

Schools

The Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (GCISD) serves most of Colleyville. GCISD has two high schools - Colleyville Heritage, the school that some Colleyville students attend due to district dividing lines, is one of the highest ranked in the country. The other school is Grapevine High School, which has been achieving recognition for 100 years in 2007. It also made the list for the top 100 high schools throughout the nation ranked by Newsweek.

A small number attend Keller High School as well. The northwestern-most part of Colleyville lies inside the Keller Independent School District. KISD has one campus, Liberty Elementary, within the city of Colleyville.

Portions of Colleyville also lay with-in the jurisdictions of Birdville Independent School District, Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District, and Carroll Independent School District.

Covenant Christian Academy is a faith-based private school offering classical education and is also in Colleyville. It offers classes from Pre-K through 12th grade. It is a member of the Texas Association for Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS). It is fully accredited private school.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 19,636 people, 6,406 households, and 5,823 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,499.6 people per square mile (579.2/km²). There were 6,549 housing units at an average density of 500.2/sq mi (193.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.14% White, 1.31% African American, 0.39% Native American, 3.15% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.23% of the population. There were 6,406 households out of which 49.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 85.4% were married couples living together, 4.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 9.1% were non-families. 7.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 5.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household was $148,789, and the median income for a family was $154,948[4]. Males had a median income of $90,834 versus $42,455 for females. The per capita income for the city was $50,418. About 1.2% of families and 1.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and 1.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

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