The Colony, TX

40,757 Population
14 square miles 2,916.7 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
2,916.7
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
35.6%
was 36.2%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
13.2%
was 13.7%
 
Percent Under 18
23.0%
was 23.7%
 
Percent 65 and Over
6.7%
was 6.8%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.8
was 3.4
Ranked 12th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
7.4%
was 7.7%
 
Median Household Income
$73,830
was $71,488
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.9
40.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
4.7
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
166.4
was 120.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,193.2
was 1,393.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
15,549
was 15,117
 
Median Rent
$1,233
was $1,170
 
Total Building Permits
663
was 99
 
Occupied Housing Units
15,110
was 14,626
 
Homeownership Rate
60.2%
was 61.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
143
was 99
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,108.0
was 1,081.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
6.8%
was 8.0%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
520
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
43.9
was 6.9
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
17.2
was 2.6
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
90.5%
was 90.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 99.0%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.6%
was 94.1%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
33.8%
was 32.5%
 

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