|Nickname(s): City of Trees|
|Motto(s): Close to Home, Miles from Ordinary|
Location of Colleyville in Tarrant County, Texas
|• City Council||
Mayor Richard Newton
|• City Manager||Jerry Ducay|
|• Texas House of Representatives|
|• Texas Senate|
|• United States House of Representatives||Kenny Marchant (R) from the 24th district of Texas|
|• 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)|
|• Density||1,700/sq mi (670/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||817, 214, 972|
|GNIS feature ID||1373161|
Colleyville is a city and suburb of Fort Worth located in northeast Tarrant County, Texas, United States. Located roughly 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the population was 22,807 at the 2010 census. Emerging from a number of small, rural settlements along the Cotton Belt Route, Colleyville was originally known as Bransford when Dr. Lilburn Howard Colley settled there in 1880. He was a prominent area physician and a veteran of the Union Army. In 1914 when Walter G. Couch opened a grocery store near Dr. Colley's home the community was renamed Colleyville in his honor.
Colleyville is located at (32.885062, -97.149233).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 13.1 square miles (33.9 km²), of which approximately 0.08% of its area is water.
The city is mostly served by the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (GCISD). The district operates eleven neighborhood-oriented elementary schools (pre-kindergarten through grade 5), four middle schools (grades 6-8) and two high schools (9-12). High school-aged students attend either Colleyville Heritage or Grapevine High School depending on the attendance boundaries they reside in. Both high schools are well-regarded by various national news outlets, most notably Newsweek magazine.
A small number of students attend Keller High School as well. The northwestern-most part of Colleyville lies inside the Keller Independent School District, which manages one campus within the city limits. Other small areas lay within the boundaries of Birdville Independent School District, Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District, and Carroll Independent School District.
Colleyville Covenant Christian Academy is a private religious school offering classical education from pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The school is a fully accredited member of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS).
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census 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 per square mile (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. 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. In 2018, data from the American Community Survey revealed that Colleyville was the 10th wealthiest city in the United States.
According to the city’s 2013-2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the city’s various funds had $42.4 million in revenues, $35.1 million in expenditures, $193.9 million in total assets, $24.7 million in total liabilities, and $44.8 million in cash and investments.
The structure of the management and coordination of city services is:
|City Manager||Jerry Ducay|
|Asst City Manager||Chris Fuller|
|Communications Director||Mark Wood|
|Community Development Director||Ben Bryner|
|Economic Development Director||Mark Wood|
|Fire Chief||Brian Riley|
|Police Chief||Michael Holder|
|Public Works Director||Jeremy Hutt|
|Human Resources Director||Rachel Huitt|
|Library and Recreation Director||Mary Rodne|
According to Colleyville’s 2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are:
|#||Employer||# of Employees|
|1||Grapevine Colleyville ISD||611|
|4||City of Colleyville||190|
|5||Whole Foods Market||125|
|7||Covenant Christian Academy||130|
|8||La Hacienda Ranch||100|
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- Konni Burton, Republican member of the Texas State Senate and Colleyville businesswoman
- Chad Campbell, PGA golfer
- Greg Chalmers, PGA golfer
- Rusty Greer, MLB leftfielder for Texas Rangers
- Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers outfielder
- Ben Jacobson, Men's Basketball coach
- Demi Lovato, actress and singer
- Hunter Mahan, PGA golfer 
- Robert Marting, Men's Fitness cover model and producer of fitness DVD series
- Katie Meili, Olympic swimmer
- Ali Michael, fashion model
- Cameron Mitchell, singer
- Vinita Nair, television journalist
- Rafael Palmeiro, former Major League Baseball player
- Ryan Palmer, PGA Tour golfer
- Christian Ponder, Minnesota Vikings quarterback, alumnus of CHHS
- Iván Rodríguez, former Major League Baseball player
- John Rollins, PGA golfer 
- DeMarcus Ware, Dallas Cowboys linebacker
- Parker Foster, Filmmaker
- Roy Williams, NFL player
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