Colleyville City Hall
Location of Colleyville in Tarrant County, Texas
|• City Council||
Mayor Richard NewtonColleyville City Council
|• City Manager||Jerry Ducay|
|• 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||1,741.0/sq mi (672.8/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||817, 214, 972|
|GNIS feature ID||1373161|
Colleyville is an affluent city and suburb of Dallas and Fort Worth located in northeast Tarrant County, Texas, United States. The city is located in the Mid-Cities suburban region between Dallas and Fort Worth, and is roughly 3.5 miles (5.6 km) west of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. The population was 22,807 at the 2010 census. Colleyville is well-known for its public schools, public safety, wealth, and rural atmosphere.
- 1 History
- 2 Geography
- 3 Education
- 4 Demographics
- 5 Government
- 6 Economy
- 7 Transportation
- 8 Notable people
- 9 References
- 10 External links
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.
Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District serves most of the city. The District operates eleven elementary schools (pre-kindergarten through 5th grade), four middle schools (6th-8th grades), and two high schools (9th-12th grades). Colleyville Heritage High School and Grapevine High School both draw students from different areas of Colleyville and are well-regarded by various national news outlets.
Northwestern Colleyville lies inside Keller Independent School District, which maintains one campus within the city. Birdville Independent School District, Carroll Independent School District, and Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District also serve small portions of Colleyville.
Colleyville Covenant Christian Academy is a private religious school serving pre-kindergarten through 12th grade and is a fully accredited member of the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools.
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2010 United States Census
As of the 2010 census, there were 22,807 people, 7,913 households, and 7,001 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,741.0 people per square mile (672.8/km²). There were 8,165 housing units at an average density of 623.3/sq mi (240.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.9% White, 2.0% African American, 0.5% Native American, 5.9% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 0.8% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.1% of the population.
There were 7,913 households, out of which 40.1% had families with children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.6% were married couples living together, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.5% were non-families. 9.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.08.
The population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 16.9% from 25 to 44, 40.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.0 males.
The population of Colleyville, according to a 2017 Census estimate, is 26,674.
The same estimate found that the median household income is $162,183, while the average household income is $207,438. The per capita income for the city is $72,927. About 1.9% of the population are below the poverty line. In 2018, data from the American Community Survey ranked Colleyville as the 10th wealthiest city in the United States.
Colleyville City Council
|Mayor||Richard Newton||May 2019|
|City Council, Place 1||Tammy Nakamura||May 2019|
|City Council, Place 2
Mayor Pro Tem
|Bobby Lindamood||May 2019|
|City Council, Place 3||Kathy Wheat||May 2020|
|City Council, Place 4||George Dodson||May 2020|
|City Council, Place 5||Chuck Kelley||May 2021|
|City Council, Place 6||Callie Rigney||May 2021|
The Colleyville City Council consists of six councilmembers and the mayor. All seven members represent and are elected by the entire city. As with every city in Texas, the Council is officially nonpartisan; however, every member of the Council has been supported by the Empower Texans group.
2017 Financial Report
According to the city’s 2017 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the city’s various funds had $42.4 million in revenues, $35.1 million in expenditures, $221.5 million in total assets, $19.5 million in total liabilities, and $57.5 million in cash and investments.
|County Commissioner, Precinct 3||Gary Fickes||Republican|
|Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3||Bill Brandt||Republican|
|Constable, Precinct 3||Darrell Huffman||Republican|
|Texas State Representative, District 92||Jonathan Stickland||Republican|
|Texas State Representative, District 98||Giovanni Capriglione||Republican|
|Texas State Senator, District 9||Kelly Hancock||Republican|
|Texas State Senator, District 10||Konni Burton||Republican|
|State Board of Education Member, District 11||Patricia "Pat" Hardy||Republican|
|United States Representative, Texas's 24th congressional district||Kenny Marchant||Republican|
|Ranking||Employer||Number of Employees|
|1||Grapevine Colleyville ISD||611|
|4||City of Colleyville||206|
|5||Covenant Christian Academy||130|
|6||Whole Foods Market||125|
|8||La Hacienda Ranch||100|
|9||Walmart Neighborhood Market||72|
|10||US Memory Care||60|
Roads and Highways
Two Texas state highways run through city limits. Texas State Highway 121 runs along a portion of the eastern edge of Colleyville, while Texas State Highway 26, also known as Colleyville Boulevard or Grapevine Highway, bisects the city, running southwest to northeast. The section of Highway 26 within Colleyville is currently undergoing an expansion from four to six lanes. The speed limit on every road in the city is 30 mph, excluding the 45 mph speed limit on Highway 26 set by TxDOT.
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad runs through the city along the former Cotton Belt Route right-of-way, offering rides on vintage locomotives from downtown Grapevine to downtown Fort Worth. Commuter rail service is expected to begin in 2018 with the introduction of TEXRail, which will offer service from Fort Worth to DFW Airport, running through Northeast Tarrant County. Due to immense opposition from the Colleyville City Council and residents, the commuter train will not stop in Colleyville; therefore, the closest stations will be the North Richland Hills/Smithfield station to the west and the Grapevine station to the east.
Two major airports serve passengers in the Metroplex. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world, provides airline services to over 200 destinations. American Airlines, headquartered nearby in Fort Worth, maintains its largest hub at DFW. Colleyville has experienced tremendous population growth because of its proximity to the airport. Dallas Love Field, in Northwest Dallas, is home to the headquarters of Southwest Airlines and serves as a focus city for the airline.
The Cotton Belt Trail is an eleven mile bicyclist and pedestrian trail that lies parallel to the former Cotton Belt Route railroad through Grapevine, Colleyville, Hurst, and North Richland Hills, with 3.4 miles running through Colleyville. The Colleyville Nature Center also provides a 1.25 mile hiking trail.
Many notable people either reside, or have previously resided, in Colleyville.
- Bryce Avary, The Rocket Summer
- Konni Burton, Texas State Senator and businesswoman
- Chad Campbell, PGA golfer
- Greg Chalmers, PGA golfer
- Rusty Greer, MLB leftfielder for Texas Rangers
- Josh Hamilton, Texas Rangers outfielder
- Demi Lovato, actress and singer
- Hunter Mahan, PGA golfer 
- Katie Meili, Olympic swimmer
- Ryan Palmer, PGA Tour golfer
- Christian Ponder, Minnesota Vikings quarterback, alumnus of CHHS
- John Rollins, PGA golfer 
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- "Hunter Mahan". PGA Tour. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
- "John Rollins". PGA Tour. Retrieved December 10, 2012.
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