Sachse, Texas

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Sachse, Texas
Location in Dallas County and the state of Texas
Location in Dallas County and the state of Texas
Coordinates: 32°58′35″N 96°35′10″W / 32.97639°N 96.58611°W / 32.97639; -96.58611Coordinates: 32°58′35″N 96°35′10″W / 32.97639°N 96.58611°W / 32.97639; -96.58611
Country United StatesUnited States
State TexasTexas
Counties Dallas and Collin
 • Type Council-Manager
 • City Council Mayor Mike Felix
Mayor Pro-Tem Charlie Ross
Jeff Bickerstaff
Bill Adams
Cullen King
Brett Franks
Paul Watkins
 • City Manager Gina Nash
 • Total 9.9 sq mi (25.6 km2)
 • Land 9.7 sq mi (25.2 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)  1.62%
Elevation 548 ft (167 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 20,329
 • Density 2,100/sq mi (790/km2)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) Central (UTC-5)
ZIP code 75048
Area code(s) 972, 214, 469
FIPS code 48-64064[1]
GNIS feature ID 1345812[2]

Sachse (/ˈsæksi/ SAK-see) is a city in Collin and Dallas counties in the U.S. state of Texas and is part of the DFW Metroplex. A northeastern suburb of Dallas, the city population was 20,329, as of the 2010 census.[3] Sachse is approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the President George Bush Turnpike (Texas State Highway 190) and Firewheel Town Center.

Sachse was founded by William Sachse, a European immigrant, in 1845. Purchasing 640 acres (2.6 km2) from Collin County, Sachse erected the first cotton mills and gins in the county.[4]


Sachse is located at 32°58′35″N 96°35′10″W / 32.976433°N 96.586138°W / 32.976433; -96.586138 (32.976433, -96.586138).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.6 square kilometers (9.9 sq mi). 25.2 km2 (9.7 sq mi) of it is land and 0.4 km2 (0.2 sq mi) of it (1.62%) is water.


Sachse residents living in Dallas County attend schools in Garland Independent School District. Sachse residents living in Collin County attend schools in Wylie Independent School District.

Armstrong elementary, Sewell elementary, Hudson Middle School, and Sachse High School serve Garland ISD within Sachse city limits. Garland ISD has a "choice-of-school" system that allows any student in the district to attend any school.

Cox elementary and Whitt elementary serve Wylie ISD within Sachse city limits.

Local government[edit]

Incorporated in 1956, the City of Sachse adopted its Home Rule Charter in 1986 and is served by the North Central Texas Council of Governments. The city council is composed of a mayor and six (6) council members. Each is elected at-large, serving 3-year staggered terms with no term limits. Operating under a Council-Manager form of government, Sachse is a full-service city.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 359
1970 777 116.4%
1980 1,640 111.1%
1990 5,346 226.0%
2000 9,751 82.4%
2010 20,329 108.5%
Est. 2016 25,039 [6] 23.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,751 people, 3,224 households, and 2,746 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,001.8 people per square mile (386.9/km2). There were 3,350 housing units at an average density of 344.2 per square mile (132.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.34% White, 4.63% African American, 0.65% Native American, 2.15% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.37% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.21% of the population.

There were 3,224 households out of which 51.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.3% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.8% were non-families. 11.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.02 and the average family size was 3.28.

In the city, the population was spread out with 32.7% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 39.3% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $70,333, and the median income for a family was $71,918. Males had a median income of $50,582 versus $35,174 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,530. About 3.4% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.


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