The Colony, TX

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2022 Population
44,323
1.92% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.2
3.33% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.86%
5.28% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$106,518
9.92% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$325,900
19.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, The Colony, TX had a population of 44.3k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $106,518. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of The Colony, TX grew from 43,489 to 44,323, a 1.92% increase and its median household income grew from $96,901 to $106,518, a 9.92% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in The Colony, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.1%), White (Hispanic) (11%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.05%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.1%).

None of the households in The Colony, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

94.2% of the residents in The Colony, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in The Colony, TX was $325,900, and the homeownership rate was 60.5%.

Most people in The Colony, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.7 minutes. The average car ownership in The Colony, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

The Colony, TX is home to a population of 44.3k people, from which 94.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 13.7% of The Colony, TX residents were born outside of the country (6.05k people).

In 2022, there were 4.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.5k people) in The Colony, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.86k White (Hispanic) and 4.62k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.2%
2022 Citizenship
94.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.2% of The Colony, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in The Colony, TX was 94.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in The Colony, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23.5k ± 1.22k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    4.86k ± 1.03k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.62k ± 994
21.2%
Hispanic Population
9.38k people

In 2022, there were 4.84 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.5k people) in The Colony, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.86k White (Hispanic) and 4.62k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.2% of the people in The Colony, TX are hispanic (9.38k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in The Colony, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

13.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.05k people
11.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.18k people

As of 2022, 13.7% of The Colony, TX residents (6.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in The Colony, TX was 11.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    563 ± 311
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    514 ± 186
  3. Vietnam
    442 ± 153

The Colony, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of The Colony, TX employs 27.6k people. The largest industries in The Colony, TX are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,836 people), Retail Trade (3,163 people), and Finance & Insurance (2,766 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($125,168), Finance & Insurance ($83,750), and Information ($83,613).

Occupations

27.6k
2022 Value
± 1,713
5.51%
1 Year growth
± 8.55%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in The Colony, TX grew at a rate of 5.51%, from 26.2k employees to 27.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in The Colony, TX, are Management Occupations (4,685 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,358 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (3,257 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of The Colony, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

27.6k
2022 Value
± 1,713
5.51%
1 Year growth
± 8.55%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in The Colony, TX grew at a rate of 5.51%, from 26.2k employees to 27.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in The Colony, TX, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (3,836 people), Retail Trade (3,163 people), and Finance & Insurance (2,766 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of The Colony, TX, though some of these residents may live in The Colony, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$66,287
Median earning men ± $5,661
$58,840
Median earning women ± $5,642

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($88,017), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($84,800), and Information ($82,860).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($145,512), Construction ($85,132), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,391).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in The Colony, TX was $325,900 in 2022, which is 1.16 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $272,200 to $325,900, a 19.7% increase. The homeownership rate in The Colony, TX is 60.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in The Colony, TX have an average commute time of 27.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in The Colony, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in The Colony, TX is $106,518. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in The Colony, TX was Census Tract 216.26 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 218 and Census Tract 215.22, with respective values of $172,019 and $140,000.

Property

$325,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,028
$10,950
Median Property Taxes
±$874

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In The Colony, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in The Colony, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

60.5%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.5% of the housing units in The Colony, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 58.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 216.26
  2. Census Tract 218
  3. Census Tract 215.22

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in The Colony, TX was Census Tract 216.26 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 218 and Census Tract 215.22, with respective values of $172,019 and $140,000.

The following map shows all of the places in The Colony, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$106,518
Median Household Income
± $6,063
18.1k
Number of Households
± 1,344

In 2022, the median household income of the 18.1k households in The Colony, TX grew to $106,518 from the previous year's value of $96,901.

The following chart displays the households in The Colony, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for The Colony, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (72.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.4%)
  3. Carpooled (6.22%)

In 2022, 72.3% of workers in The Colony, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.4%) and those who carpooled to work (6.22%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

27.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in The Colony, TX have a longer commute time (27.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.86% of the workforce in The Colony, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in The Colony, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in The Colony, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.86% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in The Colony, TX (3.04k out of 44.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in The Colony, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.4% of the population of The Colony, TX has health coverage, with 68.8% on employee plans, 5.21% on Medicaid, 6.68% on Medicare, 9% on non-group plans, and 0.702% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Denton County, TX see 1852 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.054% increase from the previous year (1851 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1725 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 754 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,852 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Denton County, TX

Primary care physicians in Denton County, TX see an average of 1,852 patients per year. This represents a 0.054% increase from the previous year (1,851 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Denton County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.4% under 18 years, 25.1% between 18 and 34 years, 45.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.06% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.64%
Uninsured
68.8%
Employer Coverage
5.21%
Medicaid
6.68%
Medicare
9%
Non-Group
0.702%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in The Colony, TX declined by 9.23% from 10.6% to 9.64%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in The Colony, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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