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The Colony
  • Suburb of Dallas, TX

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade A
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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The Colony is a suburb of Dallas with a population of 43,791. The Colony is in Denton County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in The Colony offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In The Colony there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in The Colony and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in The Colony are highly rated.

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About The Colony...
Population
43,791

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$244,400
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,481
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    40%
  • Own
    60%
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The Colony Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    103.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    139.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    29.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    166.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,147.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    130.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    8%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    20%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

Working in The Colony

Jobs
grade A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$87,748
National
$64,994

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