The Colony, Texas 

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Population

41,388

+18.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.5%

Median Income

$71,425

Median Home Price

$251,000

Best Places to Live in The Colony, Texas

Regional center - Northeast Texas. April, October and May are the most pleasant months in The Colony, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Entertainment
-Arts and culture
-Diverse economy
Cons
-Growth and sprawl
-Unattractive physical setting
-Summer heat

Local Listings in The Colony
 $227,000 
5616 Terry St
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1727 SqFt
 $225,500 
5533 Ragan Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1433 SqFt
 $548,900 
2702 Sir Bedivere Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 4 | 4414 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metro Area

Dallas is the eastern, larger half of the Dallas–Fort Worth “Metroplex.” Dallas is what most people think of when they first think of Texas—big, busy, growing, cosmopolitan, rich, glitzy, and self-confident. Dozens of gleaming downtown skyscrapers tower above the level plains, while an assortment of neighborhoods and suburban commercial centers sprawl in all directions around the city core. It has far outgrown its beltway and is supported by a spider web of freeways going in all directions, a network almost without compare in other U.S. cities. Long commutes are common, thanks to the large population, growth rate, and urban sprawl, but most don’t commute to the city itself. A rapidly developing rail-transit program is helping to cope, but Dallas is pretty much as “motor city.”


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QUICK FACTS

City: The Colony
Zip Codes: 75056
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 596 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in The Colony is 3.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. The Colony jobs have increased by 3.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, The Colony's cost of living is 10.5% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare The Colony's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
April, October and May are the most pleasant months in The Colony, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Denton county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
The Colony's population is 41,388 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 18.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in The Colony is $251,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.8%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
The Colony public schools spend $11,591 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in The Colony. More Education


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Reviews for The Colony   8 Reviews
Decent place for drunks and people from California - 11/1/2017
I've lived in The Colony since 2001. It's never been a fancy place but it was decent enough. We were famous for being the only wet city around and having plenty of... Read More

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Quality of Life in The Colony, TX - 2/23/2012
The Colony is a true gem! A wonderful location to raise your children, excellent schools, low crime, and affordable housing! A true community feel with tons of kid... Read More

a great place to live - 2/23/2011
I was surprised to read 3 negative views on The COlony. We love it here. It has a small town feel and is very friendly. We live in a perfectly lovely neighborhood. The... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN THE COLONY
$227,000
5616 Terry St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$225,500
5533 Ragan Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$548,900
2702 Sir Bedivere Ln
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$514,900
2318 Salisbury Ct
Bed 5 | Bath 4

$434,000
3044 Little Ml
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$369,900
5528 Phoenix Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$434,000
504 S Hampton Ct
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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