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

Quick Facts About The Colony

    The unemployment rate in The Colony is 3.40 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. The Colony jobs have Increased by 3.10 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, The Colony's cost of living is 0.60% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare The Colony's Cost of Living
    The Colony's population is 41,779 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 88.93 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 29 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in The Colony is $203,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 33.24%. Check out the homes in the area.
    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. Learn more...

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Decent place for drunks and people from California

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)



Quality of Life in The Colony, TX

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

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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