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The Colony is a city in Denton County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The latitude of The Colony is 33.088N. The longitude is -96.886W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 591 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 35,189.


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Median household income
Local
$64,080
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our The Colony demographic reports
Developed as a planned city, with the first family moving into their home in 1974
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about The Colony demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Denton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75024 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of The Colony residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the The Colony ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in The Colony was $22,903, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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24% of The Colony residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in The Colony, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $790.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,063.


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Libraries in The Colony include Colony Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in The Colony include Colony Courier-Leader

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Denton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our The Colony political report.

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The average commute time for The Colony workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in The Colony between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in The Colony include Comfort Suites Near Stone Briar Mall.

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