Colleyville, TX
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Colleyville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 26,674 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Colleyville is the 120th largest community in Texas.

Colleyville home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Colleyville real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Colleyville is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Colleyville is a city of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colleyville who work in management occupations (22.88%), sales jobs (14.75%), and business and financial occupations (10.47%).

Also of interest is that Colleyville has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.78% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In addition, Colleyville is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Colleyville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Colleyville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Colleyville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Colleyville’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Colleyville, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Colleyville is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 65.82% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Colleyville in 2010 was $74,123, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $296,492 for a family of four.

Colleyville is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Colleyville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Colleyville residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Colleyville include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Colleyville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.