Colleyville is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 26,945 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 people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Colleyville is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Colleyville really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Colleyville perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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.