The Colony is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 45,000 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, The Colony is the 81st largest community in Texas.
The Colony real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although The Colony house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Also of interest is that The Colony has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in The Colony telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.79% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
The Colony is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.48% of adults in The Colony have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in The Colony in 2018 was $49,377, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $197,508 for a family of four. However, The Colony contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The Colony is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call The Colony home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of The Colony residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. The Colony also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in The Colony include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in The Colony is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.