The Colony is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 44,438 people and six constituent neighborhoods, The Colony is the 84th 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.
The Colony is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.95% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, The Colony is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in The Colony who work in sales jobs (14.53%), office and administrative support (14.07%), and management occupations (13.17%).
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.
One downside of living in The Colony is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In The Colony, the average commute to work is 30.87 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The population of The Colony is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.24% of adults in The Colony have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in The Colony in 2018 was $41,956, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,824 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 20.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in The Colony include German, English, Irish, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in The Colony is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.