The Colony, Texas Population 2020

44,260
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The Colony is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 44,260, it is the 77th largest city in Texas and the 884th largest city in the United States. The Colony is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 21.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,328 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, The Colony has a population density of 3,160 people per square mile.

The average household income in The Colony is $104,421 with a poverty rate of 5.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,391 per month, and the median house value is $200,300. The median age in The Colony is 34.7 years, 33.8 years for males, and 35.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males.

The Colony Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of The Colony was:

  • White: 76.75%
  • Black or African American: 9.42%
  • Asian: 5.07%
  • Other race: 4.58%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of The Colony, Texas is 44,260, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 43,402.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,328.

The Colony, Texas Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,39976.75%
Black or African American3,9769.42%
Asian2,1395.07%
Some Other Race1,9324.58%
Two or More Races1,6023.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1410.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.06%
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The Colony Population Pyramid 2020

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The Colony Median Age

34.7


Total

33.8


Male

35.7


Female

The Colony Adults

There are 32,765 adults, (2,979 of whom are seniors) in The Colony.

The Colony Age Dependency

41.7

Age Dependency Ratio

10

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

The Colony Sex Ratio

Female

21,454

50.82%

Male

20,761

49.18%

The Colony Households and Families

The Colony Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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The Colony Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
Male62.2%37.8%
All59.1%40.9%
Female40.7%59.3%
Non Family38.4%61.6%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2442.659.1
Married7,6913.2679.5
Non Family5,8711.3838.4
Female2,0583.2640.7
Male6243.7262.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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The Colony Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6822.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,2444.22%
High School Graduate6,08120.62%
Some College7,61825.84%
Associates Degree2,8829.77%
Bachelors Degree8,20427.82%
Graduate Degree2,7769.41%
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The Colony Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,46319,0037,312
Hispanic5,0644,0691,373
Black2,9042,6471,084
Asian1,6071,4351,014
Other Race1,083650272
Multiple Races674610326
Native American4326

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.10%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,555$53,289$45,716
Less Than High School$30,481$35,578$24,878
High School Grad$30,943$30,343$31,288
Some College$46,247$54,533$40,952
Bachelors Degree$62,437$67,393$57,882
Graduate Degree$65,739$97,563$56,289

$49,555

Average Earnings

$53,289

Average Male

$45,716

Average Female

The Colony Language

The Colony Language by Age

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The Colony Language

79.25% of The Colony residents speak only English, while 20.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.73% of the population.

The Colony Poverty

The Colony Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,0321,3015.00%
Hispanic8,7715696.49%
Black3,9763759.43%
Asian2,13923911.17%
Other1,9321336.88%
Multiple1,602301.87%

5.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.14%

Male Poverty Rate

5.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in The Colony

The race most likely to be in poverty in The Colony is Asian, with 11.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in The Colony is Multiple, with 1.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.95%.

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Name Poverty
High School8.26%
Less Than High School8.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%
Some College2.38%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed24.85%
Female Unemployed19.25%
Male Employed2.69%
Female Employed2.48%

The Colony Income

The Colony Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$83,094$104,421
Families$96,056$122,177
Married Families$107,858-
Non Families$60,918$69,521
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The Colony Marital Status

The Colony Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.4%

Female Marriage Rate

The Colony Married by Age and Sex

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The Colony Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

The Colony Marital Status by Race

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The Colony Veterans

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2,069

Number of Veterans

1,825

Male Veterans

244

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam614
First Gulf War555
Second Gulf War413
Korea70
World War II13
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54683
55 to 64655
65 to 74332
18 to 34226
75+173
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7036.61%
Black2979.22%
Hispanic1021.71%
Asian352.07%
2 or More273.50%
Other70.57%

The Colony Veterans by Education

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2.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

The Colony Employment Status

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78.9%

Labor Force Participation

75.8%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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47.89%

Born in Texas

87.72%

Native Born

12.28%

Foreign Born

6.41%

Non Citizen

5.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.72% of The Colony residents were born in the United States, with 47.89% having been born in Texas. 6.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202044,2604290.98%
201943,8314290.99%
201843,4027021.64%
201742,7004291.01%
201642,2717521.81%
201541,5193440.84%
201441,1751,9114.87%
201339,2643240.83%
201238,9401,9035.14%
201137,0375271.44%
201036,5109,9793.24%
200026,5314,4181.84%
199022,11310,5276.68%
198011,5860.00%