The Colony, Texas Population 2021

46,110
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The Colony is a city located in Denton County Texas. With a 2020 population of 46,110, it is the 77th largest city in Texas and the 856th largest city in the United States . The Colony is currently growing at a rate of 1.85% annually and its population has increased by 26.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,328 in 2010. The Colony reached it's highest population of 46,110 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, The Colony has a population density of 3,292 people per square mile.

The average household income in The Colony is $110,760 with a poverty rate of 5.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,399 per month, and the median house value is $231,700. The median age in The Colony is 34.9 years, 34 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

The Colony Demographics

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

  • White: 76.07%
  • Black or African American: 8.87%
  • Asian: 5.35%
  • Other race: 4.82%
  • Two or more races: 4.54%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of The Colony, Texas is 46,110 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 43,602.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,328.

The Colony, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,71276.07%
Black or African American3,8158.87%
Asian2,3025.35%
Some Other Race2,0734.82%
Two or More Races1,9534.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.08%
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The Colony Population by Race

The Colony Population Pyramid $2021

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The Colony Median Age

34.9


Total

34


Male

35.9


Female

The Colony Adults

There are 33,485 adults, (3,315 of whom are seniors) in The Colony.

The Colony Age Dependency

42.5

Age Dependency Ratio

11

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

The Colony Sex Ratio

Female

21,537

50.08%

Male

21,468

49.92%

The Colony Population by Age

The Colony Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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The Colony Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.7%17.3%
Male72.9%27.1%
All61.7%38.3%
Female40.3%59.7%
Non Family39.2%60.8%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

The Colony Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,3912.6261.7
Married7,9983.2882.7
Non Family5,8461.3439.2
Female1,9653.4240.3
Male5823.8372.9

3.25

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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The Colony Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7312.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,4544.79%
High School Graduate6,11620.14%
Some College7,21423.75%
Associates Degree3,12410.29%
Bachelors Degree8,87929.23%
Graduate Degree2,8559.40%
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The Colony Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

The Colony Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,76719,2638,105
Hispanic5,5894,3501,356
Black2,7122,418862
Asian1,7601,6501,175
Other Race1,115646247
2+ Races816724351
Native American393920

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.76%.

The Colony Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,553$59,437$46,915
Less Than 9th Grade$32,535$35,967$23,632
High School Graduate$31,603$32,125$31,330
Some College$49,143$62,118$40,716
Bachelors Degree$66,727$71,361$61,418
Graduate Degree$67,083$100,257$60,990

$52,553

Average Earnings

$59,437

Average Male

$46,915

Average Female

The Colony Earnings by Educational Attainment

The Colony Language by Age

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The Colony Language

78.81% of The Colony residents speak only English, while 21.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.39% of the population.

The Colony Language

The Colony Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White26,1121,1404.37%
Hispanic9,3358168.74%
Black3,8153619.46%
Asian2,3022028.77%
Other2,0731798.63%
Multiple1,953281.43%

5.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.95%

Male Poverty Rate

6.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in The Colony

The race most likely to be in poverty in The Colony is Black, with 9.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in The Colony is Multiple, with 1.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.85%.

The Colony Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.05%
High School6.47%
Bachelors or Greater3.49%
Some College2.25%

The Colony Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Male Unemployed17.77%
Male Employed2.85%
Female Employed2.58%

The Colony Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

The Colony Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,187$110,760
Families$102,634$129,474
Married Families$115,476-
Non Families$64,426$72,318
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Income by Household Type

The Colony Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

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 55-64, 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 Marital Status

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2,104

Number of Veterans

1,888

Male Veterans

216

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam682
First Gulf War555
Second Gulf War423
Korea19
World War II17

The Colony Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64699
35 to 54626
65 to 74409
18 to 34211
75+159

The Colony Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7766.73%
Black2568.39%
Hispanic1842.84%
2+ Races485.17%
Asian241.32%

The Colony Veterans by Race

The Colony Veterans by Education

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2.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

The Colony Veterans by Education

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79.4%

Labor Force Participation

77.4%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

The Colony Employment by Age

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The Colony Employment by Race

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The Colony Employment by Education

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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48.79%

Born in The Colony

86.99%

Native Born

13.01%

Foreign Born

6.70%

Non Citizen

6.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.99% of The Colony residents were born in the United States, with 48.79% having been born in Texas. 6.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

The Colony Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202146,1108361.85%
202045,2748361.88%
201944,4388361.92%
201843,6026991.63%
201742,9034571.08%
201642,4467921.90%
201541,6543850.93%
201441,2691,9284.90%
201339,3413360.86%
201239,0051,9155.16%
201137,0905441.49%
201036,54610,0153.25%
200026,5314,4181.84%
199022,11310,5276.68%
198011,5860.00%

The Colony Population by Year