Demographics

Statistics
Category
Statistic
Population
26,600*
Median Age 34.6**
School Enrollment (2014) 4,755
Unemployment Rate 5.7%***
Date of Incorporation April 13, 1852
Form of Government Council-Manager
Area 35 square miles
Miles of Streets 190 miles
Number of Street Lights ** 2,582
Fire Protection (ISO) PPC Rating of 3
Number of Fire Stations 4
Number of Firefighters 48
Number of Police Stations 1
Number of Police Officers 54
Municipal Water Utility
Number of Consumer Accounts
Average Daily Consumption (gallons)
9058
4.128 million
Municipal Wastewater Utility - Miles of Sanitary Sewers 186 miles
Building Permits Issued 10/2013-8/2014
Commercial
Residential
68
106
City Employees
Full-Time
Part-Time
Part-Time Temp
282
19
21
*North Central Texas Council of Governments 2010 population estimate
**Estimates for 2010 census results
***Texas Workforce Commission July 2014 civilian labor force estimates (Labor Market Information)