Demographics

Statistics


Category
Statistic
Population
28,270*
Median Age 34.3**
School Enrollment (2014) 4,755
Unemployment Rate 5.9%***
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 2
Number of Fire Stations 4
Number of Firefighters 49
Number of Police Stations 1
Number of Police Officers 62
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 10/1/2020-10/12/2021
Commercial
Residential

28
559
City Employees
Full-Time
Part-Time
Part-Time Temp

271
30
N/A
*North Central Texas Council of Governments 2020 population estimate
**Estimates for 2020 Census results
***August 2021 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)