Euless, Texas Education and City Information

Euless, Texas, is a suburb of Dallas that is within reach of numerous colleges, universities, community colleges and specialty schools. Find out about the city's population, industries and school options below.

About Euless, Texas

Located in the Fort Worth-Arlington-Texas metro area, this suburb of Dallas has 53,630 residents, based on 2014 U.S. census estimates. The population of this city is diverse, with 66% white residents, 19% Hispanic, 10% Asian and almost 11% African American, according to 2010 census info. The median household income for the period from 2010-2014 was $54,619, higher than the state rate of $52,576. In Euless, 90% of residents 25 or older have completed high school and 31.9% have at least a bachelor's degree.

Places to visit in Euless include Dr Pepper Star Center, Euless Family Life Center and Texas Star Golf Course. Several parks and bicycle trails can be found in the city along with Softball World. Cedar Hill State Park is close by and offers activities such as camping, trails, boating, and picnic areas, although some park areas might be closed. Penn Farm Agricultural History Center is another local attraction. The climate in Euless is hot during summers and relatively mild during winters.

Educational Opportunities

Euless has one school in its city limits: Messenger College. Messenger is a theological seminary that serves about 166 students. Various public and private, non-profit schools can be found within 15 miles of the city. These include North Lake College, Arlington Baptist College and University of Dallas.

The University of Texas at Arlington is about 10 miles away, as is Dallas Baptist University. Dallas Baptist, home to about 5,500 students, was ranked 35th among regional universities in the West in 2016 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Dallas Christian College and Parker University are both located near Euless. Residents looking for 2-year schools can find Mountain View College, Brookhaven College and Tarrant County College District, which has certificate and associate's degree programs for about 50,600 students. Texas Christian University is also in the area. It is ranked 82nd among national universities by U.S. News and has undergraduate and graduate programs for about 10,000 students.

Economy and Industry Info

Industry and trade is mixed in this region. According to 2012 census data, the sectors with the highest employment in Euless were administrative and support and waste management and remediation services, followed by retail trade, and accommodation and food services.

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