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Encyclopedia > Glenn Heights, Texas

Glenn Heights is a city located in Dallas County and Ellis County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,224. Dallas County is a county located in the state of Texas within the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area (colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex). ... Ellis County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Official language(s) None. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...

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Geography

Location of Glenn Heights, Texas

Glenn Heights is located at 32°32'54" North, 96°51'5" West (32.548198, -96.851430)GR1. Image File history File links TXMap-doton-GlennHeights. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 18.2 km² (7.0 mi²). None of the area is covered with water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5280 feet, 1760 yards, 1 609. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 7,224 people, 2,356 households, and 1,917 families residing in the city. The population density is 397.3/km² (1,029.2/mi²). There are 2,565 housing units at an average density of 141.1/km² (365.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 66.65% White, 25.12% African American, 0.78% Native American, 0.39% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 5.08% from other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. 15.74% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 2,356 households out of which 53.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% are married couples living together, 15.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% are non-families. 14.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.07 and the average family size is 3.38. To meet Wikipedias quality standards and appeal to a wider international audience, this article may require cleanup. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 35.5% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 37.2% from 25 to 44, 15.0% from 45 to 64, and 3.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 28 years. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.9 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $51,076, and the median income for a family is $53,548. Males have a median income of $34,411 versus $29,395 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,693. 7.2% of the population and 5.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 8.9% of those under the age of 18 and 8.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

The Dallas County portion of Glenn Heights is served by the DeSoto Independent School District, while the Ellis County portion is served by the Red Oak Independent School District. DeSoto Independent School District is a school district based in DeSoto, Texas. ...


Transportation

Glenn Heights is the only suburb (except for Cockrell Hill, which is technically an "island" city and not a suburb) in the southern half of Dallas County that is a member of Dallas Area Rapid Transit; it has been since DART's inception. Cockrell Hill is a city located in Dallas County, Texas. ... A DART Bus operating in downtown Dallas A DART Light Rail train operating in downtown Dallas The Dallas Area Rapid Transit authority (or DART) is the transit agency in Dallas, Texas that operates buses, light rail, commuter rail, and HOV lanes in Dallas and 12 of its suburbs. ...


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City of Glenn Heights, Texas (1418 words)
The City of Glenn Heights is accepting applications for Volunteers to serve on the Planning and Zoning Board, the Board of Adjustments and the Park and Recreation Board.
Glenn Heights is the only southern suburb of Dallas along the I-35E Corridor that participates in Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART).
Shields Elementary school that is located in Glenn Heights serves the city as well as the cities of Ovilla, Oak Leaf, and the unincorporated areas of Northern Ellis County.
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