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Encyclopedia > Southlake, Texas

Southlake is a city located primarily in the northeastern part of Tarrant County, Texas. A small northernly region of the city is in Denton County, United States. The population was 21,519 at the 2000 census.


Southlake is well known for its Southlake Town Square project, a massive shopping center located on State Highway 114 and Southlake Boulevard. It is one of the most popular shopping centers in Tarrant County, especially when judged in proportion to the population of Southlake. A plan was approved in March 2005 that allowed the Town Square's area to be doubled.


Sabre Holdings, an S&P 500 company and owner of Travelocity, is headquartered in Southlake.


The Dallas Burn (now FC Dallas) were located in Southlake before and after moves to the Cotton Bowl. They moved again to Frisco, Texas in 2005.


Dawson Middle School, named for George Dawson, a man who learned to read when he was near 100 years old, performed in the Global Virtual Classroom contest and placed third in their first year in the contest. This project was led by Julie Presley, the current technology teacher, and a student on the US division named Audrey Del Rosario.


The Southlake/Carroll Dragons, the city's high school football team, is one of the best programs in America. The team won the "mythical" national championship in 2004, 2005, and 2006 with state chapionships in all three years as well as in 2002. Carroll football was voted the best dynasty in Texas high school history at the 2006 state championship game. Chase Daniel, the quarterback of the 2003 and 2004 Carroll seasons, is now the starting quarterback for the Missouri Tigers. Chase Daniel (born October 7, 1986, in Southlake, Texas) is an American football quarterback. ... The Missouri Tigers are the official mascot of the athletic teams at the University of Missouri–Columbia. ...

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Geography

Southlake is located at 32°56′48″N, 97°8′43″W (32.946678, -97.145230)GR1. Adapted from Wikipedias TX county maps by Seth Ilys. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 58.1 km² (22.5 mi²). 56.7 km² (21.9 mi²) of it is land and 1.4 km² (0.6 mi²) of it (2.45%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

Southlake is by far the richest part of Texas and infinitely richer than Highland Park and Westlake. As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 21,519 people, 6,414 households, and 5,958 families residing in the city. The population density was 379.6/km² (983.0/mi²). There were 6,614 housing units at an average density of 116.7/km² (302.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.54% White, 1.39% African American, 0.25% Native American, 1.79% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.81% from other races, and 1.20% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.67% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 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. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... 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 were 6,414 households out of which 60.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 88.0% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.1% were non-families. 5.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.35 and the average family size was 3.48. The median price asked for a home is $437,800. 3,997 of the 6,602 occupied houses have nine or more rooms. 4,660 of the occupied houses have four or more bedrooms. 3,342 of the 6,602 occupied houses have two cars. 2,348 of these houses have three or more cars. 3,790 of these houses cost more than $300,000. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the city the population was spread out with 37.1% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 3.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $131,549, and the median income for a family was $136,023. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $46,042 for females. The per capita income for the city was $47,597. About 1.3% of families and 1.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.0% of those under age 18 and 2.1% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Education

Most of Southlake is in the Carroll Independent School District. The Carroll Independent School District (Carroll ISD) is an independent K4-12 school district serving the city of Southlake, Texas and portions of nearby Grapevine, Texas. ...


Small portions of the city extend into the Northwest Independent School District, Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District, and Keller Independent School District. Northwest Independent School District is a public school district based in far north Fort Worth, Texas (USA). ... Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District is a public school district based in Grapevine, Texas. ... The Keller Independent School District is a K-12 public school district based in Keller, Texas. ...


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Living Relocating Southlake Texas (89 words)
Southlake enjoys the prestige and conveniences of a prospering city while maintaining its charm and character.
New neighborhoods are planned with careful consideration of preserving nature and the quality environment for which Southlake is known.
These amenities draw residents from a multitude of other locations and are why Southlake is a great place to live and raise a family.
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Southlake was the fastest growing city in Tarrant County between1990 and 2000, including the development of many master planned residential communities.
Southlake's strong labor market is due to its prime location between Dallas and Fort Worth and includes an estimated 983,629 people over the age of 19 within 25 miles.
Southlake's school districts receive national and state recognition regularly and are a basis for outstanding quality of life.
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