Economic Development

Euless Facts

Date of IncorporationFebruary 24, 1953
Date of Adoption by City CharterJuly 21, 1962

Demographic Statistics

Total acres in City10,371
Acres within DFW Airport3,210
Acres outside DFW Airport7,161
Improved streets & highways 217.6 miles
Developed acres outside DFW Airport 6,203
Undeveloped acres outside DFW Airport 958
Developed acres within DFW Airport1,290
Undeveloped acres within DFW Airport1,920

Note: Of the land in DFW Airport, approximately 1,700 to 1,800 acres is actually developable, due to the constraints of topography and floodplain. (from Euless City Planner)

Population as of July 1, 2012
(per US Bureau of Census)
52,780
School Enrollment* 22,030
Income per Capita** $27,590
Income Median Household** $54,558

*Source: HEBISD, 2013 - 2014 Budget
**Source: Claritas Site Reports, 2011

Unemployment Rate July 2013 6.4%

Source: United States Department of Labor

Grapevine - Colleyville Schools

Elementary11
Middle School4
High School2

Hurst - Euless - Bedford Schools

Elementary19
Middle School5
High School2

Health Care

Hospital Beds in Area300
Medical Doctors in Area 550

Public Safety

Fire Stations3
Certified Firefighters 70
Police Stations1
Certified Police Officers 85

Parks and Recreation

Area of Parks 632 acres
Athletic Fields 31
Amphitheaters 3
Community Buildings5
Parks 17
Public Golf Course and Conference Center1
Recreation Centers1
Swimming Pools3

Resident Water and Sewer Rates per Month

Water Rate Tiered rate based on consumption
Wastewater $7.25 + 90% of metered water x $3.19 per thousand gals. (maximum of $45.53 per month)

Residential wastewater charge shall not exceed 12,000 gal.
Drainage fee$2.50
Recycling Fee $1.19 per month (.59¢ for citizens over 65)
Garbage Fee $8.48 per month
Water Service Customers 25,053 (as of September 2013)
Billed Meters 13,620 (as of September 2013)

Property Tax per $100 Valuation

Tax Year 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fiscal Year 2013-14 2012-13 2011-12 2010-11 2009-10
COE M&O 0.360619 0.355130 0.345388 0.343905 0.360791
COE I&S 0.109381 0.114870 0.124612 0.126095 0.109209
Total 0.470000 0.470000 0.470000 0.470000 0.470000
GCISD 1.320100 1.320000 1.310000 1.290000 1.290000
HEBISD 1.387500 1.407500 1.414000 1.288189 1.295453
TCC 0.149500 0.148970 0.148970 0.137640 0.137670
County 0.264000 0.264000 0.264000 0.264000 0.264000
Hospital Dis. 0.227987 0.227897 0.227897 0.227897 0.227897
Total (GCISD) 2.431497 2.430867 2.420867 2.389537 2.389567
Total (HEBISD) 2.498897 2.518367 2.524867 2.387726 2.395020
Homestead Exemption20% of valuation per Tarrant Co. Appraisal District
Over 65 Exemption$35,000
Sales tax rate8.25%

Includes the following approved by voters:

1 Cent General Fund $7,990,546
1/2 Cent for Economic Development,
Parks & Library
$3,995,273
1/4 Cent for Crime Control District $1,967,960
1/4 Cent for lowering property tax $1,997,636
Total Sales Tax Revenue FY12-13* $15,951,415

*These sales tax values are preliminary and un-audited.

Operating Budget FY 14

General Fund $36,439,600
Water & Sewer Fund $21,209,489
Other Funds $45,618,606
Total $103,267,695

Debt by Fund

General Obligation $32,339,705
Golf Course $8,333,750
Softball World $486,500
Water/Sewer $5,819,790
EDC Sales Tax Rev. Bonds $2,103,554
Taxable CO's $4,065,900