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 2016 (per NCTCOG) 54,250
School Enrollment* 22,180
Income per Capita** $27,590
Income Median Household** $54,558

*Source: HEBISD, 2013 - 2014 Quick Facts
**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

Elementary 20
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 1
Community Buildings5
Parks 17
Public Golf Course and Conference Center1
Recreation Centers1
Swimming Pools 2

Resident Water and Sewer Rates per Month

Water Rate Tiered rate based on consumption
Wastewater $9.50 + 90% of metered water x $3.72 per thousand gals. (maximum of $54.14 per month)

Residential wastewater charge shall not exceed 12,000 gal.
Drainage fee$2.50
Recycling Fee $1.26 per month ($0.63 for citizens over the age of 65)
Garbage Fee $8.99 per month
Water Service Customers 25,812 (as of September 2016)
Billed Meters 14,115 (as of September 2016)

Property Tax per $100 Valuation

Tax Year 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Fiscal Year 2016-17 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13
COE M&O 0.363053 0.366571 0.364500 0.360619 0.355130
COE I&S 0.99447 0.100929 0.103000 0.109381 0.114870
Total 0.4625 0.467500 0.467500 0.470000 0.470000
GCISD 1.316 1.3201 1.320100 1.320100 1.320000
HEBISD 1.3967 1.3500 1.375000 1.387500 1.407500
TCC 0.14473 0.1495 0.149500 0.149500 0.148970
County 0.254 0.2640 0.264000 0.264000 0.264000
Hospital Dis. 0.227897 0.2300 0.227987 0.227987 0.227897
Total (GCISD) 2.405127 2.4311 2.428997 2.431497 2.430867
Total (HEBISD) 2.485827 2.4610 2.483897 2.498897 2.518367
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 $10,043,663
1/2 Cent for Economic Development,
Parks & Library
$5,080,419
1/4 Cent for Crime Control District $2,493,059
1/4 Cent for lowering property tax $2,540,209
Total Sales Tax Revenue FY2015-16* $20,157,350

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

Operating Budget FY 2016-17

General Fund $41,852,066
Water & Sewer Fund $23,669,503
Other Operating Funds $55,130,440
Total Operating Funds $120,652,009

Debt by Fund

General Obligation Tax Supported $12,180,000
General Obligation TIRZ/PID Supported $27,710,000
General Obligation Self Supporting $5,245,000
Golf Course $5,695,000
Water/Sewer $10,305,000
EDC Sales Tax Rev. Bonds $120,000