Located within Texas, United States, the city of The Colony is situated in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.
The Colony is a fairly good city to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced ambience. The noise levels in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area are very low, as the streets are generally very tranquil. Finally, greenery is not present in this city; although, there are approximately 20 parks close by for residents to unwind in, such as Wynwood Park and Sunset Park, which makes it easy to access them.
Around 70% of the population of this city own their home while renters make up the remainder. The predominant housing types in this city are single detached homes and row houses. The average year of construction for dwellings in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area is 1998. This city has a choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
Some, but not all, home buyers in The Colony will reside within walking distance of the nearest grocery store. A limited number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. As far as education is concerned, primary schools are easy to reach on foot from any location in The Colony. In contrast, there are only a few high schools and for this reason they can be a rather long walk away.
The favored method to get around in The Colony is very often a car. Parking is easy. On the other hand, it is challenging for pedestrians to navigate The Colony since very few daily needs can be carried out without the use of a vehicle.