Glenn Heights, Texas

Glenn Heights, Texas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Glenn Heights, Texas
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Glenn Heights, Texas

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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Texas
subdivision_type2 = Counties
subdivision_name2 = Dallas, Ellis

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area_total_km2 = 18.2
area_land_km2 = 18.2
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 7.0
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area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 7224
population_density_km2 = 397.4
population_density_sq_mi = 1029.2

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
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elevation_m = 206
elevation_ft = 676
latd = 32 |latm = 32 |lats = 54 |latNS = N
longd = 96 |longm = 51 |longs = 5 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 75154
area_code = 972
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blank_info = 48-29840GR|2
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Glenn Heights is a city in Dallas and Ellis Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 7,224 at the 2000 census.


Glenn Heights is located at coor dms|32|32|54|N|96|51|5|W|city (32.548198, -96.851430).GR|1

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.0 square miles (18.2 km²), all of it land.


1980= 1033
1990= 4564
2000= 7224
As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 7,224 people, 2,356 households, and 1,917 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,029.2 people per square mile (397.3/km²). There were 2,565 housing units at an average density of 365.4/sq mi (141.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 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. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.74% of the population.

There were 2,356 households out of which 53.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.3% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 14.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.07 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the city the population was 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 were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $51,076, and the median income for a family was $53,548. Males had a median income of $34,411 versus $29,395 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,693. About 5.5% of families and 7.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 8.8% of those age 65 or over.


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.

The Dallas County portion is zoned to either Frank D. Moates Elementary School (west of Uhl Rd.) or Woodridge Elementary School (east of Uhl Rd.), McCowan Middle School, and DeSoto High School.

The Ellis County portion is zoned to Donald T. Shields Elementary School, Red Oak Intermediate School, Red Oak Junior High School, and Red Oak High School.


Glenn Heights is the only suburb (except for Cockrell Hill, which is technically an enclave 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.


External links

* [ Glenn Heights official website]
* [ Glenn Heights Chamber of Commerce]
* [ Glenn Heights Police Association]

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