Trophy Club Texas

 

Trophy Club is an affluent town located in Denton and Tarrant Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a wealthy northern suburb of the city of Fort Worth and is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The population was 8,024 at the 2010 Census. It has been acknowledged multiple times by D Magazine as one of the best places to live in DFW.

History

The community was developed in 1973 by developers Johnson and Loggins, who created the community as a housing development surrounding the country club. The town was named for the original plan that the Country Club would house the trophy collections of golf legend Ben Hogan. The town was incorporated in 1985.

Geography

Trophy Club is located at 33°0′2″N 97°11′35″W (33.000507, -97.193181). The town is located on the far southwestern edge of Lake Grapevine. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²), of which, 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²) of it is land and 0.25% is water.

Climate

Trophy Club, like the rest of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, has a Humid subtropical climate, with hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters.

Education

The town is served by the Northwest Independent School District. Elementary school children in the town go to Lakeview Elementary and Samuel Beck Elementary. Middle school students attend Medlin Middle School. The town is served by Byron Nelson High School.

Prior to the opening of Byron Nelson High School, students went to Northwest High School, the district’s only other high school.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 8,024 people, 3,072 households, and 2,893 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,033.5 people per square mile (785.5 people per square kilometer). The racial makeup of the town was 91.3% White, 1.9% African American, 0.5% Native American, 3.5% Asian, and 1.4% other races from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.4% of the population.

There were 3.072 households out of which 38.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.6% were married couples living together, 6.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.0% were non-families. 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 19, 2.8% from 20 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 33.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $116,042. The per capita income for the town was $48,566. About 0.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.1% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

 

Information courtesy of Wikipedia