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Euless, Texas
City of Euless
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Location of Euless in Tarrant County, Texas
Location of Euless in Tarrant County, Texas
Country  United States
State  Texas
County Tarrant
 • Type Council-Manager
 • City 16.20 sq mi (41.96 km2)
 • Land 16.12 sq mi (41.76 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.20 km2)
587 ft (179 m)
 • City 61,032
 • Rank (US: 691st)
 • Density 3,547.76/sq mi (1,369.81/km2)
 • Urban
5,121,892 (6th)
 • Metro
6,810,913 (4th)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s) 214, 469, 972, 817
FIPS code 48-24768
GNIS feature ID 1335538

Euless ( YOO-liss) is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States, and a suburb of Dallas and Fort Worth. Euless is part of the Mid-Cities region between Dallas and Fort Worth. In 2020 Census, the population of Euless was 61,032. The population of the city increased by 19.02% in 10 years. The city's population was 51,277 as of the 2010 census.

The southwestern portion of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is inside the city limits of Euless.


Euless is named after Elisha Adam Euless, a native of Tennessee who moved to Texas in 1867 and later bought 170 acres (0.69 km2) of land on the current intersection of North Main St. and West Euless Boulevard. Elisha started a cotton gin and a community center on his property, and quickly became a prominent figure among other settlers. The community developed around the land Euless owned, and the inhabitants decided to name the city "Euless" in honor of him.


Euless is located at 32°50′54″N 97°5′30″W / 32.84833°N 97.09167°W / 32.84833; -97.09167 (32.848253, -97.091782).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.3 square miles (42.1 km²), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 4,263
1970 19,316 353.1%
1980 24,002 24.3%
1990 38,149 58.9%
2000 46,005 20.6%
2010 51,277 11.5%
2020 61,032 19.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

According to the 2020 United States census, there were 61,032 people living in the city. There were 21,796 households with 2.55 people per household. 43.9% of the housing units were owned by the residents and the median value of the houses were estimated to be $200,500. 56.1% population lived in rented dwellings with median gross rent estimated to be $1,1536 per month. 6.1% of the population was under 5 years of age; similarly, 23% was under 18 years, 10.2% above 65% and 51% females. There were 2,376 veterans residing in the city.

In 2020, the racial distribution of the population was as follows: White 65.3%, White alone, not Hispanic or Latino 50.3%, Hispanic or Latino 21.3%, Black or African American alone 12.9%, Asian alone 11.6%, one or more races 4%, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islanders alone 1% and American Indian and Alaska Natives alone 0.5%.

As of the census of 2000, there were 46,005 people, 19,218 households, and 11,626 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,828.3 people per square mile (1,091.7/km2). There were 20,136 housing units at an average density of 1,237.9 per square mile (477.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 75.52% White, 6.49% African American, 0.64% Native American, 7.15% Asian, 1.86% Pacific Islander, 5.38% from other races, and 2.96% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.31% of the population.

There were 19,218 households, out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.05. 1.26% of Euless households are same sex couples, giving Euless the ninth highest percentage of same sex couples among cities in Texas with over 50 same sex couples.

In the city, the population was spread out, with 25.0% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 39.7% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 5.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $49,582, and the median income for a family was $54,697. Males had a median income of $39,169 versus $32,370 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,764. About 5.7% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 5.7% of those age 65 or over.

Tongan minority

Euless is notable for having one of the largest concentrations of Tongans outside of Tonga, with a community of 3,000–4,000 people.

The first Tongans to settle in Euless were either Siupeli Netane, an American Airlines employee, and his wife Halatono or the brothers Sione and Tevita Havea, students at the University of Texas at Arlington, depending on sources.

Nepalese minority

In some neighborhoods in Euless, the Nepalese community is quite culturally prevalent. Many people of Nepali origin have come as refugees from Bhutan. Due to a high concentration of Nepalese residents in the adjacent city of Irving, many important Nepalese cultural and national holidays are celebrated throughout Euless.

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Surrounding municipalities


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Euless has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.


According to the city's 2008 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are:

# Employer # of Employees  % of Total City Employment
1 Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District 817 3.21%
2 LSG Sky Chefs, Inc. 800 3.14%
3 City of Euless 390 1.53%
4 Autogrill Group, Inc 325 1.28%
5 Beall Concrete 250 0.98%
6 Target 200 0.78%
7 Life Outreach International 186 0.73%
8 TJ Lambrecht Construction 185 0.73%
9 Home Depot 140 0.55%
10 Lowe's 135 0.53%

Notable people

  • Mike Baab, former NFL player for Cleveland Browns, and New England Patriots
  • Aimee Buchanan (born 1993), American-born Olympic figure skater for Israel
  • James T. Draper Jr., Baptist minister and denominational figure, former pastor of First Baptist Church of Euless
  • Dianna Graves, member of the West Virginia House of Delegates
  • Diane Henry, model and contestant on Big Brother 5
  • Michael Muhney, actor on Veronica Mars and The Young and the Restless, graduated from Trinity High School
  • Adam Roarke, movie actor who appeared in Hells Angels on Wheels, El Dorado, and The Stunt Man, was living in Euless at the time of his death
  • Sarah Shahi, actress on The L Word
  • Janine Turner, actress who starred on Northern Exposure, raised in Euless
  • Myles Turner, professional basketball player who currently plays for the NBA's Indiana Pacers, was raised in Euless and attended Trinity High School
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