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|• Total||9.89 sq mi (25.60 km2)|
|• Land||9.77 sq mi (25.30 km2)|
|• Water||0.12 sq mi (0.30 km2) 1.62%|
|Elevation||548 ft (167 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||2,665.92/sq mi (1,029.37/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (Central)|
|Area code(s)||214, 469, 945, 972|
|GNIS feature ID||1345812|
Sachse ( SAK-see) is a city in Collin and Dallas counties in the U.S. state of Texas and is part of the DFW metroplex. An eastern suburb of Dallas, the city population was 20,329, as of the 2010 census with an estimated population of 26,046 people today. Sachse is located off Texas State Highway 78 and is approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) north of the President George Bush Turnpike (Texas State Highway 190) and Firewheel Town Center.
Sachse is located at(32.976433, -96.586138).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 25.6 square kilometers (9.9 sq mi). 25.2 km2 (9.7 sq mi) of it is land and 0.4 km2 (0.2 sq mi) of it (1.62%) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 9,751 people, 3,224 households, and 2,746 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,001.8 people per square mile (386.9/km2). There were 3,350 housing units at an average density of 344.2 per square mile (132.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 87.34% White, 4.63% African American, 0.65% Native American, 2.15% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.37% from other races, and 1.85% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.21% of the population.
There were 3,224 households, out of which 51.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.3% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.8% were non-families. 11.2% 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 3.02 and the average family size was 3.28.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 32.7% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 39.3% from 25 to 44, 17.9% from 45 to 64, and 4.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $70,333, and the median income for a family was $71,918. Males had a median income of $50,582 versus $35,174 for females. The per capita income for the city was $25,530. About 3.4% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.5% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.
Sachse residents living in Dallas County attend schools in Garland Independent School District. Sachse residents living in Collin County attend schools in Wylie Independent School District.
Armstrong Elementary School, Sewell Elementary, Hudson Middle School, and Sachse High School serve Garland ISD within Sachse city limits. Garland ISD has a "choice-of-school" system that allows any student in the district to attend any school.
Cox Elementary School and Whitt Elementary School serve Wylie ISD within Sachse city limits. Wylie ISD has feeder school system in which each school feeds into the next school. Cox Elementary feeds into Harrison Intermediate School, Burnett Junior High School, and Wylie East High School and Whitt Elementary School feeds into Draper Intermediate School, Cooper Junior High School, and Wylie High School. All the secondary schools are located within the city of Wylie.
Residents in Dallas County are zoned to Dallas College (formerly the Dallas County Community College District or DCCCD). Residents in Collin County are zoned to Collin College.
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