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City of Coppell, Texas

  •   State: 
    Dallas County
      County FIPS: 
    32°58′32.34″N 96°59′28.1256″W
      Area total: 
    14.73 sq mi (38.15 km²)
      Area land: 
    14.41 sq mi (37.33 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.31 sq mi (0.81 km²)
    512 ft (156 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Coppell, Dallas County, Texas, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    2,873.47 residents per square mile of area (1,109.47/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 

Coppell is a city in the northwest corner of Dallas County in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a suburb of Dallas and a bedroom community in the DallasFort Worth metroplex. Its population was 42,983 at the 2020 census. The city was settled by German and French immigrants in the 1840s. Originally named Gibbs Station, after Barnett Gibbs, the town was renamed in 1892 for George Coppell, a wealthy English financier, who came to the United States in the 1880s. In 2020, the city was ranked as the 10th most affluent in Texas, according to a CNN/ORC poll. The economy relies largely on its proximity to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW Airport) A portion of the airport property is within the city limits of Coppelon. The population of the city is expected to grow to over 35,000 by the end of the decade, and as many as 50,000 in the 2030s and 2040s. It has a population density of 2,827.2 people per square mile (1,091.6/km²) The city is located at 32°582N 96°5912W (32.967341, 96.986564). The city has a total area of 14.7 square miles (38.0 km²), of which 14.4 sq miles (37.3 km²) are land and 0.31sq miles (0.8km²), or 2.00%, is covered by water.


The Coppell area was settled by German and French immigrants in the 1840s. Originally named Gibbs Station, after Barnett Gibbs (one of Texas's first lieutenant governors), the town was renamed in 1892. In 1955, the community was incorporated through a ballot measure that passed by a vote of 41 to 1. The city was radically transformed from a tiny farming village to a large, upper-middle class suburban community in the 1980s and 1990s. By 2000, almost all of the residentially zoned land in the city was developed, and the population grew to over 35,000. In addition to suburban homes, the city has a growing commercial base of warehouses and transportation centers on the south and west sides of the city, closest in proximity to the airport. The town was named for George Coppall, a wealthy English financier, who came to the United States in the 1880s, and was reportedly heavily involved with the final construction of the local railroad line. Popular belief is that he was an engineer, but little or no evidence supports that claim. It is now a suburb of Dallas, Texas, with a population of over 30,000 people. It was once a small farming village, but was transformed by the opening of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW Airport) in 1974, and has grown into a large suburban community. It now has a large commercial base, including warehouses, transportation centers, and a growing number of high-end restaurants and bars.


Coppell is located at 32°582N 96°5912W (32.967341, 96.986564). The city has a total area of 14.7 square miles (38.0 km²), of which 14.4square miles (37.3 km²) are land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km 2) is covered by water. Coppell occupies the northwest corner of Dallas County and lies in proximity to DFW Airport. It is bordered on the west by Grapevine, on the north by Lewisville, on the east by Carrollton, and on the south by Irving and Dallas. A portion of the airport property is within the city limits of Coppel. The city is located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, which is home to the Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, and Texas Rangers. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population to be 8,816. The population of Coplell in 2010 was 8,917. It has a population density of 1,077.7 per square mile (1,081.2 per km²). It is located on the Texas Turnpike, which connects Dallas to Fort Worth by the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and the Texas Rangers' Texas Rangers practice base at Texas Tech University. The town is located near the intersection of Interstate 35 and Interstate 35-35, and is near the Texas-Texas border. It was founded in the early 1900s.


As of the 2020 United States census, there were 42,983 people, 15,231 households, and 12,178 families residing in the city. In 2020, the city was ranked as the 10th most affluent city in Texas. As of the census data estimates for 2019, 41,645 people, 15,538 households, 12,155 families were residing in city. The population density was 2,827.2 people per square mile (1,091.6/km²). There are 16,002 housing units averaged 1,086.3 per mi2 (419.4/km 2) The racial makeup of the city is 67.1% White, 4.2% African American, 0.2%. Native American, 24.4% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 3.2. from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 13.1%. The average household size was 2.68, and the average family size was 3.09. According to a 2019 estimate, the median income for a household in theCity was $122,340, and for a family was $141,867. About 2.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 2.3% ofThose age 65 or over. The median age was 40.5 years. For every 100 females, there are 92.6 males.


Coppell's economy relies largely on its proximity to DFW Airport, which is directly to its southwest. Many corporations have shipping and distribution facilities in the southwestern section of the city. Samsung opened a new cell-phone manufacturing and distribution facility in the city in March 2010. Anime distributor Funimation (now branded as Crunchyroll) moved to the new Cypress Waters development on Olympus Boulevard in late 2021. Amazon, Avaya, Nokia, IBM, The Container Store, Uline and Mohawk Industries are all based in Coppell. The city is home to the Texas Museum of Natural History, which was founded in 1875. The museum is located on the former site of the Texas State Capitol. It was later moved to its current location in the early 1900s. The Texas State Museum ofNatural History was established in 1876. It is the oldest museum in the state, and is located in the southwest part of the town. It dates back to the early 19th century, when it was the site of Texas State Normal School. In the early 20th Century, it became the Texas Institute of Natural Science, which opened in 1881. It has since been the location of Texas A&M University and Texas Tech University, which were both founded in the late 20th century. The University of Texas at San Antonio is also based in the town, and has a campus that opened in the mid-1980s. It also has a museum that was opened in 1989.


Coppell is home to the gymnastics club Texas Dreams Gymnastics. The club has coached Peyton Ernst and Bailie Key and has a strong team of upcoming level 10 gymnasts. The head coach is former Olympian, and the first American "All Around" World Champion Gold Medalist 1991, Kim Zmeskal Burdette.


Coppell residents are served by one of four school districts. Coppell Independent School District (CISD) is responsible for the kindergartengrade 12 education of the majority of the city's children. Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD serves easternmost Coppel, south of Sandy Lake Rd. and to the east of Macarthur Blvd., including the Riverchase area. A portion of Coppall in Dallas County is within Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School district. Lewisville ISD covers the northernmost section of coppell falling in Denton County, including the Coppelli Greens subdivision. All of the elementary schools in the district are rated "exemplary" by the Texas Education Agency (in 2008), and the district as a whole is rated "recognized" New Tech High received an "excellent" ranking in its first year, the 2008-2009 school year. The school's news program, KCBY-TV, has won several national awards for their work with video production. The KCBY broadcast department features local stories reaching out to the community in the school, as well as the community outside of school. The head of KCBY is Irma Kennedy, who had worked with NBC prior to taking the job. In the summer of 2010,KCBY got an estimated $500,000 worth of new equipment, as it prepared to take on the challenges of a live broadcast in spring 2011. The news program also features a movie-related segment every week featuring new upcoming movies and more. NT Fuze provides students a chance to learn the art of filmmaking and use the latest production tools.


Coppell is next to the northeast corner of DFW Airport. No freeways go directly through the city, but the entire perimeter is served by SH121 and the Sam Rayburn Tollway. Coppell has no public transportation; it was a charter member of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), but voters elected to withdraw from DART in 1989. The lack of membership in DART likely prevents the city from participating in the planned Silver Line commuter rail system. The future Cypress Waters station is expected to be served by the Silver Line. The city has a population of about 2,000 people, making it one of the smallest cities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. It is located on the Texas Turnpike, which runs through the center of the city. It also runs through Interstate 635, Interstate 35E, and the President George Bush Turnpikes. It borders DART member cities Carrollton, Dallas, and Irving, and it can rejoin at a later date if it wishes, provided that it can assess the mandatory 1% sales tax. It has an airport, which is located near the city's northeast corner, and is the only one in the city that does not have a major airport. It was the site of the World Series football game between the United States and Germany in the 1960s and 1970s. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a training facility in the area, which was built in the 1970s and 1980s.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Coppell, Dallas County, Texas = 32.3. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 88. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 12. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Coppell = 5.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 114,355 individuals with a median age of 33.7 age the population grows by 9.62% in Coppell, Dallas County, Texas population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,873.47 residents per square mile of area (1,109.47/km²). There are average 3.02 people per household in the 13,061 households with an average household income of $112,719 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 6.90% of the available work force and has dropped -1.43% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 30.24%. The number of physicians in Coppell per 100,000 population = 225.3.


The annual rainfall in Coppell = 37 inches and the annual snowfall = 1.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 68. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 229. 96 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 31.9 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 25, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Coppell, Dallas County, Texas which are owned by the occupant = 71.68%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 15 years with median home cost = $246,210 and home appreciation of -7.94%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $17.84 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,517 per student. There are 14.3 students for each teacher in the school, 565 students for each Librarian and 398 students for each Counselor. 4.96% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 43.36% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 19.43% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Coppell's population in Dallas County, Texas of 4,050 residents in 1900 has increased 28,24-fold to 114,355 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.03% female residents and 49.97% male residents live in Coppell, Dallas County, Texas.

    As of 2020 in Coppell, Dallas County, Texas are married and the remaining 27.88% are single population.

  • 28.1 minutes is the average time that residents in Coppell require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    87.99% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 5.98% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.46% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 4.88% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Coppell, Dallas County, Texas, 71.68% are owner-occupied homes, another 23.45% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.87% are vacant.

  • The 53.08% of the population in Coppell, Dallas County, Texas who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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