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    Coppell is located in northwest Dallas County, five miles from the Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport and 15 miles from Dallas Love Field Airport.  Surrounded by major regional freeways such as I.H. 635, I.H. 35, Highway 161 and the S.H. 114/121, these assets make Coppell easily accessible to any place in the Metroplex and anywhere in the world.

     

    Coppell’s current unemployment rate is 4.5%.  Coppell has a highly educated workforce to select from due to the numerous two-year academic and vocational colleges as well as four-year graduate colleges and universities surrounding the city.  The City has a great working relationship with the employees of the surrounding community colleges and Dallas County Workforce employees, and we can work with you to try to obtain training dollars from the Texas Workforce Commission to utilize facilities.

     

    Coppell offers its citizens an excellent quality of life through everything from the superb park system, to the Aquatic Center, to the Coppell Community Gardens, and the public library.  Just driving through the community will show the pride that  citizens and the businesses alike take in this community. 

     

    Coppell ISD has always been a leader in the field of education.  Coppell schools are filled with engaged students, involved parents and community, and a talented staff of dedicated professionals.  Coppell ISD continues to be a proactive and forward-thinking public school system.

     

    Business and Industrial Profile

    Civilian Labor Force

     

     


    COPPELL

    DALLAS
    COUNTY

    DALLAS MSA

    TEXAS

    U. S.
    Civilian Labor Force

    20,690

    1,190,398
     
    3,274,416
     
    12,367,034
     
    154,088,000
    Total Employment
     
    19,302 
     
    1,087,225 
     
    3,012,928
     
    11,378,100 
     
    140,987,000
    Total Unemployment
     
    1,388


    103,173

     
    261,488
     
    988,934
     
    13,102,000
    Unemployment Rate
     
    6.7% 
     
    8.7%
     
    8.0%
     
    8.0%
     
    8.5%
    (Source: Labor Market Information, Texas Workforce Commission -October 2011)

     

     

    Employed Civilian Labor Force by Industry

     


    INDUSTRY


    COPPELL

    DALLAS
    MSA

    Manufacturing
    2,994
    208,000
    Transportation, Trade, Comm., Utilities
    7,537
    501,000
    Finance, Insurance, Real Estate 
    2,108

    167,200 

    Construction
    1,263
    98,500
    Agriculture, Forest, Mining, Fishing
    534
    9,000
    Services 
    6,519
    682,300
    Government
    334
    236,700
    Sources: 2002 RESIDE AND TEXAS EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION, 1/2003
     
     
    Occupational Profile of Employed Civilian
    Labor Force in Coppell
     
    OCCUPATION 
    Executive, Administrative and Managerial
    5,307
    Professional Specialty
    3,412
    Technicians and Related Support
    1,136
    Sales Occupations
    2,849
    Administrative and Clerical
    3,461
    Service Occupations
    1,713
    Precision Production, Craft and Repair
    1,612
    Handlers, Cleaners, Helpers, and Laborers
    289
    Farming, Forestry and Fishing
    79

     Source: 2002 RESIDE

     

     
    Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Weekly Wage
    Rates Selected Occupations
     

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROFESSIONAL

    MEAN

    Accountant

    $934

    Engineer

    $1,361

    Mathematical & Computer Scientist

    $1,297

    Buyer/Contracting Specialist

    $990

    Computer Programmer

    $989

    Buyer/Contracting Specialist

    $990

    Computer Programmer

    $989

    Computer Systems Analyst

    $1,323

    Financial Manager

     $1,584

     

      

     

    TECHNICAL AND CLERICAL OPERATIONS

    MEAN

    Computer Operator

    $626

    Engineering Technician

    $763

    Drafters

    $825

    Clerks, Accounting

    $575

    Clerks, General

    $519

    Key Entry Operator

    $534

    Secretary

    $609

    Switchboard Operator - Receptionist$455

    Teacher's Aides

    $399


     

    Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Hourly Wage Rates

    Selected Occupations

     

    PRECISION PRODUCTION, CRAFT & REPAIR

    MEAN

    Construction Trades

    $15.01

    Mechanics & Repairers 

    $22.24

    Inspector, tester, and graders

    $19.55

    Machine operators, assemblers & inspectors

    $12.65

    Precision production, craft & repair

    $17.80

     

     

    MATERIAL MOVEMENT AND CUSTODIAL

    MEAN

    Guard

    $10.40

    Janitor

    $ 8.77

    Truck Driver

    $15.96

     

    SERVICE

    MEAN

    Food Service, Waiters and Waitresses

    $ 3.63

    Food Service, Cooks

    $ 7.79

    Nursing Aides, Orderlies and Attendants

    $ 9.46

    Early Childhood Teachers' Assistants

    $ 9.35

    Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Nat'l Compensation Survey, December 2002

     

     

    Educational Attainment

    Persons 25 Years of Age and Older

     

    Education Level 

      Total

    Percent

    Completed Elementary School (0-8) 

     272

     1.2%

    High School, No Diploma

     463

     2.1%

    Completed High School

     2,292

    10.3%

    Some College, No Degree

     4,012

     18.0%

    Associates Degree and Higher

     15,293

     68.5%

    (Source: 2011 Adjusted Claritas)

     

     Top 10 Employers In Coppell

     

    EmployerEmployees
    U.S.P.S. (NTx Processing & Dist.)1,492
    Coppell ISD 1,131
    American Home Mort. Service1,000
    Avaya Telecommunications, Inc.550
    IBM505
    Samsung500
    Mannatech Inc. 452
    The Container Store450
    UPS Supply Chain Solution400
    City of Coppell380

     

     

    Homes In Coppell

     

    HOUSING

     

    Total Housing Units

    14,343

    Owner Occupied (73.66%)

    10,615

    Renter Occupied (26.34)

    3,428

    Median Home Value (Owner Occupied)

    $263,175

    (Source: 2010 Adjusted Claritas with 2010 Census)

     

    Housing Units by Value (Owned and Occupied)

     

    Over $500,000

    9.5%

    $400,000 - $499,999

    10.1%

    $300,000 - $399,999

    23.8%

    $200,000 - $299,999

    28.9%

    $150,000 - $199,999

    15.5%

    $100,000 - $149,999

    8.2%

    $ 40,000 - $ 99,999

    1.5%

    $ 20,000 - $ 39,999

    0.4%

    Less than  $ 20,000

    0.8%

    (Source: 2011 Adjusted Claritas)

     

     

    Housing Units by Type of Structure

     

    Single Unit

    75.6%

    2 Units

    .4%

    3 - 19 Units

    17.5%

    20 - 49 Units

    2.3%

    50 + Units2.6%
    Other Unit Type1.6%


    Coppell Parks

     

    Coppell Parks and Recreation Department maintains 480-acres of park land featuring natural areas, walking/jogging/biking trails, baseball, soccer and football fields, as well as shaded picnic pavilions and much more.  The Coppell Aquatic and Recreation Center houses multiple indoor and outdoor pools for year-round swimming, a spacious gym, workout room and classrooms.


    Coppell Schools

     

    Coppell is served by three area school districts, Coppell ISD, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD and Lewisville ISD. 

    Coppell Independent School District

    All Coppell ISD campuses and the district met AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress) on all indicators for the No Child Left Behind Act. Coppell ISD achieved a "Recognized" state accountability rating for 2011 from the Texas Education Agency. The district specifically improved its commended scores (meaning students mastered the curriculum by scoring 90% or above) and CISD is ranked highly in Texas in Gold Performance Acknowledgments (GPAs), receiving 11 in 2011.

    Lewisville Independent School District

    The Lewisville Independent School District received an Academically Acceptable rating from the TEA in 2010-11.  With more than 38 schools receiving the “Exemplary” rating and 20 schools earning the “Recognized” rating by the Texas Education Agency. LISD also has six National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence, which is the highest designation a school can earn by the United States Department of Education.

    Carrollton Farmers Branch Independent School District

    The district encompasses 53.42 square miles and is located primarily in northwest Dallas County with a smaller portion in southeast Denton County. The school district's boundaries are not the same as municipal boundaries; therefore, Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District provides instructional services to children who live in portions of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Addison, Coppell, Dallas, and Irving.

     

     

    Area Attractions

    Major Attractions and Distance from Coppell

    American Airlines Center (Home of the Dallas Mavericks and the Dallas Stars) - 25 miles

    Cowboy Stadium (Home of the Dallas Cowboys) -  23 miles

    DFW Airport - 5 miles

    Dallas Love Field - 15 miles

    Dallas Convention Center - 18 miles

    Dallas Zoo - 28 miles

    Ft. Worth Stockyards - 24 miles

    Ft. Worth Zoo - 28 miles

    Texas Motor Speedway - 18 miles

    The Ballpark in Arlington (Home of the Texas Rangers) - 23 miles

     

    Area Lakes and Distance from Coppell

    Grapevine Lake - 4 miles

    Lake Lewisville - 14 miles

    Joe Pool Lake - 35 miles

    Lake Ray Hubbard - 35 miles

    Lake Lavon - 39 miles

    Lake Ray Roberts - 40 miles

    Lake Texoma - 95 miles

     

    Contact us at:

    Coppell Economic Development Department

    255 Parkway Blvd.
    P.O. Box 9478
    Coppell, TX 75019
    Phone: 972-304-3677
    Fax: 972-304-3673
    email:  ED@coppelltx.gov

     

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