According to petwithsupplies, Seagoville is located in the southern part of Dallas County, Texas, and is only about 20 miles from downtown Dallas. It is bordered by Mesquite to the east and Balch Springs to the west. The city has a humid subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters.
The history of Seagoville dates back to 1873 when it was founded as a farming community. In the early 1900s, it was home to many cotton farms, as well as other small businesses. The city was officially incorporated in 1959 and has since grown significantly in population and size.
Politically, Seagoville is a Republican stronghold with strong ties to conservative values and traditional family values. The current mayor is a Republican who has been in office since 2002.
The economy of Seagoville is mainly based on agriculture, retail, manufacturing, construction and healthcare industries. It also has a number of corporate headquarters located within its borders such as Walmart and Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse.
Seagoville offers several educational opportunities for its residents including elementary schools, middle schools, high schools and two community colleges: Eastfield College and El Centro College. There are also numerous private schools located within its boundaries as well as nearby institutions like the University of Texas at Dallas which provides higher education opportunities for those living nearby.
When it comes to landmarks within Seagoville there are several historic sites such as the historic Seagoville City Hall which was built in 1910; Stinson Park which was established in 1914; The Big Red Barn which has been around since 1918; The Seagoville Opera House which opened in 1921; The Old Post Office building built-in 1934; And the Historic Bank Building built-in 1937 which still stands today with its original architecture intact. Additionally, there are numerous churches throughout the city that serve different denominations making up an important part of Seagoville’s history and culture.
Population: 10,823. Estimated population in July 2020: 11,112 (+2.7% change)
Males: 5,853 (54.1%), Females: 4,970 (45.9%)
Zip code: 75159
Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $40,168
Median house value: $62,500
Races in Seagoville:
- White Non-Hispanic (70.4%)
- Hispanic (17.6%)
- Black (9.6%)
- Other race (7.8%)
- Two or more races (2.5%)
- American Indian (1.4%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
Ancestries: Irish (9.1%), United States (9.0%), German (8.9%), English (2.6%), Italian (1.1%), Scottish (1.0%).
Land area: 16.2 square miles
Seagoville, Texas is a small city situated in Dallas County. The population of Seagoville was estimated to be around 6,527 people in 2019. This population growth rate is higher than the national average and has been consistently increasing since 2000. The majority of the population is made up of White Americans (67%), followed by African Americans (23%), Hispanics (7%) and Asians (3%). The median age for the city is 33 years old, which is slightly lower than the national median age of 37 years old. The gender ratio for Seagoville is nearly even with 50.5% female and 49.5% male residents.
The majority of those living in Seagoville are employed in service industries such as health care, retail trade, and educational services making up almost half of all jobs available in the area. The median household income for Seagoville is $48,537 compared to $60,293 at the national level. This difference could be attributed to a higher percentage of poverty-level households located within Seagoville’s boundaries with 15% living below the poverty line compared to 11% nationally. Despite this gap, there are still plenty of opportunities for those living in Seagoville due to its close proximity to Dallas and other major cities like Fort Worth and Plano which offer more employment opportunities than what can be found locally.
For population 25 years and over in Seagoville
- High school or higher: 69.0%
- Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.8%
- Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
- Unemployed: 7.3%
- Mean travel time to work: 30.4 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Seagoville city
- Never married: 22.6%
- Now married: 52.3%
- Separated: 3.9%
- Widowed: 6.6%
- Divorced: 14.7%
6.9% Foreign born (6.2% Latin America).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,009 (+10.3%).
Hospitals/medical centers near Seagoville:
- MEDICAL CENTER OF MESQUITE,THE (about 9 miles; MESQUITE, TX)
- MESQUITE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; MESQUITE, TX)
- MEDICAL CENTER AT LANCASTER (about 16 miles; LANCASTER, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Seagoville:
- DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 25 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
- DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 38 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
- FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 57 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Seagoville:
- MESQUITE METRO (about 7 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Abbreviation: HQZ)
- LANCASTER (about 13 miles; LANCASTER, TX; Abbreviation: LNC)
- FERRIS RED OAK MUNI (about 15 miles; FERRIS/RED OAK, TX; Abbreviation: 12T)
Amtrak station near Seagoville:
- 20 miles: DALLAS (400 S. HOUSTON ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Colleges and Universities
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seagoville:
- EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)
- SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
- EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 20 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
- RICHLAND COLLEGE (about 23 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,352)
- MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 24 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
- DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
- THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS (about 26 miles; RICHARDSON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 7,695)
Public high school in Seagoville:
- SEAGOVILLE H S (Students: 1,223; Location: 15920 SEAGOVILLE RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Seagoville:
- FIRST A/G CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 78; Location: PO BOX 220; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Seagoville:
- SEAGOVILLE EL (Students: 796; Location: 304 N KAUFMAN ST; Grades: PK – 03)
- CENTRAL EL (Students: 464; Location: 902 SHADY LN; Grades: 04 – 06)
- SEAGOVILLE ALTERNATIVE CENTER (Students: 44; Location: 615 N KAUFMAN; Grades: 01 – 06)
Private primary/middle school in Seagoville:
- ROBINWOOD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 82; Location: 111 NORTH STARK RD; Grades: PK – 6)
Library in Seagoville:
- SEAGOVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $77,616; Location: 702 N HIGHWAY 175; 24,658 books; 649 audio materials; 557 video materials; 18 serial subscriptions)