Italy is a city located in Ellis County, Texas, United States. Here is some information about Italy:
2020 population: According to the United States Census Bureau, the estimated population of Italy in 2020 was 1,924.
Demographics: According to the same census data, the racial makeup of Italy was 60.3% White, 16.1% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 22.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.3% of the population.
Average home price: As of February 2023, the average home price in Italy was around $156,000, according to Zillow.
Property tax rate: The property tax rate in Italy for 2021 was 2.819%, according to the Ellis County Appraisal District.
Things to do: Italy is a small town with a rural feel, so there are not a lot of major attractions in the immediate area. However, the town is known for its Italian heritage, and the Italian Village and Festival, held each year in June, celebrates this heritage with food, music, and cultural events. The town also has a few parks, including Upchurch Park and McMillan Park, which offer a variety of outdoor activities.
School rating: Italy Independent School District has three campuses: Stafford Elementary School, Italy Junior High School, and Italy High School. According to GreatSchools.org, the district has an overall rating of 5 out of 10.
Chamber of commerce phone number: The Italy Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (972) 483-7311.
City hall phone number: The Italy City Hall can be reached at (972) 483-7329.