Watauga is a city in Tarrant County, Texas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the population of Watauga was approximately 25,000 people. The city is located in the mid-cities area between Fort Worth and Dallas and covers a land area of 4.2 square miles.
The city of Watauga has a diverse demographic, with a mixture of African Americans, Hispanics, and Caucasians. The median age of residents in Watauga is 35 years old, and the median household income is $60,000 per year.
The average home price in Watauga is around $175,000, making it an affordable option for those looking to purchase a home in the DFW metroplex. Property tax rates in Watauga are relatively low, with the tax rate for 2021 being 0.64929% per $100 valuation.
Watauga has many options for things to do, including a community center with a fitness area, indoor basketball courts, and various classes and events. The city also has several parks and trails, including Capp Smith Park, which has picnic areas, playgrounds, and sports fields. Additionally, the city hosts several events throughout the year, such as the annual Watauga Fest, which features live music, carnival rides, and food vendors.
The school district serving Watauga is the Birdville Independent School District, which has an overall rating of “B” according to Niche.com. The district has several elementary, middle, and high schools in the area, including Watauga Elementary School and Haltom High School.
For businesses looking to establish themselves in the area, the Watauga Chamber of Commerce is a valuable resource. They offer networking events, ribbon cuttings, and other opportunities to connect with local businesses. The Watauga Chamber of Commerce can be reached at (817) 281-9376.
For city-related matters, the Watauga City Hall can be contacted at (817) 514-5800. The city provides services such as water, trash, and recycling collection, and has a police department that ensures public safety. The Watauga City Hall also provides information on city events, community development, and city council meetings