Keller, TX (population: 41,437) has eleven sports schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Texas Christian University, the highest ranked school in this group with a sports program, has a total student population of 8,853. It is the 142nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Sports students from Keller schools who go on to become professional athletes, athletes, coaches, sports professionals, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,620 people working as athletes and sports competitors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,950. Also, Umpires, referees, and other sports officials make on average $28,490 per year and there are about 14,860 of them employed in the US today.
Keller lies in Tarrant county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Fort Worth-Arlington Metropolitan area has 856,430 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.1% unemployment rate, $19.78/hr average worker wage, and a $41,140 average annual salary.
Of the 11 sports schools with a 100-mile radius of Keller, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Baylor University comes out as the most expensive ($26,444/yr) for sports students, with Midwestern State University as the lowest, reported at only $7,596/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Keller|
|North Richland Hills||TX||67,133||1||26.4697||12||4.9 miles|
|Flower Mound||TX||72,721||0||-||0||10.7 miles|
|Fort Worth||TX||751,149||10||30.6263||324||14.0 miles|
|Forth Worth||TX||-||3||11.7915||4||15.1 miles|
|Grand Prairie||TX||167,767||3||23.6315||22||20.6 miles|