McKinney is an inviting city, located 30 miles north of Dallas, Texas. It is a picturesque city with a small-town feel that gives off quite different vibe than most, especially with an estimated population of 155,142 residents. The congenial charm and abundance of green spaces, disguises the fact that McKinney, is one of the fastest-growing cities in America, chosen by Money Magazine in 2014 as the #1 Best Place to Live in America, up from the #2 spot in 2012, the #5 in 2010 and the #14 in 2008. This adds to the many other prestigious honors given by Forbes, Best Life Magazine, CNNMoney and more.
In the city of McKinney, you are welcomed by many types of residential possibilities. From a loft with city views, to maintenance-free condos, starter homes, a Victorian-era "painted lady," to a master-planned community of multi-million-dollar mansions, you're sure to find what you'd like in McKinney. Offering unique neighborhoods for every walk of life.
McKinney's residents have an average age of 34 years old and 61% of them are married. With numerous employment opportunities, their estimated median income is $78,988. Some of the local major employers are Encore Wire Corporation, Raytheon Company, Torchmark/United American Insurance along with Medical Center of McKinney. Of course, there is always those who commute to the Dallas Metro area for employment opportunities.
With the fast pace of growth, McKinney has kept up with their educational obligations. The award-winning McKinney Independent School District offers 20 Elementary Schools, 5 Middle Schools and 3 High Schools. In 2014, McKinney and McKinney Boyd High Schools received Gold Medals, with McKinney being ranked 47th and McKinney Boyd at #53 in the state of Texas. McKinney North HS received a Silver Medal and was #55 in that category.
With beautiful tree-lined streets, diverse residential neighborhoods, outstanding educational opportunities, a robust business environment, along with a charming historic downtown and a strong feeling of community, McKinney is a great prospering place to call home!
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Updated: 19th April, 2019 6:31 PM.