If you're dreaming of streets lined with trees in a community that embraces growth but stays dedicated to preserving historic neighborhoods, you've chosen well with your interest in McKinney. McKinney is located in Collin County in the state of Texas. Also the county seat, McKinney sits on 58 square miles of land. Zip codes used for this city are 75069, 75070, and 75071.
Don't let the estimated population of 161,905 residents fool you into thinking this is a detached community of people going about their daily routines with no regard to each other. Even though McKinney is the second most populated city in the county, residents maintain the closeness that comes from community involvement and the charm of the area. The population density is 2,702 people per square miles, which is considered average.
It's easy to see why Money Magazine chose McKinney, in 2014, as the #1 Best Place to Live in America. Residents enjoy a thriving economy that is enhanced by top employers such as Raytheon, McKinney Independent School District, Collin County, and Torchmark. The median household income is an estimated $78,988. This is above the state average.
Choosing to live in McKinney means becoming part of a community that promotes safety, educational excellence, and economic growth. Residents value the history of this city and make every effort to keep a balance between honoring their historic roots and moving forward with technology. The median home value is an estimated $196,400, which is above the state average.
You can rest assured that residents take educational excellence serious in McKinney. The percentage of the population with a high school diploma or higher is an impressive 94.2%. The percentage of the population with a Bachelor's Degree or higher is an equally impressive 44.3%. Students in McKinney are served by McKinney Independent School District, Frisco Independent School District, Prosper Independent School District, and Allen Independent School District.
While the average commute time is around 25 minutes, residents make use of several forms of public transportation. The Texoma Area Paratransit System (TAPS) manages bus routes throughout the city and curb-to-curb services. There is a trolley system that runs in the Craig Ranch area of town. Those wishing to travel by air will find the McKinney National Airport and the Aero Country Airport conveniently located in McKinney.
McKinney is a humid subtropical region. The hottest month of the year is July, with an average high temperature of 92.7 degrees. The coldest month of the year is January, with an average low temperature of 31.1 degrees. The month with the highest amount of precipitation is May, with an average of 5.68 inches.
The best source of information about the local community is your real estate agent. Contact TEAM-PRZADA at 972-839-0671 or 469-387-8111 to learn more about area neighborhoods, discuss selling your house, or to tour available homes for sale.