No matter which architectural style it is, each home in Celina has its own wonderful charm.

Overview for Celina, TX

16,542 people live in Celina, where the median age is 37.3 and the average individual income is $49,569. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

37.3 years

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Living in Celina

A charming and growing town featuring resort-style, master-planned communities.
Celina is a small town in North Texas with a rapidly-growing population. It is a tight-knit, friendly, and welcoming community. The town is conveniently located near several major cities, including Dallas, Ft. Worth, and Gainesville. 
Celina features hundreds of acres of green spaces, miles of hiking and biking trails, community parks, and a wide range of recreational, entertainment, and shopping venues. The professionals who live in Celina appreciate the town's close proximity to Dallas, while the families who live here enjoy the small-town feel. Hometown pride is evident in everything from the local events to the proudly displayed Texas flags that dot the landscape. The town hosts many wonderful activities and events throughout the year, including a Friday Night Market, Movie Nights, a Wine Crawl, live music events, and several festivals. 

What to Love

  • Small town feel
  • Resort-style master-planned communities
  • Convenient location
  • Beautiful parks and green spaces

Local Lifestyle

Celina is a vibrant and growing town but maintains a quiet, peaceful, small-town feel. It's a place where residents indulge in the luxuries of resort-style communities but also enjoy porch-sitting and sipping sweet tea. Residents are often found cheering on their beloved Bobcats or gathering at local bars and cafes. Being conveniently located close to several major metropolitan areas, Celina's residents have easy access to jobs, dining, and entertainment.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Celina, Texas, is a small town with a big heart, and, as any local will tell you, it's also home to some of the best food and drink in the state. Summer Moon Coffee is a must-visit for any coffee lover. The beans are roasted on-site, and the coffee is brewed fresh to order. 
For something a little different, Rollertown Beerworks offers a range of locally-brewed beers, including IPAs, lagers, and stouts. Hey Sugar Candy is a charming candy shop with a retro vibe. The confections are made by hand using traditional methods, and the result is pure deliciousness. 
The Willow House boutique takes pride in giving back to the community and supports many humanitarian efforts. They have fashions for women and children, including accessories. 

Things to Do in Celina

Celina is known for its Homecoming Parade, a celebration of the town's history, and a pep rally for its beloved Bobcat football team. The town comes alive with the excitement and anticipation of the new football season, with residents decked out in their team colors and fan gear.  
Christmas in the Square is another popular event that attracts visitors from all over the state. This event features a tree lighting ceremony, live music, food, and a special visit from Santa Claus himself! 
Celina is also home to fantastic wineries that residents enjoy visiting. The Caudalie Crest Farm and Vineyard offers a variety of wines made from grapes grown on-site. The farm also hosts special events like live music nights and high tea. The Eden Hill Winery and Vineyard is another great option for wine lovers. This family-owned winery produces award-winning wines and offers tours of the vineyard and facilities.

Celina Schools

The residents of Celina take great pride in their excellent schools. 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Celina, TX

Celina has 5,615 households, with an average household size of 2.93. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Celina do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 16,542 people call Celina home. The population density is 436.07 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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53.86 / 46.14%

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Schools in Celina, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Celina. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Celina Elementary
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