Home to several major businesses and corporations making it a great place to live.

Overview for McKinney, TX

4,680 people live in McKinney, where the median age is 29 and the average individual income is $22,230. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

29 years

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Living in Mckinney

A unique and eclectic city with an inviting small-town vibe.
McKinney, Texas is a unique, thriving, and eclectic city approximately 35 miles northeast of Dallas. The town has a charming hometown feel, with plenty of things to see and do.
McKinney has an eclectic population, including families, professionals, and retirees. There is something for everyone in McKinney, from the lively downtown area to the quiet suburban neighborhoods. The community is known for its friendly people and relaxed atmosphere. The city offers numerous activities and attractions, including museums and art galleries.

What to Love

  • Charming architecture, vintage and new
  • Family-oriented and friendly
  • Many outdoor activities

Local Lifestyle

McKinney offers a unique blend of small-town charm and big-city amenities. The historic downtown is home to a variety of shops, restaurants, and galleries, while the nearby parks offer ample opportunities for outdoor recreation. The community is also served by a top-rated school district and a thriving medical center. Residents enjoy a high quality of life. In McKinney, one can find all the benefits of living in a big city without the hectic pace of life.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

McKinney is a bustling city with vibrant dining, entertainment, and a shopping scene. The Yard is a popular and family-friendly spot for dinner and drinks. It's a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the company of friends in a large outdoor dining area. 
Hugs Cafe is a unique eatery and specialty food business that employs and provides training for residents with developmental disabilities. Hutchins BBQ is a local favorite for authentic Texas barbeque. The menu features mouth-watering brisket, ribs, and sausage. 
The Etienne Market is a unique specialty boutique that offers unique household items, linens, self-care items, clothing, and accessories. The market focuses on minority businesses, diversity, and locally-curated goods. The Old Red Lumber Yard is a monthly antique event where you'll find various unique and hard-to-find vintage items and antiques. The Native appeals to creatives, offering a shared workspace for crafting, art, and handicrafts. The shop also hosts workshops and reiki services. 
Historic Downtown McKinney is a charming and welcoming place for shopping, entertainment, and dining. There are also art galleries, antique shops, specialty boutiques, and furniture stores.

Things to Do in McKinney

McKinney is a vibrant and welcoming city with plenty to see and do. The McKinney Sip and Stroll is a popular event in the historic downtown district. Attendees enjoy samples of local wines while strolling through the charming streets lined with boutique shops and restaurants. 
McKinney’s Home for the Holidays is a cherished holiday event. The town square is transformed into a winter wonderland with an enormous Christmas tree and twinkling lights. There’s live music, activities, and a visit from Santa. Residents also look forward to the 4th of July Parade during Red, White and BOOM!. It's one of the state's largest and most patriotic parades!
McKinney has several excellent museums if you're looking for things to do indoors. The Heard-Craig Center for the Arts is housed in a beautiful historic mansion and features rotating exhibitions of local artists. The Collin County History Museum tells the county's story through interactive displays and artifacts. 
For those interested in country clubs, there are several options in McKinney. Stonebridge Ranch Country Club features two championship golf courses, tennis courts, swimming pools, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. TPC Craig Ranch is another prestigious club that offers golf, dining, and social events.

McKinney Schools

The McKinney Independent School District takes pride in its excellent schools. 

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Demographics and Employment Data for McKinney, TX

McKinney has 1,155 households, with an average household size of 4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in McKinney do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,680 people call McKinney home. The population density is 4,542.623 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

57.14 / 42.86%

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Schools in McKinney, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby McKinney. 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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Harmony School Of Excellence - Austin
6th - 12th
The Excel Center For Adults - South Austin
9th - 12th
No rating available
The Excel Center For Adults Ayw
9th - 11th
No rating available
PreK - 5th
Harmony School Of Innovation - Austin
PreK - 5th
No rating available

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