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Mckinney, TX

Mckinney, TX


Mckinney, TX

Find out what makes moving to McKinney, TX a good idea

Here are a few general facts to know when moving to McKinney:

  • Population total – 131,117; listed by the Census Bureau as one of the fastest growing areas in the country for 2000, 2003, 2006.
  • Has been ranked 5th by CNN’s Money Magazine as one of the best places to live in the nation.
  • McKinney is only a short 30 mile drive from the thriving Texas metropolis, Dallas.
  • The median income for households in McKinney is roughly $63,300.

Why else might you be moving to McKinney, TX? First of all, McKinney is a community devoted to making life better for its entire population. This very green and spacious city offers each resident a variety of lifestyle choices from maintenance-free condos, historical Victorians, new starter homes, to multi-million dollar mansions. The historic downtown area houses a multitude of unique shops, exquisite dining, coffee shops, boutiques, and phenomenal entertainment. The McKinney Performing Arts Center located downtown is a 480-seat theater that provides live performances as well as lectures and other events. Downtown McKinney is also the place to gather for annual community events like Oktoberfest, Dickens of a Christmas, and Bike the Bricks.

Top Employers – Moving to McKinney
This business friendly community offers a fabulous mixture of businesses including retail, office, manufacturing, etc. In town, you can find the following top employers:

  • Collin County
  • McKinney Public Schools
  • Walmart
  • Lattimore Materials
  • Medical Center of Mckinney
  • Encore Wire
  • Collin College

Attractions and Recreation to explore when moving to McKinney
This stunning, neatly manicured town offers a variety of recreational activities like championship golf courses, tennis centers, and many others. The community has several great places to swim and cool off during a hot Texas summer day – Juanita Maxfield Aquatic Center, Old Settlers’ Aquatic Center, and a senior pool with exercise classes. After moving to McKinney, you’ll discover plenty of places to hike, bike, and just play with parks and trails like the Towne Lake Recreation Area, Valley Creek, Mouzon Ball Fields, Ash Woods, the Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney World, and so many others. The community also has a Veteran’s Memorial located at Van Tuyl Plaza at Craig Ranch honoring service men and women of Collin County.

Regardless of why you decide moving to McKinney is a good fit for you, you’re sure to find the way of life in this thriving community to be a positive experience. This community has a vibrant spirit, a friendly and safe atmosphere, and an unyielding commitment to excellence.

Resource guide when moving to McKinney
City Website
Chamber of Commerce
Visitor Information
Public School
Relocation Guide

The service center for Mckinney, TX is located in Sherman, TX.

Information about Mckinney, TX

Est. Population: 127671
County: Collin
Latitude: 33.2000
Longitude: -96.6167
Zip Codes: 75069
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