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McKinney is a city in Collin County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Collin McKinney, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

The latitude of McKinney is 33.197N. The longitude is -96.615W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 630 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 79,958.


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Median household income
Local
$63,366
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our McKinney demographic reports
McKinney is on the Trinity River.
Between 1990 and 2005, McKinney's population more than quadrupled, going from around 21,000 residents to over 95,000.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Art & Jazz Festival - June 2-3, 2007
  • Roundup on the Range - Oct. 20, 2007
Dates often change. Check McKinney web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Wilson Creek Park
Historic sites and museums: Collin County Youth and Farm Museum, Heard Natural Science Museum, Old Post Office Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 81

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Sections below provide additional information and links about McKinney demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Collin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75454 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of McKinney residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the McKinney ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in McKinney was $28,185, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

39% of McKinney residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in McKinney include McKinney Commercial Historic District, McKinney Cotton Mill Historic District, McKinney Residential Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in McKinney, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $584.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,496.


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Libraries in McKinney include McKinney Memorial Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in McKinney include McKinney Courier-Gazette, McKinney Messenger

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KNTU.

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Collin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McKinney political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for McKinney workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in McKinney between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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