- Collin county is one of the fastest growing counties in Texas and in the country.
- Towns like Frisco, Allen, Plano and Mckinney are consistently ranked well in Best Cities to Live, Work, Find a Job, Raise a family or even Retire.
- More than 850,000 people, a fast growing list of corporate headquarters, and at least two professional sports teams call this part of North Texas their home.
- Median family income ~ $88k, which is about $30k more than national rate.
- The 6th most populous county in Texas.
- Outstanding parks and recreational amenities.
- Abundance of choice in terms of where to live, eat and shop.
- Several annual community events.
- Ethnic diversity and multiple places of worship.
Collin County communities have consistently received a number of national awards recognizing the high quality of life in our area, including:
“Best Places to Live in America,” Money Magazine – McKinney #1 (2014), #2 (2012), #8 (2008); Allen #13 (2012), #16 (2010), #20 (2008), Frisco #38 (2008)
“Best Places to Find a New Job,” Money Magazine – Allen #4 (2014)
“America’s 25 Best Places to Move,” Forbes – Frisco (2009)
“Best Suburbs 2014,” D Magazine – Allen #10, Frisco #15, McKinney #17, Plano #19
Here’s a demographic snapshot of the northern most county in the Dallas Metroplex:
- County Seat: McKinney
- Area: 848 sq. miles of land; 38 sq. miles of water
- Towns and Cities: 27
- Jurisdictions under Collin County Appraisal District: 55
- Approx growth since 2010: 11%
- Approx growth since 2000: 44.5%
- Female-to-Male ratio: 51%-49%
- Median age: 35.1 years
- Under 18 years old: 28%
- Over 65 years of age: 8%
- Number of households, 2012: 301,205
- Average Family Size (2010): 3.25
- Average Number per Household: 2.74
- Traditional married couple families: 78% of family households
- Number of adults living alone: 37,798
- New residents moving in each day (2012): 74
- Density: 984 people/sq. mile
- Paved County Roads: 726 miles
- Average Taxable Home Value (2013): $238,030
- County Tax Rate (2014): $0.2350 per $100 assessed value
- Independent School Districts: 21
- Special Districts: 2
- Hospital Districts: None
- County-level Elected Officials: 35
- Registered Voters (2014): 489,032
- Voter Turnout (November 2012): 65.8%
- Collin County Neighborhoods/Subdivisions
- Chambers of Commerce
- Economic Development Corporations
- Collin County Organizations
These lists are constantly updated.