McKinney, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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McKinney, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of McKinney had a population of 160,658 as of July 1, 2016. McKinney ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for McKinney is located at latitude 33.1985 and longitude -96.668 in Collin County. The formal boundaries for the City of McKinney (see map below) encompass a land area of 62.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles. Collin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 630 feet.

The City of McKinney (GNIS ID: 2411064) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of McKinney is located within McKinney Division of Collin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with McKinney population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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McKinney, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 160,658
Population in Households 158,234
Population in Familes 138,820
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,424
Population Density1 2,584
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 54,092
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 41,071
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 58,164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,777 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,315 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,072 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $221,357
Average Home Value $269,920


Median Household Income $87,031
Average Household Income $104,616
Per Capita Income $35,548
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.3% 3.06%
Households 3.23% 3.05%
Families 3.08% 2.91%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

McKinney, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McKinney to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 17 99th
Population Density1 # 201 89th
Diversity Index2 # 493 72nd
Median Household Income # 116 93rd
Per Capita Income # 181 90th

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