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McKinney, Texas

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McKinney is a city located in Collin County, Texas. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 54,369, while estimates for its 2004 population are over 90,000. It is the county seat of Collin CountyTemplate:GR and is a northern suburb of Dallas. According to the census, McKinney was the fastest growing city in the United States from 2000 to 2003 among cities larger than 50,000 people. This is due to the fact that McKinney is currently at the northeastern edge of the development in the fast growing suburbs north of Dallas. With the amount of land available within the city limits, McKinney will likely reach an ultimate population of over 300,000.

McKinney and Collin County are named after Collin McKinney, one of the five men who drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence and the oldest of the 59 men who signed it.

McKinney is home to the Dallas Revolution, an Independent Women's Football League team and is the home of the Central Park Campus of the Collin County Community College District, the first CCCCD campus to open. It is also the birth place of 1948 Olympic champion Guinn Smith.

Geography

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Location of McKinney, Texas

McKinney is located at 33°11'50" North, 96°38'23" West (33.197210, -96.639751)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 151.5 km² (58.5 mi²). 150.3 km² (58.0 mi²) of it is land and 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.82% water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 54,369 people, 18,186 households, and 13,966 families residing in the city. The population density is 361.7/km² (937.0/mi²). There are 19,462 housing units at an average density of 129.5/km² (335.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 78.40% White, 7.20% African American, 0.54% Native American, 1.49% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 10.23% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. 18.16% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 18,186 households out of which 45.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.2% are non-families. 19.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.89 and the average family size is 3.29.

In the city the population is spread out with 30.9% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 16.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 99.4 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $63,366, and the median income for a family is $72,133. Males have a median income of $50,663 versus $32,074 for females. The per capita income for the city is $28,185. 8.5% of the population and 4.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 9.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.9% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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