McKinney

Where Every Corner Speaks of Luxury and Legacy

Welcome to McKinney

As a one-of-a-kind city that wears the crown of prestige and visionary charm, McKinney has woven its rich tapestry of history, nature, and modernity into a spellbinding haven. From the enchanting landscapes of Stonebridge Ranch to the timeless allure of Downtown McKinney, there is so much to see and explore in the heart of this exceptional city.
 

What to Love

  • Experience Stonebridge Ranch, a village within McKinney that lives up to the city's "Unique By Nature" motto. This charming village is replete with picturesque landscapes, hiking and biking trails, tranquil ponds, and pristine lakes.
  • Step into the cinematic charm of Downtown McKinney, a timeless setting that has graced movies like "Benji" and "The Prodigy." 
  • Explore Tucker Hill, a quaint neighborhood where modernity meets classic charm.
 

Local Lifestyle

McKinney encapsulates a lifestyle that merges the allure of nature with contemporary comforts. Residents enjoy historic neighborhoods like the quaint Tucker Hill, visionary developments like Stonebridge Ranch, and the endless appeal of Downtown McKinney. It's a city where nature's embrace and modern amenities are in perfect harmony, creating a lifestyle that is both distinctive and desirable. 
 

Dining and Shopping

For a sweet start to your day, The Donut Kitchen is the place to be. This locally cherished bakery offers an array of freshly baked goods, from classic glazed donuts to inventive flavors. As always, Starbucks is also ready with a morning pick-me-up. Head to Rick's Chop House, where the historic ambiance is as refined as the steaks. Harvest brings the farm-to-table concept to McKinney, offering a menu that celebrates seasonal, locally sourced ingredients in a rustic setting.
 
As a laid-back restaurant focusing on Texas-style selections, Local Yocal BBQ & Grill is a unique culinary destination. Known for its commitment to quality meats, it's a haven for meat enthusiasts. Hutchins Barbecue is another beloved local McKinney institution, where the aroma of smoked meats welcomes patrons with a side of Southern hospitality. If it’s New American dishes you seek, look no further than Zin Zen Wine Bistro. For an exquisite journey through Japanese cuisine, Kyoto Hibachi Sushi & Bar is a go-to destination.
 
Experience the vibrant flavors of Thailand at Spoon + Fork Thai Bar and Bistro, featuring top menu items like cashew delight, pineapple fried rice, and grilled salmon salad. Meanwhile, Ciccio Trattoria and Fontina Ristorante transport diners straight to the heart of Italy with their authentic Italian dishes. Finally, Nom Noms offers a menu of outstanding Mexican cuisine, from shredded chipotle chicken salad to cheese quesadillas.
 
Adriatica Village is a charming shopping destination in McKinney’s Stonebridge Ranch that captures the essence of a European-inspired town square. Visitors to Adriatica can explore a curated selection of boutiques, showcasing everything from fashion and jewelry to home decor.
 
Edwards Flower Shop is a floral haven known for its gorgeous custom arrangements and commitment to providing fresh, high-quality flowers. This shop is a go-to destination for those seeking the perfect bouquet for special occasions or simply to brighten someone's day.
 

Entertainment and Things to Do

McKinney is a city that always knows how to celebrate life with flair. Dive into the vibrant atmosphere of Oktober Fest, a lively celebration of music, dance, and — of course — plenty of German beer. Step back in time during McKinney's “Dickens of a Christmas,” an enchanting event that transports the historic downtown into the Victorian era. From Barkfest to the annual Wine and Beer Crawls, McKinney's event calendar is a treasure trove of delightful experiences.
 
Enjoy the natural beauty of Erwin Park, a 212-acre oasis that beckons outdoor enthusiasts with its natural wooded scenery, 10 miles of mountain biking trails, playgrounds, picnic pavilions, and campsites.
 
The Alex Clark Memorial Disc Golf Course at Al Ruschhaupt Park is the perfect place for beginner or intermediate players. More experienced disc golf enthusiasts will find their place at the Towne Lake Disc Golf Course, promising a challenge. McKinney is also home to pickleball courts at Finch Park and the McKinney Tennis Center at Gabe Nesbitt Community Park. The Meyers Park and Event Center features glorious gardens, a lakeside gazebo, and venue spaces perfect for weddings and other events.
 
Stonebridge Ranch features the 20-mile Stonebridge Ranch Lake Trail, promising impressive lakeside views in an elegant setting. The Stonebridge Ranch Beach Club is home to a swimming lagoon, picnic pavilions, tennis and pickleball courts, and more for endless fun.
 
In Tucker Hill, residents enjoy beautiful gardens, tree-shaded nature trails, playgrounds, fire pits, a lawn chair amphitheater, biking trails, and a resort-style pool with splash fountains. The community also hosts fun-filled events like concerts on the lawn, July 4th parades, and pool parties.
 
Downtown McKinney is alive with energy, featuring over 120 shops and more than 20 restaurants. Explore the boutiques, try new menus, and enjoy fantastic entertainment at the McKinney Performing Arts Center. Take a historic walking tour, explore the collection of books at the Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library, or stroll through the gardens at the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts.
 

Schools

McKinney boasts a range of educational options, ensuring that every student has access to quality learning institutions.

 

  • Eddins Elementary
  • Valley Creek Elementary
  • Imagine International Academy of North Texas
  • Cornerstone Christian Academy
  • McKinney Christian Academy
  • Cockrill Middle 
  • McKinney High
  • McKinney North High
  • McKinney Boyd High

Overview for McKinney, TX

189,394 people live in McKinney, where the median age is 36.9 and the average individual income is $46,671. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

189,394

Total Population

36.9 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$46,671

Average individual Income

Around McKinney, TX

There's plenty to do around McKinney, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
53
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Urban Value Corner Store, TexaKona FM 107 Drinks & Café - TKFM, and Mike's Health Collection.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.3 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.89 miles 26 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.03 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.02 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.79 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for McKinney, TX

McKinney has 65,770 households, with an average household size of 2.86. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in McKinney do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 189,394 people call McKinney home. The population density is 2,828.34 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

189,394

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

36.9

Median Age

49.32 / 50.68%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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18-24 Years

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25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
65,770

Total Households

2.86

Average Household Size

$46,671

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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60+ Minutes

Schools in McKinney, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby McKinney. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Burks Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
Caldwell Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Arthur H McNeil Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Roy Lee Walker Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Leonard Evans Junior Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Lizzie Nell Cundiff McClure Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Jim And Betty Hughes Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Lois Lindsey Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Sonntag Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Slaughter Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Reuben Johnson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Albert & Iola Lee Davis Malvern Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
McKinney Boyd High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Gary And Bobbye Jack Minshew Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
J B Wilmeth Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Jesse McGowen Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Valley Creek Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5
Jack And June Furr Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Imagine International Academy Of North Texas
PUBLIC
K - 12th
5/5
Mooneyham Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Glen Oaks Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
C T Eddins Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Earl & Lottie Wolford Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Dean And Mildred Bennett Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Dr Jack Cockrill Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Herman Lawson Early Childhood School
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Primrose School Of Stone Brooke
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5
McKinney Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Collin County J J A E P
PUBLIC
12th - 12th
No rating available
County Residential Center
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
1/5
Jose De Jesus And Maria Luisa Vega Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
McKinney North High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Scott Morgan Johnson Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Collin County J J A E P
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
Collin County J J A E P
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 11th
No rating available
Naomi Press Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Collin County J J A E P
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available

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