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East Collin County

Collin County is a unique blend of new leading edge urban mixed with traditional, a great quality of life with a business/technology friendly environment.  Collin County is of the fastest growing counties in Texas and the nation.  More than 900,000 people, a rapidly growing list of corporate headquarters, and two professional sports teams have chosen this part of North Texas as home.  Two large communities – Allen and McKinney – make up East Collin County.  This area is home to Allen Premium Outlets, Waters Creek, the Heard Museum, and historic downtown McKinney.

By The Numbers

 20172022
Population362,664417,642
Households119,242137,036
Average Household Size3.023.03
Media Age34.734.8
Median Household Income$96,519$103,788
Average Household Income$118,113$132,458
Per Capita Income$39,056$43,653

Educational Attainment (Population 25+)

 2017
TOTAL226,013
Less Than 9th Grade2.8%
9th-12th Grade, No Diploma3.0%
High School Graduate13.5%
GED/Alternative Credential2.3%
Some College, No Degree20.2%
Associate Degree8.4%
Bachelor’s Degree33.8%
Graduate/Professional Degree16%

Race and Ethnicity

 2017 (%)2022 (%)
White Alone247,752 (68.3%)267,368 (64.0%)
Black Alone40,824 (11.3%)51,595 (12.4%)
American Indian Alone2,176 (0.6%)2,406 (0.6%)
Asian Alone39,663 (10.9%)56,519 (13.5%)
Pacific Islander Alone282 (0.1%)375 (0.1%)
Some Other Race Alone19,341 (5.3%)23,060 (5.5%)
Two or More Races12,624 (3.5%)16,317 (3.9%)
Hispanic Origin (Any Race)56,627 (15.6%)68,897 (16.5%)