East Collin County

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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

 20162021
Population346,753397,189
Households113,600129,681
Average Household Size3.033.04
Media Age34.634.9
Median Household Income$94,993$102,545
Average Household Income$113,613$121,998
Per Capita Income$37,442$40,028

Educational Attainment (Population 25+)

 2016
TOTAL213,725
Less Than 9th Grade2.7%
9th-12th Grade, No Diploma3.0%
High School Graduate13.5%
GED/Alternative Credential2.3%
Some College, No Degree21.3%
Associate Degree8.1%
Bachelor’s Degree33.2%
Graduate/Professional Degree15.9%

Race and Ethnicity

 2016 (%)2021 (%)
White Alone239,784 (69.2%)258,291 (65.0%)
Black Alone38,339 (11.1%)48,310 (12.2%)
American Indian Alone2,070 (0.6%)2,263 (0.6%)
Asian Alone35,969 (10.4%)50,755 (12.8%)
Pacific Islander Alone249 (0.1%)328 (0.1%)
Some Other Race Alone18,571 (5.4%)22,143 (5.6%)
Two or More Races11,770 (3.4%)15,098 (3.8%)
Hispanic Origin (Any Race)54,325 (15.7%)66,160 (16.7%)

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