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West 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 – Plano and Frisco — make up West Collin County, which has every modern amenity you might want from parks and trails to restaurants, shopping and entertainment.

By The Numbers

 20162021
Population462,890523,588
Households167,178187,818
Average Household Size2.762.78
Media Age36.536.8
Median Household Income$97,001$103,438
Average Household Income$120,950$128,631
Per Capita Income$43,822$46,272

Race and Ethnicity

 2016 (%)2021 (%)
White Alone304,685 (65.8%)321,181 (61.3%)
Black Alone40,692 (8.8%)50,995 (9.7%)
American Indian Alone2,057 (0.4%)2,187 (0.4%)
Asian Alone77,697 (16.8%)103,729 (19.8%)
Pacific Islander Alone287 (0.1%)367 (0.1%)
Some Other Race Alone21,771 (4.7%)25,499 (4.9%)
Two or More Races15,703 (3.4%)19,631 (3.7%)
Hispanic Origin (Any Race)67,253 (14.5%)80,277 (15.3%)

Educational Attainment (Population 25+)

 2016
TOTAL301,258
Less Than 9th Grade2.8%
9th-12th Grade, No Diploma2.4%
High School Graduate10.7%
GED/Alternative Credential1.7%
Some College, No Degree18.6%
Associate Degree7.0%
Bachelor’s Degree36.0%
Graduate/Professional Degree20.8%