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Moving to McKinney TX?

McKinney is a dynamic city in the Dallas-Fort Worth Region. It is approximately 37 miles north of Dallas. As of 2017, it has population size of about 168,358. According to census statistics, McKinney ranked second and third, respectively, in 2007 and 2008 for fastest growth among all cities with a population size over 100,000. With its tree-lined streets and high quality of life, McKinney is considered one of the most desirable places to live in the nation. Since 2005, it has ranked in the top five spots on Money Magazine’s list of “Best Places to Live.” It was voted #1 on that list in 2014. Those moving to McKinney TX will find top schools, natural parks and green space, job opportunities, and more.

McKinney History

Like many cities in Texas, McKinney’s origins date back to the 1840s. In 1849, William Davis donated 120 of his 3,000 acres of land to help build the town’s site. The city officially incorporated in 1859. For over 125 years, McKinney functioned as a major business center in Collin County. Its main industries included flour, corn, and cotton production. Banking institutions, schools, and churches all prospered in McKinney, too. The city’s population size was about 35 in 1848. By 1912, it had over 4,700 residents. By the 1980s, McKinney’s population of approximately 16,000 people was employed by over 250 businesses.

McKinney Hospitals

McKinney residents have access to several local hospitals, including Medical Center McKinney, Methodist McKinney Hospital, and Baylor Medical Center at McKinney. Medical Center McKinney has about 260 patient beds. Each year, Medical Center McKinney’s physicians treat around 37,790 emergency room visitors. The hospital admits over 11,400 patients annually, and its surgeons perform over 3,500 inpatient and outpatient surgeries.

McKinney Weather

McKinney has a humid subtropical environment. The average annual temperature is 64°F. Its warmest month is historically July, which has an average temperature of 93°F. Its coolest month is January, with an average high of 53°F. The city receives around 41 inches of precipitation each year, which includes 39 inches of rain and two inches of snow. It averages 229 sunny days in a year. May is the wettest month.

McKinney Real Estate

The average home price in McKinney is about $298,500. This is a 4.8 increase from 2016. Home prices are expected to rise by 3.7 percent through 2018. The median SF listing price is $139 in McKinney, which exceeds the median of $131 per SF in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. If you are relocating to the area, contact a McKinney mover to take the hassle out of packing and unpacking so you can relax and enjoy the scenery.

McKinney Transportation

McKinney has its own corporate airport, called the McKinney National Airport, which serves business and personal air travelers in the northern Dallas area. Taxi and para-transit services are available to residents through the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA). Residents can get around the city using the Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH).

McKinney Hotels

Visitors to McKinney will find an assortment of about 25 hotels ranging between two and five stars. The city’s hotels range in price and amenities to meet everyone’s needs. Choose from full-service luxury hotels to budget motels, inns, and more. You’ll find hotels in the city’s center and further away from the activity.

Cost of Living in McKinney

The cost of living in McKinney is about 17 percent greater than the average cost of living nationwide. Healthcare and housing costs exceed the national average by three percent and 50 percent, respectively. The cost of utilities is 12 percent more in McKinney than elsewhere around the country, but the cost of groceries is lower. Whether you’re moving to the area on a short-term or long-term basis, a McKinney moving company can safely and securely transport your belongings.

McKinney Restaurants

The restaurant scene in McKinney is quite diverse and vibrant. American cuisine with classic burgers and fries is certainly an option here, as is upscale dining at small European-style bistros and cafés. You will find southern Cajun-style cuisine here and authentic Mexican food from south of the border.

McKinney Schools

Most McKinney students attend the McKinney Independent School District (MSD). The district has an enrollment size of over 24,500 students. Within the district are three high schools, five middle schools, and 20 elementary schools. MSD also has two alternative education campuses and an early childhood learning center. The district covers 603 acres and has 68 facilities.

Things to do in McKinney

Whether you’re looking for outdoor activities, family fun, or arts and culture events, you’ll find no shortage of things to do in McKinney. Hiking and biking trails throughout the city are ideal for outdoor exploration. Families can participate in hockey and ice skating at the Dr Pepper StarCenter, and golfers can practice their swing at the Oak Hollow Golf Course. Consult your McKinney guide for special events that take place throughout the year, including music festivals and the festival of lights.

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