About McKinney, TX

Since its incorporation, McKinney has continued to attract Texas residents to the area for the tree-lined streets, exceptional public school system, robust business opportunities, and the charismatic downtown square. The city’s Unique by Nature brand is more than a motto; it encompasses the community’s willingness to work together to make McKinney a great place to live, work, and play.   

Located only a 30-minutes drive from Downtown Dallas, McKinney offers a small-town feel while still being close to the big city amenities. As one of the fastest-growing cities in America, McKinney provides residents with a picturesque community complete with green spaces and high quality of life.

McKinney Independent School District

Serving students in McKinney, as well as New Hope, Allen, Fairview, Princeton, and Lowry Crossing, McKinney Independent School District educates more than 24,500 students every day in their 20 elementary schools, five middle schools, three high schools, early childhood center, and alternative campuses. McKinney has been recognized on both the state and national levels for its excellent education system.

Elementary Schools

Bennett Elementary

Burks Elementary

Caldwell Elementary

Eddins Elementary

Finch Elementary

Glen Oaks Elementary

Johnson Elementary

Lawson Early Childhood School

Malvern Elementary

McClure Elementary

McGowen Elementary

McNeil Elementary

Minshew Elementary

Press Elementary

Slaughter Elementary

Valley Creek Elementary

Vega Elementary

Walker Elementary

Webb Elementary

Wilmeth Elementary

Wolford Elementary

Middle Schools

Cockrill Middle School

Dowell Middle School

Evans Middle School

Faubion Middle School

Scott Johnson Middle School

High Schools

McKinney Boyd High School

McKinney High School

McKinney North High School

Learning Centers


Serenity High

Things to Do in McKinney, TX

From top-rated BBQ to brewery tours, paranormal activity to nature hikes, McKinney offers everyone who lives here a way to enjoy the city. Here are some of McKinney’s top attractions.

Historic Downtown McKinney

Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary

TUPPS Brewing

Franconia Brewing Company

Landon Winery

McKinney Performing Arts Center

WestRidge Golf Course

Chestnut Square

Hutchin’s BBQ

Living in McKinney, TX

People enjoy moving to McKinney because of the low unemployment rate of 3.5%. The median income of those living in McKinney is $82,988, and the median home price is $315,700. While McKinney has seen a .4% decrease in home values since last year, experts expect the values to rise by 3% within the next year. The median rent in McKinney is $1,895, which is higher than the average rent in the DFW Metroplex. 

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
Easy commutes
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Great nightlife
Updated Sep 29, 2022 2:40:pm. Based on information from the North Texas Real Estate Information Systems, Inc. This information is provided for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Any home sales data appearing on this page is obtained from public record sources (or estimates, for non-disclosure states) as provided by ATTOM Data Solutions and does not comprise an appraisal or a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). This information should not be used to replace a professional appraisal nor to determine the price of a particular property.