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McKinney

Wikipedia says:

Both the city and the county were named for Collin McKinney, signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, and a congressman for the Red River district of the Republic of Texas. He was the author of a bill establishing counties in the northern part of the state.

Demographics

  • Median Age: 32.7
  • Population Growth (2000-2013): 173.20%
  • Population Density: 2,388 people per square mile

Schools

  • Students Passing STARR K-11: 88%
  • Average SAT Score: 1580
  • Students Taking SAT/ACT: 77.70%
  • Instruction Spending Per Student: $4,202

Crime

  • Violent Crime Rate: 1.63 per 1,000 residents
  • Non-Violent Crime Rate: 19.68 per 1,000 residents

Real Estate

  • Average Price of Homes Sold (2013): $253,876
  • Sales Price Change (2011-2013): 15.70%
  • Owner-Occupied Homes: 71.00%

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