Collin County

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Collin County, Texas

200 S McDonald St Suite 120
McKinney, TX 75069
Phone: (972) 548-4134
Fax: (972) 547-5731
www.co.collin.tx.us

In east-central TX, north of Dallas; organized Apr 3, 1846 from Fannin County. Name Origin: For Collin McKinney (1766-1861), Republic of TX legislator and a noted signer of the TX Declaration of Independence (1836)

Area (sq mi):: 885.85 (land 847.56; water 38.29) Population per square mile: 778.10
Population 2005: 659,457 State rank: 8 Population change: 2000-20005 34.10%; 1990-2000 86.20% Population 2000: 491,675 (White 76.10%; Black or African American 4.80%; Hispanic or Latino 10.30%; Asian 6.90%; Other 6.90%). Foreign born: 13.30%. Median age: 32.90
Income 2000: per capita $33,345; median household $70,835; Population below poverty level: 4.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $45,404-$39,941
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 28.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Plano (245,411)
  • McKinney County seat (88,409)
  • Allen (66,341)
  • Frisco (62,372)
  • The Colony (36,316)
  • Wylie (25,743)

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