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-Entertainment
-Arts and culture
-Diverse economy

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Unattractive physical setting
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metro Area


Dallas is the eastern, larger half of the Dallas–Fort Worth “Metroplex.” Dallas is what most people think of when they first think of Texas—big, busy, growing, cosmopolitan, rich, glitzy, and self-confident. Dozens of gleaming downtown skyscrapers tower above the level plains, while an assortment of neighborhoods and suburban commercial centers sprawl in all directions around the city core. It has far outgrown its beltway and is supported by a spider web of freeways going in all directions, a network almost without compare in other U.S. cities. Long commutes are common, thanks to the large population, growth rate, and urban sprawl, but most don’t commute to the city itself. A rapidly developing rail-transit program is helping to cope, but Dallas is pretty much as “motor city.”


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in McKinney is 3.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. McKinney jobs have Increased by 3.09 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, McKinney's cost of living is 17.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, McKinney's population is 162,898 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 665.39 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in McKinney is $279,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 38.22%.
    SCHOOLS
    McKinney public schools spend $11,302 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.9 students per teacher in McKinney.

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  4/12/2015
Leaving Mckinney

Left California in 2014 for the good life in mckinney tx. After living here for about s year, found out about the real cost to live in Texas. Yes, housing and gas are... (Read More)

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  3/24/2015
Urban for Suburban

It's realitivly alright. Mostly quiet slightly boring to me but then I moved herd 7 years ago from Dallas. Schools are good though. Houses are nice for the money. It is... (Read More)

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  3/25/2014
Economic Growth

McKinney has a strong and growing ecomony. New businesses openings and... (Read More)

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