Home / Select Cities  /  Comparing McKinney, TX vs. Arlington, TX
Compare Cities
The BestPlaces City Compare will show you how two cities compare in over a dozen categories and 100s of items. The most popular comparisons are: Population, Cost of Living, Average Rent, Crime Rate, Tax Rates and Air Quality.

McKinney, Texas
Arlington, Texas
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
McKinney is 54% less densely populated than Arlington.
People are 13% more likely to be married in Arlington.
The Median Age is 1.0 years older in McKinney.

Metro Areas in TX / TX
Counties in TX / TX
Cities in TX / TX
Zip Codes in TX / TX
PEOPLE
 McKinney, TXArlington, TXUnited States
 Population162,898388,125321,418,820
 Population - 2010118,652359,410308,745,538
 Population - 200054,369332,969285,036,114
 Population - 199021,283261,721251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now665.39%48.30%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now199.62%16.57%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,6204,04791
 Land Area62963,531,905
 Water Area14264,837
 Median Age33.332.337.4
 Female Population50.81%50.70%50.81%
 Male Population49.19%49.30%49.19%
 space
 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 McKinney, TXArlington, TXUnited States
 Age 0 to 48.23%7.49%6.36%
 Age 5 to 98.99%7.68%6.51%
 Age 10 to 149.24%7.23%6.59%
 Age 15 to 174.93%4.74%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.15%4.72%4.35%
 Age 21 to 244.18%6.54%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.46%15.15%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4417.53%13.87%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5413.43%13.85%14.09%
 Age 55 to 594.40%5.45%6.57%
 Age 60 to 643.62%4.52%5.72%
 Age 65 to 744.64%5.40%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.36%2.39%4.26%
 Age 85 and over0.82%0.98%1.85%
 space1
 RACE
 McKinney, TXArlington, TXUnited States
 White62.60%42.87%62.77%
 Black11.16%19.29%12.24%
 Asian4.62%6.96%4.95%
 Native American0.26%0.28%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.02%0.05%0.16%
 Other0.24%0.16%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.77%1.73%2.13%
 Hispanic19.34%28.67%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic80.66%71.33%83.10%
 space2
 FAMILY
 McKinney, TXArlington, TXUnited States
 Households47,490133,601116,211,000
 Family Households37,50990,67676,958,100
 Non Family Households9,98142,92539,253,000
 Household Size2.992.782.63
 Married Population62.48%49.84%50.58%
 Single Population37.52%50.17%49.42%
 Now Married60.92%47.17%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.56%2.66%2.17%
 Never Married24.66%35.09%32.55%
 Widowed2.88%4.02%5.95%
 Divorced9.98%11.06%10.92%
 Married, w/children48.40%35.45%31.68%
 Married, no children32.08%33.58%41.44%
 Single, w/children14.62%21.52%16.94%
 Single, no children4.91%9.45%9.95%
 MOST RECENT SEARCHES ON COMPARE CITIES
 Compare CityCompared To This City
 Walla Walla, WashingtonCle Elum, WashingtonCompare
 West Lafayette, IndianaUrbana, IllinoisCompare
 Newport News, VirginiaBoston, MassachusettsCompare
 Winchester, VirginiaDenver, North CarolinaCompare
 Ocean Springs, MississippiGautier, MississippiCompare
 South Windsor, ConnecticutManchester, ConnecticutCompare
 Williamsburg, VirginiaCarlisle, PennsylvaniaCompare
 Henderson, NevadaClermont, FloridaCompare
 Seymour, TennesseeMorristown, TennesseeCompare
 East Stroudsburg, PennsylvaniaOrlando, FloridaCompare
 New Braunfels, TexasTaos, New MexicoCompare
 Spokane, WashingtonHamilton, MontanaCompare
 Laguna Niguel, CaliforniaDanville, CaliforniaCompare
 Steubenville, OhioSan Diego, CaliforniaCompare
 Ardmore, OklahomaWaynesville, MissouriCompare
 Vancouver, WashingtonCarlisle, PennsylvaniaCompare
 Great Barrington, MassachusettsCanaan, ConnecticutCompare
 Southfield, MichiganBloomfield Hills, MichiganCompare
 Conroe, TexasKnoxville, TennesseeCompare
 Columbia, South CarolinaHillsboro, OregonCompare

Bert Suggests test-driving a neighborhood in McKinney with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
Or test-driving a neighborhood in Arlington with an affordable short term rental.Click here to find the right place on Airbnb.
 COMMENTS

We're looking for comments about McKinney. Express your opinion

We're looking for comments about Arlington. Express your opinion


Popular Comparisons
SAFEST PLACES TO LIVE
Corvallis, OR
vs. Salem, OR
Compare Now

MOST SCHOOL SPENDING
Riverton, WY
vs. Malone, NY
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
HIGHEST POPULATION
New York, NY
vs. Los Angeles, CA
Compare Now

HEALTHIEST RETIREMENT
Seattle, WA
vs. Minneapolis, MN
Compare Now


More Popular Comparisons
BEST COST OF LIVING
Pecos, TX
vs. Lamesa, TX
Compare Now

LONGEST AUTO COMMUTE
Raymondville, TX
vs. Summerville, GA
Compare Now