Buy Homes in McKinney, Texas

On this page are searches in the family orientated city of McKinney, TX. Hello, my name is Sherien Joyner, Realtor, GRI, and live in Carrollton, Texas. I work in the North Dallas area so of course McKinney Texas, whose motto is “City of Excellence”, is a place I know and love. 

I have put together a list of popular home searches for McKinney Texas. Just click on the links below and you will be taken to my IDX. There you can see all the houses that are currently on the market based on each of the search criteria. 

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I have put together a comprehensive home buyer’s guide just for you. 

The McKinney Community

McKinney, Texas is a vibrant community with something for everyone. From charming historic downtown area to family-friendly parks and trails, it offers a great quality of life.

Enjoy the thriving arts scene, numerous dining options, and friendly neighbors that make McKinney a wonderful place to call home.

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McKinney, Texas Median Listing Home price


Cost of housing in McKinney, Texas

The median listing price for a home in McKinney, Texas was $550,000 in July 2023. This is down 2.8% from the previous year. The median price per square foot was $223. The median home sold price was $540,300.

Cost of renting in McKinney, Texas

The cost of living in McKinney, Texas is relatively high, with rent averaging at $1,799 per month, which lands at the 98th percentile compared to the state average rent of $1,261.

On average, renters in McKinney spend around 19% of their earnings solely on housing.

As of August 2023, a 1-bedroom apartment in McKinney costs an average rent of $1,447, with a 5% increase compared to the previous year.

The average cost of a single-family home is $2,804, and the overall median rent in McKinney is $1,808, with prices demonstrating a 4.7% decrease year-over-year.

McKinney Home/Apartment Rental SizeMonthly Cost
1 Bedroom$1,447
2 Bedroom$1,855
3 Bedroom$2,395
4 Bedroom$2,895

As a Realtor, GRI, I am here to help you navigate the complex world of financing options for your dream home. Let’s make sure you have the necessary resources to secure the best financing option tailored to your needs. Together, we’ll make your home buying journey as smooth as possible.

McKinney, Texas Property Taxes

The City of McKinney receives only 23 cents out of every tax dollar paid by the taxpayers. 

This money is used to fund essential services such as public safety, streets, and parks. A chart is provided to illustrate how property taxes are distributed among the four taxing entities.

Note: Based on a total property Tax Bill of $8,322 assessed on an average McKinney home value of $415,259.

McKinney ISD- $5,452, 65%


City of McKinnry- $1,900, 23%


Collin County- $633, 8%


Collin College- $337, 4%


What does the McKinney Tax dollars do for the city?

The City of McKinney provides excellent value for every property tax dollar spent on city services, surpassing the cost of everyday items.

City BenifitBenifit Description Tax Revenue
Parks and Recreation 2,883 acres of open spaces, 48 parks, 8 recreation facilities, 78 miles of hike and bike trails$11 Monthly amount per household
Library2 libraries, 1 mobile outreach vehicle, 38,248 public computer sessions, 1,655,000+ items checked out, 1,365 library programs$3 Monthly amount per household
Public Works1,163 streetlights, 101 traffic signals, 4,550 stop signs, 1,710 lane miles of streets, 967 miles of sidewalk $15 Monthly amount per household
Public Safety FireFire: 17,000+ fire unit responses annually, 11 fire stations, 8,100+ fire inspections annually, Community Health Program, commercial and residential fire and life safety self-inspection program and McTown Klownz Program $72 Monthly amount per household for Fire and Safety
Public Safety PolicePolice: 75,000+ calls for police service annually, 85 neighborhood watch groups, Crime rate down 30% over the last 5 years (for all UCR crimes), Victim services, K9, SWAT, School Resource Officers, Neighborhood Police Officers, Community Services Unit, Mounted Patrol, Forensic Investigations, Traffic Unit, summer teen camps, Police Explorers

McKinney City Property Tax Rates (City)

Taxing EntityTax Rate
Maintenance and Operations 0.311797
Interest and Sinking (Debt) 0.145688
Total City Tax Rate 0.457485

McKinney City Property Tax Rates (Other entities)

Taxing EntityTax Rate
McKinney ISD 1.312900
Collin County 0.152443
Collin College0.081220
Total of all entity tax rates 2.004048

McKinney, Texas Median Household Income


McKinney City Population*


Number of Parks in McKinney*


McKinney City Community Parks

McKinney boasts 80 miles of hike and bike trails, along with almost 3,000 acres of parks and open spaces that showcase a diverse range of parkland and cityscapes. 

Explore native restoration areas, take in the beauty of wildflowers in bloom, or simply unwind in the abundance of green space found throughout the city.

McKinney City Hike and Bike Trail Master Plan

The Hike and Bike Trail Master Plan has been developed as a tool to guide the development and delivery of future trails, consistent with the community’s overall vision. 

The Plan is intended to provide the City and community partners with a framework for long-term decision making and investment in the community’s trail system.

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