McKinney is a city in and the county seat of Collin County, Texas, United States. It is Collin County's second-largest city. A suburb of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, McKinney is about 32 miles north of Dallas. Several times the U.S. Census Bureau has listed McKinney as the nation's fastest-growing city. It is Texas 16th most populous city. McKinney was rated No. 1 by Money magazine as "Best Place to Live" in America.
Among the top 10 employers in the city are: Raytheon Space & Airborne Systems; Collin College; McKinney Independent School District; Torchmark Corporation; Encore Wire Corporation; City of McKinney; Medical Center of McKinney; Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney; TimberBlindsMetroShade; Watson & Chalin Mfg Inc.
McKinney has a population of over 199,177 people. McKinney also forms part of the wider Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area which has a population of over 7,573,136 people. McKinney is the #416 hipster city in the world, with a hipster score of 1.4722 according to the Hipster Index which evaluates and ranks the major cities of the world according to the number of vegan eateries, coffee shops, tattoo studios, vintage boutiques, and record stores per 100,000 city residents.