Property Tax Value

The City of McKinney Provides Excellent Value for Your Tax Dollars

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Many taxpayers are surprised to learn that only 23 cents of every dollar paid in property taxes go to the City of McKinney to fund vital services like public safety, streets and parks. This chart shows how property tax dollars are distributed among the four taxing entities.

  • McKinney ISD - 66% or $5,203
  • City of McKinney - 23% or $1,802
  • Collin County - 8% or $612
  • Collin College - 3% or $284

 Dollar bill property tax split

Based on a total property tax bill of $7,901 assessed on an average McKinney home value of $349,567.

What Your Tax Dollars Get You

For each city service funded using property tax dollars, the City of McKinney delivers a big bang for your buck in comparison with the cost of everyday items.


Parks & Recreation


  • 2,500 acres of open spaces
  • 40 parks
  • 6 recreation facilities
  • 66 miles of hike and bike trails

$10

monthly amount per household

Compare to: $50 monthly gym membership

Parks & Rec

Library


  • 2 libraries
  • 1 mobile outreach vehicle
  • 77 average monthly programs
  • 1,869,938 in physical and digital collections

$4  Monthly amount per household

Compare to: $13 monthly Amazon Prime membership

McKinney Public Library System

Public Works

  • 800 streetlights
  • 93 traffic signals
  • 4,200 stop signs
  • 1,600 lane miles of streets

$12 Monthly amount per household

Compare to: $40 tank of gas

Public Works

Public Safety

Fire

  • 15,249 fire unit responses annually
  • 10 fire stations
  • 5,847 fire inspections annually
  • Community Health Program, commercial and residential fire and life safety self-inspection program and McTown Klownz Program

Police

  • 74,000+ calls for police service annually
  • 90 neighborhood watch groups
  • Crime rate down 27% over the last five 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

$69 Monthly amount per household

Compare to: $80 monthly mobile phone service

Public Safety

*Amounts are based on operating costs and the annual city property tax bill of $1,802 assessed on an average McKinney home value of $349,567.