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Posted on: June 21, 2023

Residents rate high quality of life, strong economic health in McKinney

Citizen survey says 92 percent of residents happy with life in McKinney

McKINNEY, Texas (June 20, 2023) – McKinney residents confirmed they enjoy a high quality of life in a recent citizen satisfaction survey, as 92 percent of residents rated the City of McKinney as an excellent or good place to live. Residents also gave high ratings to the overall economic health of McKinney, the overall feeling of safety, and the quality of parks and recreation opportunities in the city.

“The City Council and staff are committed to maintaining a high quality of life and guiding the growth of our city's economy. Satisfaction with these areas is fundamental to the people who choose to live in McKinney,” said CoCo Good, Director of Communications and Marketing. 

McKinney earned far better ratings than the national benchmark in the vibrancy of the downtown and commercial area. Citizens also gave higher ratings for the city’s quality of business and service establishments, as well as employment and shopping opportunities within McKinney.

Citizens lauded the overall design and layout of the city’s residential and commercial areas, giving higher marks than the national benchmark for McKinney’s overall appearance, preservation of historical and cultural character, and the design and planning of neighborhoods and residential growth.

The 2023 citizen survey is part of The National Community Survey™, a collaborative effort between National Research Center Inc. and Polco, a civic communication and analytics platform. The survey and its administration are standardized to ensure high-quality research methods and directly comparable results across The National Community Survey™ communities. 

The citizen survey results and a summary are posted on the city’s website

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