Celina is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 23,811 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Celina is the 176th largest community in Texas. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Celina, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Celina, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Celina’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Celina does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $114,807.00.
Celina home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Celina real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Celina is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.51% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Celina is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Celina who work in sales jobs (15.74%), management occupations (14.78%), and office and administrative support (12.84%).
Also of interest is that Celina has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Celina telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 20.30% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Celina is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Celina really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Celina perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Celina, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.17 minutes every day commuting to work.
The citizens of Celina are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.92% of adults in Celina have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Celina in 2018 was $50,102, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,408 for a family of four. However, Celina contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Celina is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Celina home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Celina residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Celina include German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Celina is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.