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Celina, TX
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Celina profile

Living in Celina

Celina is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 34,229 people and two associated neighborhoods, Celina is the 176th largest community in Texas. Celina has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Celina, where the median household income is $142,643.00.

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.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 26.96% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Celina a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Celina has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Celina’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Celina is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Celina, the average commute to work is 33.01 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Celina. 53.37% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Celina in 2018 was $55,125, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $220,500 for a family of four.

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 Asian. Celina also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.61% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Celina include German, Irish, French, English, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Celina is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

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