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A Growing Population

Nestled in the heart of Texas and just 40 miles north of Dallas, Celina boasts a rapidly expanding population, each contributing their unique talents and perspectives to our close-knit town. The projected population in Celina is expected to be over 100,000 in just 5 years, bringing with it an increasing and skilled workforce. 

Population Breakdown


Service Area, 2024


City Limits, 2024


Projected, 2029

Fast Facts

The median age in Celina is 37.

  • 51.4% Bachelor's/Grad/Professional Degree

  • 29.2% Some College

  • 13.4% High School Graduate

  • White: 69.4%

  • Two or More Races: 13.1%

  • Black: 6.7%

  • Asian: 4.4%

  • Pacific Islander: 0.1%

  • Other: 5.4%

Our Workforce

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With a workforce population of over 550,000 in Collin County, our talent pool is made up of well-educated and skilled community members.
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Celina is preparing our workforce of the future for greater heights with CTE, continuing education, and certificate programs at area schools and colleges.