Celina, TX
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Living in Celina

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. Much of the housing stock in Celina was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Celina economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Celina, where the median household income is $126,474.00.

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: 25.99% 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.

In addition, Celina is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

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 34.54 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Celina are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.49% 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 $49,569, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $198,276 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.

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