Collin County, TX

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Population

1.01M

3.67% growth

Poverty Rate

6.86%


Median Age

37.2


Median Household Income

$96,051

1.18% growth

Number of Employees

527,036

3.45% growth

Median Property Value

$340,600

5.29% growth

About

In 2018, Collin County, TX had a population of 1.01M people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $96,051. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Collin County, TX grew from 969,603 to 1.01M, a 3.67% increase and its median household income grew from $94,933 to $96,051, a 1.18% increase.

The population of Collin County, TX is 55.7% White Alone, 15.8% Asian Alone, and 15.4% Hispanic or Latino. 30.5% of the people in Collin County, TX speak a non-English language, and 87.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Collin County, TX are Collin County Community College District (3,407 degrees awarded in 2017), Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano (127 degrees), and Allgood Beauty Institute (8 degrees).

The median property value in Collin County, TX is $340,600, and the homeownership rate is 65%. Most people in Collin County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 26.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Collin County, TX is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Collin County, TX employs 527k people. The largest industries in Collin County, TX are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (68,435 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (59,964 people), and Retail Trade (58,301 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($89,607), Manufacturing ($83,601), and Information ($82,457).

Median household income in Collin County, TX is $96,051. Males in Collin County, TX have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,835. The income inequality in Collin County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$96,051

2018 value

± $3,181

1.18%

1 Year Growth

± 4.05%

Households in Collin County, TX have a median annual income of $96,051, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $94,933 in 2017, which represents a 1.18% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$67,436

Average Male Salary

± $718

$48,835

Average Female Salary

± $539

In 2018, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $66,902 ± $2,105

  2. White

    $54,641 ± $518

  3. Two or More Races

    $47,698 ± $2,518

In 2018 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.22 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Collin County, TX is from Texas.

0.479

2018 Wage GINI

0.479

2017 Wage GINI

In 2018, the income inequality in Texas was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0209% growth from 2017 to 2018, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2018 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 317.06

  2. Census Tract 303.02

  3. Census Tract 304.07

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Collin County, TX was Census Tract 317.06 with a value of $223,333, followed by Census Tract 303.02 and Census Tract 304.07, with respective values of $178,942 and $177,857.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Collin County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.86% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Collin County, TX (62.4k out of 910k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    41,136 ± 1,771

  2. Hispanic

    19,858 ± 1,229

  3. Black

    8,138 ± 821

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Collin County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

527k

2018 Value

± 14,034

3.45%

1 Year growth

± 3.55%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Collin County, TX grew at a rate of 3.45%, from 509k employees to 527k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Collin County, TX, are Management Occupations (71,259 people), Sales & Related Occupations (60,577 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (54,449 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Collin County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Collin County, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (71,259 people), Sales & Related Occupations (60,577 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (54,449 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Collin County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.63 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.76 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Collin County, TX, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($101,528), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($100,103), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($96,607).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

527k

2018 Value

± 14,034

3.45%

1 Year growth

± 3.55%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Collin County, TX grew at a rate of 3.45%, from 509k employees to 527k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Collin County, TX, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (68,435 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (59,964 people), and Retail Trade (58,301 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Collin County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Collin County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Collin County, TX, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (68,435 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (59,964 people), and Retail Trade (58,301 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Collin County, TX has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (1.97 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.82 times), and Information (1.82 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Collin County, TX, by median earnings, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($89,607), Manufacturing ($83,601), and Information ($82,457).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

89% of the population of Collin County, TX has health coverage, with 65.2% on employee plans, 4.98% on Medicaid, 7.93% on Medicare, 9.93% on non-group plans, and 0.919% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Collin County, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Collin County, TX see 1064 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.57% decrease from the previous year (1081 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1499 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1028 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,064 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Collin County, TX see an average of 1,064 patients per year. This represents a 1.57% decrease from the previous year (1,081 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Collin County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

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State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11%

Uninsured

65.2%

Employer Coverage

4.98%

Medicaid

7.93%

Medicare

9.93%

Non-Group

0.919%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Collin County, TX grew by 15% from 9.57% to 11%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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Diversity

Collin County, TX is home to a population of 1.01M people, from which 87.4% are citizens. As of 2017, 18.6% of Collin County, TX residents were born outside of the country (180k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Collin County, TX is composed of 560k White Alone residents (55.7%), 159k Asian Alone residents (15.8%), 155k Hispanic or Latino residents (15.4%), 100k Black or African American Alone residents (9.96%), 24.2k Two or More Races residents (2.41%), 3.52k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.35%), 2.9k Some Other Race Alone residents (0.288%), and 154 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0153%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Collin County, TX are Spanish (114,283 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (25,617 speakers), and Hindi (15,262 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Collin County, TX was 37.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Collin County, TX are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Collin County, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

18.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

180k people

17.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

168k people

As of 2017, 18.6% of Collin County, TX residents (180k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Collin County, TX was 17.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,516,437 ± 37,200 people

  2. India

    285,714 ± 13,058 people

  3. El Salvador

    228,916 ± 11,700 people

In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,516,437 Texas residents, followed by India with 285,714 and El Salvador with 228,916.

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Citizenship

87.4%

2018 Citizenship

88.6%

2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 87.4% of Collin County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Collin County, TX was 88.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    560k ± 1.07k

  2. Asian Alone

    159k ± 3.18k

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    155k ± 8.69k

In 2018, there were 3.52 times more White Alone residents (560k people) in Collin County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 159k Asian Alone and 155k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    114,283 speakers (12.1%)

  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    25,617 speakers (2.72%)

  3. Hindi

    15,262 speakers (1.62%)

30.5% of Collin County, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Collin County, TX was Spanish. 12.1% of the overall population of Collin County, TX are native Spanish speakers. 2.72% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 1.62% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    12,222 ± 1,763

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    9,665 ± 1,836

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    9,544 ± 1,988

Collin County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Collin County, TX awarded 3,542 degrees. The student population of Collin County, TX is skewed towards women, with 14,226 male students and 17,614 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Collin County, TX are White (1,925 and 56.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (629 and 18.5%), Black or African American (369 and 10.9%), and Asian (319 and 9.38%).

The largest universities in Collin County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Collin County Community College District (3,407 and 96.2%), Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano (127 and 3.59%), and Allgood Beauty Institute (8 and 0.226%).

The most popular majors in Collin County, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,161 and 32.8%), General Studies (885 and 25%), and General Business (185 and 5.22%).

The median tuition costs in Collin County, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 1,161 degrees awarded

  2. 885 degrees awarded

  3. 185 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Collin County, TX was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 1,161 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Collin County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 3,407 degrees awarded

  2. 127 degrees awarded

  3. 8 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Collin County, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Collin County Community College District with 3,407 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,399

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,143

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,399 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Collin County, TX, which is 0.653 times less than the 2,143 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Collin County, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,925 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    629 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    369 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Collin County, TX were to White students. These 1,925 degrees mean that there were 3.06 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 629 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Collin County, TX was $340,600 in 2018, which is 1.48 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $323,500 to $340,600, a 5.29% increase. The homeownership rate in Collin County, TX is 65%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Collin County, TX have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Collin County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$340,600

2018 Median

± $5,505

$323,500

2017 Median

± $5,868

In 2018, the median property value in Collin County, TX grew to to $340,600 from the previous year's value of $323,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Collin County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Collin County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$96,051

Median Household Income

± $3,181

345k

Number of Households

± 10,230

In 2018, the median household income of the 345k households in Collin County, TX grew to $96,051 from the previous year's value of $94,933.

The following chart displays the households in Collin County, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Collin County, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Collin County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

65%

2018 Homeownership

64.2%

2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 65% of the housing units in Collin County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Collin County, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

26.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Collin County, TX have a longer commute time (26.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.08% of the workforce in Collin County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.09%

  3. Carpooled

    6.9%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Collin County, TX was Drove Alone (80.4%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.09%) and those who Carpooled (6.9%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Collin County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Collin County, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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