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Celina is a town in Collin County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.

The community was named for Celina, TN.

The latitude of Celina is 33.324N. The longitude is -96.784W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 692 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,304.


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Median household income
Local
$37,383
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Celina demographic reports
When a railroad line bypassed the community by one mile, in 1902, local merchants led the movement to move Celina to the railroad. Five years later, in 1907, Celina incorporated.
Celina is a small town that's crazy about its high school football team. Celina High School has won seven state championships, tying it for tops all-time in the state. The 2002 team was featured in a documentary, "Power, Passion & Glory: The Real Story of Texas Football Madness."
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 9. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Balloon Festival - June 28-July 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Celina web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Celina demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Collin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75078 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Celina residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Celina ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Celina was $17,499, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Celina residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Celina, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $495.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $844.


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Libraries in Celina include Celina Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Celina include Celina Record

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Collin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Celina political report.

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The average commute time for Celina workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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