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Plano, TX

Plano leans conservative and has a Democratic representative in Congress
284,579
Plano Population7
$
62,902
Median Income6
4.0
%
Unemployment Rate19
 

City Score

 

Population

Plano's 20 to 24 year old population grew by 25% since 2010, making it one of the fastest growing cities for that segment in the United States where the average growth rate is 5%

Age

38.6
Median Age7
11.1
%
Population Growth Since 20107

Proportion of Population by Age Group vs. United States average7

 

Race and Ethnicity

Plano residents are mostly white; however, the city is becoming more diverse as the white community has shrunk by 18.0% since 2010, while the Asian community, 2nd largest in the city, has grown by 39.7%

Race

42.3
%
Texas Population, White7
61.1
%
United States population, White7

Population Distribution by Race/Ethnicity7

 

Climate

Plano has hot summers, mild winters, little rainfall, and almost no snow. The temperature drops to 32°F or below only 31 days per year, but reaches 90°F or above 103 days per year with an average temperature in July of 85°F

Weather

22
%
Chance of Rain11
61
%
Chance of Sunshine3

Average Temperature39

 

Housing

The average home value in Plano increased by 56% since 2010 which is 14% higher than the national average and 2% higher than the state average

Rent

$
2,000
Monthly Average12
38
%
Renters40

Average Home Value5

 

Taxes

Plano is a low tax location with no state or local income tax, but sales tax 20% higher than the national average and property tax 62% higher than the national average.

Other

1.81
%
Property Tax23
8.25
%
Sales Tax21
0.0
%
Vehicle Tax23

Effective Income Tax Rate at Various Income Levels (Married, Filing Jointly)41

 

Employment

Plano has a very high employment rate of 96% which is 3% higher than the national average. The largest employers are Pizza Hut and J. C. Penney

Income

11.9
%
<$25,0006
28.1
%
$100,000+6

Distribution by Industry19

 

Politics

Plano leans conservative and has a Democratic representative in Congress

2016 Presidential Election Results42

Representatives

Mayor29 Harry LaRosiliere
Republican
House of Representative29 Van Taylor
Republican
 

Healthcare

The nearest 5-star hospital, Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano, is 4.5 miles from the center of Plano, the nearest Veterans Affairs medical center, VA North Texas Health Care System - Dallas VA Medical Center, is 22.2 miles away, and the nearest top-rated hospital for cancer care, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, is 5.8 miles away

Medicare-Rated Hospitals (<50 Miles)2

Is Marijuana Legal?

Medical30 CBD Oil Only
Decriminalized30 No
 

Safety

In Texas, 35.5% of adults live in a household with at least one gun, which is a decrease since 2000 when 41.7% of adults lived in households with guns

Gun Laws

No
Universal Background Checks31
No
Permit to Purchase Law31

Property Crimes and Violent Crimes per 100,000 Residents

 

Recognition

#5 2020 Best Cities to Live by Niche32
#10 2020 Best Cities to Retire by Niche33
#8 2020 Best Cities for Families by Niche34
#62 2019 Best Cities to Retire by WalletHub35
 

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