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Plano
  • City in Texas

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade A+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Plano is a city in Texas with a population of 288,870. Plano is in Collin County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Plano offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Plano there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Plano and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Plano are highly rated.

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About Plano...
Population
288,870

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$341,800
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,447
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    80.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    34.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    39.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    211.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,282
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    151.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    23%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    13%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    national  11%

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