Plano is a city in the state of Texas, located mostly within Collin County. As of 2012, Plano’s population is 259,841 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.94 percent.
Interesting Facts about Plano, Texas
Median home cost in Plano is $209,900.
Approximately 14.5 students per teacher in Plano.
Unemployment rate in Plano is 6.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 8.60%); Plano jobs have Increased by 1.32 percent.
Enjoy unique and entertaining attractions, like the Southfork Ranch from the TV series “Dallas” and events like Texas’ largest Hot Air Balloon Festival. Plano offers a high-spirited day and nightlife. You’ll find restaurants for every taste and style, and plenty of shopping at upscale boutiques and malls. Plano is a highly desirable place to live and has something for everyone – luxury homes, master planned communities, townhomes, condos, senior assisted living, and more.
Plano Independent School District (PISD) serves the residents of approximately 100 square miles in southwest Collin County. This area includes 66 square miles in the city of Plano, with the balance including northern portions of the cities of Dallas and Richardson and parts of the cities of Allen, Carrollton, Garland, Lucas, Murphy, Parker and Wylie.
Private schools near the area include St. Mark’s Catholic School, Carrollton Christian Academy, Trinity Christian Academy, and Willow Bend Academy.