Welcome to Plano

Plano (approx. pop. 274,000) is located about 20 miles northeast of downtown Dallas in Collin and Denton counties. An up-and-coming part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan area, Plano is known for having a thriving economy that is a hotspot for major corporations and good employers, a beautiful historic downtown, ample shopping and an endearing small-town feel. Some of the major employers located here include JC Penney, Frito-Lay, Bank of America, PepsiCo, Cigna, Toyota, Liberty Mutual, JPMorgan Chase, Fannie Mae and many others. Plano is bordered on the north by Frisco, on the northeast by Allen, on the east by Parker, on the south by Richardson, on the southwest by Dallas, on the west of Carrollton and on the northwest by The Colony. AreaVibes.com ranked Plano the #1 of its Best Places to Live in 2013 list.

Quick Facts

Population

286,143

Female

142,377

Male

136,711

  • White
    194,005
    67.8%
  • Hispanic
    42,349
    14.8%
  • Asian alone
    54,653
    19.1%
  • Black
    22,891
    8.0%
Median Home Price

$ 291,100

Average Income

$85,085

Median resident age

38 years

Plano Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Allan K & Carolyn H Bird Education CenterK-8Elementary–: –/–0
Anderson ElementaryK-5Elementary2018: 108/435716.3
Andrews ElementaryK-5Elementary2018: 51/435714.4
Armstrong Middle6-8Middle2018: 903/205012.7
Barksdale ElementaryK-5Elementary2018: 196/435714.8
Barron ElementaryK-5Elementary2018: 2738/435710
Beaty Early Childhood SchoolPK-PKElementary–: –/–20.7
Bethany Christian SchoolPK-12Private–: –/–6.2
Bethany ElementaryK-5Elementary2018: 523/435712.5
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