If you're looking for a place where the spirit of community is alive and well, you've found that in Plano. Plano is a city located in Collin County and Denton County in the state of Texas. Zip codes for the area are 75023, 75024, 75025, 75026, 75086, 75093, 75094, 75074, and 75075. Located just 17 miles from Downtown Dallas, Plano sits on 71.6 square miles of land.
Approximately 278,480 people call Plano home. With a population density of 3,891 people per square mile, this area is considered average when it comes to the number of people per square mile. This area observes Central Standard Time, and it sits at an elevation of 674 feet.
Residents of Plato enjoy a stable economy that is enhanced by a number of corporations that have their headquarters located in this city. Corporations represented include FedEx, Frito-Lay, Pizza Hut, and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group. The estimated household income is an estimated $80,448, which is well above the state average.
Because the city is active in preserving the spirit of community and building quality neighborhoods, Plano is an excellent place to call home. The city supports the Fair Housing Act and encourages residents to own their homes. The median house value is an estimated $226,500, which is well above the state average.
The percentage of the population with a high school diploma or higher is 95.1%. The percentage of the population holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher is 56.3%. These numbers are well above the average and show the community's commitment to excellence in education. Students in the area are served by the Plano Independent School District. Unlike traditionally structured schools, students who attend Plano schools attend elementary school, middle school, high school, and senior high school. There are currently 72 schools in this district that enroll 55,000 students annually.
The Plano Parks and Recreation Department maintains thousands of acres for neighborhood, community, open space, golf courses, and dog parks. Several of these parks are well-known for their preservation of large trees. In fact, the tree located within Bob Woodruff park is approximately 500 years old. Aside from the parks, the recreation department maintains five recreation centers and three performing arts venues.
The weather in Plano is considered humid subtropical. The hottest month of the year is August, with an average high temperature of 96 degrees. The coldest month of the year is January, with an average low of 30 degrees. The month of the year with the highest amount of precipitation is August, with an average of 4.88 inches. Total rainfall for Plano is around 40.97 inches annually.
The best source of information about the local community is your real estate agent. Contact TEAM-PRZADA at 972-839-0671 or 469-387-8111 to learn more about area neighborhoods, discuss selling your house, or to tour available homes for sale.