Plano is located in the U.S. state of Texas. Plano location: Country United States, State Texas, County Collin. Nearby cities and villages : Allen, Richardson and Parker.
Plano is a city in Collin County, Texas, United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 259,841 and the population density was 1,394.51 per km2. According to data from the 2000 census, it had a population of 222,030 inhabitants, which places it in the ninth position of Texas cities by population.
According to the 2008 census estimates, the population would have increased to about 267,480 inhabitants, making it the seventieth most populous city in the United States. Plano is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, which is colloquially referred to as the Metroplex. This city is the headquarters of many companies. In 2005, Plano was voted the best city to live in the eastern United States by CNN Money magazine. In 2006, it was voted the eleventh best city to live in the United States by CNN Money magazine.
Plano schools are ranked among the best in the country according to different rankings. It has been rated the wealthiest city in the United States by CNN Money with a poverty rate of less than 6.4 %. In 2008, Forbes magazine stated that the three” best suburbs in Dallas to live in ” were Plano, University Park and Highland Park. The U.S. Census Bureau declared Plano the wealthiest city of 2008 by comparing the median household income in all U.S. cities of more than 250,000 inhabitants.