Live, Work & Play in Plano
Plano is a thriving community that has it all! Top employers, beautiful parks, a bustling downtown filled with activities and events, exciting entertainment venues, and of course, a vast array of homes that range from urban condos to country estates. For those seeking a connected community filled with resources and opportunities, there is no better place to find it than Plano, TX.
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Why Do Residents Choose Plano?
Beautiful Parks & Recreation
Get outside and explore Plano! The city maintains over 60 beautiful community parks across 3,800 acres of parkland and natural preserves. Bike trails and walking paths wind throughout the community. Five recreational centers offer a wealth of sports, activities, and amenities. Two outstanding parks include the Bob Woodruff Park and Oak Point Nature Preserve, which together offer over 1,000 acres of natural space and are connected via continuous biking trails.
Outstanding Employment Opportunities
Though it’s just a short trip from all the opportunities of downtown Dallas, a commute isn’t necessary. Plano is home to the headquarters of a wealth of major national companies, including Robot Entertainment, Toyota Motor Sales, Siemens PLM Software, Dell Services, Capital One Financial, Cinemark Theatres, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, HP Enterprise Services, and Liberty Mutual. Additionally JPMorgan Chase and Fannie Mae will be relocating their regional operations to Plano.
A Wealth of Events & Entertainment Options
There’s always something going on in Plano! Head to one of the city’s three event venues theaters—Courtyard Theater, Cox Playhouse, and the Amphitheater at Oak Point Park—for a wealth of live events and shows, from ballets to theater productions to outdoor concerts. The city also offers a wealth of community events throughout the year, including festivals, arts and crafts fairs, and sporting events. And for even more excitement, head to Historic Downtown.
A Thriving Downtown Community
Arts, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, dining, urban living, historic architecture...Downtown Plano has it all! Live theater and concert performances can be found at McCall Plaza. A wealth of galleries, shops, and local restaurants are housed in the beautiful historic architecture that lines the streets. There’s also the beautiful Haggard Park, a DART Rail station, and plenty of events to enjoy throughout the year— such as open mic nights, live trivia, wine dinners, and Oktoberfest activities.
A high quality of education is standard in Plano. The schools in the Plano Independent School District have received national recognition for their low student-teacher ratios, high graduation rates, and high test scores. Some of Plano's educational awards and rankings include:
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Population (2014): 278,480
Population Growth Since 2000: +25.4%
County: Collin, Denton
Zip Codes: 75023, 75074
Mean Home Prices (2013): $253,125
Dallas: 25 min
Fort Worth: 45 min
Public Transportation: DART
Major Highways: US-75, Pres GW Bush Turnpike
Collin Community College (2 campuses)
Southern Methodist University Plano
Dallas Baptist University
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