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Plano, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Plano is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Collin County at latitude 33.0508 and longitude -96.7479. Collin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 666 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Plano, but most people and references simply refer to it as Plano, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Plano indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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Plano, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 269,924
Population in Households 269,097
Population in Familes 225,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 827
Population Density1 3,771
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 103,397
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 71,503
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 108,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63,255 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 40,142 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,013 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $268,332
Average Home Value $327,982
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $91,202
Average Household Income $118,695
Per Capita Income $45,560
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.9% 1.4%
Households 1.0% 1.45%
Families 0.68% 1.24%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   3.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Plano, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plano to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 9 100th
Population Density1 # 99 94th
Diversity Index2 # 352 80th
Median Household Income # 97 95th
Per Capita Income # 81 95th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.