Quality of Life

Plano, Texas has earned a national reputation as one of the best places in the United States for families to live and work. Located just 19 miles north of Downtown Dallas, Plano offers access to all the amenities of the DFW metropolitan area. Dallas is known for its culinary scene, leading arts district, professional sports, hip entertainment districts and great shopping. All of these amenities are within a few minutes by car or light rail.

Plano citizens enjoy a high standard of living.

Plano was ranked #1 Best City to Build Personal Wealth by Salary.com. This is due, in part, to a combination of affordable, quality housing, and an abundance of high paying jobs. Translation-you can live here and afford to do the things you want to do. And if you want to get away, DFW International Airport can take you to over 225 destinations world-wide. Plano citizens place a high value on education, safety and healthcare.

Plano places a high value on education, safety and healthcare.

Cost of Living 
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