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Background on Plano, Texas
Plano is located approximately twenty miles North of Downtown Dallas and is part of the Dallas - Fort Worth Metro area. Plano is located in two counties, the majority of Plano falls within Collin County and a smaller portion reaches into Denton County. The population here is around 290,000. According to the United States Census Bureau Plano is 71.6 square miles in size. The climate here in Plano is humid subtropical. The summers here are hot and often times muggy and the winters tend to be cold and windy. The hottest portion of the year here is from the beginning of June and lasts until mid-September when the daily average is around 87 degrees. The colder months last from the end of November until the tail end of February when the daily average high is around 63 degrees and the average low is somewhere in the mid 30’s.
Major Companies Headquartered Here in Plano
Some of the most recognizable businesses have headquarters right here in Plano which really helps the local economy. Here is a list of some of the biggest businesses found here. At Home, Beal Bank, Cinemark Theatres, Crossmark, Denbury Resources, FedEx Office, Frito-Lay, J.C. Penney, Keurig, Dr. Pepper, Main Event Entertainment, Pizza Hut, Rent – A – Center, Siemens Software and Toyota Motor North America. In addition to these huge names there are a few other notable names that relocated their headquarters to Plano. Liberty Mutual built a corporate campus just a few blocks away from Toyota which brought an estimated 5,000 jobs to the Plano area. Then in in 2016 JP Morgan Chase and Fannie Mae made the move to Plano which brought more than 7,000 brand new jobs to the community. If you are looking to live in an area with a booming economy, Plano is the place to be! In the area the largest employers according to a 2017 poll were as follows. Capital One Finance employs 5,500 people, DXC Technology employs 4,000, Bank of America Home Loans employs 3,400, Red Bee Media employs 3,200, Toyota Motor North America, Inc. employs nearly 3,000, Frito – Lay employs 2,500, J.C. Penney Company employs almost 2,500, NTT Data Services employs around 2,250, Texas Health Plano employs almost 1,700 and finally Medical City Plano employs 1,600.
Parks in Plano
In Plano there are a few parks for you to pick if you are looking to get out and enjoy nature. If you want to visit a park with a tree that is estimated to be over 200 years old then head over to Bob Woodruff park located on the East side. Then there is Arbor Hills Nature Preserve which is a 200 acre pack that features more than 3 miles of a paved hiking trail as well as 3 miles of unpaved hiking trail. There is also a 2.8 mile off road bike trail if you are a real adventure seeker as well as a pavilion and even a playground. The pavilion can actually be rented out for special occasions. There is also an observation tower that provides a bird’s eye view of the entire park. Next there is Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve. This 800 acre park is the largest in the entire city and features 3.5 miles of concrete trails as well as 5 miles of soft trails. If you head to the Southeastern portion of the park you will find an equestrian area where you can ride horses. If you include the previously mentioned trails, there are 26 total trails for you to pick when at this park.
Education in Plano
The Plano Independent School District serves the youth of this booming city. There are 70 public schools as well as 16 private schools. This independent school district serves more than 55,000 students and employs more than 6,400 people. The reason the Plano school district did not make the list of biggest employers in the area is because this school district extends into other areas besides Plano. The list of biggest employers was kept to businesses that serve Plano exclusively.
Real Estate in Plano
The real estate here in Plano is beautiful and affordably priced. You will find that a majority of the homes here are the Traditional style and have a brick exterior. There are some newer homes up for sale as well as more established homes with beautiful finishes and classic Texas charm.
Plano, Texas is an amazing place to live with a booming economy as well as plenty of outdoor recreation. Do not overlook this area if you are thinking of moving to Texas!
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Currently Plano has 599 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 05/25/2020. Of these properties, 536 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Plano, and 13 condos are for sale by their owners in Plano. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Plano, is $904,840, the average condo price in Plano, is $1,320,037. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $232. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 6,637 of properties sold in Plano. Of these properties, 6,053 single family homes have sold by their owners in Plano, and 182 condos have sold by their owners in Plano. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Plano, is $549,363. Single family homes have been selling for 152 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Plano, is $404,407. Condos have been selling for 162 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Plano, are: Normandy Estates (11 For Sale), Prairie Commons (9 For Sale), Commodore At Preston (6 For Sale), Lakeside On Preston Ph 3a (6 For Sale), Legacy West (5 For Sale), Cyprus Villas (5 For Sale), Deerfield East Ph Two (5 For Sale), Central Park On Preston (5 For Sale), Town Homes At Legacy Town Center Ph Two (5 For Sale), Trails Of Glenwood Ph 4 (4 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 05/25/2020