Plano, Texas is a medium-size city with a population of slightly less than 281,000. At an average age of just over 38, the city's population is a little older compared to other cities in Texas, which has an average age of 35. Most Plano residents own their homes, and 39% of residents rent. The average rent for Plano is $325/month more than the state average.
Plano residents have an average commute of about 29 minutes. Many residents (47%) commute to work by car, while public transportation isn't used widely. Relatively few commuters walk to work.
There are three primary industries in Plano: scientific, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 21% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 11% of the city's population works in management, making it the top field in the city. Plano workers take home an average annual income of just over $103K, more than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345). Plano has a large concentration of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 13% have earned a Master's or a Doctorate. In addition, 24% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.