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Best Places To Live In Plano, TX

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  • Plano, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 279,088
  • Was just reading YOUR review (croneathome Oct 01, 2015). You don't just sound racist, you are racist, and you know it. You said "You haven't been swindled until you have been swindled by a Mexican." …[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score96
  • Allen, TX
  • City: 6.4mi / 10.3km away
  • Population: 94,710
  • When my family moved here, we were excited about the possibilities of a great school district (by ratings online, exemplary schools, etc.), which was a GREAT change of pace from California (whose schools…[read more]
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  • Frisco, TX
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.0km away
  • Population: 145,646
  • After living in Frisco, TX for five years, I have come to realize that this town is one that is set up on the basis of cowboys and horses being on every corner. This is a small town, which I enjoy, but I…[read more]
94
  • Rockwall, TX
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 41,672
  • Rockwall, Texas is a beautiful city with reasonably priced homes, good schools and a lot of things to do. Since the summers are very hot here, I love to visit indoor theme parks in the summer such as…[read more]
93
  • McKinney, TX
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km away
  • Population: 156,821
  • I really enjoy living in McKinney, as there are many things to do. One of the main reasons why I love living here is the weather. The summers are nice and hot while the winters tend to be very mild and…[read more]
93
  • Coppell, TX
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 40,631
  • I love my home as I am centrally located to everything including things I love to do which is eat, enjoy the movies and attend different festivals in the summer. Coppell has a rich history and is known…[read more]
91
  • Richardson, TX
  • City: 5.3mi / 8.5km away
  • Population: 108,350
  • First. The reviewer who posted you could get robbed and murdered in Richardson? Not going to argue that. But you were in the South part of Richardson down new Lake Highlands and North Dallas and it is…[read more]
91
  • Little Elm, TX
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.6km away
  • Population: 35,553
  • Little, Elm Texas is a small town 30 minutes outside of Dallas. Little Elm is currently expanding their area by building homes and businesses that can accommodate more residents. Little Elm has an…[read more]
90
  • Hickory Creek, TX
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km away
  • Population: 3,939
90
  • Rowlett, TX
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.0km away
  • Population: 59,203
  • Moving to Rowlett 30 years ago was the best move I ever made. It is clean and the neighborhoods are quiet. First and foremost, the city makes a good effort to enforce the city codes that keep the city…[read more]
89
  • Far North, Dallas, TX
  • Neighborhood: 7.3mi / 11.8km away
  • Population: 163,453
89
  • Lewisville, TX
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.5km away
  • Population: 102,327
  • After visiting Lewisville, Texas, I can say that I enjoyed the historic Texas city a whole lot. Lewisville isn't an over the top type of city, but more traditional and classical in a sense. The community…[read more]
89
  • Sachse, TX
  • City: 7.7mi / 12.4km away
  • Population: 23,329
  • Sachse is a small city northeast of Dallas. I lived here briefly but found myself routinely bored and decided to leave. It's a nice city when it comes to quality of life and the homes are affordable, but…[read more]
88
  • Wylie, TX
  • City: 10.4mi / 16.8km away
  • Population: 45,655
  • After living in Maine for my entire life, I moved to Wylie, TX about three years ago. It was one of the best moves I made. I miss the beautiful scenery, but the neighborhood I live in has friendly people…[read more]
88
  • Prosper, TX
  • City: 16.7mi / 26.8km away
  • Population: 15,236
  • Prosper, Texas is a community that is worth the drive from where ever you are. Once a well kept secret is now a town that is flourishing with new development and families that are all bringing out the…[read more]
88
  • Hebron, TX
  • City: 11.0mi / 17.8km away
  • Population: 413
87
  • Greens, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 5.7mi / 9.1km away
  • Population: 525
87
  • University Park, TX
  • City: 13.1mi / 21.1km away
  • Population: 24,346
  • There are lots of fun and interesting activities in University Park that you and your family can take advantage of. Whether you're looking for attractions that children will enjoy or want to plan a…[read more]
87
  • Firewheel Estates, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 5.6mi / 9.0km away
  • Population: 519
87
  • Carrollton, TX
  • City: 11.8mi / 19.1km away
  • Population: 129,266
  • I got a ridiculous ticket that should have been a warning, tried fighting it in court but the judge denied. They wanted me to pay $150 the day I went to court which I didn't have until the next day. They…[read more]
87
  • The Fairways At Firewheel, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: n/a
86
  • Highland Park, TX
  • City: 14.3mi / 23.1km away
  • Population: 8,986
86
  • Buckingham North, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 6.7mi / 10.8km away
  • Population: 669
86
  • Krugerville, TX
  • City: 24.5mi / 39.5km away
  • Population: 1,622
86
  • Murphy, TX
  • City: 5.2mi / 8.4km away
  • Population: 20,015
  • Hello, I am a professional who bought a house in this area. Long story short: If you like country bumpkins, this is the place for you. I lived in the Aviary, currently there is not an appropriate…[read more]
86
  • The Colony, TX
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 40,757
  • This town is part of Denton County do not live in any town that are part of this county. If you want to live in a town that keeps letting "racial discrimination "lawyers Practice law in the same county…[read more]
85
  • Forney, TX
  • City: 23.5mi / 37.8km away
  • Population: 16,842
  • Forney has all the activities that will make your time in the city worthwhile for you and your family. Whether you're looking to spend more time outdoors or want to find a great place to eat, Forney has…[read more]
85
  • Fate, TX
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 9,234
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  • Irving, TX
  • City: 20.3mi / 32.7km away
  • Population: 232,013
  • The water service bill every month is due in a different date, their day ends at 5PM because if you pay online after 5 PM they will charge a fee of 10% to 12% of your bill.The day ends at Midnight…[read more]
85
  • Melissa, TX
  • City: 20.4mi / 32.8km away
  • Population: 6,844
  • .., "suspected weed in vehicle, needed to search, do weed tongue test (LOL)" car ✔, one ✔ my tongue."positive sir (LOL)! Recd a speeding ticket.LOL! SMH! Blessings on the 2…[read more]
84
  • Arts District, Dallas, TX
  • Neighborhood: 16.9mi / 27.2km away
  • Population: 581
84
  • Lowry Crossing, TX
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 1,584
84
  • Paloma Creek, TX
  • City: 19.8mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 3,727
84
  • Grand Prairie, TX
  • City: 25.7mi / 41.3km away
  • Population: 185,631
  • Grand Prairie, TX was one of a few stops on a business trip to Texas in 2009. I found Grand Prairie to be a little more than I expected but still nothing "over-the-top". Grand Prairie does a nice job at…[read more]
84
  • Savannah, TX
  • City: 18.7mi / 30.1km away
  • Population: 4,592
  • This area used to be a great area! Since the population here has grown so much so has the vehicle break ins, road rage drivers, drug dealing in this neighborhood and schools, gang activity…[read more]
83
  • Providence Village, TX
  • City: 21.2mi / 34.0km away
  • Population: 6,223
83
  • Keningston Gardens, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 10.6mi / 17.0km away
  • Population: n/a
83
  • Aubrey, TX
  • City: 25.6mi / 41.2km away
  • Population: 3,002
83
  • Sunnyvale, TX
  • City: 17.2mi / 27.8km away
  • Population: 5,871
82
  • The Enclave, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 6.1mi / 9.8km away
  • Population: 170
82
  • Farmersville, TX
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.2km away
  • Population: 3,416
82
  • Farmers Branch, TX
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 32,211
  • Purchased almost a year ago and can't wait to sell! Live off of Valley View and Webb Chapel area, did not realize the speeding danger in this town. Foolish me, Webb Chapel, Marsh, Josey, commuters…[read more]
82
  • Lavon, TX
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 2,663
82
  • Cross Roads, TX
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 1,091
81
  • Lake Dallas, TX
  • City: 20.2mi / 32.5km away
  • Population: 7,575
81
  • Heath, TX
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 7,992
81
  • Valley Creek North, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 7.7mi / 12.5km away
  • Population: 206
81
  • West End Historic District, Dallas, TX
  • Neighborhood: 17.6mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 874
81
  • Oakcrest, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 5.8mi / 9.4km away
  • Population: n/a
81
  • Briaroaks, Garland, TX
  • Neighborhood: 5.9mi / 9.6km away
  • Population: n/a
81
  • Highland Park, Dallas, TX
  • Neighborhood: 14.3mi / 23.0km away
  • Population: 8,797

Plano, TX: An Amazing Place To Live!

Plano, Texas, is the ninth most populous city in Texas. With more than 275,000 residents, it is the affluent northeastern neighbor of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Numerous corporate headquarters in diverse industries are located in this city. That is located mostly in Collin County with a very small piece in Denton County. This city is relatively young as it was not founded until 1950. Many residents make much more than the United States average income, and it is reflected in the cost of living in Plano. There is no state income taxes, low sales tax and property taxes are comparable to many United States communities.

Away from work, there are plenty of fun things to do in Plano. An active art community makes it easy to interact with other creative individuals. Several community parks and an indoor ice arena help compel residents to stay physically fit. There is also an extremely active history club busy teaching residents about when Plano was farming country.

Residents enjoy a very good public school system. The city's three high schools are regularly recognized as being among the top in the nation. The city is one of very few in the nation to regularly teach Chinese in bilingual classrooms after many Chinese professionals settled in the community. Residents in Plano are working hard to maintain its reputation as one of the safest cities in America, and your chances of being a victim of a violent crime in Plano is much lower than normal. The weather in Plano is a pleasant surprise for many people moving from Northern climates as the daily high during January usually reaches over 50 degrees. If you are thinking of moving to Plano, then you can expect a great education system, low violent crime rate, outstanding weather and above average chances of landing a great job.

This city is located within 30 minutes of Dallas Fort Worth Metropolitan Airport. The city is served by the Dallas Area Rapid Transport system who operates two transit stations in Plano. The city is also served by two light rail stations providing residents easy access to the entire region. The city is within 350 miles of three of the top 10 United States ports.

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