Plano, TX

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2020 Population
288,870
0.629% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.9
0.517% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.29%
7.1% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$96,348
0.78% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$341,800
6.78% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Plano, TX had a population of 289k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $96,348. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Plano, TX grew from 287,064 to 288,870, a 0.629% increase and its median household income grew from $95,602 to $96,348, a 0.78% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Plano, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (21.7%), White (Hispanic) (10.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.58%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.87%).

None of the households in Plano, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

84.9% of the residents in Plano, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Plano, TX are Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano (104 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Plano, TX was $341,800, and the homeownership rate was 58.9%.

Most people in Plano, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Plano, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Plano, TX is home to a population of 289k people, from which 84.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 27.4% of Plano, TX residents were born outside of the country (79.3k people).

In 2020, there were 2.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (148k people) in Plano, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 62.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 30.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.9%
2020 Citizenship
85.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 84.9% of Plano, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Plano, TX was 85.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Plano, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    148k ± 2.78k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    62.7k ± 2.35k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    30.1k ± 1.91k
15%
Hispanic Population
43.3k people

In 2020, there were 2.36 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (148k people) in Plano, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 62.7k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 30.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15% of the people in Plano, TX are hispanic (43.3k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Plano, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

27.4%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
79.3k people
27%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
77.6k people

As of 2020, 27.4% of Plano, TX residents (79.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Plano, TX was 27%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,937 ± 426
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,138 ± 403
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,018 ± 418

Plano, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.84 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Plano, TX employs 155k people. The largest industries in Plano, TX are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (23,667 people), Retail Trade (17,035 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (16,206 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($118,558), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($101,944), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($91,414).

Occupations

155k
2020 Value
± 3,467
0.0677%
1 Year growth
± 2.88%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Plano, TX grew at a rate of 0.0677%, from 155k employees to 155k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Plano, TX, are Management Occupations (24,489 people), Sales & Related Occupations (18,441 people), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations (15,695 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Plano, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

155k
2020 Value
± 3,467
0.0677%
1 Year growth
± 2.88%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Plano, TX grew at a rate of 0.0677%, from 155k employees to 155k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Plano, TX, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (23,667 people), Retail Trade (17,035 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (16,206 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Plano, TX, though some of these residents may live in Plano, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$70,071
Median earning men ± $2,679
$45,680
Median earning women ± $1,718

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($96,691), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($96,645), and Information ($95,264).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($116,250), Construction ($73,007), and Information ($66,797).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Employment change between N/A N/A and N/A N/A

As of N/A N/A, there are N/A people employed in Texas. This represents a N/A% N/A in employment when compared to N/A N/A.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $292B, followed by Gasoline ($210B) and Fuel oils ($178B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.36T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.5T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
90.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.36T. This is expected to increase 90.9% to $4.5T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $78.1B, followed by California with $76.4B and Michigan and $74.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Plano, TX awarded 104 degrees. The student population of Plano, TX in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4 male students and 143 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Plano, TX are White (73 and 70.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (15 and 14.4%), Black or African American (13 and 12.5%), and Asian (1 and 0.962%).

The largest universities in Plano, TX by number of degrees awarded are Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano (104 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Plano, TX are General Cosmetology (103 and 99%) and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (1 and 0.962%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.35% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.35% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (5.56M), Some college (5.02M), and Bachelors Degree (3.9M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Plano, TX was $341,800 in 2020, which is 1.49 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $320,100 to $341,800, a 6.78% increase. The homeownership rate in Plano, TX is 58.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Plano, TX have an average commute time of 26.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Plano, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Plano, TX is $96,348. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Plano, TX was Census Tract 316.46 with a value of $197,404, followed by Census Tract 316.64 and Census Tract 316.45, with respective values of $164,000 and $162,727.

Property

$341,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,779
$63,167
Median Property Taxes
±$1,852

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Plano, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Plano, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

58.9%
Homeownership
2020
65%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 58.9% of the housing units in Plano, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.1%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Plano, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 316.46
  2. Census Tract 316.64
  3. Census Tract 316.45

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Plano, TX was Census Tract 316.46 with a value of $197,404, followed by Census Tract 316.64 and Census Tract 316.45, with respective values of $164,000 and $162,727.

The following map shows all of the places in Plano, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$96,348
Median Household Income
± $2,122
106k
Number of Households
± 2,157

In 2020, the median household income of the 106k households in Plano, TX grew to $96,348 from the previous year's value of $95,602.

The following chart displays the households in Plano, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Plano, TX is from Texas.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2020, the income inequality in Texas was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (76.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.6%)
  3. Carpooled (6.23%)

In 2020, 76.9% of workers in Plano, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.6%) and those who carpooled to work (6.23%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Plano, TX have a shorter commute time (26.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Plano, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Plano, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Plano, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.29% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Plano, TX (18.1k out of 288k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Plano, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88.6% of the population of Plano, TX has health coverage, with 62.7% on employee plans, 4.95% on Medicaid, 9.67% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 0.574% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Collin County, TX see 986 patients per year on average, which represents a 6.63% decrease from the previous year (1056 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1457 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 809 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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986 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Collin County, TX

Primary care physicians in Collin County, TX see an average of 986 patients per year. This represents a 6.63% decrease from the previous year (1,056 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Collin County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 20.6% between 18 and 34 years, 42.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.4%
Uninsured
62.7%
Employer Coverage
4.95%
Medicaid
9.67%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
0.574%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Plano, TX grew by 2.03% from 11.2% to 11.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Plano, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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