Plano, TX

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2022 Population
284,948
0.981% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
0.258% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.94%
4.31% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$105,679
5.97% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$412,500
15.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Plano, TX had a population of 285k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $105,679. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Plano, TX grew from 282,181 to 284,948, a 0.981% increase and its median household income grew from $99,729 to $105,679, a 5.97% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Plano, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (49%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (22.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.9%), White (Hispanic) (6.57%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (6.1%).

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.

84.2% of the residents in Plano, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Plano, TX are Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano (130 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Plano, TX was $412,500, and the homeownership rate was 56.7%.

Most people in Plano, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Plano, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Plano, TX is home to a population of 285k people, from which 84.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 28.3% of Plano, TX residents were born outside of the country (80.6k people).

In 2022, there were 2.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (140k people) in Plano, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 64.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 25.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

84.2%
2022 Citizenship
84%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 84.2% of Plano, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Plano, TX was 84%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Plano, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    140k ± 2.91k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    64.4k ± 2.67k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.4k ± 2.12k
15.6%
Hispanic Population
44.4k people

In 2022, there were 2.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (140k people) in Plano, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 64.4k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 25.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.6% of the people in Plano, TX are hispanic (44.4k 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

28.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
80.6k people
28.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
80.7k people

As of 2022, 28.3% of Plano, TX residents (80.6k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Plano, TX was 28.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,612 ± 471
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,336 ± 385
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,854 ± 402

Plano, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Plano, TX employs 152k people. The largest industries in Plano, TX are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (25,285 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (16,471 people), and Retail Trade (16,172 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($121,433), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($116,757), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($114,712).

Occupations

152k
2022 Value
± 3,344
1.18%
1 Year growth
± 3.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Plano, TX grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 151k employees to 152k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Plano, TX, are Management Occupations (23,962 people), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (17,321 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (16,888 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

152k
2022 Value
± 3,344
1.18%
1 Year growth
± 3.06%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Plano, TX grew at a rate of 1.18%, from 151k employees to 152k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Plano, TX, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (25,285 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (16,471 people), and Retail Trade (16,172 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

$74,050
Median earning men ± $3,822
$50,298
Median earning women ± $2,483

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($121,167), Information ($113,110), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($103,943).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,921), Information ($79,292), and Manufacturing ($72,643).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

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 38 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 38 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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Education

In 2022, universities in Plano, TX awarded 130 degrees. The student population of Plano, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5 male students and 108 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Plano, TX are White (65 and 50%), followed by Unknown (38 and 29.2%), Hispanic or Latino (12 and 9.23%), and Asian (7 and 5.38%).

The largest universities in Plano, TX by number of degrees awarded are Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano (130 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Plano, TX are General Cosmetology (130 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Plano, TX was $412,500 in 2022, which is 1.46 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $358,100 to $412,500, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Plano, TX is 56.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Plano, TX have an average commute time of 25.8 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 $105,679. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Plano, TX was Census Tract 316.64 with a value of $188,393, followed by Census Tract 316.45 and Census Tract 316.46, with respective values of $186,750 and $179,265.

Property

$412,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,689
$60,957
Median Property Taxes
±$1,724

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

56.7%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.7% of the housing units in Plano, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.6%.

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 316.64
  2. Census Tract 316.45
  3. Census Tract 316.46

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Plano, TX was Census Tract 316.64 with a value of $188,393, followed by Census Tract 316.45 and Census Tract 316.46, with respective values of $186,750 and $179,265.

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.
$105,679
Median Household Income
± $2,922
107k
Number of Households
± 2,507

In 2022, the median household income of the 107k households in Plano, TX grew to $105,679 from the previous year's value of $99,729.

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.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (66.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.3%)
  3. Carpooled (6.86%)

In 2022, 66.5% of workers in Plano, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.3%) and those who carpooled to work (6.86%).

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

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Plano, TX have a shorter commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% 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

6.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Plano, TX (19.7k out of 284k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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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Health

88.2% of the population of Plano, TX has health coverage, with 61.3% on employee plans, 5.61% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 10.5% on non-group plans, and 0.584% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Collin County, TX see 991 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.507% increase from the previous year (986 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1471 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 727 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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

Primary care physicians in Collin County, TX see an average of 991 patients per year. This represents a 0.507% increase from the previous year (986 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 21.1% between 18 and 34 years, 42.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.8%
Uninsured
61.3%
Employer Coverage
5.61%
Medicaid
10.2%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
0.584%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Plano, TX declined by 0.677% from 11.9% to 11.8%.

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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