Plano is a northern suburb of Dallas, easily accessible from major thoroughfares such at Hwy 75, Dallas North Tollway, and George Bush Tollway. It's home to 278,000 residents as well as major companies, including J.C. Penney, Frito Lay, and Dr. Pepper/Snapple. Forbes magazine recently named Plano one of the safest cities in America. The medium household income exceeds $79,000, giving Plano a strong tax base to fund city services. The Plano Police Department is one of the few in the nation requiring four year degrees and citizen involvement has made the force even stronger. Visit the Plano Police Department website for more information.
Plano schools have consistently rated high. In 2010, Plano ISD rated Exemplary on all 25 academic indicators as rated by the Texas Education Agency. Exemplary ratings were also given to 34 individual schools and 26 were rated Recognized. For more information about the Plano ISD, visit their website. An array of activities makes Plano family friendly. Perhaps the best known event is the annual Plano Balloon Festival in September. The festival will celebrate 32 years in 2012 and is a three-day event filled with food, fun, and of course, hot air balloons that fill the skies with vivid colors. There's something for everyone! More information can be found here.
Even though it is known as an affluent city, housing prices are surprisingly affordable. Call me at 972-365-6303 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let's find your Plano home.
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