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Pros

-Entertainment
-Arts and culture
-Diverse economy

Cons

-Growth and sprawl
-Unattractive physical setting
-Summer heat


What Bert Has To Say About Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Metro Area


Dallas is the eastern, larger half of the Dallas–Fort Worth “Metroplex.” Dallas is what most people think of when they first think of Texas—big, busy, growing, cosmopolitan, rich, glitzy, and self-confident. Dozens of gleaming downtown skyscrapers tower above the level plains, while an assortment of neighborhoods and suburban commercial centers sprawl in all directions around the city core. It has far outgrown its beltway and is supported by a spider web of freeways going in all directions, a network almost without compare in other U.S. cities. Long commutes are common, thanks to the large population, growth rate, and urban sprawl, but most don’t commute to the city itself. A rapidly developing rail-transit program is helping to cope, but Dallas is pretty much as “motor city.”


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Quick Facts About Plano


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Plano is 3.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Plano jobs have Increased by 3.09 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Plano's cost of living is 20.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Plano's population is 283,558 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 120.30 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 26 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Plano is $299,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 35.06%.
    SCHOOLS
    Plano public schools spend $10,972 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.3 students per teacher in Plano.

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  8/10/2016
Plano is like United Nations

I'm an Indian American who grew up here and even I am surprised at the diversity in Plano. There are people from every corner of the planet. I think the white... (Read More)

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  12/3/2015
We Are Considering Moving to Plano, TX

We would like your honest opinion. 1. Are people really braggy "Christians" in Plano,TX? 2. Are taxes really as high or close to what you pay for your mortgage? 3.... (Read More)

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  2/14/2015
Best Place to Live

Plano has everything! And everything is close. Jobs are plentiful and growing, schools are very good, cost of living is great, and a safe place to live. Would recommend... (Read More)

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