Plano is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 11,097 people and just one neighborhood, Plano is the 209th largest community in Illinois. Plano has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Plano, where the median household income is $62,563.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Plano is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Plano is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plano who work in office and administrative support (14.24%), sales jobs (10.96%) and management occupations (8.28%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Plano is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Plano, the average commute to work is 33.06 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.