Plano, IL
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Living in Plano

Plano is a somewhat small city located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 11,847 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Plano is the 200th largest community in Illinois. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Plano, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Plano, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Plano’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Plano does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $79,113.00.

Plano is a blue-collar town, with 38.89% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Plano is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Plano who work in office and administrative support (9.94%), sales jobs (9.80%), and management occupations (8.91%).

The citizens of Plano are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.48% of adults in Plano having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Plano in 2018 was $29,648, which is middle income relative to Illinois and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,592 for a family of four. However, Plano contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Plano is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Plano home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plano residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Plano also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.41% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Plano include German, Irish, English, Polish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Plano is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.