Plano, TX


Plano, TX Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Plano Housing Market Information

With a population of 286,057, 105,189 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $341,029, Plano house prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, Plano real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Plano, accounting for 64.25% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Plano include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 28.51%), row houses and other attached homes ( 3.87%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.87%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Plano are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 61.66% owning and 38.34% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Plano built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Plano built between 2000 and later ( 18.88%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 4.83%).

Plano Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Plano has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Plano real estate appreciated 59.67% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.79%, putting Plano in the top 10% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Plano definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Plano that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Plano real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Plano appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.39%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 80.36% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Plano. Plano appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.47%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 6.00%.

Relative to Texas, our data show that Plano's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Texas.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Plano differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Plano - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Plano real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,393,009 1.3
$1,044,631 - $1,393,009 1.4
$696,568 - $1,044,630 5.4
$557,290 - $696,567 7.4
$418,133 - $557,289 17.3
$278,436 - $418,132 30.6
$139,293 - $278,435 30.6
$69,616 - $139,292 4.2
$0 - $69,615 1.8

Very High for TX
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
14.3065693430657 5.5286129970902

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Plano Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q4 - 2018 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q1 - 2018 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q1 - 2018 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q1 - 2018 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q1 - 2018 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q1
90.72% 3.60%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,681 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 61.66
Renters 38.34
Vacant 4.30

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 18.9
1970 - 1999 76.0
1940 - 1969 4.8
1939 or Older 0.3

Types of Homes

Single-Family 64.2
Townhomes 3.9
Small Apt. Buildings 2.9
Apt. Complexes 28.5
Mobile Homes 0.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 1.51
1 Bedroom 14.91
2 Bedrooms 16.72
3 Bedrooms 26.66
4 Bedrooms 32.48
5 or more bedrooms 7.72