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Plano is a city in Collin and Denton Counties in the U.S. state of Texas.
Located mainly within Collin County, it is a wealthy northern suburb of Dallas.
The population was 222,030 at the 2000 census, making it the ninth largest city in Texas.
According to a 2005 census estimate, Plano had grown to 250,096 making Plano the sixty-ninth most populous city
in the United States.
Plano is within the DallasFort WorthArlington metropolitan area, colloquially referred to as the Metroplex.
The city is home to many corporate headquarters, including Ericsson Inc, Perot Systems,
Electronic Data Systems, Frito-Lay, Cinemark Theatres, UGS, and JCPenney.
In 2005, Plano was designated the best place to live in the Western United States by CNN Money magazine.
In 2006, Plano was selected as the 11th best place to live in the United States by CNN Money magazine.
In addition to its many industries and good-quality living, Plano has excellent schools that consistently
score in the top few percent of the nation, and has been rated as the wealthiest city in the United States by
CNN Money with a poverty rate of under 6.4%, and a median income for a family was $106,335.
In 2008, Forbes.com selected Plano along with University Park and Highland Park as the three
"Top Suburbs To Live Well" of Dallas.
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