Retire in Plano

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Best Retirement City - Plano

See why many believe that Plano is the best city to retire

With mild winters and a growing population, Plano, TX makes for a great place to retire. There are many companies headquartered in the city, and therefore almost 80% of individuals visiting Plano are for business. While this does makes some of the population seem a bit transient, it does allow for additional employment opportunities for retirees. With its close proximity to Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington, Plano residents have ample access to a variety of restaurants, entertainment, and cultural activities. Although typically expensive, Plano's neighborhoods vary from area to area. The Lakeside on Preston area contains more than 500 homes, and has a friendly community feel. The Willow Bend area is much larger, with over 1,700 homes, many of which are available at a more accessible price point. Feel free to check out more about Plano at, or click on the above tabs to learn more about what it's like to retire in Plano.

City Highlights

  1. Growing population
  2. Mild winters
  3. Tax friendly
  4. Proximity to major airport
  5. Strong healthcare

Potential Drawbacks

  1. Slightly higher cost of living
  2. High number of business travelers

At a glance



Median age:


Median Household Income:

$ 82,484

Nearest City with Population of 200k+:

Garland, TX

Population Growth Last 3 Years




Age Breakdown (%)

  • 55 and under
  • 55 to 64 years
  • 65 to 74 years
  • Over 75

Gender breakdown over 65 years (%)

  • Men
  • Women


Closest Airport:

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Distance to Closest Airport:


Closest Major Airport:

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Distance to Closest Major Airport:


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