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Plano And Frisco Among Best Places To Live In Texas In 2024

Thank great schools, safety and an extensive job market
Plano, TX

Texas is a prime location in America, but some cities in Texas are more appealing than others. 

According to World Atlas, several North Texas cities are the best places to live when it comes to the Lone Star State. 

Coming in third on the list is Plano, just behind Corpus Christ and Brownsville. World Atlas points to low crime rates, world-class parks and exceptional school systems for the high ranking. The city also has diverse nature, despite the urban setting. But with the average home price of $549,000, property prices in Plano are slightly more expensive than the national average of $417,000.

Local Profile recently reported that Plano was also ranked among the most renter-friendly cities in the U.S. Plano ranked as the ninth-most ideal city for renters to reside in on account of its 11th-highest average annual income in the nation, making it easier for residents to pay off both rent and living expenses while still maintaining savings.

Slightly lower on the list in Frisco, at seventh place. According to World Atlas, Frisco’s ranking in the top cities has to do with exceptional public safety services, family fun activity destinations and high educational standards. The town’s booming economy also makes it one of the best relocation options for professionals seeking new career growth opportunities. 

Data from DataUSA revealed that in 2023, Frisco experienced a 3.61% annual economic growth, with employment increasing from 94.8k to 98.2k. This growth was accompanied by a notable rise in the average property price, reaching $448,000.

But this ranking may not be surprising. North Texas is the fastest-growing region in the country, bringing in more residents, more businesses and more money. 

Population estimates show that Collin County saw the largest population growth out of all seven counties in North Texas from 2016 to 2021. By 2060, Collin County is expected to double in population. 

To see World Atlas’ full list of best places to live in Texas, visit the link here.  

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