If you’re visiting us for the first time, make yourself at home. If you are a current resident, you know why Plano is called the City of Excellence. We love our city, and we’re not alone. What started as a small, quiet farming community. Plano has transformed into a city known across the country for our smart people, amazing quality of life, and strong job market. Plano is home to roughly 270,000 residents, several Fortune 1000 companies, and more than 10,000 businesses. As the 9th largest city in Texas and the fourth largest in the Dallas Fort Worth region, Plano is positioned to serve the growing needs of its residents and businesses.