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Apartments for Rent in Plano, TX - 550 Rentals available

  • Apartment
    1414 Shiloh Rd., Plano, TX 75074
    $802 - $1,363
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Connecting Displaced Residents of Hurricane Harvey Available Today!
    (844) 404-9887
  • Apartment
    3700 Mapleshade Lane, Plano, TX 75075
    $1,140 - $2,650
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Available Today!
    (833) 834-5425
  • Apartment
    6301 Stonewood Dr, Plano, TX 75024
    $999 - $2,805
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (972) 309-0919
  • Apartment
    5741 Martin Road, Plano, TX 75024
    See current rent specials
    $1,040 - $2,520
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 545-0545
  • Apartment
    1001 W. Park Blvd., Plano, TX 75075
    $1,200 - $1,800
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    SIMC Management LLC
    Available Today!
    (469) 298-9939
  • Apartment
    1250 Hunt Street, Richardson, TX 75082
    $1,147 - $2,741
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (833) 665-7230
  • Apartment
    1520 Preston Rd, Plano, TX 75093
    $1,045 - $2,114
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (855) 688-0611
  • Apartment
    6909 Custer Rd., Plano, TX 75023
    $845 - $2,575
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (844) 342-5971
  • Apartment
    6300 Windcrest Drive, Plano, TX 75024
    $1,021 - $6,210
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 379-9185
  • Apartment
    1800 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 379-5743
  • Apartment
    4701 Preston Park Blvd, Plano, TX 75093
    $998 - $3,590
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 379-4703
  • Apartment
    2525 Preston Road, Plano, TX 75093
    $999 - $1,829
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    American Communities
    (972) 985-8606
  • Apartment
    1100 Meredith Ln., Plano, TX 75093
    $950 - $2,045
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    L & B Realty Advisors, LLP
    (972) 447-2800
  • Apartment
    2821 Townbluff, Plano, TX 75075
    $855 - $1,010
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    American Communities
    (855) 736-8223
  • Apartment
    6400 Independence Parkway, Plano, TX 75023
    $846 - $1,595
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 329-4932
  • Apartment
    6100 Ohio Drive, Plano, TX 75024
    $899 - $1,583
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 301-4990
  • Apartment
    6300 Roundrock Trail, Plano, TX 75023
    $895 - $2,160
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    (844) 410-4833
  • Apartment
    3700 Preston Road, Plano, TX 75093
    $1,084 - $4,113
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 780-2144
  • Home
    6816 Dalmation Circle, Plano, TX 75023
    $1,795
    • 3 Beds
    • 2.5 Baths
    (888) 402-6913
  • Apartment
    1515 Rio Grande Drive, Plano, TX 75075
    $875 - $2,835
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    US Residential Group
    (844) 557-4797
  • Apartment
    8205 Towne Main Drive, Plano, TX 75024
    $983 - $5,764
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (866) 616-4597
  • Apartment
    1800 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano, TX 75074
    $820 - $1,855
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    8552702182
  • Apartment
    300 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75023
    See current rent specials
    $868 - $1,297
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 472-9089
  • Apartment
    701 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75023
    $1,100 - $1,900
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    The Praedium Group, LLC (TPG I LLC)
    (972) 527-6510
  • Apartment
    5945 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093
    $895 - $1,722
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (844) 406-7368

Renter's Guide to Plano

Plano is a Texas city just north of Dallas. It is located in both Collin and Denton Counties.
Plano is known for two things: Its affluent, suburban lifestyle, and the numerous corporations who call its city limits home. In previous years, Forbes has named it the No. 1 safest city in America, and Livability.com has listed it as one of the top 10 places for families multiple times.
Plano is an upscale, affluent suburb, so the city feels very organized, clean and orderly. The majority of Plano residents are families – many with children under 18.
Plano is the ninth most populous city in Texas and No. 70 in the entire U.S. with nearly 270,000 residents. At 71.6 square miles, it’s larger than many other nearby suburbs, including Allen, Frisco and McKinney.
From Dallas, Plano is about 20 miles – or a 30-minute drive. From Fort Worth, it’s a bit further, at 49 miles and 51 minutes.
Like most of Texas, Plano weather is generally very hot from May through September, with average high temperatures between 94 and 105. The rest of the year, highs are in the 60s to 80s, with a few sparse snow and ice days in the wintertime. Average rainfall in the city is about 41 inches per year.

Plano, TX Demographics

  • Total Population295,590
  • Female 145,530
    Male 150,060
  • Median Age38.6

Cost of Living in Plano, TX

As an affluent area, the cost of living in Plano is a little bit higher than both the national and the state averages.
Though Plano does not have its own public transit system, the city is a part of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system, which consists of various buses, trains and rail lines throughout the Metroplex. DART prices range from $1.75 for a midday pass to $160 for a monthly pass, though most people choose to commute by personal vehicle instead.
A meal for two in a mid-range Plano restaurant would run you $40 to $50, while a regular cappuccino would cost about $4.45. One pint of draft beer would be around $5. Some of the top restaurants in Plano include Whiskey Cake, Fish Shack, and Jasper’s. For an authentic German dining experience, check out Bavarian Grill, one of the highest-rated German restaurants in Texas.
Utility costs in Plano run around $151.39 a month for a 915 square-foot apartment. These are a small amount higher than the U.S. average ($147), likely due to the high AC costs required for cooling in the summer.

Average Rent in Plano, TX

  • Plano, TX Average Rental Price, September, 2017$1,182/mo
  • Studio$918
  • 1 Bedroom$1,030
  • 2 Bedrooms$1,312

Plano, TX Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,00025%
  • $1,001-$1,50061%
  • $1,501-$2,00012%
  • > $2,0002%

Plano, TX Rent Trends

Average Rent All rentals Studio 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds
September, 2017 $1,182 $918 $1,030 $1,312
Sept / 2016 $1,221 $949 $1,058 $1,366
May / 2016 $1,178 $914 $1,030 $1,325
Jan / 2016 $1,121 $877 $1,005 $1,302
Sept / 2015 $1,119 $869 $968 $1,275
May / 2015 $1,093 $851 $964 $1,219
Jan / 2015 $1,056 $791 $929 $1,177
Sept / 2014 $1,045 $783 $913 $1,195
May / 2014 $1,008 $835 $903 $1,161
Jan / 2014 $992 $802 $866 $1,110
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Living in Plano

Living in Plano is a little expensive, but for those extra costs, you get access to top restaurants, shopping and entertainment, great real estate and highly-rated schools. It’s also very close to both Dallas and Fort Worth, which can make for an easy commute.

Plano has some serious advantages for its residents. For one, it’s a great place to raise children. With low crime rates, good schools and plenty of activities, kids can easily get the guidance they need to see success in life. It’s also home to a great economy, so jobs are easy to come by, and there’s tons to do, see and eat.

On the negative side, the local roads do get a bit crowded, so traffic can get hectic in the mornings and during afternoon commutes. Plano’s in-demand school district is also very full, so it can be a little competitive – even for advanced students.

Things to do in Plano

One of the best things about Plano is the sheer amount of opportunities it offers – for fun, for education, and even for your health.

One of the city’s main attractions is the Southfork Ranch, the filing location of the once-popular Dallas TV show. Still in operation today, you can tour the ranch or even host events there. The city is also home to numerous parks, including Carpenter Park, High Point Park, and Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, a 200-acre park with a playground, trails, an observation tower and more. The Plano Dog Park is another top spot if you’ve got a furry friend, and if you’re into shopping you’re in luck: The Shops at Willow Bend, the Colin Creak Mall and The Shops at Legacy are all great options.

Because Plano is a family-oriented city, there are tons of things to do with kids in the area. Main Event offers laser tag, bowling and an arcade, while the Plano Super Bowl is a great option for a game of 10-pin. For more active fun, try Jump Mania, where the kids can trounce on a variety of bounce house, or Jump Street, an indoor trampoline park for the whole family.

For history buffs, the Interurban Railway Museum is a great choice. This unique museum lets you learn about the history of the Texas Electric Railway in an interactive (and free!) way. Historic Downtown Plano is also a good stop for some free fun. Browse the one-of-a-kind stores and boutiques, or stop in for a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants.

Date nights are easy in Plano, thanks to the many movie theaters in the area. Try the Studio Movie Grill, the Cinemark Legacy or the Cinemark 10. Want something more active? Hold hands and step back in time at the Thunderbird Roller Rink.

There are two big annual events in Plano: The Plano Balloon festival, which fills the skies with thousands of hot air balloons every September, and Dark Hour Haunted House, a Halloween thrill the locals love.
Culture abounds in Plano. Just check out the Plano Children’s Theatre, the Chamberlain School of Ballet or the International Conservatory of Performing Arts to see for yourself. There’s also the Plano Symphony Orchestra, which performs September through April.

Working in Plano

Plano has a bustling and successful economy. Dozens of big-name corporations call the city home, including Cinemark Theaters, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Frito Lay, Ericsson, Hewlett Packard, J.C. Penney, Pizza Hut, Rent-a-Center, Siemens and Toyota Motors. Its main industries are manufacturing, technology, defense and electronics.

Plano, TX Households

  • Total Number of Households109,312
  • Family 78,712
    Non-family 30,600
  • Children 42,952
    No Children 66,360
  • Average People Per Household2.74
  • Median Household Income$89,265
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,380

Education in Plano

Students in Plano primarily attend schools in the Plano ISD, which boasts 10 high schools – three of which were listed on Newsweek’s Best National High Schools list. The district has a 93-percent graduation rate. There are also 16 private schools in the area, as well as two campuses of the Collin County Community College system.

Plano, TX Education Statistics

  • No High School4%
  • Some High School18%
  • Some College21%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree32%
  • Graduate Degree19%

Tips for Renting in Plano

Under Texas state law, all Plano renters are protected from landlord retaliation, meaning they are legally allowed to complain to the landlord or to the city about unsafe conditions and they have the right to sue without fear of rising rates or being evicted.

If you’re moving to Plano from New Jersey, you may be surprised by your security deposit. While New Jersey limits these costs to one month’s rent max, there is no limit set for these deposits in Texas.

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