Since we elected Harry LaRosiliere as our mayor, Plano has become a world class city with outstanding school districts, great infrastructure, and superior economic development. He has added over 35,000 jobs in his time as mayor, turning Plano into one of the best economic centers in America while maintaining the lowest tax rate in DFW. Plano is happy to call Harry LaRosiliere their mayor. In fact, Plano has received an abundance of regional and national honors under his careful guidance.

 

2017

  • Second Best City for Jobs in America – WalletHub
  • Best Cities for New Grads – WalletHub
  • Top 10 Best Cities for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions – WalletHub

2016

  • #7 Best City – SmartAsset
  • 5th Best Performing City- Milken Institute
  • #3 Most Livable U.S. City – SmartAsset
  • #1 (West Plano), #3 (East Plano) and #10 (North Central Plano) Best Neighborhoods in DFW – Dallas Morning News
  • #1 (West Plano) and #3 (North Central Plano) Lowest Crime in DFW – Dallas Morning News
  • #1 (North Central Plano), #2 (West Plano) and #8 (East Plano) Best Schools in DFW – Dallas Morning News
  • #6 (West Plano) Most Well-Maintained and Quiet Neighborhood in DFW– Dallas Morning News
  • #1 (East Plano) Pet Friendly Neighborhood in DFW – Dallas Morning News
  • #7 (West Plano) Best Trees and Landscaping in DFW – Dallas Morning News
  • Best Place to Live in Texas – Money Magazine
  • 3rd Best Place to Live in America – Money Magazine
  • 3rd Best City for Families – WalletHub
  • 4th Hardest Working City in America – SmartAsset
  • One of the Most Pet Friendly Cities in America – WalletHub
  • 14th Safest City in America – Niche
  • #5 Best City to Live in America – Niche.
  • #8 Most Successful City in America – Zippia
  • 12th Best City for Hispanic Entrepreneurs – WalletHub
  • #2 Best Place to Live if You Are Trying to Save Money – WalletHub
  • 3rd Hardest Working City in America – Money Magazine
  • 2015 National Community Improvement Award – Keep America Beautiful Foundation
  • #1 City to Find a Job – WalletHub

2015

  • 5th Best Performing Large City in the U.S. – Milken Institute
  • 7th Safest City in America – Law Street Media
  • Bike Friendly Community Bronze Award – League of American Bicyclists
  • #9 Top Place to Settle Down – Leaf Filter North, Inc.
  • 2nd Best City for Families – WalletHub
  • Great Places in America List (Downtown) – The American Planning Association
  • #3 Top 10 Small American Cities of the Future (Business Friendliness) – FDi Intelligence
  • National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) Gold Medal Winner
  • Top 100 Places to Live – Livability
  • 2nd Up-and-Coming Housing Market – GOBankingRates
  • 4th Hottest Zip Code for Real Estate in America – Yahoo
  • Second City in Texas Awarded the 4-STAR Community Rating for Sustainability
  • “Best City to Raise a Family in America” – Niche
  • America’s Top Most Affordable Place – NerdWallet
  • #2 Best Cities for Families – Livability
  • 7th Best City to Start a Family – DatingAdvice
  • Top 10 City for Women in Tech – SmartAsset
  • 3rd Hardest Working City in America – WalletHub