Kids enjoy the view from observation tower at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve in Plano, Texas.

courtesy of Edmonson Photography

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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 81
Demographics 62
Economy 51
Education 66
Health 62
Housing 37
Infrastructure 43

#86. Plano, TX

Already identified as one of the Top 10 Best Cities for Families, Plano provides residents with great schools and community leaders who put children first. A look at the top employers in Plano is like looking at who’s who list of American companies. The city is home to more than 25 headquarters, including Dr Pepper, Cinemark Theatres, Frito-Lay, JCPenney and Pizza Hut. The city contains more than 3,800 acres of parkland and open space. See where Plano ranked on the Best Cities for Families

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