Do your neighbors make more than $100,000 a year in Plano? Let’s see where hard-working high earners live on local map of Plano

You might be surprised to see where the high earners live in Plano, according to the last U.S. Census.

Where do you think they live?

Are you living next to someone making between $100,000 and $150, 000 as a household?

Did you ever bike or walk past a house and wonder what that homeowner did for a living?

Check the map to see where the hard-working wealthy live in Plano, Texas … Click on this CITY OF PLANO MAP OF HOUSEHOLDS EARNING between $100,000 and $150,000 per year.

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Plano TX: What themes are being discussed for the future of the Oak Point area east of U.S. 75


  • Safe – Neighborhoods designed to promote pedestrian activity, with buildings positively engaging streets, civic, natural and formal open spaces.
  • Healthy – Street, trail, and open space network that is highly connected, balancing the demands of motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users.
  • Diverse – A broad range of housing and retail opportunities serving a population diverse in age, race, ethnicity, income and household size.
  • Resilient – Neighborhood patterns that respect Plano’s economy, schools, and natural environment, adding value to Plano and justifying public investment.
  • Compatible – Buildings that are appropriately scaled and respectful of surrounding context, supporting thoughtful transitions to adjacent development.


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Why fly into McKinney National Airport?

McKinney National Airport, formerly known as Collin County Regional Airport at McKinney, is a public use airport located in McKinney, Texas, approximately 30 miles north of downtown Dallas.

Find out more

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Live music at Hank’s Texas Grill in McKinney TX

Hank’s Texas Grill brings McKinney , Texas the best in Live Music! Purchase your concert tickets online, its fast and easy

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Charity spotlight: What is the mission of Smiles Charity in McKinney?

SMILES CHARITY utilizes a unique fund-raising concept of bringing an entire community together for a concert and family festival.

Generous local and corporate businesses sponsor the annual concert event held over Memorial Day weekend in McKinney, Texas.

Thousands attend the charity concert donating even more money and raising even more awareness for the designated beneficiary. 100 percent of the net profits from the annual event are then donated to build the designated home.

In its first three years, Smiles Charity benefitted Habitat for Humanity and helped build three homes for three amazing McKinney families who are beating the odds and now living the dream of home ownership. In 2011, Smiles Charity was honored to partner with an organization to help fund the build of two homes for severely wounded soldiers. Since then, Smiles Charity has continued to support disabled veterans by building a mortgage free home each year.

The results are tangible: Ten homes have been built, one more is within weeks of its groundbreaking and the 12th home, which is a remodel of our veterans existing home to make it handicap accessible, is in the planning stages.

The concept works: The community centered concert events allow the entire community to come together to enjoy a family friendly event, learn about the families that Smiles Charity benefits, and then gives the community the opportunity to participate in honoring these beneficiaries by donating on the spot during the concert event. The concert event, which drew 6,000 fans in its first year and has grown to as many as 15,000 fans, allows local businesses to provide goods and services to the community thus helping to spur economic stability in the area. And finally, all net proceeds raised during the concert event go towards helping deserving families realize their dream of home ownership.


Andy Grammer will be headling the Smiles Charity concert on May 28 at Adriatica Viillage in McKinney TX. Find out more at





When: 5 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday May 28, 2017
Adriatica Village, 6595 Virginia Parkway in McKinney, TX


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Road work: Changes coming to Chelsea Blvd. in Allen TX

Heads up Allen, Texas, drivers: A three-way stop just north of Allen Premium Outlets will be improved this summer.

Currently, drivers traveling north or south on Chelsea Boulevard must come to a stop at Allen Commerce Parkway. However, with Allen ISD’s new elementary school opening nearby, city engineers determined the intersection could cause unwanted congestion.

To improve traffic flow, contractors will extend the existing northbound lanes just north of Allen Commerce Parkway.

This will eliminate the sharp curve at the intersection and remove the need for stop signs in the northbound and southbound lanes of Chelsea Boulevard.

Allen City Council approved the $276,000 construction contract during the May 9 meeting. The intersection is slated for completion before Allen ISD’s first day of school, Aug. 21.

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Facts about Plano TX: Did you know the median age of your neighbors is 37.5 years?

From the City of Plano: Plano is located in North Central Texas on the northern edge of the Blackland Prairie. Plano’s elevation is 695 feet above sea level. As such, Plano’s climate is classified as humid subtropical with hot summers, mild winters and comfortable spring and autumns. While summer days are hot, summer nights can be pleasant. Plano, like most of Texas, enjoys many sunny days throughout the year. Rainfall averages between 33 to 40 inches per year, most of which occurs during the spring.


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Realtor Spotlight: Jolie Williams

Jolie Williams – Discover your dream home – 214-502-6495

Jolie Williams is a third generation real estate professional, learning the industry literally from the ground up, working in the family’s builder supply company. With five years as a Realtor, she is one of North Texas’ premier real estate agents with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

Texas A&M grad Jolie Willams holds designations as a Certified Real Estate Divorce Specialist™ and Certified Probate Real Estate Specialist. Her training, experience, and expertise with the emotional and legal aspects of these situations creates a smoother transaction.

Once the sale of community property is complete, Williams helps her clients move beyond the difficult situation by working with each party to help them find their next home. Jolie Williams serves as an accredited sponsor, approved by the State bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE.

Jolie Williams serves on the McKinney Main Street Board. Jolie is active in the Daughters of the American Revolution, McKinney Young Professionals, D.I.V.A.S. (Divorcing Independent Very Able Survivors) and the McKinney A&M Club.


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Collinwood House up for discussion Wednesday at special called session of Plano City Council


The Plano City Council has the Collinwood House up for discussion at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in a special called session in the Plano Municipal Building at 1520 K Ave.

Proposition 6 in the Plano May 6 election regarding the Collinwood House received 13,098 votes against and 12,502 for the issuance of $3,500,000 in general obligation bonds for Collinwood House and historic preservation structures and the levy of a tax in payment.

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Quick facts on the historic Collinwood House in Plano TX

Where is the Collinwood House in Plano? The house is situated off 5400 Windhaven Parkway on the west side of Plano between Spring Creek Parkway and Willow Bend Drive next to White Rock Creek.

When was the Collinwood House built and who built it? The Collinwood House is thought to be the oldest house in Plano.  The house was built in the 1860s by brothers J.K. and C.M. Fox

Is Collinwood House on the National Register? No, and preservationists say removal of the house from its original site would rob the house of its integrity, and almost certainly result in a loss of potential National Register status and its qualification for tax credits, according to

Preservation forces say the restoration of the Collinwood House on its original site within a public park can serve to educate future generations of Plano about the community’s 19th century origins.  Programs related to architecture, sustainability, history and agriculture would complement a plan for community events.  A public-private partnership, modeled on other similar partnerships in Texas, can bring needed charitable contributions to make the project a success.

The Plano city council will also be discussing the election runoff on June 10 and …

  • Changing the June 26 meeting date
  • Appointing the Mayor Pro Tem and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem
  • Canvassing the May 6 election results
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Capital One appoints Collin County market president

Executive’s expertise and community commitment expected to strengthen Capital One’s business, philanthropic priorities in Collin County

Eric Schuppenhauer - Capital One

“With his dedication to and extensive involvement in the community, Eric [J. Schuppenhauer, pictured] is well-suited to bring Capital One’s passion for community service to life in Collin County.”

Capital One has named Eric J. Schuppenhauer as Collin County market president. In this role, he will oversee the design, development and implementation of an integrated community strategy for Capital One in Collin County.

Schuppenhauer is on the senior leadership team of Capital One’s Plano-based Financial Services division, serving as senior vice president and head of the company’s Mortgage business.

Schuppenhauer assumes market president responsibilities from Girish Bachani, who served in the role for the past two years. Bachani is senior vice president and chief financial officer for the division.

Sanjiv Yajnik, president, Capital One Financial Services, who also serves as the company’s South Central Regional president for community efforts, said: “Through their hands-on knowledge and internal and external networks, our market presidents help connect Capital One’s resources with the communities we serve. With his dedication to and extensive involvement in the community, Eric is well-suited to bring Capital One’s passion for community service to life in Collin County. We thank Girish for his tremendous contributions as the market president over the past two years.”

Schuppenhauer is on the executive committee for Habitat for Humanity of South Collin County. He also serves on the Housing Policy Council of the Financial Services Roundtable in Washington, D.C.

Schuppenhauer champions Capital One’s “Home Loans has Heart” program, which launched in 2013, and just built its fourth house in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of South Collin County. Over the years, a thousand Capital One associates have volunteered through this program to build homes for first-time homeowners.

“Home Loans has Heart” is a part of the company’s Place-Based Initiative (PBI) in East Plano, which will be a significant focus of Schuppenhauer’s as Collin County market president. The East Plano PBI is a multi-faceted community revitalization project created by Capital One to serve as a catalyst for the continued development of Plano east of Highway 75 and represents a strategic investment by the company to enhance and expand economic opportunities for families and businesses in the area.

In 2015, Capital One launched a five-year, $150 million initiative, called Future Edge, to help more American workers and entrepreneurs get the skills, tools and resources they need to succeed in the 21st century. As a part of this initiative, Future Edge DFW symbolizes Capital One’s commitment to make Dallas-Fort Worth a destination for top talent, spur growth as a world-renowned technology hub, and nurture leaders of tomorrow. Focus on Collin County is a major component of Future Edge DFW.

Schuppenhauer joined Capital One in 2014 to head Capital One’s Mortgage business. Before that, he served in various leadership capacities with JPMorgan Chase, Fannie Mae, Credit Suisse, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and KPMG. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Commerce (with a concentration in Accounting) from the University of Virginia.




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