Frisco by the Numbers

Frisco by the Numbers

  • City of Frisco incorporated in 1904
  • Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau founded in 2003

 

Population Growth

  • 1910: 332
  • 1940: 670
  • 1970: 1,845
  • 1980: 3,499
  • 1990: 6,138
  • 2000: 33,714
  • 2010: 116,989
  • Current Estimate: 157,040 (as of August 1, 2016)

 

Size of Frisco

  • Current area is 68.2 square miles (includes everything currently annexed)
  • Area at max build out is 70.2± square miles (currently 62% built or platted as of January 2016)

 

Hotels and Meeting Space

  • 14 hotels currently open; 5 currently under construction; 4 proposed projects
  • 2,300 total hotel rooms
  • 150,000 total square feet of meeting space

 

Frisco in the Ranks

2015-2016 Accolades

  • Fastest Growing Cities & Job Growth (#1) - WalletHub.com - October 2016
  • Best Real-Estate Markets (#1) - WalletHub.com - September 2016
  • The 10 Most Successful Cities in America (#1) - Zippia.com - August 2016
  • Western City with Lowest Property Crime Rates - Safeco.com - August 2016
  • Best Cities for Texas Families (#6) - WalletHub.com - July 2016
  • Most Mobile-Friendly Cities in the U.S. (#1) - BuzzBoard.com - January 2016
  • Top 10 Cities with Highest Holiday Budgets (#3) - WalletHub.com - December 2015
  • Best Cities to Start a Restaurant (#6) - NerdWallet.com - August 2015
  • Best Places to Live in Texas (#3) - NerdWallet.com - June 2015
  • Best Mid-Sized Cities for Education (#2) - Movoto.com - January 2015


Past Accolades

  • 2013 Best Mid-sized city to move to (No. 1) - MSN Real Estate / Movoto.com
  • Forbes.com
    • 2013 Best Places to Relocate (no. 7)
    • 2013 Top 10 Friendliest Cities (no. 6)
    • 2011 & 2009 America’s 25 Best Places to Move (no. 7)
    • Top 100 Best Places to Live
  • NerdWallet.com
    • Best Cities for homeownership (no. 4)
    • Best Places with greatest Income equity (no. 5)
    • America’s highest earning cities (no. 9)  
  • 2013 Safe and Secure Communities list  -  Allstate
  • 2012  100 Best Communities for Young People – America’s Promise Alliance
  • 2011 Best Place to Raise an Athlete - Men’s Journal
  • 2011 Best Places to Live in America- CNN / Money Magazine
  • 2011 Tree City USA - National Arbor Day Foundation
  • 2011 Scenic City Platinum Award – Scenic Texas
  • 2009, 2010  2nd Safest City in Texas  - CQ Press