Frisco by the Numbers

Frisco by the Numbers

  • City of Frisco incorporated in 1904
  • Visit Frisco, the Frisco Convention & Visitors Bureau, was founded in 2003

 

Population Growth

  • 1910: 332
  • 1940: 670
  • 1970: 1,845
  • 1990: 6,138
  • 2000: 33,714
  • 2010: 116,989
  • 2015: 151,990
  • Current Estimate: 180,262 as of October 1, 2018

 

Size of Frisco

  • Current area is 68.8 square miles (includes everything currently annexed)
  • Area at max build out is 70.2± square miles (currently 66% built or platted as of January 2018)

 

Hotels and Meeting Space

  • 17 hotels currently open; 6 currently under construction
  • 2,603 total hotel rooms
  • 230,000 total square feet of meeting space

 

Frisco in the Ranks

  • The Best Places to Live in America (#1) - Money Magazine - 2018
  • Fastest Growing City in the Country (#1) - U.S. Census Bureau - 2017
  • The Best Place to Raise a Family in Texas (#2) - smartasset.com - June 2017
  • Best Cities to Start a Family (#1) - lendedu.com - February 2017
  • 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


Past Accolades

  • Best Places to Live in Texas (#3), NerdWallet.com 2015
  • Best Cities to Start a Restaurant (#6), NerdWallet.com 2015
  • Best Mid-sized city to move to (#1), MSN Real Estate / Movoto.com 2013
  • Best Places to Relocate (#7), Forbes 2013
  • Top 10 Friendliest Cities (#6), Forbes 2013
  • Best Place to Raise an Athlete (#1), Men’s Journal 2011
  • Best Places to Live in America (#1), CNN / Money Magazine 2011
  • America’s 25 Best Places to Move (#7), Forbes 2009 & 2011