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: 183,896 as of February 1, 2019

 

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)

 

HOTELS AND MEETING SPACE

• 18 hotels currently open; 5 currently under construction

• 2,699 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

• Safest Cities in America (#6) – Smart Asset - 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