Frisco, Texas – a Great Place to Live!
We are so glad you are interested in our great city! Climate, convenience, a “small town” character, and accessibility to downtown Dallas are only a few of the qualities that make Frisco such a desirable location.
Frisco is home to corporate headquarters for the Dallas Stars and regional offices for Levi Strauss and Budweiser. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Love Field are within a 30-minute drive. Arts, sports, entertainment and recreation abound in Frisco, including Junior League Championship hockey, Minor League baseball (Frisco RoughRiders), Major League soccer (FC Dallas), and the Texas Legends an American Basketball League NBA Development league as well as National Championship cyclist racing. With more than 4 million square feet of retail space and an additional 310,000 square foot IKEA store, Frisco is fast becoming the major shopping destination of North Texas.
Frisco ISD continues to be the fastest growing school district in the state of Texas. During the past six years, FISD has grown by 20-30 percent annually in student population. Within the 72 square miles of the city’s district, FISD serves residents of Collin and Denton Counties including residents of Frisco, and some portions of Plano, Little Elm and McKinney.
Frisco is one of the fastest growing cities in the North Texas Region as determined by the North Texas Council of Governments. With a 2000 census of 33,714, Frisco has grown 449 percent since the 1990 census population figure of 6,138. By November 2005, our population soared to 81,229 residents, and as of February 1st, 2013 130,020 people call Frisco home.
Located in the booming northern suburbs of Dallas, straddling the border of Collin and Denton counties, Frisco is a bedroom community for many professionals who work in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex. It is surrounded by major highways going all directions, allowing commuters to easily skirt anywhere from Frisco to all destination points in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Boasting many of the latest master planned communities and new top-rated schools, Frisco has not only topped the national list of fastest-growing cities in nation numerous times, but also as one of the “Best Places to Live” and “Best Places to Move” in the nation. Frisco’s public schools are rated a 10 out of 10 on the GreatSchools™ Rating, which is based on test scores, student academic growth and college readiness. Several shopping venues in Frisco, including the top ranked Shops at Starwood, cater to its upscale population.
Currently nearing a population of about 140,000 residents, Frisco is known for its “green” building and resource preservation leadership, having consistently earned the designation of "Tree City USA" by the National Arbor Day Foundation in recognition of environmental improvement and a higher level of tree care and tree preservation within the community.
Frisco’s Dr. Pepper Ballpark is home to the Frisco Rough Riders minor league baseball team and has been rated one of the best minor league ball parks in the country. Its FC Dallas Soccer Stadium makes Frisco the Metroplex’s hub for professional soccer. The Warren Sports Complex draws many youth sports teams to Frisco with its seven lighted football/soccer game fields, four lighted baseball/softball game fields, two lighted basketball courts, two lighted tennis courts, two sand volleyball courts, a playground systems, fully stocked eight acre fishing pond, trails and recreation facilities.