Frisco, Texas

The Boomtown of North Dallas

Frisco is located in Collin & Denton counties in Texas just 20 minutes north of Dallas. It's Approximately 25 minutes from the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport, making it convenient for those who travel. With major highways north-south and east-west, the city is well-positioned on the path of growth in the Dallas area.

Frisco is one of the fastest growing cities in America and is Texas' Rising Star for sports, shopping, art and entertainment. The City of Frisco is home to Pizza Hut Park, the first large scale soccer facility of its type in the United States as well as four professional sports teams including The Frisco RoughRiders baseball, FC Dallas soccer, the Dallas Stars home office and official practice facility and the NBA-D League Frisco, the minor league affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks.

Frisco also has some MAJOR developments on the way. The Dallas Cowboys are building a stadium and retails shops due to breaks ground in 2014. Also breaking ground is Grand Park, a 380-acre park, retail, and entertainment destination like never seen before & The forum at Wade Park, A 110-acre retails shops development. Frisco also offers some of the best shopping in Texas with a regional mall like Stonebriar Centre, IKEA (one of only three in Texas!) and numerous fashionable boutiques.

Frisco also has 3 exceptional golf courses: The Trails of Frisco Golf Club, Plantation Golf Club and the Westin Stonebriar hosts the Tom Fazio 18-hole championship golf course.

In 2009, the city of Frisco landed the No. 7 rank in Forbes list of America's 25 Best Places to Move. Follow this link,http://www.friscotexas.gov/aboutus/Pages/Awards.aspx , to see more of the awards Frisco has received over the past couple of years. Frisco is located north of Downtown Dallas just 25 minutes from DFW International Airport and Love Field Airport.

Because many are choosing to plant roots in the Frisco area, Frisco ISD is at the top of the fastest growing school districts in the state and nation growing by 10-30 percent annually the past 12 years. FISD ended the 2008-2009 school year with approximately 31,000 students. The district grew by a little more than 10 percent this year; as of October 1, 2009, there are 33,895 students enrolled.

As the school district grows in size, so does its commitment to excellence and its focus on providing the best learning opportunities for students. Test scores continue to improve and are well above the state and national averages. More than 75 percent of our seniors take one or more of the college entrance exams, and approximately 90 percent of our graduating seniors plan to continue their education following high school. Graduating classes continue to earn millions of dollars in scholarships to further their education. Click here http://www.friscoisd.org/ to learn more about the outstanding Frisco ISD.

Frisco was the fastest-growing city in the United States in 2009, and also the fastest-growing city in the nation from 2000 to 2009. In the late 1990s, the northern Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex suburban development tide hit the northern border of Plano and spilled into Frisco, sparking explosive growth into the 2000s. Like many of the cities located in the booming northern suburbs of Dallas, Frisco serves as a bedroom community for many professionals who work in the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex


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Population: 139,490 as of May 1st, 2014
Population:
139,490
Population change since 2000: +280.2%
Frisco:
280%
Texas:
57%
Median resident age: Frisco vs Texas
Frisco:
33.9 years
Texas:
40.8 years
Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $234,900 (it was $156,000 in 2000)
Frisco:
$234,900
Texas:
$127,700