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Frisco City Guide


In 1904, the residents chose the name Frisco City in honor of the St. Louis–San Francisco Railway and later shortened it to its present name, Frisco.Frisco remained an agricultural center for decades, boasting five cotton gins at one time.


The City area is currently 69.1 square miles

Current population estimate: 200,485

Households 69,340


SCHOOL-AGE (5-17 YRS) 25.3% 

ADULTS (18-64 YRS) 60.4% 

OVER 65 YRS 8.7%

Median age 37.7

Median household income $131,989

Median Family Income $151,675

Public Schools

Frisco ISD currently enrolls more than 60,000 students in 10 high schools, 17 middle schools, 42 elementary schools and 3 special programs schools.


Top employers in Friso are: Frisco Independent School District, T-Mobile, Amerisource, City of Frisco, Conifer Health Solutions, Baylor Medical Center, Mario Sinacola & Sons, Centennial Medical Center, Oracle Corporation, Collin College, IKEA Frisco, Randstadt Technologies, Kenexa, Fiserv, and HCL Technologies.


Frisco is home to multiple sports venues,  FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium; catch a Frisco RoughRiders baseball game while floating the Lazy River at Dr Pepper Ballpark, or watch the Dallas Cowboys practice and then tour their all-new headquarters and practice facility at The Star. Frisco is home to more than 300 restaurants and miles of shopping. Featuring more than 90 miles of trails, Frisco offers hikers, bikers, runners and walkers plenty of pathways to explore and was even named a “Bicycle Friendly” Community. The city’s growing public art trail includes the nationally recognized Texas Sculpture Garden and the Bronze Cattle Drive Depictions, the longest continuous-themed bronze sculpture collection in the United States. And no visit to Frisco would be complete without learning about Frisco’s rich history at the Frisco Heritage Museum, standing alongside “Big Boy” at the Museum of the American Railroad or playing Pong on the world’s largest home Pong console at the National Videogame Museum.