Population

Demographics

Frisco At A Glance 2018: A convenient one-sheet report showing basic population, housing, and economic statistics for Frisco.

Category Unit of Measurement
Current population estimate*

182,598

Median age 36.6
School age population 44,547
Housing units 66,973
Households 63,988
Median household income $122,302
Median Family Income
$141,218
Per Capita Income $48,987
Educational attainment  
     High school diploma 96.3%
     Bachelors degree 35.4%
     Graduate degree 26.2%
Labor force participation 72.7%

* Population estimate is current as of December 1, 2018.
The City area is currently 68.8 square miles with 1.5 square miles of Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ).
Census data from the 2017 American Community Survey 1-year estimates and City population estimates.

​Population Estimates

The City publishes population estimates monthly, based on certificate of occupancy, vacancy rate, and persons per household (PPH) calculations. These estimates are for informational purposes only and are subject to change due to updated information, such as updated PPH calculations.These PPH calculations are provided by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and the U.S. Census.

Month 2016 2017 2018
January 152,710 161,530 172,673
February 152,990 162,750 173,489
March 154,090 163,240 173,884
April 154,680 164,750 174,400
May 155,310 165,500 174,799
June 155,835 166,180 176,136
July 156,320 167,580 177,270
August 157,040 168,140 178,471
September 157,860 168,700 179,656
October 158,180 169,320 180,262
November 159,000 170,263 180,942
December 159,230 170,922 182,598

​Population Projections

The City is currently utilizing a three-path "range of possibilities" model for population projections, using growth rates of 3%, 5%, and 7%. The table below shows that Frisco's annual growth rate has remained steady at 5.9%, with a compound annual growth rate of 4.6% for the past five years. Based on land use estimates, the City's updated 2015 Comprehensive Plan projects a population of ±362,500 at build out. As of January 2018, the city is 66% built or platted.

Year 3% 5% 7%
2020 168,593 185,610 203,973
2030 226,575 302,339 BUILD OUT

Frisco Census History


Year  Population
1910 332
1920 733
1930 618
1940 670
1950 736
1960 1,184
1970 1,845
1980 3,420
1990 6,138
2000 33,714
2010 116,989

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