Population

Demographics

Frisco At A Glance 2020 (PDF): A convenient one-sheet report showing basic population, housing, and economic statistics for Frisco.

CategoryUnit of Measurement

208,771
Median age36
School age population47,649
Housing units75,719
Households73,733
Median household income$116,884
Median Family Income$140,625
Per Capita Income$50,513
Educational attainmentN/A
   High school diploma96%
   Bachelors degree36.7%
   Graduate degree26.5%
Labor force participation73.4%

* Population estimate is current as of May 1, 2021.
The City area is currently 69.1 square miles with 1.0 square mile of Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ).
Census data from the 2019 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.

Month201920202021
January183,173
193,228
206,469
February183, 896
194,746
206,916
March185,435196,033
207,748
April186,087
196,735
208,261
May186,678
197,454
208,771
June188,116
198,986

July188,652
199,448
August189,562
200,485
September190,093
201,248
October190,716
202,666
November192,261
203,795
December192,932
205,465

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%. Frisco’s annual growth rate has remained steady at just under 6%, with a compound annual growth rate of 5% for the past ten years. Based on land use estimates, the City’s updated 2015 Comprehensive Plan projects a population of ±321,500 at buildout. As of January 2020, the city is 75% developed.

Year3%5%7%
2020168,593185,610203,973
2030226,575300,000321,500 Buildout

Population History

YearPopulation
2009108,387
2010116,064
2011121,680
2012125,640
2013129,850
2014137,460
2015145,430
2016152,790
2017161,530
2018172,673
2019183,173