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*

189,562

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 August 1, 2019.
The City area is currently 69.1 square miles with 1.0 square mile 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 2017 2018 2019
January 161,530 172,673 183,173
February 162,750 173,489 183,896
March 163,240 173,884 185,435
April 164,750 174,400 186,087
May 165,500 174,799 186,678
June 166,180 176,136 188,116
July 167,580 177,270 188,652
August 168,140 178,471 189,562
September 168,700 179,656
October 169,320 180,262
November 170,263 180,942
December 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%.  Frisco's annual growth rate has remained steady at 6.1%, with a compound annual growth rate of 5.2% for the past ten years. Based on land use estimates, the City's updated 2015 Comprehensive Plan projects a population of ±297,800 at buildout. As of January 2019, the city is 73% developed.

Year 3% 5% 7%
2020 168,593 185,610 203,973
2030 226,575 Buildout Buildout

Population History


Year  Population
2009 108,387 
2010 116,064
2011 121,680
2012 125,640
2013 129,850
2014 137,460
2015 145,430
2016 152,790
2017 161,530
2018 172,673
2019 183,173