Frisco is a city located in the counties of Collin and Denton Texas and the 75033 – 75035 zip codes. As of August 2015 the estimated population of the city was 150,000 residents. The affluent city is about 25 miles from Dallas Love Field and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
The city experienced substantial growth from the late 1990’s through the early 2000’s. In 2011 CNN listed Frisco as one of the best places to live in the United States and Forbes Magazine ranked the city 7th in the list of “America’s 25 Best Places to Move.” The city is also a designated “Tree City USA” by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Frisco is the ideal location for residents who are employed in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Residents will also find employment within the city at entities such as the Frisco Independent School District, T-Mobile USA, Amerisource Bergen Specialty Group and the City of Frisco.
Frisco enjoys a low crime rate and that is an attractive feature for families concerned about safety.
Most of the city lies within the Fresco Independent School District with parts of the city located in the Lewisville Independent School District, Little Elm Independent School District and the Prosper Independent School District. The school districts offer public school education from Pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. There are more than 45 schools serving the school children of Frisco and the schools are highly rated by students, parents and educational professionals. The public schools have the eighth highest STAAR performance index of all the suburbs of Dallas. Four of the high schools in the city are ranked in the top twenty best high schools in the Dallas Fort Worth area. There are also private schools in the city, as well as the surrounding area offering an alternative to public school education. There are also several colleges and universities in Frisco that include Collin College, Amberton University, the University of Dallas, University of North Dallas and UT Arlington. The schools offer a variety of career courses and degrees.
Available real estate in the city includes single family homes, townhouses and condominiums and undeveloped residential properties. The homes, a mix of existing and new construction, are priced in the expensive range, although there are some affordable single family homes available. Homes and property are located in family friendly neighborhoods. Home buyers will also find a considerable number of homes being built in southwest Frisco that vary in price from affordable for the first time home buyer to expensive. The large number of new homes being built demonstrates people are choosing to move to Frisco and are willing to invest in new home construction.
The city is made up primarily of planned community neighborhoods of single family homes with multi-bedrooms and bathrooms. Residents of the neighborhoods will find shopping and dining in close proximity.
For those who prefer to rent rather than purchase property, or who may want to take time before buying property will find a variety of apartments for rent and lease. Perspective residents should contact the Robertson Team. They are experienced realtors in the city of Frisco and the surrounding community. They will help home buyers find just the right home to meet their needs and budget. The Team will also guide home buyers through the home buying process.
Residents looking for recreational opportunities will appreciate the facilities and opportunities available in the city. The Parks and Recreation Department maintains and operates a number of community and neighborhood parks that include tot lots and playgrounds, areas for picnic and barbequings, sports fields and courts and hiking and bicycling trails. The available facilities include batting cages, disc golf, spray parks and an outdoor aquatics center. The department operates the Frisco Athletic Center. It features about 18,000 square feet of indoor aquatics and 40,000 square feet of indoor aquatic features. The Center also includes state of the art exercise equipment and offers a variety of group exercise classes. The department also sponsors sports leagues for youth and adult, instructional classes and special events for the entire family. The department also offers several small facilities available for rent and they are ideal for family and neighborhood events and celebrations.
Residents and visitors will find a variety of attractions, activities and things to do in the city and the surrounding area. There is an abundance of fun for all ages for children and families that include sports, arts and culture, music, food, spas, museums, family fun centers, water parks and family oriented dining. Some of the things to do includes Jump!Zone, Canyons of Frisco, Museums of the American Railroad and the Sci-Tech Discovery Center.
Frisco is also home to Dr. Pepper Ballpark, Dr. Pepper Arena and Toyota Stadium sports venues. Dr. Pepper Ballpark is a 10,600 seat baseball stadium that is home to the minor league affiliate for the Texas Rangers of the MLB. Toyota Stadium is a 20,500 seat stadium that hosts soccer games, concerts and high school football games. Dr. Pepper Arena is a combination hockey and basketball facility and the practice facility for the Dallas North Stars of the NHL.
Residents will also find a great many events around the city and surrounding area to provide additional fun for the entire family. Events include Farmer’s Markets, seasonal fairs and food fests, holiday celebrations and art and cultural events.