Frisco is located in Denton and Collin counties in Texas about 28 miles north of Dallas. Frisco is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex or DFW which has a population of 7.4 million as the 4th largest metro area in the country.
Frisco has a foreign-born population of 19.8%. Unlike many cities in Texas with a large Hispanic or Latino minority, Asians make up the largest minority in Frisco which has one of Texas’ highest Asian populations. The city has large communities of people from India, South Korea, Japan, and China. Indians account for the largest share of Asians in Frisco and other cities in DWF and the Indian community now makes up 14% of the population of Collin County.
Frisco was the country’s fastest growing city between 2000 to 2009. While it lost its place as the fastest growing for a time, it regained the title as America’s fastest-growing city in 2018. Between 2010 and 2018 alone, the city grew by 65,500 people. It grew by an astounding 8.2% between 2016 and 2017, adding 13,500 in a single year. Much of Frisco’s growth has been attributed to suburban development and commuters working in Dallas-Fort Worth. The growth in Frisco isn’t surprising as 7 of the top 15 fastest-growing cities in the United States are in Texas. Frisco projects its populatiom will eventually surpass 370,000.