Frisco, TX
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Frisco is a busy city, home to seven professional sports teams, including the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Stars, as well as a variety of annual sporting events throughout the year. The city offers more than 9 million feet of retail space, a museum district, and a large central park, designed in the shape of a longhorn and offering greenspace and art installations. Frisco also has an excellent education system and has been ranked as one of the best places to live in the state and country.

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Frisco is higher than both the state and national averages, which is mostly due to the higher median home prices in the area. The median home prices in Frisco are higher than those of Dallas, as well as neighboring cities of McKinney, Allen, and The Colony.


Frisco is 25 minutes north of Dallas, conveniently connected by the Dallas North Tollway. The tollway runs through the center of Frisco, and the city is bordered by the San Rayburn Tollway and Highway 380. Frisco is serviced by the Texoma Area Paratransit System and the Denton County Transportation Authority, but many residents rely on their cars for transportation. Most destinations within the city limits are under 25 minutes away, and both the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport are a short drive away.


Frisco is primarily served by the Frisco Independent School District, with some parts of the city falling under the Lewisville ISD, Little Elm ISD, or the Proper ISD. The Frisco ISD serves 42 elementary schools, 17 middle schools, and 10 high schools, along with several special program centers. The district has a reputation for academic excellence and offers a variety of extracurricular opportunities for students.


Frisco has plenty of things to do throughout its border. From sports and outdoor recreation to shopping and cultural museums, residents here have a variety of activities to choose from. Local attractions like iFly indoor skydiving, Canyons Rock Climbing Gym, and Kartland Performance Indoor Raceway keep locals active, and the city’s park system, with vast greenspace, hiking, running, and biking trails, runs throughout the area. Sporting events are another major attraction in Frisco—seven professional sports teams call this city home, and numerous venues, like Dr. Pepper Park and the Ford Center at the Star, host events year-round.

Frisco also boasts a handful of museums in its growing museum district, including the Frisco Heritage Museum and Center, the National Videogame Museum, the Sci-Tech Discovery Center, and the Museum of the American Railroad. Frisco offers over 9 million square feet of retail space, from local shops to major retail centers. Downtown Frisco’s Main Street is home to boutiques and local shops, as well as the outdoor Frisco Fresh Market, featuring goods from local farmers, chefs, and artisans. Additionally, Frisco’s ideal location next to Lewisville Lake allows residents to have access to beaches, campgrounds, fishing, boating, swimming, trails, and plenty of outdoor activities.


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