Population: 145,646Median home value: $300,900Find homes for sale 93 Ranks better than 99% of areas

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Located in the state of Texas, Frisco is a medium-sized city with a population of 145,646 inhabitants. According to the most recent Census, 71% of Frisco residents are White, 15% Asian and 8% Black. 86% of the people in Frisco (over the age of 15) are married and 36% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

If you’re considering moving to any new city, it could be a very discouraging task. However, it could also be a great experience if you are willing to get to know the town before actually living in Frisco, Texas. With useful information like crime, weather, education, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Frisco and in the areas around Frisco is a much easier task.

The livability score in Frisco is 93/100 and the city is ranked in the 99th percentile of all cities across America. Based on this score, Frisco would be considered a very livable city! Frisco has also earned the rare honour of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. There are seven total categories that create the livability score. Frisco scores well for amenities (A+), crime (A+), weather (B-), education (A+), employment (A-) and housing (A+). Frisco does not rank well for the following: cost of living (D-). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Frisco is actually affordable. The median home price for Frisco homes is $300,900, which is 110.9% higher than the Texas average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Frisco, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 2.6, which is 0% lower than the Texas average. Year over year appreciation rates for homes in the Frisco area were 1.3% and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 7.4%. Why is this important? Knowing the appreciation rates for any area is a quick and easy way to determine if you will see a solid return on your investment.

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Best Neighborhoods In & Around Frisco, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Far North, Dallas8612.7163,453
Greens Estates, Garland7916.8152
Greens, Garland7717.3525
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Creek Bend, Garland7714.8145
Springpark, Garland7714.91,511
Hills Of Firewheel, Garland7516.1220

Best Cities Near Frisco, TX

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Allen, TX949.294,710
Frisco, TX930145,646
Keller, TX9227.944,250
Westworth Village, TX9244.32,632
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Coppell, TX9116.540,631
Plano, TX9111.8279,088
North Richland Hills, TX9132.467,994
McKinney, TX919.4156,821
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The Cowboy Way

After living in Frisco, TX for five years, I have come to realize that this town is one that is set up on the basis of cowboys and horses being on every corner. This is a small town, which I enjoy, but I could do without all of the western gear that I see in stores. However, my rent is fairly inexpensive as a three-bedroom house only runs about $800 a month. I do live on the outskirts of the city, so apartments might be a little more expensive as they are closer to town as well as houses in the downtown area.

One of the things that I like about Frisco is that it's only about 30 miles from Dallas. This makes it easy to go to football games to see the Dallas Cowboys play at home. When I want to worship, I go to Stonebriar Community Church. This is a large church, but I like that in a place of worship because I don't have to worry about what other people think of me when I sing. One disadvantage is that I don't know a lot of the people there, but the message on Sunday morning is amazing, so I try to talk to those who sit near me.

I have two children, and one of my favorite places to take them is Main Event. There is bowling, arcade games and a laser tag area. The prices are a bit high, but we can stay there all day and always find something to do whether it's seeing who can bowl the highest game or who can win the most prize tickets. Some of the games seem rigged, so if they look like they are too easy, avoid them because you won't get many tickets.
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Source: The Frisco, TX data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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