The mid-size city of Frisco, Texas is home to approximately 155,000 residents. Families with children are a frequent sight, as kids aged 5-14 account for an above-average 27% of the community, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just over 33, is younger than most cities in Texas. Most residents own their homes in Frisco, and 26% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,464/month, exceeding the state average by $435/month, relatively high rent costs may play a role in the higher levels of ownership.
Frisco residents have a wide range of industries from which to choose, the most common four of which are scientific, retail, finance, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 26% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in management, as 13% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of around $125K, Frisco workers earn more than their peers elsewhere in Texas. Frisco's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345. Compared to the national average (7%), Frisco has a high number of residents older than 25 who have advanced degrees, as 12% possess a Master's degree or a Doctoral degree. Further, 24% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average.
With an average commute time of about 33 minutes, slower than most cities in Texas, Frisco residents find that getting to work takes some patience. Many residents (43%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transit isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.