Frisco is ranked as the #1 Best Place to live in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex in some ratings and as # 3 by other rating services. Its overall lifestyle rating is A+. The Frisco ISD rating is also A+. Texas Education Agency ratings link.
Frisco is the northernmost large suburb on the Preston Road / North Dallas Corridor that stretches from Downtown Dallas all the way to Lake Texoma. Until the mid 1980’s, Frisco was still a quiet farming community. The town “boomed” beginning in the 1990’s and now boasts a population of 152,000 as of 2017.
The intersection of Preston Rd. and HWY 121 in Southern Frisco has become a primary shopping area for Frisco, North Plano and West McKinney.
The Center at Preston Ridge and Stonebriar Center Mall are two beautiful shopping centers that have become the heart of Frisco. Stonebriar is the largest shopping mall and center in North Texas.
The lifestyle in Frisco is young, diverse, active and family oriented. The schools are excellent and the city has been favored with an effective and far-sighted government. Frisco’s minor league baseball team as well as its professional level tennis park, draw fans and athletes from all over the region and the old downtown with its nearby train yard / museum are a great attraction.