FriscoÂ is an affluent city inÂ CollinÂ andÂ DentonÂ counties inÂ TexasÂ and a rapidly growing suburb ofÂ Dallas. As of January 1st, 2013, the city had a Population Estimate of 129,574,Â up from 116,989,Â in the previous census (2010), making it theÂ twenty-sixth most populousÂ city in the state of Texas. Frisco was the fastest-growing city in theÂ United StatesÂ in 2009,Â and also the fastest-growing city in the nation from 2000 to 2009.Â In the late 1990s, the northernÂ Dallasâ€“Fort Worth MetroplexÂ suburban development tide hit the northern border ofÂ PlanoÂ and spilled into Frisco, sparking explosive growth into the 2000s. Like many of the cities located in the booming northern suburbs of Dallas, Frisco serves as aÂ bedroom communityÂ for many professionals who work in the Dallasâ€“Fort Worth Metroplex.
Since 2003, Frisco has received the designationÂ Tree City USAÂ by the National Arbor Day Foundation.Â In 2007, Frisco received the National Arbor Day Foundation Growth Award for the third year in a row. This award recognizes environmental improvement and encourages a higher level of tree care and tree preservation within the community. A 2007Â ForbesÂ study named Frisco as the seventh-fastest growing suburb in the United States.