Frisco, Colorado

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Frisco, Colorado

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High Points

Frisco strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Frisco Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Frisco College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Frisco Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Frisco Median Family Income
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Frisco Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Frisco Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Frisco Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Frisco People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Frisco, Colorado

Comparing Frisco to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Racial Diversity 7 4
Age of the Population 2 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 3
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Short Commute Times 10 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 4 6
Low Property Crime 2 3

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Frisco Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Summit
P.O. Box Zip Codes 80443
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.574
Longitude -106.096

Frisco Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DILLON 1 E
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 31 F
Apr Temp 18 to 46 F
Jul Temp 39 to 73 F
Oct Temp 22 to 54 F
Annual Precip 14 inches
Station VAIL
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 22 to 47 F
Jul Temp 40 to 75 F
Oct Temp 23 to 53 F
Annual Precip 20.4 inches
Distance 21.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 20 to 43 F
Jul Temp 42 to 68 F
Oct Temp 25 to 50 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
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Frisco Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,443 100%
Male 1,415 57.9%
Female 1,028 42.1%
Under 18 347 14.2%
18+ 2,096 85.8%
65+ 123 5%
Median Age 33.4
Average Family Size 2.66
White 2,354 96.4%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 22 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.2%
Other 15 0.6%
Mixed Race 45 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 85 3.5%

Estimated Frisco Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,418
Growth -25
Growth % -1%

Frisco Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 23.6%
English 11%
Irish 10.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.6%
US/American 7.4%
Polish 5%
Scottish 3.9%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Italian 3.5%
Dutch 2.9%
Swedish 2.8%
Russian 2.7%
Czech 2.3%
Norwegian 2%
European 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
New Zealander 0.9%
Welsh 0.7%
Danish 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Portuguese 0.5%
British 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Slavic 0.3%
Moroccan 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Frisco 2,443 $70,556
Breckenridge 2,408 $52,212
Dillon 802 $59,107
Minturn 1,068 $53,750
Red Cliff 289 $44,219
Silverthorne 3,196 $61,715
Vail 4,531 $66,389

Frisco Public Libraries

Summit County Library
0037 COUNTY ROAD 1005
Frisco, Colorado
(970) 668-5555

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Frisco Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
(970) 668-3300
Emergency Service: Yes

Starbucks in Frisco

(As of 2005)
710 Summit Blvd.
710 Summit Blvd.
Intrawest-Copper Resort Entrance
50 Hwy 91
1008 N Summit Blvd

Wal-mart in Frisco

(As of 2006)
840 Summit Blvd.
(970) 668-3959
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Frisco High Schools (2004)

16201 U S HIGHWAY 9
Serves 792 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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