About Allen, Texas

The city of Allen is located in Collin County and is Located 12 miles north of downtown Dallas. The city borders the east side of Plano and the south side of McKinney.  The city’s corporate boundary encompasses approximately 27 square miles.

Allen’s strategic location just north of Dallas provides companies and residents all the benefits of a metropolitan area with a wholesome community atmosphere. Easy access to telecommunications and technology related companies further enhance Allen’s position as a leading location for high-tech industry.  Allen’s residents are within minutes of major shopping, cultural functions and pro-sporting events.

Construction on State Highway 121 (aka SRT/Sam Rayborn Tollway was completed in late 2008. It provides six lanes of freeway access between DFW Airport and US Highway 75.      Learn More about Allen.

Homes for Sale in Allen, TX

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When Bold Meets Creativity? It's Ingenuity !! ...

Photo of Listing #13584260

$2,548,988 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6.2 Baths
  • 0.77 Acres
  • 7,474 ft²

Residential

417 Woodlake Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13584260

When Bold Meets Creativity? It's Ingenuity !! Welcome To This Extraordinary Like New Rick Shipley Home In The Gated Wimberly Place Of Allen. This Amazing 5 Bedroom Home- All With Private Bathroom (including The Mother-in-law Or Guest Suite Down). Beautif...

Priced Below Market!! Spectacular Home On Corne...

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$1,500,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 0.84 Acres
  • 6,780 ft²

Residential

412 Woodlake Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13708215

Priced Below Market!! Spectacular Home On Corner Lot With Wide Range Of Luxurious Amenities In Gated Wimberley Place! 5 Bedrooms Each Has Private Bath! Master And Secondary Bedroom Downstairs, 3 More Bedrooms Upstairs With Gameroom, Second Office And Balc...

This Home Is One Of A Kind, It Has It All. Amaz...

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$1,250,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 0.49 Acres
  • 5,396 ft²

Residential

1601 Byrn Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13704180

This Home Is One Of A Kind, It Has It All. Amazing Amenities On Huge Golf Course Lot. Exterior Features Custom Brick, Pella Architect Windows, And Approx.1600-sq.ft. Rear Patio, Custom Pool With Diving Board And Slide And Outdoor Kitchen. Many Energy-effici...

Stunning Southgate Custom Home In Exclusive Ham...

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$1,050,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.29 Acres
  • 4,709 ft²

Residential

1308 Lincoln Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #13687544

Stunning Southgate Custom Home In Exclusive Hamilton Hills. Impressive Detail Inside & Out. Extensive Hardwood Floors Throughout 1st Floor. Chef's Kitchen Has Huge Island, Ss Appliances--gas Cooktop, Pot Filler, Warming Drawer, Double Ovens, Built-in Refrig...

Gorgeous Toll Brothers Home In Sought After Twi...

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$999,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.29 Acres
  • 6,321 ft²

Residential

1714 Lexington Avenue, Allen, TX

MLS® #13659534

Gorgeous Toll Brothers Home In Sought After Twin Creeks! Inviting Entry Greets You With Dbl Staircase.hardwoods Downstairs. Study, Liv Room And Lge Dining Room. Kitchen With Lge Island,dbl Oven,gas Ctop,lots Of Cabinets With Detailed Moulding,walkin Pantry....

Comfortable Elegance At Its Finest! Beautiful ...

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$930,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.38 Acres
  • 5,458 ft²

Residential

1835 Walnut Springs Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13613665

Comfortable Elegance At Its Finest! Beautiful Sanders Home On Oversized Corner Lot With Stunning Curb Appeal! Extensive Wood Floors, Crown Moulding & Wrought Iron Balusters. Executive Study With Fireplace And Built In Bookshelves! Gourmet Chef Kitchen With...

Beautiful Custom Built Home Located In The Vist...

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$899,500 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.58 Acres
  • 4,990 ft²

Residential

1004 Pecos Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #13639521

Beautiful Custom Built Home Located In The Vistas Of Twin Creeks On A Quaint Cul-de-sac .58 Acre Lot With Views For Miles From The Highest Elevation In The Neighborhood! Well-designed Floorplan With Quality Finishes And Features Inc. Wood Floors And Plantat...

Stunning Darling In Starcreek With A 5 Car Gara...

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$895,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.39 Acres
  • 5,457 ft²

Residential

2340 Timberlake Circle, Allen, TX

MLS® #13591833

Stunning Darling In Starcreek With A 5 Car Garage. Enter Through The Iron Gate Into The Private Courtyard & You Will Find The Outdoor Living Area & A Separate Casita That Is Perfect For Guests, Mother In Law Or Home Office.inside Is Marble Floors On Level 1...

Sophisticated Craftsman Exudes A California Fee...

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$860,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 0.23 Acres
  • 3,920 ft²

Residential

1303 Lincoln Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #13667679

Sophisticated Craftsman Exudes A California Feel With It's Light, Bright Layout And Transitional Style. Almost New, 2016 Custom Home! Oversized Lot In Luxury Enclave One Street Cul De Sac. Features Include Expansive Wood Floors, First Floor Media Rm, Custom...

Stunning Huntington Home In Starcreek! 2 Story,...

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$859,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 0.29 Acres
  • 4,725 ft²

Residential

2346 Timberlake Circle, Allen, TX

MLS® #13703048

Stunning Huntington Home In Starcreek! 2 Story, 5 Bedroom, 5 Full And 2 Half Baths, Family Room, Game Room, Media Room, Library, Formal Dining, Outdoor Living Area, 3 Car Split Garage. Stone Elevation, Master Suite And One Bedroom Down. This Home Has Tons O...

Gorgeous Sanders Custom Home In Lexington Of Tw...

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$849,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 0.29 Acres
  • 5,188 ft²

Residential

1710 San Jacinto Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13680586

Gorgeous Sanders Custom Home In Lexington Of Twin Creeks! Don't Miss This Backyard Paradise! Lagoon Style Pool With Beautiful Waterfall, Spa, Bar Seating, And Tanning Ledge. Jump Out Of The Pool And Enjoy The Firepit Or Grill In The Outdoor Kitchen. Plus Ad...

You Can Have It All! This Gorgeous Luxuriously ...

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$849,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.32 Acres
  • 4,766 ft²

Residential

2364 Wingsong Lane, Allen, TX

MLS® #13608796

You Can Have It All! This Gorgeous Luxuriously Appointed Custom Huntington Home Feels Like It Could Be In The Secluded Countryside! Endless Builder Upgrades, Huntington's Most Popular Floorplan, Top Of The Line Wolfe Appliances, Travertine Tile, Rich Handsc...

Allen Bragging Rights

  • For fiscal year 2014, the Allen City Council reduced city ad valorem taxes for the 22nd straight year.
  • The Village at Allen is a 181 acre development will feature the Allen Event Center that will host a Central Hockey League team and other entertainment events.  Other retail, restaurant and office space will be available including a 225 room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel.
  • The tax rate for the city of Allen has decreased by 27% since the inception of the Allen Economic Development Corporation.
  • The largest Harley-Davidson dealer in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex is located in Allen near McDermott and Hwy 75.
  • In 2007, Chase Oaks Golf Club was named “The Best Public Golf Course” in the Dallas division by Texas Golfer Magazine and maintained its four-star rating from Golf Digest in its annual “Places to Play.”

ALLEN FAST FACTS...

  • Allen was established in 1870 and named in 1872 after the former Texas attorney general Ebenezer Allen. In 1884 Allen had a population of 350, three churches, a school, a chair factory, and a flour mill.
  • According to the Allen Economic Development Corporation, Allen, TX is currently the 27th fastest growing cities in the nation.
  • The city of Allen’s population is just over 94,179 as of January 1, 2016.  This represents over 116% growth rate in only fifteen years, as Allen's population in 2000 was only 43,586.
  • The median household income in Allen is $101,636.
  • The median age of an Allen  resident is 36.4 years old.

SCHOOLS

  • In July 2007, Collin County ranked #2 in the nation for the amount of taxes used for schools weighed with student performance by Forbes.com. This trend has continued and is part of the reason for the explosive growth to this part of North Texas.
  • Allen ISD enrollment is approaching 21,000 students and is one the fastest growing school districts in Texas.  With enrollment doubling in size since 1989, Allen currently has 17 Elementary Schools and 3 middle schools. At the beginning of the 2015-2016 School Year, all 1,644 Freshmen attended a single school, and Allen High School boasted an enrollment of 4,763 students.  Even more impressive than the size of their high school, is the fact that Allen ISD has a graduation rate of 98.5%.
  • Search Homes by Specific Schools and view each schools Texas Education Agency Ratings here.

 

ECONOMY

Allen boasts an excellent workforce profile, a strategic location just north of the Telcom Corridor, and superior access to regional transportation.

The Allen Economic Development Corporation continues to work to bring new jobs to Allen.  Recently Monkey Sports relocated from California to Allen, TX bringing 175 new jobs to the area.  This company is the nation's largest seller of hockey and lacrosse equipment.  Additionally, CVE Technologies, a company that repairs and refurbishes electronics moved from New Jersey to Allen, creating an additional1,200 jobs.

Relocations like those mentioned contributed to the November, 2015 low unemployment rate of 3.7% in Allen, TX, which is even lower than the as State of Texas average of 4.6%.

 Millennium Technology Park is home to highly recognized companies including Finisar, FSI International, Xtera Communications, InterCommercial Business Systems, and Mustang Technology.  Major corporations call Allen home such as Color Dynamics, Experian, Sage Telecommunications, Celerity, and Sanmina SCI.

 Voters have recently approved the most recent Collin county bond proposals that will continue road and infrastructure development.  Allen tax rates remain very competitive with other tax rates in the metroplex, mainly due to the influx of businesses into the Allen area.

Construction on State Highway 121 (aka SRT/Sam Rayborn Tollway was completed inn late 2008.  It provides six lanes of freeway access between DFW Airport and US Highway 75.  

ALLEN FINANCIAL STATUS

As cities south and west of Allen developed and matured into leading corporate and residential areas, commercial and residential development has moved into the Allen area. This has contributed to the growth of Allen’s population over the several years; making Allen one of the nation’s fastest growing cities.

The total assessed property value in 2014 was $9.6 billion, an increase of over 9% from 2013.

Sales tax revenues for 2014 were in excess of $35 Million, which represents an increase of approximately $20 Million in ten years.

RECREATION 

Nearby lakes such as Lake Lewisville (20 miles), Lake Ray Hubbard (20 miles), Lake Lavon (15 miles), and Lake Texoma (55 miles) provide all types of water sports including fishing, hunting and camping.  Allen has 55 parks on 700 acres including two swimming pools, two private and two public golf courses, several fitness centers, natatorium, tennis courts, and athletic fields giving the community a well-rounded recreational program.

 THE EDGE AT ALLEN STATION PARK

The Edge at Allen Station Park features a concrete skate park, two roller-hockey rinks, BMX track and youth center.  It is the largest outdoor facility of its kind in the state.

DON RODENBAUGH NATATORIUM

The Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium contains 7,000 square feet of leisure waters, a 25-yard by 25-meter competition pool, 5,000 square feet fitness facility, an aerobics room, a climbing wall, and related support facilities.  The natatorium consists of two indoor pools. One competitive pool with two 1-meter diving boards and the other is a leisure pool featuring a flume slide, interactive water play elements, and a lazy river. The leisure pool also has three 25-yard fitness lanes, a spa and a large outdoor deck.

ALLEN EVENT CENTER

Construction of the $50 million event center is a joint venture between the City of Allen, Global Entertainment Corporation and The MGHerring Group. The event center offers a venue for concerts, top touring shows, family entertainment, and professional sports. The event center also is the home of the Allen Americans, an ECHL professional hockey team.

ALLEN POPULATION

 In 1884 Allen had a population of 350.  By 1915 the population had increased to 550.  However, beginning in the 1960’s, Allen’s population grew rapidly. Between 1970 and 1980 the number of residents jumped from 1,940 to 8,314.  The increase was influenced by the economic growth of Dallas and nearby Plano and the construction of Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport. In 1990 Allen had a population of 18,309 and was the third largest city in Collin County.  In 2000 the city’s population grew to 43,554. In the eight short years since then the population has nearly doubled to 80,408.

Allen’s land area of 27 square miles is approximately 92% developed and has more acres suitable for residential, commercial and industrial development. Allen has enough land and holding capacity for a population of 97,938 people at build-out.

 

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Listing information last updated on October 21st, 2017 at 10:31am CDT.