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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Fabulous Steve Roberts Luxury Home. High Ceili...

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$2,800,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 0.75 Acres
  • 8,620 ft²

Residential

504 Bristol Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13714631

Fabulous Steve Roberts Luxury Home. High Ceilings, Wood And Travertine Throughout. Wolf, Sub-zero Appliances, Miele Coffee System. Vegatable Sink In Island. Amazing Media Room Off Bar Area. Over Sized Master Suite With His And Hers Vanities, Oversized Sh...

Absolutely Beautiful Custom Home Overlooking Th...

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$2,300,000 Active

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

Residential

417 Woodlake Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13729521

Absolutely Beautiful Custom Home Overlooking The Stunning Wimberly Place Of Allen Golf Course. Less Than 2 Years Old -like New, Vaulted Ceilings, Spiral Staircase, Electric Shade, Crown Molding, And So On! This Home Was Masterfully Crafted & Designed With C...

Gorgeous Custom In Gated Wimberly Place. Transi...

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$1,850,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.69 Acres
  • 5,610 ft²

Residential

503 Woodlake Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13717658

Gorgeous Custom In Gated Wimberly Place. Transitional Home W-the Latest Features That Will Delight The Most Discerning Buyer. The Flow Is Ideal For Entertaining W-huge Gourmet Kitchen W-oversized Island Open To Family Room And Both Media And Gameroom Are On...

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...

Amazing Views! Rare Custom Home Adjacent To Con...

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$1,250,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.38 Acres
  • 5,748 ft²

Residential

1230 Monica Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13735260

Amazing Views! Rare Custom Home Adjacent To Connemara Conservancy With Breathtaking Views Of Pond And Nature! High End Upgrades Inside And Out! Quarter Sawn Red Oak Hardwood Floors Throughout. Gourmet Kitchen With Wolf And Subzero Appliances, Copper Sink, C...

Unique Sanders Home Set On The Twin Creeks Golf...

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$1,249,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.45 Acres
  • 6,339 ft²

Residential

1613 Gladewater Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13741289

Unique Sanders Home Set On The Twin Creeks Golf Course. Breathtaking Views Of The Course And Pond From The Private Backyard Living Area. In Addition To The 5,300 Square Feet Of Indoor Living Space, There’s An Additional 1,000 Square Feet Of A Temperature Co...

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

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$1,200,000 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...

Loaded With Upgrades, This 5 Br, 4.5 Bath, 3 Li...

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$935,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 1 Acres
  • 5,728 ft²

Residential

508 Hart Lane, Allen, TX

MLS® #13734793

Loaded With Upgrades, This 5 Br, 4.5 Bath, 3 Living, 5 Car Garage Estate Boasts Chefs Kitchen, Travertine Decked Private Pool, Spa, Firepit On 1 Acre Corner Lot With Mature Trees Lining The Back Of Property. Landscaping Well Thoughout. Walking Distance To H...

Great Opportunity, New Grand Home In Cumberland...

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$915,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 0.16 Acres
  • 4,660 ft²

Residential

1538 Hennessey Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13727409

Great Opportunity, New Grand Home In Cumberland Crossing With Neighborhood Pool, Park And Miles Of Jogging Trails. Stunning Home With Sweeping Hardwood Floors With Wrought Iron Balusters. Tons Of Spaces To Live And Entertain With Vaulted Living Room,master ...

Spectacular Newly Built Home In Desirable Starc...

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$899,900 Active Contingent

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.39 Acres
  • 5,215 ft²

Residential

902 Rachels Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #13720558

Spectacular Newly Built Home In Desirable Starcreek.5 Bedroom, 5.5 Baths, Wine Room, Wet Bar, Dining, Family Room, Library With Built-ins And Media Room. Built In Desk Up And Downstairs. Master Suite With Large Closet With Built In. Walk From Your Master ...

Beautiful Custom Built Home Located In The Vist...

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$899,500 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.58 Acres
  • 5,049 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...

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 December 15th, 2017 at 11:00pm CST.