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.

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A Stunning Estate Located In An Upscale Gated C...

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$2,799,900 Active

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

Residential

504 Bristol Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13926140

A Stunning Estate Located In An Upscale Gated Community. Boasting A Sophisticated And Luxurious Retreat That Reflects That Magical Merging Of Inspiration And Architecture. Spanning Over 8600 Sf Of Masterful Design And Eye-catching Architectural Features Tha...

California Style Meets Texas Flair. Entertain I...

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$1,100,000 Active Option Contract

  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.31 Acres
  • 4,987 ft²

Residential

1735 Walnut Springs Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14020795

California Style Meets Texas Flair. Entertain In Style In This Beautifully Appointed Contemporary Home In The Heart Of Twin Creeks. Every Detail Was Carefully Selected And Quality Crafted. The Open Floor Plan Encompasses The Elements Of Modern Design. The H...

Mls# 13892792 - Built By Darling Homes - March ...

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$1,082,070 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 0.29 Acres
  • 5,372 ft²

Residential

907 Brett Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13892792

Mls# 13892792 - Built By Darling Homes - March Completion! ~ Grand Entry Leads To Study, Formal Dining Room, Family Room Open To Gourmet Kitchen And Hearth Room, Powder Bath, Master Suite With Utility Room Access, 1 Additional Bedroom With Full Bath, Open C...

Mls# 13854123 - Built By Darling Homes - Const....

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$999,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 0.34 Acres
  • 5,350 ft²

Residential

900 Brett Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #13854123

Mls# 13854123 - Built By Darling Homes - Const. Completed Jan 31 ~ Grand Double Door Entry, Formal Dining Room, Family Room Open To Gourmet Kitchen With Dining Area, Hearth Room With Fireplace, Study, Media Room, Master Suite, 1 Additional Bedroom With Full...

Stunning Southgate Custom Home In Exclusive Ham...

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$949,900 Active

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

Residential

1308 Lincoln Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #14022577

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...

Exceptionally Fantastic Curb Appeal With Circle...

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$949,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.39 Acres
  • 5,786 ft²

Residential

1006 Brockhurst Lane, Allen, TX

MLS® #13995132

Exceptionally Fantastic Curb Appeal With Circle Drive & Fountain Welcomes You To This Immaculate 4 Car, 5 Bedroom Home Blending Both Timeless & Modern Aspects. Soaring Ceiling With Chandelier Creates Grand Entry W-stunning Curved Dual Staircase & Marble Fl...

Stunning Custom Home On 1.3 Acres In Allen With...

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$935,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 1.3 Acres
  • 5,600 ft²

Residential

1 Wooded Lane, Allen, TX

MLS® #14042640

Stunning Custom Home On 1.3 Acres In Allen With Sought After Plano Isd Schools. The Unique Property Provides The Best Of Both Worlds, Convenience To Major Retail And Roadways But With The Beauty Of A Sprawling Country Estate On This Coveted Tree Lined Cul-...

One Owner Mike Billera Custom Built Home On 2.7...

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$925,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2.77 Acres
  • 3,080 ft²

Residential

701 Rock Ridge Road, Allen, TX

MLS® #13993407

One Owner Mike Billera Custom Built Home On 2.77 Acres In Lovejoy Isd; Horses Permitted. High Quality Construction Throughout 46 Concrete Piers Are Sunk Into Bedrock. Beamed Post-tension Slab Sitting On Piers Designed By Civil Engineering Firm. Custom Bui...

Wow! Check Out This Backyard! Almost .4 Acre In...

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$899,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.38 Acres
  • 5,196 ft²

Residential

2343 Timberlake Circle, Allen, TX

MLS® #14033569

Wow! Check Out This Backyard! Almost .4 Acre In Culdesac In Popular Starcreek! 5 Bedroom Built By Huntington And Has All The Custom Features You Expect! Relax In Your Backyard Paradise With Pool, Spa, Outdoor Living Area Plus Plenty Of Yard. Your Gourmet Ki...

Sanders Custom Home In The Desirable Community ...

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$899,900 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5.3 Baths
  • 0.38 Acres
  • 5,616 ft²

Residential

1609 Eagle Pass Way, Allen, TX

MLS® #13986868

Sanders Custom Home In The Desirable Community Of Twin Creeks Lexington. Located On .38 Acre Corner Lot With Pool, Spa, Outdoor Living Area With Fp, Built-in Grill, Large Grassy Area And Exceptional Landscaping. Hand-scraped Hard Wood Flooring In All The Li...

Custom Belclaire Model Home On A Corner Lot In ...

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$895,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.33 Acres
  • 5,035 ft²

Residential

1362 Francie Way, Allen, TX

MLS® #13987375

Custom Belclaire Model Home On A Corner Lot In Wonderful Hamilton Hills. New Roof 12’2018. Stylish Two-story Entry With Curved Staircase. Boasting Hand Scraped Hardwoods, Wood Beamed Vaulted Ceilings. Gourmet Kitchen Has A Wolf Gas Range, Exotic Granite & D...

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 March 25th, 2019 at 2:45pm CDT.