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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Mls#14658883 ~ Darling Collection By Taylor Mor...

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$1,622,694 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 0.28 Acres
  • 4,860 ft²

Residential

808 Brett Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14658883

Mls#14658883 ~ Darling Collection By Taylor Morrison ~ The 8010 C Model Home Is Ready Now Through Our Model Home Leaseback Program! This Home Exemplifies Open-concept Living And Is Perfect For Entertaining On Both Floors! Mingle With Friends And Family In ...

Stunning And Spacious Open Concept Home On A Co...

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$1,199,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 4,345 ft²

Residential

1135 Caleb Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14671841

Stunning And Spacious Open Concept Home On A Corner Lot. Upon Walking In, There Is A Fabulous Formal Living And Study Room. The House Featuring A Chefs Kitchen With A Commercial Grade Range And Vent, Built In Refrigerator, Freezer And California Island. Fam...

Multiple Offers -highest & Best Due Monday 18th...

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$1,149,900 Active Option Contract

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

Residential

1609 Eagle Pass Way, Allen, TX

MLS® #14686426

Multiple Offers -highest & Best Due Monday 18th-10am.absolutely Spectacular, Sanders Custom, Is Situated On .38 Acres.inside Is A Masterpiece W-1st Floor Guest Suite W-full Bath, Private Study W-coffered Ceilings & Built-ins. Formal Dining & Living. Rich Hw...

Expansive Drees Custom Home In Shaddock Park Wi...

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$1,100,000 Active Contingent

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.34 Acres
  • 4,586 ft²

Residential

988 Shaddock Park Lane, Allen, TX

MLS® #14685625

Expansive Drees Custom Home In Shaddock Park With Amazing Pool! This Lovely Home Is Situated At The End Of A Cul De Sac With Extended Outdoor Living And Sparkling Pool! Open Floor Plan With Kitchen, Living And Breakfast Overlooking The Backyard Oasis. Stunn...

What A House In Lexington In Twin Creeks!it Beg...

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$1,099,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 0.27 Acres
  • 5,797 ft²

Residential

1712 Edinburg Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #14670835

What A House In Lexington In Twin Creeks!it Begins With A Wrought Iron Door & Beautiful Double Staircase With Formals, Study Off Entry.spacious Family Room With Two Story Wall Of Windows Open To Nook And Gourmet Kitchen.stainless Appliances Including 5 Burn...

Grand Homes Model Home For Sale! Corner Lot. Lo...

REDUCED 3% OPEN HOUSE Photo of Listing #14556614

$980,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.11 Acres
  • 3,498 ft²

Residential

606 Stone Oak Lane, Allen, TX

MLS® #14556614

Grand Homes Model Home For Sale! Corner Lot. Loaded To Max W Built Ins, Wood Floors, Designer Selections, Chandeliers Galore & Beamed Ceilings. Vaulted Family Room W Fireplace Open To Covered Patio With Outdoor Living & Pergola Perfect Entertaining. 8 Ft Do...

Impressive Single-owner Home On A Rare 0.31 Acr...

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$840,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.31 Acres
  • 4,761 ft²

Residential

907 Biltmoore Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #14672582

Impressive Single-owner Home On A Rare 0.31 Acre Cul-de-sac Lot In Sought-after Starcreek Reserve! Fabulous Energy-saving Solar Power System With Tesla Charging Station! Extensive Hand Scraped Hardwood Flooring On First + Second Floor. Popular Floorplan--pe...

Well Maintained Home With Abundance Light. Open...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #14658497

$769,400 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 4,641 ft²

Residential

964 Terracotta Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14658497

Well Maintained Home With Abundance Light. Open Living Area, Hardwood Floors Downstairs. Kitchen Has Granite Countertops And A Large Walk-in Pantry. Centre Island In The Kitchen Makes It Easy To Entertain. Home Has Two Master Bedrooms. Downstairs Primary...

Luxurious Details Throughout This Amazing Hunti...

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$760,000 Active Option Contract

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 0.23 Acres
  • 4,114 ft²

Residential

1419 Rio Grande Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14689184

Luxurious Details Throughout This Amazing Huntington Home. Enter The Foyer And Be Wowed With The Custom Woodwork, Flooring And Grand Staircase. The Executive Study Offers A Wonderful Work From Home Setting. The Formals Offer Separation From The Rest Of The ...

Normandy Homes Sequoia Floor Plan. Located In ...

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$754,098 Active Contingent

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 0.14 Acres
  • 4,150 ft²

Residential

816 Durham Street, Allen, TX

MLS® #14611624

Normandy Homes Sequoia Floor Plan. Located In One Of The Most Prestigious North Dallas Neighborhoods, In The Heart Of Allen. Have Access To A Private Clubhouse, Resort-style Pool & Cabanas, State-of-the-art Fitness Center, Indoor & Outdoor Fireplaces With ...

Seclusion In The Midst Of A Subdivision. This S...

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$749,900 Active Contingent

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.38 Acres
  • 4,220 ft²

Residential

2142 Arches Park Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #14673569

Seclusion In The Midst Of A Subdivision. This Stunning 5 Bed 4 Bath 3 Car Garage Home Exudes Style, Impressive Design, And Excellent Craftsmanship. Open Floor Plan With High Soaring Ceilings Gives The Home A Grand Feel. Gourmet Kitchen Features Include Cent...

Normandy Homes Magnolia Floor Plan. Located In...

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$731,623 Active Contingent

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 0.15 Acres
  • 3,781 ft²

Residential

762 Durham Street, Allen, TX

MLS® #14611618

Normandy Homes Magnolia Floor Plan. Located In One Of The Most Prestigious North Dallas Neighborhoods, In The Heart Of Allen. Residents Have Access To Private Clubhouse, Resort-style Pool & Cabanas, State-of-the-art Fitness Center, Indoor & Outdoor Firepla...

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.
  • The city of Allen’s population topped 107,000 in 2019 and is projected to add another 10,000 residents in the next three to four years.
  • The median household income in Allen is $109,978.
  • The median age of an Allen  resident is 36.4 years old.
  • Click here for more detailed information from the Allen Economic Development Council.

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 ten short years since then the population has more than doubled to almost 110,000.

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 117,600 people at build-out.

 

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Listing information last updated on October 24th, 2021 at 6:15am CDT.