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

48 Properties Found. Page 1 of 4

Custome Build Toll Brothers Home. Stunning Five...

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$975,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.35 Acres
  • 5,371 ft²

Residential

1090 Hawkwood Way, Allen, TX

MLS® #14737477

Custome Build Toll Brothers Home. Stunning Five-bedroom Property On Over One-third Acre, Located In Allen Isd In Sought-after Saddleridge. Experience The Elegance Of Rich Hardwoods, Crown Molding, Shudders, And Custom Details Throughout. Family Room With S...

Must See Home In Montgomery Ridge! 2-story, Mas...

OPEN HOUSE Photo of Listing #14735318

$950,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 0.19 Acres
  • 4,179 ft²

Residential

1014 Devonshire Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14735318

Must See Home In Montgomery Ridge! 2-story, Master And Guest On The First Floor. Beautifully Designed Custom Built-ins And Hardwood Floors Throughout! Spacious Dream Kitchen Complete With Extended Cabinets, Decorative Smart Lighting, Large Island With Count...

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

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #14556614

$949,900 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...

Gorgeous 4,593 Sq Ft Drees Home With 5 Bedrooms...

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$949,000 Active Contingent

  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 0.21 Acres
  • 4,593 ft²

Residential

1512 Shetland Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14736727

Gorgeous 4,593 Sq Ft Drees Home With 5 Bedrooms,4.5 Baths,3 Car Split Garage Plus Study,game Room,&media.the Home Is Inviting & Warm With A Grand Entrance Of Hardwood Floors,curved Stairs&elegant Lighting That Lead To An Open Family Room With Corner Firepla...

Austin Chalk (white Stone) House With Enough Ro...

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$928,370 Active

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

Residential

701 Rock Ridge Road, Allen, TX

MLS® #14709372

Austin Chalk (white Stone) House With Enough Room For A Family To Live Comfortably. Fully Foam Insulated, Internet, Lovejoy Schools, In The County One Mile Outside Of Allen, Texas. No City Taxes, Just County And School District Taxes To Pay. Very Well Built...

Beautiful David Weekley Home In Lovejoy Isd. H...

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$850,200 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.2 Baths
  • 0.26 Acres
  • 3,883 ft²

Residential

1909 Baltimore Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14739677

Beautiful David Weekley Home In Lovejoy Isd. Huge Gameroom Upstairs With A Bathroom. Entertaining Kitchen And Living Room. There Is A Bedroom And Full Bath Split. Another Room Has A Jack & Jill Full Bath Between 2 Rooms. Don't Miss Office By Front Entry ...

One Owner, Darling Built One & A Half Story Hom...

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$800,000 Active Option Contract

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 0.27 Acres
  • 3,926 ft²

Residential

874 Cinnamon Court, Allen, TX

MLS® #14737577

One Owner, Darling Built One & A Half Story Home. Great Floorplan With All Bedrooms Down, Game & Media With Half Bath Up. So Many Extras Added To This Beautiful Home, Foam Insulation Added For Efficiency And Quiet, Jam Shields, Modern Cabinetry And Added Bu...

Normandy Homes Sequoia Floor Plan. Located In ...

Photo of Listing #14611624

$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 ...

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...

Spacious And Beautiful 4,000+ Sq Ft Home In Wes...

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$729,900 Active Contingent

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.17 Acres
  • 4,092 ft²

Residential

936 Colorado Drive, Allen, TX

MLS® #14722984

Spacious And Beautiful 4,000+ Sq Ft Home In West Allen. This Home Offers A Two-story Foyer And Living Room With Lots Of Natural Light. Backing Onto The Greenbelt, Enjoy The Tranquil Space And Scenery From The Master Suite Downstairs And Relax In The Jacuzzi...

Normandy Homes Maple Floor Plan. Located In On...

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$726,909 Active Contingent

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.14 Acres
  • 3,698 ft²

Residential

804 Durham Street, Allen, TX

MLS® #14611612

Normandy Homes Maple Floor Plan. Located In One Of The Most Prestigious North Dallas Neighborhoods, In The Heart Of Allen. Active Lifestyle With Signature Community Design, Residents Have Access To Private Clubhouse, Resort-style Pool & Cabanas, State-of-t...

Multiple Offers Received, Highest And Best Due ...

Photo of Listing #14718827

$725,000 Active Contingent

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1.02 Acres
  • 2,590 ft²

Residential

301 Willow Creek Circle, Allen, TX

MLS® #14718827

Multiple Offers Received, Highest And Best Due Jan 9 At 3pm! Immaculately Updated Single Story Home On 1 Acre In Allen Isd! This Ranch Style Gem Sits In The Heart Of Allen Yet Feels Private And Secluded. Almost Every Part Of This Home Has Been Updated Over ...

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 January 19th, 2022 at 3:48pm CST.