Welcome to Allen, Texas


population 85,700

Allen TX is an energetic suburb of north Dallas, located just north of Plano in Collin County.

Outstanding schools, excellent housing, planned communities, wonderful shopping, dining, and entertainment, and easy access to employers makes Allen a popular destination for families relocating to the north Dallas suburbs.


The Allen Independent School District is committed to providing the highest quality of education and citizenship while maintaining acceptable student-to-staff ratios and class sizes. Allen ISD Ranked 6th Best School District in Texas, #1 in Collin County, #53 in America. For the latest school calendar, news and events go directly to Allen ISD.

Primary Employer: Retail including - Watters Creek, Villages at Allen, Fairview Town Center & Allen Premium Outlets
Second: Allen Independent School District
Third: Experian consumer credit reporting

Parks, Recreation, Shopping in Allen, Texas

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Parks & Recreation

Allen has more than 700 acres of parks, 40 miles of hiking and nature trails and five recreation facilities. Allen Station Park features a concrete skate park, two roller-hockey rinks, and BMX track. The skate park is the largest outdoor facility of its kind in the state. Read more about Allen Parks, Pools and recreation centers and programs.

Allen Event Center is host to top concerts, trade shows, professional sporting events, festivals, community ceremonies, and more.


No longer the quaint brick paved streets with limited retail, Allen now offers upscale shopping, dining, recreational opportunities, event hosting and lodging.

Watters Creek is a resort style development featuring unique boutiques and national favorites. Class AA office space and apartment living is integrated.

The Villages at Allen, Fairview Town Center and Allen Premium Outlets offer some of the most desirable shopping in north Texas.

Best Restaurants

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Allen Housing Market

Source: North Texas Real Estate Information System

Source: North Texas Real Estate Information System

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