Allen is a city in Collin County, a northern suburb of Dallas. As of the 2018, the population of Allen is estimated to be 103,383. Allen is located approximately 20 miles north of downtown Dallas and is a part of the DFW Metroplex. Allen offers a friendly community with exceptional schools, excellent city services and a nationally-recognized parks and recreation program. With four premier shopping destinations, an award-winning golf course, nearly 200 restaurants and our own 7,000-seat arena, our city boasts something for everyone.
Allen ISD is ranked among some of the highest in Texas and boasts a High School Football program that plays in a 18,000 seat stadium and has become one of the top football programs in Texas over the past decade, with playoff berths in every season since 2001, and a district title every season since 2006. In 2014, Allen became the fourth high school in state history to win the state championship 3 years in a row while being the first to do so in the state’s largest classification.
The high quality of life offered plus a convenient location in the DFW metroplex continues to earn Allen high praise and national “Best of” rankings from The Dallas Morning News, Family Circle, D Magazine, WalletHub, Niche, SafeWise, Forbes and Money Magazine.
Allen is a dynamic and welcoming community for families, young professionals and retirees. It continues to attract national attention for affordability, safety, abundant employment opportunities, exceptional education, world-class entertainment, unique cultural experiences and nationally-recognized parks and recreation amenities.