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Allen is located 12 miles north of Dallas along I-75, Allen is experiencing the fastest growth (both residential and commercial) in the city’s history. Census takers expected Allen to exceed 70,000 residents by 2010, but this attractive suburb passed 80,000 residents in 2008. According to the North Central Texas Council of Governments, Allen will be the fastest-growing city in North Texas over the next 15 years.
Allen has 26.30 square miles within its boundaries, all in Collin County, one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Average elevation of Allen is 670 feet above sea level. The average home price in Allen is $142,373; apartment rent ranges from $535 to $1450. The median Allen household income is about $79,516.
Allen is dedicated to providing quality business parks for new companies and has been successful in attracting numerous technology-related companies. Allen's retail base has recently expanded with the opening of a 450,000-sq-ft outlet shopping village.
Allen ISD, with an enrollment of over 12,500, has a commitment to excellence in education, and its schools offer many innovative programs to Allen students, such as award-winning Internet program. For higher education, the Central Park Campus of the Collin County Community College District is only a few miles away in McKinney, and a new CCCCD facility for admissions and advising has been opened recently in Allen. For sports, Allen offers a public golf course, tennis, swimming, and other team sports. For fishing, boating, and water sports, area lakes are within close driving distance. Allen has 24 developed public parks. Located North of Dallas and Plano, Allen is experiencing its fasting growth rate in the city’s history in both residential and business development. Within the past three years, business has added more than 2,000 jobs. Allen was recently ranked among the top 10 best corporate relocation cities in the State of Texas. Allen provides easy living benefits of a small town, but amenities of living within a major Metroplex city. Allen offers a full range of parks, recreation, and activities, including a variety of league sports and children’s programs.
Population 2010: 84,246, 2000: 43,554
Average MLS Home Price: $255,070
School District: Allen, Frisco, Lovejoy, McKinney & Plano ISD
Web site: www.cityofallen.org