Allen, Texas is a northern suburb of Dallas with a population just over 84,000 people and a magnet for young families. With its low crime rate, stellar schools, lots of sports and recreational opportunities it’s no wonder Allen has been making the “best of” on many lists over the past few years. Allen ranked #2 in the nation and #1 in Texas in the list of Best Cities for Young Families (ApartmentList.com, December 2014); named among the 10 Best Towns for Families (Family Circle, 2013); Best Places to Live (Money Magazine, Aug. 2012), Top 10 Dallas Suburbs and Safest Cities in the U.S. (City Crime Rankings, 2011).
Residents of Allen enjoy a family oriented atmosphere with several neighborhood parks and trails and the community Fourth of July bash. The town loves to support the local high school football team which has won state championships in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2014 and has a new state-of-the-art football stadium.
With more than 400 homes on the market from condo units to single-family ranging anywhere from $170,000 to some over a million dollars, you’ll be able to find the right home for you and your family in Allen.