Allen

Welcome to Allen

Suburban elegance with a vibrant community spirit
 
Allen, Texas, a thriving and family-friendly city, offers an exceptional balance of suburban living and modern conveniences. Known for its commitment to education and well-planned neighborhoods, Allen is the epitome of a community that caters to a quality lifestyle. The city boasts a mix of cozy suburban homes and upscale residences, providing a range of options for families, professionals, and anyone seeking comfort and style.
 
At the heart of Allen is a strong sense of community, complemented by a variety of recreational and cultural attractions. The city is not just a place to live; it's a place to experience life fully. With its rich array of amenities, Allen stands out as a city that seamlessly blends a family-oriented atmosphere with the excitement of urban living.
 

What to Love

  • A perfect blend of peaceful living and modern amenities, creating a balanced suburban lifestyle
  • Renowned for its focus on high-quality education
  • Diverse housing options, from charming suburban homes to luxurious residences
  • Recreational and cultural attractions abound, including the Allen Event Center and various parks
  • A thriving shopping and dining scene, with destinations like the Allen Premium Outlets and The Village at Allen

Local Lifestyle

Allen's lifestyle is characterized by a harmonious balance between relaxation and activity. Residents enjoy a close-knit community vibe while having access to top-tier educational institutions and a plethora of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The city's numerous parks and recreational facilities cater to a healthy and active lifestyle. Allen’s community-centric events and festivals add to the city’s charm, making it a delightful place to live for families and individuals who cherish a vibrant community atmosphere.
 

Dining and Entertainment

The dining and entertainment scene in Allen is both diverse and vibrant. Kelly's at the Village offers a perfect blend of delicious cuisine and a lively atmosphere, ideal for a night out with friends or family. The Village at Allen not only provides a range of dining options but also serves as a hub for entertainment and shopping. For shopping enthusiasts, Allen Premium Outlets is a paradise, featuring an array of top brands and designer stores.
 
Entertainment in Allen is varied and exciting. The Credit Union of Texas Event Center hosts a range of events, from concerts to sports, providing endless entertainment options. For outdoor enthusiasts, Celebration Park offers a perfect setting for family outings and recreational activities. Additionally, unique experiences like hot air balloon rides and the Radha Krishna Temple add a unique flavor to the city’s cultural landscape.
 

Things to Do

Allen is a city that's always buzzing with activities and events. The Allen Food + Wine Festival is a popular event for foodies and wine enthusiasts, showcasing the best of local cuisine and vineyards. During December, the Light the Night event transforms the city into a dazzling spectacle of lights and holiday spirit, creating a magical experience for residents and visitors alike. Whether it's enjoying a concert, participating in community events, or simply taking a leisurely walk in one of the many parks, there's always something to do in Allen.
 

Schools

Allen prides itself on its commitment to education, with several notable schools, such as:
  • Mary Evans Elementary
  • Jenny Preston Elementary
  • Dr E T Boon Elementary
  • Beverly Cheatham Elementary
  • Frances E Norton Elementary
  • Max O Vaughan Elementary
  • Kerr Elementary
  • James and Margie Marion Elementary

Overview for Allen, TX

102,778 people live in Allen, where the median age is 37.7 and the average individual income is $48,305. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

102,778

Total Population

37.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$48,305

Average individual Income

Around Allen, TX

There's plenty to do around Allen, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

55
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
60
Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Batter Up Cake Shop, Market at Fairview, and Circuit 31 Fitness .

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$ 4.82 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.98 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.41 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.66 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.78 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.52 miles 35 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Allen, TX

Allen has 33,786 households, with an average household size of 3.04. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Allen do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 102,778 people call Allen home. The population density is 3,892.92 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

102,778

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

37.7

Median Age

50.33 / 49.67%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

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65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
33,786

Total Households

3.04

Average Household Size

$48,305

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Allen, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Allen. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Alton Boyd Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
Max O Vaughan Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Lowery Freshman Center
PUBLIC
9th - 9th
No rating available
James And Margie Marion Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Carlena Chandler Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Heritage Montessori Academy Of Allen
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Watters Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
K - 2nd
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
D L Rountree Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
2/5
W E Pete Ford Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Alvis C Story Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Frances E Norton Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Pat Dillard Special Achievement Center
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Dr E T Boon Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
The Goddard School Of Allen
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
George J Anderson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Ereckson Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
David And Lynda Olson Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Beverly Cheatham Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Gene M Reed Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Walter & Lois Curtis Middle
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
5/5
Flossie Floyd Green Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
4/5
Mary Evans Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Jenny Preston Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 6th
5/5
Beverly Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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