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Allen, Texas, is an affluent and fast-growing outstanding suburb in Collin County. It is located just north of Dallas and is a convenient location in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex. Incorporated in 1953, its population has grown to 96,045, the Median Home Price is $323,676, and the Median Household Income is $104,524. Its successful Projected Job Growth is 17.0%.

Allen is a welcoming multi-cultural community of families, retirees, and young professionals. It is known for its safety, abundant employment opportunities, affordability, education, world-class entertainment, nationally-recognized amenities at their parks and recreation areas, and cultural attractions and experiences.

Accolades

The amazing Allen has had a large number of awards and recognitions including some of the following:

* MONEY named Allen Number Two in their “Best Places to Live 2017” Top 10 list, which had evaluated 2,400 communities on categories such as economy, cost of living, housing, education, crime, an overall sense of pleasantness, and more. Allen was the only Texas city that was represented.

* MONEY also recognized Allen as Number Two “Best Place to Launch a Career” in March of 2018 and the Number One “Best Place to Live in the South” in November of 2017.

* CNBC named Allen in its “Make It Best Suburbs in America” in February of 2018 and Number One in its AreaVibes “Best Place to Live in America” in November of 2017.

* Honored for the second time with the Governor’s Community Achievement Award from Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), one of the state’s most prestigious environmental awards.

* Named “Number Four Best Texas City for Families” with high scores in family life and fun, affordable housing options in vibrant neighborhoods, health and safety, green public spaces, a strong school system, and socioeconomic environment.

* “National Gold Medal for Excellence in the field of Park and Recreation Management” awarded by the National Recreation and Park Assoc. in October of 2016.

School system

It is a big draw for families because the school district has been ranked as one of the best in Texas. There is only one high school, and the students out-perform the state averages in both math and reading. It has over 5,000 students and boasts of having one of the country’s largest high school football stadiums.

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

This fully-enclosed indoor water park features a rock-climbing wall, wake boarding; and the largest Texas outdoor skate park.

Sports

The 7,500-seat Allen Event Center is multi-purpose. Completed in November of 2009, it is home to the Dallas Sidekicks of the Major Arena Soccer League and to ECHL’s Allen Americans. The Eagle Stadium opened on August 31, 2012. It cost $60 million and seats 18,000.

Watters Creek

Residents are entitled to discounted fees at The Courses, a public 18-hole golf course and a family-friendly six-hole course. The shopping center is scenic and features restaurants and boutiques surrounding a green area where children can play and adults can sit on a patio, listen to live music, and drink wine while watching the kids.

For more information

Relocation Specialists, the Tonya Peek Group, welcomes your search for more details of the luxury homes and other exceptional living accommodations in this lovely and dynamic community. Whether you are a buyer or a seller, they can guide you with excellent advice to find exactly what you are looking for.

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      972-727-0470
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      214-495-6765
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      972-562-1800
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      972-747-3354
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      469-742-8100
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      972-396-6918
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      972-747-3331
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