Allen Quick Guide
Found in Collin County, Allen is a dynamic and welcoming community for families, young professionals and retirees with a population of about 97,800. This north Texas city continues to attract national attention for its affordability, safety, abundant employment opportunities, exceptional education, world-class entertainment, unique cultural experiences and nationally-recognized parks and recreation amenities. In 2017, Allen was recognized by Money Magazine as the number 2 city in its rankings of Best Places to Live in America. Allen offers more than 1,100 acres of park land, 67 parks and facilities and 65 miles of walking and biking trails; world class shopping with Watters Crossing, Allen Premium Outlets and Shops at Allen; and over 250 restaurants.