Amazing people with a common spirit for community are who built Allen. It’s why everything is easier in Allen – whether getting to know your neighbors, getting a bite to eat, or getting to work easier. In fact, you can live anywhere and get here easier.
With Allen's A+ rated school system and more than 70 colleges and universities in the area, the city's talent pool of future employees is deep.
Abundant workforce in the nation’s 4th largest metro.
Dallas-Fort Worth is one of the hottest markets in the nation and Collin County is Dallas-Fort Worth’s hottest market.
Allen, with a population of 109,000, is one of the four major cities in Collin County. Allen is where many
professionals and their families are choosing to live, providing a large and growing talent pool.
Companies are following their workers and developers are chasing the migration of employees and companies to
build new office and residential space integrated in walkable mixed-use developments. The convergence of these
factors helps to explain why Allen has experienced so much recent growth.
Since 2010, DFW’s population has grown by nearly 23%, and is projected to grow 1.85% annually over the next five years. Population has grown by over 1.4 million since 2010.
The Bottom Line
Collin County captured a large portion of new growth, absorbing 23% of Texas’ new residents since 2010 to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In other words, 23 out of every 100 people moving to DFW are choosing Collin County.
Source: ESRI 10/2021
Allen is proud that it is (and always will be) a one high school town to empower every student with equal educational opportunities while passing on Allen’s unified community spirit.
We believe this inclusiveness is why Allen has become more diverse over time.
Source: ESRI 10/21
Allen has increasingly become a home for highly educated, high-income professionals, yet maintains a welcoming spirit for people and families from all stations of life.