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.
The Bottom Line
Collin County captured a large portion of new growth, absorbing 13% of Texas’ new residents and 36% of those who moved to the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In other words, 1 out of 8 new residents in Texas and 1 out of 3 new residents in DFW went to Collin County.
Source: ESRI—Last Updated 8/1/2020
With a highly-skilled workforce and a friendly business climate, Allen is ideally positioned to welcome businesses in the financial services, professional services, and information technology industries.
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.
While the city’s population has more than doubled since 2000:
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.