Living Here

LIVING HERE

You’ll love living here

For years, Allen has consistently ranked on ‘best places to move’ lists because of its superior amenities, excellent schools, best of class shopping and dining options, and an award-winning parks and trails system. In fact, Forbes has named Allen one of its Top 25 Places to Relocate in the country.

As it turns out, all the things that make a great place to live also make a place great to do business in. For companies that want to create an experience beyond their four walls and attract talent, Allen offers a thoughtful, balanced environment that stands out as unique on a national level.

Not only that, but Allen’s location just 15 minutes north of Dallas places the even greater amenities of a global city within reach. Whether it’s shopping at designer stores or visiting some of the region’s artistic and cultural amenities, Allen’s location places its residents and workers in close proximity to a selection that is difficult to match elsewhere.

In Allen, “live, work, play” isn’t a cliché — it’s a fact of life.

Allen, Texas Quality of Life

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Cost of Living

Allen offers a superior quality of life at a price that’s affordable for professionals and their families.

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Education

Allen Independent School District is exemplary with national recognition.

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Housing

Allen offers a variety of housing options to meet your budget and needs, from apartments to townhouses to single-family homes.

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Recreation

Allen’s award-winning Parks Department maintains 1,200 acres in land and over 62 miles of nature trails.

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Entertainment

From professional sports to the Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestra, Ballet, Community Theatre, Arts festival and more.

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Shopping & Dining

The selection of retail and dining destinations in Allen is one of the largest in the region.

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