CQ Press has ranked Allen as the 13th safest city in the nation, moving the city up from the 14th spot. Allen also earned the highest ranking of any Texas city.
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Allen, Texas is the 29th fastest growing city in the country.
Located 12 miles north of Dallas, Allen offers easy access to all major highways placing Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, Downtown Dallas, and Dallas Love Field just 30 minutes away.
Allen combines all the benefits of metropolitan living with suburban amenities for companies and residents alike, with access to:
It's easy to see why Allen offers a vibrant way of living and a great place to do business!
You are just getting into singing your favorite song on the radio when you see your exit to Allen, TX. You are captured by both the corporate and retail environment that make-up the friendly city at 26.29 square miles.
Allen, a growing city, with a population of 92,020, is located approximately 10 minutes (12 miles) north of Dallas, in North Central Texas at the intersection of SH 121 and US 75. Allen is strategically located to provide companies and residents all the benefits of a metropolitan area with access to high-tech infrastructure, quality business parks, and excellent schools and universities. The city provides easy access to other major interstate highway systems for travel within DFW or for out of town travel.
Allen is the third fastest growing city in the Metroplex and many employers are keen to such growth. Cisco, AT&T and Experian have all chosen to locate data centers in Allen because of the city's prime location and abundant power supply. Companies that locate to Allen have the advantage of an excellent roadway infrastructure. Plus, Allen has implemented every type of utility enhancement possible. Allen is also home to the regional and corporate headquarters of PFSweb, , Jack Henry & Associates, KONE Elevators, Watchguard Video, CVE Technology Group and MonkeySports (to name a few). In recent years, Allen has moved to a new level in its development with the addition of new office tenants, first- class dining and shopping venues.
In addition to having great companies in the city, Allen's residents are within minutes of major shopping, cultural functions and pro-sporting events. It's easy to find what you are in need of in Allen with direct access to over 3,000,000-square feet of newly constructed retail and dining amenities, including Waters Creek, the Village at Allen and the Allen Premium Outlet Mall. Working and playing in Allen is something that our population enjoys and feels is advantageous to being part of such a great city. Itâ€™s a vibrant way of living!
Allen's strategic location just 10 minutes north of Dallas, Texas in Collin County provides companies and residents all the benefits of a metropolitan area with access to excellent schools and universities, high-tech infrastructure, quality business parks and the interstate highway system. Easy access to telecommunications and technology-related companies further enhance Allen's position as a leading location for high-tech industry. Allen's residents are within minutes of major shopping, cultural functions and pro-sporting events.Learn More