Allen, Collin County, Texas

Allen: City in Collin County, Texas, United States

About

Allen is a city located in the county of Collin in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 84,246 and a population density of 1,228 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 109,379 inhabitants.

The city was created 69 years ago in 1952.

Allen is a city in Collin County in the U.S. state of Texas, and a northern suburb of Dallas. According to the 2020 U.S. census its population was 104,627, up from 84,246 in 2010. Allen is located approximately twenty miles north of downtown Dallas and is a part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metropolitan area.

It is one of three municipalities in Collin County that has its own municipal electric utility service (MES), as well as one of two cities within the county to have their own police department and fire department. The city also operates an independent Economic Development Department that coordinates business attraction, retention and expansion efforts for the city's economic development strategy.

The city was founded in 1872 as an agricultural community by rich farmers who wanted their own town independent from neighboring Plano and Richardson (both of which are growing at a fast pace). Allen became a city in 1953 and today is known for its great schools, safe streets, parks and trails, beautiful neighborhoods, low crime rate, excellent economy with many jobs available nearby such as those at companies like 7-Eleven Inc., Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., AT&T Inc., etc., plus many more employers who offer great salaries for those who relocate here from out of state or even out of country!

Allen is home to the George W. Bush Presidential Center, which houses the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum along with the offices of The George W. Bush Institute (presidential center website). In 2008 Money magazine listed Allen as number 5 on its annual list of America's Top 100 Best Places to Live based on statistical analyses of economic indicators such as median home price, cost of living index, crime rates and more.

Quick Facts about Allen

Population : 109,379 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Collin County
Different from : McAllen
Postal code : 75013, 75002
Area : 68.6 km2
Altitude : 659 feet / 201 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1953 (69 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone, UTC−06:00
Local time : 05:57:13 (11th August 2022)
Density : 1,595 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 22.98% (2010-2020)
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Location of Allen on Texas map.
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Geography

Allen is located at 33°6'11"N 96°40'14"W (33.1031700, -96.6705500). It has 6 neighbors: Fairview, Frisco, Lucas, McKinney, Parker and Plano.

Allen map

Allen has 6 neighbours.

  • Fairview town in Texas, United States
  • Frisco Frisco is a city in the US state of Texas located in the counties of Collin and Denton, and an affluent and rapidly developing suburb of Dallas. It had a population of 116,989 inhabitants and a population density of 724.11 per km2 in the 2010 Census. 2 In the United States, Frisco has been and continues to be one of the fastest growing towns. The creation of North Dallas entered Plano and Frisco in the late 1990s, causing exponential growth during the 2000s. For many of the professionals employed in the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex, Frisco serves as a dormitory city, like many of the cities north of Dallas.
  • Lucas city in Collin County, Texas, United States
  • McKinney city in Collin County, Texas, United States
  • Parker city in Collin County, Texas, United States
  • Plano city in Texas, United States

Demographics

The population of Allen increased by 22.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 84,246 - census
2011 87,680 3.92% estimation process
2012 89,812 2.37% estimation process
2013 92,173 2.56% estimation process
2014 94,215 2.17% estimation process
2015 98,344 4.2% estimation process
2016 99,742 1.4% estimation process
2017 101,214 1.45% estimation process
2018 103,577 2.28% estimation process
2019 105,623 1.94% estimation process
2020 109,379 3.43% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 34,000
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 33,901
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 32,605
April 1, 2010 Population : 33,972
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.9%
People over 65 (%) : 12.5%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 20.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 68.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 11.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 17.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,510
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 4.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 36.1%

Allen zip code is 75002. County name: Collin, County fips: 48085

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 36.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $72,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,002
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $419
2015-2019 median gross rent : $860
2015-2019 Households : 11,602
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.61
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 11.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 83.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.6%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 247,055
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 929,433
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 119,475
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,511
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $32,403
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,581
Percentage of people living in poverty : 31.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,518
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 629
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 764
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,108
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 308
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 136
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,261
2010 population per square mile : 7,020.3
2010 land area in square miles : 4.84

People born in Allen (15)

People born in Allen, including movie actress Adrenalynn, actor Matt Barr, Road bicycle racer Jonathan Patrick McCarty, .

List

  • Jim Parrack (American actor) he was born in 08/02/1981
  • Chris Clements (American soccer player) he was born in 02/03/1987
  • Jordan Stone (American soccer player) he was born in 16/03/1984
  • Malcolm Perry (American surgeon) he was born in 03/09/1929
  • Uzoma Nwachukwu (American football player) he was born in 15/12/1990
  • Dan Buckner (American football player) he was born in 31/05/1990
  • Alex Yarbrough (baseball player) he was born in 03/08/1991
  • Cedric Ogbuehi (American football player) he was born in 25/04/1992
  • Hal Hunter (American football player)
  • Greg Little (American football offensive lineman) he was born in 04/11/1997
  • Christian Sam (American-football player (1996-)) he was born in 07/06/1996
  • Bobby Evans (American football offensive lineman) he was born in 24/03/1997

Schools in Allen

College & universities near Allen, TX

Code Name City ZIP
247834 Collin County Community College District McKinney (TX) 75069
490522 Allgood Beauty Institute Frisco (TX) 75033-4112
228787 The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson (TX) 75080-3021
436775 Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy-Plano Plano (TX) 75093
437732 Dallas Nursing Institute Richardson (TX) 75080

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Allen, TX

Code Name Address Type
MSQ Mesquite, TX 1331 Highway 80 East \r\n1331 Highway 80 East \r\n BUS
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
GLE Gainesville 605 East California Street RAIL

Post offices near Allen

Post Office Name City ZIP
Allen Post Office Allen (TX) 75013
Downtown Plan Post Office Plano (TX) 75074
Northwest Plan Post Office Plano (TX) 75025
East Frisco Carrier Annex Post Office Frisco (TX) 75035
Main Office Plan Post Office Plano (TX) 75074

Other places with the same name (9)

  • Allen , Pennsylvania township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America with a population of 5,092 people.
  • Allen , Oklahoma town in Oklahoma, USA with a population of 930 people.
  • Allen , Indiana unincorporated community in Indiana, United States with a population of 666 people.
  • Allen , Illinois township in LaSalle County, Illinois with a population of 536 people.
  • Allen , Nebraska city in Dixon County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 346 people.
  • Allen , Michigan village in Hillsdale County in the U.S. state of Michigan with a population of 192 people.
  • Allen , Kansas human settlement in Lyon County, Kansas, United States of America with a population of 169 people.
  • Allen , South Dakota census-designated place in Bennett County, South Dakota with a population of 88 people.

Other cities in Collin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Collin County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Plano 291,296 City in Texas, United States
Frisco 209,980 Frisco is a city in the US state of Texas located in the counties of Collin and Denton, and an affluent and rapidly developing suburb of Dallas.
McKinney 208,272 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Wylie 54,467 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Prosper 26,957 Suburban town located in Collin and Denton counties, Texas
Murphy 20,844 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Celina 20,114 City in Texas, United States of America
Anna 16,945 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Princeton 15,699 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Melissa 13,793 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Lucas 8,819 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Parker 4,352 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Lavon 3,993 City in Collin County, Texas, United States of America
Farmersville 3,711 City in Collin County, Texas, United States
Josephine 2,545 City in Collin County, Texas
Lowry Crossing 1,743 City in Collin County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Allen distances to largest Texas cities