Accolades

Allen is a dynamic and welcoming community for families, young professionals and retirees. We continue to attract national attention for our affordability, safety, abundant employment opportunities, exceptional education, world-class entertainment, unique cultural experiences and nationally-recognized parks and recreation amenities.

The high quality of life offered plus a convenient location in the DFW metroplex continues to earn Allen high praise and national “Best of” rankings from The Dallas Morning News, Family Circle, D Magazine, WalletHub, Niche, SafeWise, Forbes and Money Magazine.

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Allen is #2 in MONEY's annual list of America's best towns!

MONEY's annual ranking of America's best towns has placed Allen at #2! Allen is the only Texas city represented in MONEY's "Best Places to Live 2017" top 10 list, which evaluated 2,400 places on eight categories: cost of living, economy, education, housing, crime, convenience, cultural and recreational amenities, and an overall sense of pleasantness. Read the full report.

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Check out who thinks we are tops in places to live!