Allen is a suburb of Dallas with a population of approximately 99,255. Allen is in Collin County and is known as one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Allen offers residents a dense suburban feel and 75% of the residents own their homes. The median home value in Allen is approximately $286,300 and the median rent is approximately $1500/month. In Allen there are a lot of coffee shops, restaurants, shopping, trails and parks including Rowlett Creek, Twin Creek and Watters Creek. One of the popular shopping venues in Allen is the Allen Outlet Mall that has many name designer labels at outlet pricing. The Don Rodenbaugh is more than your typical local swimming pool. It also includes a water play park, indoor climbing wall, and fitness center. Many families and young professionals live in Allen and residents tend to lean conservative. Per the U.S Census Allen is ranked #20 as Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Texas and #23 as Best Public Schools in Texas and the Best Suburbs in Texas. The public schools in Allen are highly rated and the median household income in Allen is approximately $107,000.