Allen is another quiet city with a great community spirit that’s 24 miles north of Dallas.

It’s also been experiencing a significant rise in its population. The city has 80,000 residents, which is an 88% growth spurt since 2000. Allen is a perfect place for those who are just beginning their family or are empty nesters.

While most communities have their own exceptional clubhouse complexes, Allen has its own recreational venues for individuals who want a change of pace. Allen offers 40 public parks (either completed or near completion), tennis courts, two golf courses, as well as baseball and soccer fields. For those who want to enjoy the cold weather sports, there’s the Allen Community Ice Rink that offers hockey and ice skating lessons.

Nature lovers are sure to enjoy the 73 acre Connemara Meadow Preserve as well as the Heard Natural Science Museum. The area has easy access to surrounding cities yet offers its own distinct lifestyle.

Apartment Living in Allen

Allen area apartment prices are consistent with the remainder of Collin County. Currently, the average overall price of an apartment is $1,133 per month. A one-bedroom apartment averages $1,044 per month and a two-bedroom apartment at $1,272. The average square-feet of an apartment rented in Allen is 954.

There are many great options for apartment living in Allen. A popular option is Wyndsor Court Apartments. This complex is located close to the North Central Expressway, George Bush and 121 Toll Road, making it a great location to live and have the capability to work in and around Allen. Amenities include a clubhouse and poolside WiFi, weights and cardio equipment and a complimentary coffee bar. Another plus side to Wyndsor Court Apartments is that they have flexible lease terms, so anyone can make their stay long, or temporary.

Dolce Living Twin Creeks is also a great example of what can be found in an apartment community in Allen. This community is upscale, urban and located closely to Legacy Business Park and the DFW airport. Pets are welcome in this community as well, and they even offer pet services to their tenants.