Located within Texas, United States, the city of Allen is located in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.
Allen offers a relaxed environment and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Most areas in this city are very quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. Finally, there is almost no greenery in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area; although, it is easy to get to green spaces from the majority of locations in the city and there are approximately 10 of them nearby for residents to enjoy.
Around three quarters of the population of this city own their home while the rest are renters. The large proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area is an important part of its character. Roughly half of properties in this city were built since the year 2000, while many of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1980s and the 1990s. This city offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
Primary as well as high schools are easy to walk to from most properties for sale in Allen. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Regarding eating, a portion of home buyers in Allen may be able to reach one of around 40 supermarkets on foot, while others will need another means of transportation. A small variety of restaurants and cafes is available as well.
Driving is a great transportation option in Allen. Parking is quite easy. However, walking is not very practical for residents in Allen since running daily errands is impractical.