Allen, Texas, is a highly sought-after Dallas suburb that regularly ranks among the nation's best cities. Recent Allen accolades include: best city for young families, safest cities, and best housing markets to buy homes. Allen takes pride in its 94,000 residents and is always welcoming to new ones. Active lifestyles are appreciated in Allen, which is home to the award-winning TopGolf, beautiful outdoor parks, a disc golf course, a wakepark, and many other fun activities. Residents can also spend a day shopping at any of Allen’s four exceptional shopping venues, attend a concert or a play or explore numerous restaurants and breweries. Allen's progressive Public Arts Program strives to make the city unique and beautiful. One of the most important reasons people want to make Allen their forever home is for its schools. Allen is served by three independent highly rated school districts: Allen ISD, Lovejoy ISD, and Plano ISD.