Most Expensive Allen Neighborhoods
Allen is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 94,179 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Allen is the 39th largest community in Texas.
Allen real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Allen house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Allen is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.16% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Allen is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Allen who work in management occupations (18.15%), sales jobs (13.81%) and office and administrative support (11.76%).
Also of interest is that Allen has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Allen telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.57% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Allen is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Allen’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
If knowledge is power, Allen is a pretty powerful place. 52.64% of the adults in Allen have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Allen in 2010 was $40,741, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $162,964 for a family of four.
Allen is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Allen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Allen residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Allen also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.79% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Allen include German, Irish, English, Italian, French and Polish.
Allen also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 17.11%.
The most common language spoken in Allen is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||29,344|
|ALLEN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||76.70%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||23.30%|
|TYPE OF ALLEN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||83.40%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||2.55%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.80%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||11.99%|
|SIZE OF ALLEN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||9.98%|
|AGE OF ALLEN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||47.75%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||49.07%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||2.84%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.34%|
|ALLEN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$268,797|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,489|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $68,000||1.15%|
|$68,001 - $135,000||3.84%|
|$135,001 - $270,000||42.27%|
|$270,001 - $405,000||28.88%|
|$405,001 - $540,000||13.87%|
|$540,001 - $675,000||5.24%|
|$675,001 - $1,013,000||3.56%|
|$1,013,001 - $1,350,000||0.69%|
|PEOPLE OF ALLEN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.54%|
|5 TO 17||23.43%|
|18 TO 24||6.83%|
|25 TO 34||11.41%|
|35 TO 54||35.55%|
|55 TO 64||8.94%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||6.31%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.82%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$102,120|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$40,741|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.89%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (13.46%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.54%)
Information Technology (5.17%)
Real estate (2.35%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||8.04%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.73%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.10%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.50%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.43%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.79%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (15.58%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (77.70%)
African languages (1.23%)
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