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Best Places To Live In Allen, TX

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  • Allen, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 94,710
  • When my family moved here, we were excited about the possibilities of a great school district (by ratings online, exemplary schools, etc.), which was a GREAT change of pace from California (whose schools…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score92
  • Frisco, TX
  • 9.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 145,646
  • After living in Frisco, TX for five years, I have come to realize that this town is one that is set up on the basis of cowboys and horses being on every corner. This is a small town, which I enjoy, but I…[read more]
91
  • Coppell, TX
  • 21 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,631
  • I love my home as I am centrally located to everything including things I love to do which is eat, enjoy the movies and attend different festivals in the summer. Coppell has a rich history and is known…[read more]
91
  • Plano, TX
  • 6.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 279,088
  • Was just reading YOUR review (croneathome Oct 01, 2015). You don't just sound racist, you are racist, and you know it. You said "You haven't been swindled until you have been swindled by a Mexican." …[read more]
90
  • McKinney, TX
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 156,821
  • I really enjoy living in McKinney, as there are many things to do. One of the main reasons why I love living here is the weather. The summers are nice and hot while the winters tend to be very mild and…[read more]
90
  • Carrollton, TX
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 129,266
  • I got a ridiculous ticket that should have been a warning, tried fighting it in court but the judge denied. They wanted me to pay $150 the day I went to court which I didn't have until the next day. They…[read more]
90
  • Richardson, TX
  • 11.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 108,350
  • First. The reviewer who posted you could get robbed and murdered in Richardson? Not going to argue that. But you were in the South part of Richardson down new Lake Highlands and North Dallas and it is…[read more]
90
  • Rockwall, TX
  • 18.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 41,672
  • Rockwall, Texas is a beautiful city with reasonably priced homes, good schools and a lot of things to do. Since the summers are very hot here, I love to visit indoor theme parks in the summer such as…[read more]
89
  • Little Elm, TX
  • 15.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 35,553
  • Little, Elm Texas is a small town 30 minutes outside of Dallas. Little Elm is currently expanding their area by building homes and businesses that can accommodate more residents. Little Elm has an…[read more]
88
  • Rowlett, TX
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,203
  • Moving to Rowlett 30 years ago was the best move I ever made. It is clean and the neighborhoods are quiet. First and foremost, the city makes a good effort to enforce the city codes that keep the city…[read more]
88
  • The Colony, TX
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 40,757
  • This town is part of Denton County do not live in any town that are part of this county. If you want to live in a town that keeps letting "racial discrimination "lawyers Practice law in the same county…[read more]
87
  • Wylie, TX
  • 10.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 45,655
  • After living in Maine for my entire life, I moved to Wylie, TX about three years ago. It was one of the best moves I made. I miss the beautiful scenery, but the neighborhood I live in has friendly people…[read more]
87
  • Murphy, TX
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 20,015
  • Hello, I am a professional who bought a house in this area. Long story short: If you like country bumpkins, this is the place for you. I lived in the Aviary, currently there is not an appropriate…[read more]
87
  • Melissa, TX
  • 14.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,844
  • .., "suspected weed in vehicle, needed to search, do weed tongue test (LOL)" car ✔, one ✔ my tongue."positive sir (LOL)! Recd a speeding ticket.LOL! SMH! Blessings on the 2…[read more]
87
  • Hebron, TX
  • 13.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 413
86
  • Far North, Dallas, TX
  • 12.5 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 163,453
86
  • Sachse, TX
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,329
  • Sachse is a small city northeast of Dallas. I lived here briefly but found myself routinely bored and decided to leave. It's a nice city when it comes to quality of life and the homes are affordable, but…[read more]
86
  • Krugerville, TX
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,622
86
  • Lewisville, TX
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 102,327
  • After visiting Lewisville, Texas, I can say that I enjoyed the historic Texas city a whole lot. Lewisville isn't an over the top type of city, but more traditional and classical in a sense. The community…[read more]
85
  • Apollo Arapaho And Camelot, Garland, TX
  • 10.6 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,845
85
  • Prosper, TX
  • 12.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 15,236
  • Prosper, Texas is a community that is worth the drive from where ever you are. Once a well kept secret is now a town that is flourishing with new development and families that are all bringing out the…[read more]
85
  • Savannah, TX
  • 15.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,592
  • This area used to be a great area! Since the population here has grown so much so has the vehicle break ins, road rage drivers, drug dealing in this neighborhood and schools, gang activity…[read more]
85
  • University Park, TX
  • 19.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,346
  • There are lots of fun and interesting activities in University Park that you and your family can take advantage of. Whether you're looking for attractions that children will enjoy or want to plan a…[read more]
85
  • Fate, TX
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,234
85
  • Farmers Branch, TX
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 32,211
  • I noticed that the last review was from 2014, so I thought I would give an update. Farmers Branch is still a small community landlocked around surrounding large cities. I don't foresee Farmers Branch…[read more]
84
  • Oakridge, Garland, TX
  • 11.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,126
84
  • Coomer Creek, Garland, TX
  • 11.7 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 6,363
84
  • Celina, TX
  • 15.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,236
  • The City of Celina has no regard for it's current homeowners nor their properties. It has the highest water rates around and does nothing about it. Because of Celina's inability to have planned for…[read more]
84
  • Anna, TX
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 10,335
  • Simply put, Anna, Texas is just about one of the best areas in the great state of Texas to live in. That is coming from someone who has been living in Anna for 21 years now. I wouldn't change a thing…[read more]
84
  • Camelot, Garland, TX
  • 9.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 3,765
83
  • Brentwood Place, Garland, TX
  • 11.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 334
  • Years ago the HOA people who took care of the pool were pretty good, now there is a new guy over the pool and at first we thought it would be good they were not allowing anyone to drink and made a area…[read more]
83
  • Lowry Crossing, TX
  • 8.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,584
83
  • Paloma Creek, TX
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,727
83
  • Highland Park, TX
  • 20.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 8,986
83
  • Firewheel Estates, Garland, TX
  • 10.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 519
82
  • Aubrey, TX
  • 22.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,002
82
  • Buckingham North, Garland, TX
  • 12.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 669
81
  • Cross Roads, TX
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,091
81
  • Northeast Garland, Garland, TX
  • 12.2 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 1,479
81
  • The Enclave, Garland, TX
  • 11.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 170
81
  • Farmersville, TX
  • 18.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,416
81
  • Briaroaks, Garland, TX
  • 12.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
81
  • Oakcrest, Garland, TX
  • 12 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
81
  • The Fairways At Firewheel, Garland, TX
  • 10.8 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
80
  • Oakridge On The Creek, Garland, TX
  • 12.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
80
  • Crystal Falls, Garland, TX
  • 9.4 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
80
  • Dalcastle And Linda Heights, Garland, TX
  • 16.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 797
80
  • Meadowood, Garland, TX
  • 11.3 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: 488
80
  • Valley Creek, Garland, TX
  • 12.1 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
80
  • Gatewood Estates, Garland, TX
  • 17.9 miles away (Neighborhood)
  • Population: n/a
80
  • Hackberry, TX
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,022

Listed above are the best places to live in Allen, TX for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Allen, TX, followed by the best places to live near Allen, TX, sorted by Livability Score.

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