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Allen is a city in Collin County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.
The community was named for Ebenezer Allen, railroad promoter and former attorney general of Texas
The latitude of Allen is 33.103N. The longitude is -96.67W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 62,400.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Allen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Collin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dallas area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 75025 ZIP code.
17% of Allen residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Allen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Allen was $28,575, compared with $21,587 nationally.
47% of Allen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Allen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $744. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,447.
Libraries in Allen include Allen Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Allen include Allen American
Collin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Allen political report.
The average commute time for Allen workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Allen between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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