The city of Allen is a fast growing wealthy suburb once considered an ex-urb north of the city of Dallas and Plano. As the city has nearly doubled its population in the last 10 years, the Black population has increased from 4% to more than 11% of the population.
Total Population: 94,710
Black population—–10,567 / 11%
Black median household income—–$81,852
Black married households—–62%
Percent of Blacks who have a bachelor’s degree or higher—–52%
Percent of Black households that are homeowners—–63%
Percent of Black families in poverty—–10%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates.
Allen Independent School District