Wallethub.com, a Washington, D.C.-based personal finance website, has ranked Allen the fourth-best city in Texas for families.
The website based its rankings on factors including family life and fun; education, health and safety; affordability; and socioeconomic environment.
Allen ranked ninth in family life and fun; sixth in health, education and safety; 11th in affordability; and seventh in socioeconomic environment.
North Texas dominated the Top 10 rankings, with cities in the Metroplex representing the top eight spots. Neighboring cities Frisco, McKinney and Plano all placed in the top 20. Southlake, University Park and Colleyville ranked in the top 3, respectively.