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Posted on: June 17, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Allen #2 in "Best Places to Live in Texas

NerdWallet ranks Allen 2nd best place to live in Texas.

NerdWallet praised Allen's low crime rate and high-quality education in its 2015 rankings. Allen was ranked #2 in Texas and earned the highest spot of cities in Dallas-Fort Worth. The Woodlands, located 30 miles north of Houston, was ranked #1.

The website ranked Texas cities based on crime data, school rankings, home ownership rates, commute times, unemployment rates and walk scores. Allen received the third-best education score on the list and featured one of the lowest crime rankings in the state. NerdWallet also noted its access to cultural activities, including a quilter's guild and local ballet.

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