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Allen, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Allen is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lyon County at latitude 38.6551 and longitude -96.1697. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,325 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Allen, but most people and references simply refer to it as Allen, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Allen indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Allen (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Allen: Allen Station.

City of Allen, KS Boundary Map

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Allen, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 186
Population in Households 186
Population in Familes 160
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 682
Diversity Index2 14
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 81
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 92 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $113,889
Average Home Value $145,635
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $50,580
Average Household Income $55,385
Per Capita Income $22,382
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.17% 0.53%
Households 1.2% 0.73%
Families 5.17% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Allen, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 445 34th
Population Density1 # 396 41st
Diversity Index2 # 370 45th
Median Household Income # 269 60th
Per Capita Income # 431 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.