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The City of Allen had a population of 183 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Allen is located at latitude 38.6551 and longitude -96.1697 in Lyon County. 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. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,325 feet.

The City of Allen (GNIS ID: 2393921) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Allen is located within Township of Agnes City, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lyon County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Allen: Allen Station.

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Allen, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 183
Population in Households 183
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 671
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 91 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $79,348
Average Home Value $115,164


Median Household Income $45,838
Average Household Income $52,161
Per Capita Income $20,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.22%
Households 0.41% 0.0%
Families 3.2% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

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, 2016 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 # 457 32nd
Population Density1 # 406 40th
Diversity Index2 # 380 43rd
Median Household Income # 376 44th
Per Capita Income # 589 12th

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