Allen County KS Information


Allen County Subdivisions

Allen County KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,951
Daytime Population: Workers 6,122
Daytime Population: Residents 7,553
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,675
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 12,569
Population in Familes 9,938
Population in Group Qrtrs 382
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $44,518
Average Household Income $55,725
Per Capita Income $23,080


Total Housing Units 6,226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,766 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,520 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 940 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $79,849
Average Home Value $100,511


Total Households 5,286
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 3,435
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -0.87%
Households -0.48% -0.92%
Families -0.6% -0.99%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.52%


Allen County KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen County to the other 105 counties and county equivalents in Kansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 36 67th
Population Density # 31 71st
Diversity Index # 67 37th
Median Household Income # 77 28th
Per Capita Income # 95 10th

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