Allen, Kansas

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Population in 2014: 175 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.1%
 
Males: 86  (49.5%)
Females: 89  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  26.9 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 66833.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,684 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Allen:

$44,684
KS:

$50,972

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,184 (it was $15,855 in 2000)

Allen city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $38,284 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Allen:

$38,284
KS:

$129,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $829.

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  • Races in Allen, KS (2010)

    Allen races chart
    • 16995.5%White alone
    • 74.0%Hispanic
    • 10.6%Two or more races

Races in Allen detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Allen: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.8%), United States (9.0%), English (6.9%), Scottish (5.7%), Irish (3.3%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1320 feet

Land area: 0.27 square miles.

Population density: 638 people per square mile   (low).

Allen,KS real estate house value index trend

Allen, Kansas map

For population 25 years and over in Allen:

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Allen city:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 35.5%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Kansas:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $445 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $526 (0.7%)

Allen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (37.0 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (91.7 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (406.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Admire, KS (2.0 miles) , Bushong, KS (2.2 miles) , Americus, KS (3.4 miles ), Dunlap, KS (3.5 miles) , Eskridge, KS (3.8 miles ), Harveyville, KS (3.8 miles ), Reading, KS (3.9 miles ), Emporia, KS (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 38.66 N, Longitude: 96.17 W

Area code: 620

Allen household income distribution Allen home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.7%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Information (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Utilities (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Allen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Allen, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Allen-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.7 miles away from the Allen city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 70% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 185.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 289.3 miles away from Allen center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 276.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 324.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 325.8 miles away from Allen center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 376.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lyon County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Allen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Allen:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - ESKRIDGE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; ESKRIDGE, KS)
  • HOLIDAY RESORT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EMPORIA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allen:

  • Emporia State University (about 17 miles; Emporia, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,687)
  • Washburn University (about 37 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 5,092)
  • Kansas State University (about 43 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 20,703)
  • Baker University (about 54 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • University of Kansas (about 55 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Allen County Community College (about 66 miles; Iola, KS; FT enrollment: 2,089)
  • Butler Community College (about 71 miles; El Dorado, KS; FT enrollment: 6,676)

Public high school in Allen:

See full list of schools located in Allen

Library in Allen:

  • LYON COUNTY LIBRARY DIST. #1 (Operating income: $24,185; Location: 421 MAIN; 9,838 books; 153 audio materials; 389 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 10 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Lyon County Fire District 2 Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Allen: Allen United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lyon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 96.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Kansas average:

11.3

Allen travel time to work - commute Allen mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Allen city (based on Lyon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,28222
Evangelical Protestant5,09831
Catholic3,3444
Other8723
Black Protestant2462
None18,848-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Lyon County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lyon County:

4.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Lyon County:

30.0%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.5%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
Allen:

30.2
Kansas:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Allen:

24.2%
Kansas:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

18.2%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Allen:

45.0%
State:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

52.1%
Kansas:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.9%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Allen, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$38
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$600
Sewerage 0$0 2$477
Water Supply 0$0 3$477
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,592

Allen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($114.29)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($74.29)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($62.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($62.86)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($17.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,000 ($40.00)

Allen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $67,000 ($382.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($74.29)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($62.86)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.71)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.71)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($5.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($188.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($34.29)
    General Support: $1,000 ($5.71)
  • Tax - Property: $7,000 ($40.00)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($17.14)

Allen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $131,000 ($748.57)

6.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Kansas average:

6.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.40% ($23,776 average AGI)
from Johnson County, KS  0.31% ($19,684)
from Shawnee County, KS  0.31% ($35,105)


7.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Kansas average:

6.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, KS  0.62% ($33,211 average AGI)
to Shawnee County, KS  0.56% ($36,116)
to Sedgwick County, KS  0.47% ($24,474)

Strongest AM radio stations in Allen:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allen:

  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KPOR (90.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K209CB (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)
  • K280EK (103.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KNGM (91.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CHRISTIAN ACTION TEAM, INC.)
  • KFFX (104.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCVT (92.5 FM; SILVER LAKE, KS; Owner: RICHARD P. BOTT, II)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KANH (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Allen:

  • KETM-CA (Channel 17; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Allen)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 38.695972 Lon: -96.219722, Call Sign: WNXS585
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.145 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/2011, Expiration Date: 11/01/2021Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Allen, T15s R11e; 4 Mi. Nw Of (Lat: 38.696111 Lon: -96.219444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47.5 m, Overall height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WPXH902
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.5800 MHzGrant Date: 04/08/2003, Expiration Date: 04/08/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2012, Certifier: Robert LeedhamRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • HIGH SCHOOL, 3400 Road M (Lat: 38.659889 Lon: -96.150278), Type: Building, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQUT455
    Assigned Frequencies: 23075.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: Ryan McclungRegistrant: Nex-Tech Inc., 2418 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (785) 625-7070, Fax: (785) 628-2272, Email:
  • COUNTY TOWER, Approximately 400 Feet South Of Hwy 56, 1 Mile East Of Allen, Kansas (Lat: 38.657833 Lon: -96.144861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQUT456
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 21875.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/2014, Expiration Date: 10/06/2024, Certifier: Ryan McclungRegistrant: Nex-Tech Inc., 2418 Vine, Hays, KS 67601, Phone: (785) 625-7070, Fax: (785) 628-2272, Email:
  • Allen, Us56 2.8mi W & Crh2 2.5mi N Fr (Lat: 38.696111 Lon: -96.219694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: KCZ94
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 12/31/2010, Expiration Date: 01/08/2021Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 83 Main Street (Lat: 38.655556 Lon: -96.170250), Call Sign: KNKL370
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.375 MHz, 454.425 MHz, 454.450 MHz, 454.475 MHz, 454.525 MHz, 454.550 MHz, 454.575 MHzExpiration Date: 11/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 10/26/1999Registrant: Mid-South Telecommunications Co., Inc., 83 Main Street, Allen, KS 66833-0000, Phone: (202) 663-8832

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KC0NFG, Licensee ID: L00513490, Grant Date: 02/28/2012, Expiration Date: 05/08/2022, Certifier: Michael R Pate, Registrant: Michael R Pate, 795 Road 310, Allen, KS 66833
  • Call Sign: KC0UHD, Licensee ID: L01005569, Grant Date: 02/17/2015, Expiration Date: 04/18/2025, Certifier: Lynette A Pate, Registrant: Lynette A Pate, 795 Rd 310, Allen, KS 66833

Drinking water stations with addresses in Allen that have no violations reported:

  • ALLEN, CITY OF (Population served: 177, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Allen, KS
Most common first names in Allen, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John484.0 years
Harold374.7 years
Carl378.0 years
Mary371.7 years
Virgil383.0 years
William376.0 years
Clara294.5 years
Earl289.5 years
Gertrude286.5 years
Alta271.0 years
Most common last names in Allen, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pykiet583.8 years
Wheat580.6 years
Bechtel477.8 years
Winter370.6 years
Coffman372.0 years
Jackson390.3 years
Calhoun378.3 years
Reaka376.6 years
Rowley377.3 years
White378.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Wood (16%)

Allen compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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