Allen, Maryland

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Population in 2010: 210.
Males: 93  (44.3%)
Females: 117  (55.7%)
Median resident age:  55.6 years
Maryland median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 21810.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,844
Allen:

$50,844
MD:

$78,945

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,265

Allen CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $173,700
Allen:

$173,700
MD:

$306,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $282,277; Detached houses: $276,305
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  • Races in Allen, MD (2010)

    Allen races chart
    • 19090.5%White alone
    • 104.8%Black alone
    • 62.9%Hispanic
    • 21.0%American Indian alone
    • 21.0%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Allen: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (50.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 18 feet

For population 25 years and over in Allen:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 47.6%

For population 15 years and over in Allen CDP:

  • Never married: 44.6%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 55.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (73.8 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (83.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (121.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Eden, MD (1.4 miles ), Fruitland, MD (2.1 miles ), Whitehaven, MD (2.4 miles) , Princess Anne, MD (2.4 miles ), Mount Vernon, MD (2.5 miles ), Quantico, MD (2.6 miles) , Salisbury, MD (2.7 miles ), Hebron, MD (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.29 N, Longitude: 75.69 W

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

5.9%
Maryland:

5.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Tornado activity:

Allen-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.4 miles away from the Allen place center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 46.0 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 142.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 130.2 miles away from Allen center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 142.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 333.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 295.3 miles away from Allen center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wicomico County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Allen:

  • FMC - PRINCESS ANNE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; PRINCESS ANNE, MD)
  • SOMERSET CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PRINCESS ANNE, MD)
  • FMC - SALISBURY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • ANCHORAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • RIVERWALK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allen:

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 6 miles; Princess Anne, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,902)
  • Salisbury University (about 7 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 12 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 33 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 63 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 64 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 65 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Public elementary/middle schools in Allen:

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

Cemetery: Allen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Wicomico County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 16.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

16.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 12.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.7
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 52.4%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.4%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.5%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

2.9
Maryland average:

12.6

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Allen CDP (based on Wicomico County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,16868
Mainline Protestant13,83464
Catholic4,6562
Other1,74910
Black Protestant9565
None61,370-
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: 15
Wicomico County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Wicomico County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Wicomico County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Wicomico County:

29.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

15.5%

5.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,839 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
Maryland average:

6.59%

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 Worcester County, MD  0.96% ($32,754 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.66% ($26,704)
from Somerset County, MD  0.54% ($26,333)


6.29% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.29%
Maryland average:

6.66%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Wicomico County:

0.03%
Maryland average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Worcester County, MD  0.85% ($58,037 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.83% ($40,062)
to Somerset County, MD  0.44% ($28,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Allen:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO (1320 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDMV (540 AM; 1 kW; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allen:

  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W206AY (89.1 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WBEY (96.9 FM; CRISFIELD, MD; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Allen:

  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)

Allen fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 1990 02:50 AM, 163, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 17, 1988 10:15 PM, Co0144, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Allen compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Allen on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents)"
  • #67 (21810) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries"
  • #75 (21810) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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