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Population in 2012: 190 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.6%
 

Males: 103  (54.5%)
Females: 87  (45.5%)

Median resident age:  45.8 years
Michigan median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 49227.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,836 (it was $42,344 in 2000)
Allen:

$33,836
MI:

$46,859
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,002

Allen village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,864 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Allen:

$73,864
MI:

$115,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $86,835; Detached houses: $90,173; In 2-unit structures: $99,939; Mobile homes: $44,251

Median gross rent in 2012: $715.

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  • White alone - 187 (97.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.0%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Allen: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (29.4%), English (23.5%), Irish (14.1%), United States (7.1%), French (5.3%), Dutch (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,242 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Allen:

  • High school or higher: 80.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Allen village:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.6%
Michigan:  6.1%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Allen, Michigan as of September 30, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Allen to the number of sex offenders is 17 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $991 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,136 (1.3%)

Allen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Battle Creek, MI (33.2 miles , pop. 53,364).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (63.6 miles , pop. 205,727).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (150.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jonesville, MI (2.3 miles ), Litchfield, MI (2.4 miles ), Quincy, MI (2.5 miles ), Hillsdale, MI (2.7 miles ), Reading, MI (2.9 miles ), Coldwater, MI (3.5 miles ), North Adams, MI (3.5 miles ), Montgomery, MI (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 41.96 N, Longitude: 84.77 W

Area code: 517

Allen household income distribution Allen home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.0%
Michigan:

9.7%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+8.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (18%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Allen-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Allen village center killed 21 people and injured 293 people.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 26.1 miles away from the village center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/2/1994 at 21:23:06, a magnitude 3.5 (3.4 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hillsdale County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Ed Donnelly (1950s pitcher) - Baseball player.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Allen: William G. Whitney.


Hospitals/medical centers near Allen:

  • LITCHFIELD NURSING CENTRE INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LITCHFIELD, MI)
  • HILLSDALE CO MEDICAL CARE FACI (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HILLSDALE, MI)
  • HOSPICE OF HILLSDALE COUNTY IN (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HILLSDALE, MI)

Political contributions by individuals in Allen, MI

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allen:

  • Spring Arbor University (about 21 miles; Spring Arbor, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • Jackson Community College (about 24 miles; Jackson, MI; FT enrollment: 3,739)
  • Kellogg Community College (about 34 miles; Battle Creek, MI; FT enrollment: 2,053)
  • Western Michigan University (about 49 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 18,067)
  • Kalamazoo Valley Community College (about 51 miles; Kalamazoo, MI; FT enrollment: 5,240)
  • Lansing Community College (about 56 miles; Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 7,815)
  • Michigan State University (about 56 miles; East Lansing, MI; FT enrollment: 41,413)

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Notable location: Allen Township Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Park in Allen: Captain Moses Allen Historical Marker (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Hillsdale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Allen and their reported violations in the past:

OUTPOST GRILL (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SUGAR BUSH FARMS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JACK'S CRACKER BARREL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • HISTORIC MARBLE SPRINGS (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.5%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  63.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Allen, MI

Allen compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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 below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Allen travel time to work - commute


Allen mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Allen village (based on Hillsdale County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.78%
Here23.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)General Association of Regular Baptist Churches
Adherents26.2%12.3%6.9%6.8%6.1%
Congregations1.6%21.3%6.6%4.9%8.2%
NameNational Association of Congregational Christian ChurchesOld Order AmishSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.8%3.7%3.7%3.6%26.8%
Congregations4.9%9.8%3.3%1.6%37.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Hillsdale County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Hillsdale County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Hillsdale County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Hillsdale County:

16.3%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$170
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$313
Totals for Government 0$0 7$483


5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
Michigan average:

5.24%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Hillsdale County:

0.07%
Michigan average:

0.10%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jackson County, MI  0.96% ($36,540 average AGI)
from Lenawee County, MI  0.76% ($31,992)
from Branch County, MI  0.59% ($27,596)


6.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
Michigan average:

5.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jackson County, MI  0.90% ($33,163 average AGI)
to Lenawee County, MI  0.80% ($36,526)
to Branch County, MI  0.71% ($24,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Allen:

  • WTVB (1590 AM; 5 kW; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WCSR (1340 AM; 1 kW; HILLSDALE, MI; Owner: WCSR, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WBCK (930 AM; 5 kW; BATTLE CREEK, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJKN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; JACKSON, MI)
  • WMSH-FM (99 AM; 1 kW; STURGIS, MI; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allen:

  • WCSR-FM (92.1 FM; HILLSDALE, MI; Owner: WCSR, INC)
  • WNWN-FM (98.5 FM; COLDWATER, MI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAAQ (88.3 FM; ONSTED, MI; Owner: GREAT LAKES COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZV (102.5 FM; HUDSON, MI; Owner: FRIENDS COMMUNICATIONS OF HUDSON INC)
  • WUFN (96.7 FM; ALBION, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WSAE (106.9 FM; SPRING ARBOR, MI; Owner: SPRING ARBOR COLLEGE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WLKI (100.3 FM; ANGOLA, IN; Owner: LAKE CITIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVIC (94.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WKHM-FM (105.3 FM; BROOKLYN, MI; Owner: JACKSON RADIO WORKS, INC.)
  • WJXQ (106.1 FM; JACKSON, MI; Owner: RUBBER CITY RADIO GROUP)
  • WCVM (94.7 FM; BRONSON, MI; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WBOI (91.3 FM; ORLAND, IN; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF NORTHEAST INDIANA, INC)
  • WPCJ (91.1 FM; PITTSFORD, MI; Owner: PITTSFORD EDUC. B/CING FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Allen:

  • WLAJ (Channel 53; LANSING, MI; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WHTV (Channel 18; JACKSON, MI; Owner: SPARTAN-TV, L.L.C.)
  • WILX-TV (Channel 10; ONONDAGA, MI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WSYM-TV (Channel 47; LANSING, MI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • W24CG (Channel 24; HOUGHTON LAKE, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Allen fatal accident list:

Oct 15, 1983 10:30 AM, 12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 674
Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic: 1,217

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DE54XC022, South Allen Road -- De54xc022-F (Lat: 41.954889 Lon: -84.782417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQQN599
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2013, Expiration Date: 02/01/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • DE54XC022, South Allen Road -- De54xc022-F (Lat: 41.954889 Lon: -84.782417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQRA851
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/05/2023, Certifier: James L Wheaton
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB8OVP, Previous Call Sign: KB2PZQ
    Grant Date: 04/13/1993, Expiration Date: 04/13/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2005
    Registrant: Richard L Dobson, Allen, MI 49227
  • Call Sign: KB8WHO, Licensee ID: L01163452
    Grant Date: 06/16/2006, Expiration Date: 01/12/2015, Certifier: Roy V Szarafinski
    Registrant: Roy V Szarafinski, 6851 N Weston, Allen, MI 49227
  • Call Sign: N8WFB, Licensee ID: L00336842
    Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 12/01/2022, Certifier: Herman D Sanford
    Registrant: Herman D Sanford, 7167 Arkansaw Rd, Allen, MI 49227
  • Call Sign: KD8AJL, Licensee ID: L00921538
    Grant Date: 09/24/2004, Expiration Date: 09/24/2014, Certifier: Paul D Sanford
    Registrant: Paul D Sanford, 7167 Arkansaw, Allen, MI 49227

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HOSTETLER ROLLAND GN1 AIRCAMPER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 687H , Serial Number: 1016, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 10/08/1987
    Registrant (Individual): Joel R Dettl, 230 West Chicago Rd, Allen, MI 49227


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Allen, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George984.6 years
William881.8 years
John871.9 years
Edward774.1 years
Richard664.3 years
Alice592.0 years
Donald574.0 years
Barbara455.2 years
James466.2 years
Carl475.3 years
Most common last names in Allen, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark783.4 years
Kochendorfer785.8 years
Miller770.4 years
Marshall685.4 years
Hamilton677.8 years
Teubert574.8 years
Freese574.0 years
Lewis462.2 years
Watkins479.5 years
Walsh476.7 years
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