For population 25 years and over in Allen:
For population 15 years and over in Allen village:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $991 (1.3%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+8.7%).
Work and jobs in Allen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Allen, Michigan
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Birthplace of: Ed Donnelly (1950s pitcher) - Baseball player.
Medal of Honor Recipient born in Allen: William G. Whitney.
Hospitals/medical centers near Allen:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allen:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Allen and their reported violations in the past:OUTPOST GRILL (Population served: 145, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SUGAR BUSH FARMS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:JACK'S CRACKER BARREL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Allen that have no violations reported:
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Allen compared to Michigan state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Allen village (based on Hillsdale County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.78%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,684 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($226 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.68% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,706 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.