For population 25 years and over in Allen:
For population 15 years and over in Allen town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cheektowaga, NY (51.5 miles , pop. 79,988).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (54.6 miles , pop. 292,648).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (223.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Granger, NY (2.2 miles ), Birdsall, NY (2.4 miles ), Fillmore, NY (2.6 miles ), Angelica, NY (2.6 miles ), Caneadea, NY (2.7 miles ), Houghton, NY (2.7 miles ), Hume, NY (2.8 miles ), Belfast, NY (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 78.02 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 585
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Allen: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Allen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 47% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Allen town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 7/24/1967, a category F3 tornado 23.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Allen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from Allen center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 32.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1995 at 14:22:32, a magnitude 3.0 (2.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.1 miles away from Allen center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Allegany County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Allen:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allen:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Allen compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Allen town (based on Allegany County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.73%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,872 average adjusted gross income)
0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($482 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,081 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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TV broadcast stations around Allen:
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $14,670,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,570
Total average daily truck traffic: 169
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,125
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: