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Population in 2010: 448. Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 

Males: 236  (52.7%)
Females: 212  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14735.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,138 (it was $27,386 in 2000)
Allen:

$35,138
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,516

Allen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,688 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Allen:

$67,688
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $69,159; Detached houses: $76,627; Mobile homes: $49,068

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Allen races chart
  • White alone - 438 (97.8%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Allen: 157.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (35.9%), United States (15.2%), English (13.9%), Irish (11.7%), Polish (7.4%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1823

Land area: 36.4 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Allen:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Allen town:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Allen town:  1.8% ($970)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)

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:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $16,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $45,900
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $25,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $41,200
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $10,500
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $37,100
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $10,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $10,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $10,400
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $10,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.40 N, Longitude: 78.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 585

Allen household income distribution Allen home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New York:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Social assistance (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)

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Tornado activity:

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:

  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB HOUGHTON L L C (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HOUGHTON, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES DDSO (Hospital, about 13 miles away; NUNDA, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allen:

  • SUNY College of Technology at Alfred (about 16 miles; Alfred, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,184)
  • SUNY at Geneseo (about 30 miles; Geneseo, NY; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • Saint Bonaventure University (about 31 miles; Saint Bonaventure, NY; FT enrollment: 2,154)
  • Genesee Community College (about 43 miles; Batavia, NY; FT enrollment: 3,452)
  • Rochester Institute of Technology (about 51 miles; Rochester, NY; FT enrollment: 13,372)
  • Finger Lakes Community College (about 52 miles; Canandaigua, NY; FT enrollment: 3,750)
  • Corning Community College (about 52 miles; Corning, NY; FT enrollment: 2,559)

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Notable locations in Allen: State Road (A), Basswood Hill Farm (B), Evergreen Trails Campground (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Basswood Hill Cemetery (1), White Cemetery (2), Allen Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Jones Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.2%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

18.7%
Whole state:

14.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Allen, NY

Allen compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Allen town (based on Allegany County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.73%
Here35.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist Church The Wesleyan ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of God
Adherents36.2%18.9%15.7%4.4%3.8%
Congregations13.7%23.5%6.9%5.9%5.9%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)General Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesChristian and Missionary AllianceOther
Adherents2.6%2.2%2.1%1.9%12.2%
Congregations6.9%1.0%5.9%3.9%26.5%
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: 15
Allegany County:

3.03 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Allegany County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Allegany County:

5.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 42
Here:

8.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.8%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Allegany County:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

15.6%

5.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,872 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
New York average:

5.41%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($482 average AGI)
Allegany County:

0.17%
New York average:

0.24%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Cattaraugus County, NY  0.89% ($25,436 average AGI)
from Steuben County, NY  0.63% ($30,551)
from Erie County, NY  0.38% ($36,932)


6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,081 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
New York average:

6.26%

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 Cattaraugus County, NY  1.09% ($21,734 average AGI)
to Steuben County, NY  0.64% ($32,356)
to Monroe County, NY  0.30% ($28,125)

Strongest AM radio stations in Allen:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WHHO (1320 AM; 5 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WABH (1380 AM; 10 kW; BATH, NY)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WLEA (1480 AM; 3 kW; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLSV (790 AM; 1 kW; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGGO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SALAMANCA, NY; Owner: CATT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WYSL (1040 AM; 3 kW; AVON, NY; Owner: RADIO LIVINGSTON, LTD)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allen:

  • WZKZ (101.9 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ELMIRA, LTD.)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WJSL (90.3 FM; HOUGHTON, NY; Owner: WXXI PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL)
  • WDNY-FM (93.9 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MILLER MEDIA INC.)
  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • W201CY (88.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W246AP (97.1 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES)
  • W282AC (104.3 FM; DANSVILLE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WKPQ (105.3 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: BILBAT RADIO, INC.)
  • WCKR (92.1 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: PMJ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJQZ (103.5 FM; WELLSVILLE, NY; Owner: DBM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCID (89.1 FM; FRIENDSHIP, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WETD (90.7 FM; ALFRED, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WCIY (88.9 FM; CANANDAIGUA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSQA (88.7 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: WSKG PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COUNCIL)
  • WFXF (107.3 FM; SOUTH BRISTOL TOWNSH, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNVE (95.1 FM; HONEOYE FALLS, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W257AX (99.3 FM; HORNELL, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WPIG (95.7 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: ARROW COMMUNICATIONS OF N.Y., INC.)
  • WOLN (91.3 FM; OLEAN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Allen:

  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WNGS (Channel 67; SPRINGVILLE, NY; Owner: CAROLINE K. POWLEY D/B/A UNICORN/SPRINGVILLE)
  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W16BE (Channel 16; HORNELL, NY; Owner: WYDC, INC.)
  • W62AQ (Channel 62; FILLMORE, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)
  • W65AJ (Channel 65; ANGELICA, ETC., NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/CING.ASSN.)

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:

  • Fire: 1

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