Allentown, Florida

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Population in 2010: 894.
Males: 489  (54.7%)
Females: 405  (45.3%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32565, 32570.

Allentown Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,059
Allentown:

$66,059
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,771

Allentown CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $192,900
Allentown:

$192,900
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $217,358; detached houses: $237,157; mobile homes: $70,517

Median gross rent in 2017: $832.

March 2019 cost of living index in Allentown: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.1%
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  • Races in Allentown, FL (2010)
    • 82592.3%White alone
    • 182.0%Two or more races
    • 171.9%Hispanic
    • 161.8%Black alone
    • 151.7%American Indian alone
    • 30.3%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (21.7%), Irish (10.8%), European (10.5%), English (10.0%), Greek (3.4%), Cajun (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 201 feet

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.0%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,393 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $773 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (20.3 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (119.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (503.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Point Baker, FL (2.2 miles ),
Roeville, FL (2.6 miles ),
Springhill, FL (2.7 miles),
Milton, FL (3.0 miles ),
Cobbtown, FL (3.1 miles),
Berrydale, FL (3.1 miles ),
Wallace, FL (3.2 miles ),
East Milton, FL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 30.76 N, Longitude: 87.04 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Distribution of median household income in Allentown, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Allentown, FL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.582. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.582
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 8.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Allentown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1962, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Allentown place center killed 17 people and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 12/10/1961, a category F3 tornado 24.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allentown-area historical earthquake activity is above Florida state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 313.1 miles away from Allentown center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 278.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 183.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from Allentown center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.9 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 Santa Rosa County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Allentown:

  • WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY CARE CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANTA ROSA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • UNIHEALTH POST-ACUTE CARE - SANTA ROSA (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANTA ROSA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANDY RIDGE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • SANTA ROSA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; MILTON, FL)
  • JAY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; JAY, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Allentown:

  • The University of West Florida (about 19 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 22 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 38 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 45 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 48 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 61 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 68 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Allentown include: Hopewell Church (A), Calvary Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Allen Cemetery (1), Chavers Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Santa Rosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.6%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Allentown:

Marital status in Allentown, FL
  • Never married: 16.5%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Allentown:

  • High school or higher: 95.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Allentown, FL (based on Santa Rosa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant42,426116
Mainline Protestant15,73123
Catholic6,6673
Other1,80711
Black Protestant4273
None84,314-
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: 16
Santa Rosa County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Santa Rosa County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 62
Santa Rosa County:

4.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

4.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Rosa County:

21.9%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.5%
State:

14.0%

11.05% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.05%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,418 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.28%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Escambia County, FL  2.43% ($54,514 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  1.29% ($40,019)
from Bay County, FL  0.13% ($60,234)


9.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.08%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,365 average AGI)
Santa Rosa County:

0.21%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Escambia County, FL  2.16% ($47,009 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.90% ($47,156)
to San Diego County, CA  0.28% ($57,237)

Strongest AM radio stations in Allentown:

  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WECM (1490 AM; 1 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WRNE (980 AM; 3 kW; GULF BREEZE, FL; Owner: MEDIA ONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCOA (1370 AM; 5 kW; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPNN (790 AM; 1 kW; PENSACOLA, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Allentown:

  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEGS (91.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPFL (105.1 FM; CENTURY, FL; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTGF (90.5 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: FAITH BIBLE COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA)
  • WTJT (90.1 FM; BAKER, FL; Owner: OKALOOSA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Allentown:

  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W69DH (Channel 69; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: RICHARD & LISA GOETZ)
  • WRBD-LP (Channel 8; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • W47CG (Channel 47; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBQP-CA (Channel 12; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VERNON WATSON)
  • W39BP (Channel 39; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA ACTS, INC.)
  • W46CK (Channel 46; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W19CO (Channel 19; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Allentown fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2014 09:30 PM, Sr-87, Lat: 30.746347, Lon: -87.042694, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 21, 2012 03:21 PM, Sr-89, Lat: 30.806664, Lon: -87.112817, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 2011 09:55 PM, George Leonard Rd, Lat: 30.740053, Lon: -87.034608, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 1, 2005 02:57 AM, Oglesby Rd, Central School Rd, Lat: 30.770360, Lon: -87.070630, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.8mTotal length
  • 17,736Total average daily traffic
  • 3,732Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,727Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Allentown, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Allentown, FL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Allentown)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ROUTE 87, 2.9 Mi From Ins Sr 182 & Sr 87 (Lat: 30.784611 Lon: -87.061333), Overall height: 58.8 m, Call Sign: WPNB358,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2005, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., 1150 Connecticut Avenue Nw, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 223-9222, Fax: (202) 223-9095, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Allentown, FL
  • 90.3%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Allentown, FL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Allentown compared to Florida state average:

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

Allentown on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Yugoslavia (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Born at sea (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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