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Allen County, Indiana (IN)

County population in 2016: 370,404 (88% urban, 12% rural); it was 331,849 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 70,455
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 25,336
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 91,394
Renter-occupied apartments: 42,060 (it was 37,351 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

30%

Land area: 657 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 564 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Allen County: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.8%), Educational, health and social services (16.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.6%), Construction (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Allen County, Indiana:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (74.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.3%)
  • Asian alone (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.0%)
Median resident age:

35.8 years
Indiana median age:

37.6 years
Males: 180,930  (48.8%)
Females: 189,474  (51.2%)

Allen County,IN real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Allen County:

2.0 people
Indiana:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,173 ($42,671 in 1999)

This county:

$51,173
Indiana:

$52,314

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $575 (lower quartile is $468, upper quartile is $706)
This county:

$575
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,300 (it was $87,100 in 2000)
Allen:

$121,300
Indiana:

$134,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $83,100 - $182,800

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $148,267
Here:

$148,267
State:

$172,153

Townhouses or other attached units: $128,445
Here:

$128,445
State:

$157,859

In 2-unit structures: $231,435
Here:

$231,435
State:

$132,743

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,701
Here:

$122,701
State:

$104,726

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $110,679
Here:

$110,679
State:

$138,985

Mobile homes: $50,739
Here:

$50,739
State:

$57,226
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $978
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $348

Institutionalized population: 3,410

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 16
  • Robberies: 23
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 275
  • Thefts: 811
  • Auto thefts: 119

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 20
  • Assaults: 36
  • Burglaries: 330
  • Thefts: 1078
  • Auto thefts: 139
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Health of residents in Allen County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
70.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
46.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
99.1% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
74.0% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 1822 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2005: 1808 buildings, average cost: $184,600
  • 2006: 1167 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2007: 879 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2008: 628 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2009: 655 buildings, average cost: $172,400
  • 2010: 705 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2011: 637 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2012: 616 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2013: 830 buildings, average cost: $210,100
  • 2014: 757 buildings, average cost: $242,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Allen, IN residents
Average permit cost in Allen, IN
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,168 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $999 (0.9%)

Allen County household income distribution in 2013 Allen County home values distribution in 2013 Allen County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.9%
Allen County:

14.9%
Indiana:

14.1%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Black residents, 23.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.1% for American Indian residents, 28.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.3% for other race residents, 23.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 35.8 years old
(Males: 34.7 years old, Females: 37.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39.4 years old, Black residents: 29.3 years old, American Indian residents: 25.9 years old, Asian residents: 28.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 34.7 years old)

Area name: Fort Wayne, IN MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allen County is $474 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $592 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $738 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Wayne, New Haven, Leo-Cedarville, Huntertown, Harlan, Woodburn, Monroeville, Grabill, Hoagland.

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

2012 air pollution in Allen County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.638 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.036 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 14.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Armstrong County, Pennsylvania , Erie County, Ohio , Ford County, Illinois , Suffolk County, New York , Richland County, Ohio , Trumbull County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Indiana:

4.0%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 18,136
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 24,744 (44.5% naturalized citizens)

Allen County:

6.7%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5,4662010 or later
  • 8,3112000 to 2009
  • 6,0011990 to 1999
  • 2,2691980 to 1989
  • 1,5111970 to 1979
  • 2,334Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.1%

Allen County marital status for males Allen County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 114,907
  • One, attached: 2,770
  • Two: 3,609
  • 3 or 4: 4,875
  • 5 to 9: 7,249
  • 10 to 19: 6,635
  • 20 to 49: 5,819
  • 50 or more: 4,424
  • Mobile homes: 5,944

Housing units in Allen County with a mortgage: 62,966 (1,667 second mortgage, 5,813 home equity loan, 73 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 33,459

Here:

65.3% with mortgage
State:

65.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allen County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant87,855248
Catholic56,89822
Mainline Protestant31,46176
Black Protestant10,10826
Other3,72318
Orthodox9315
None164,353-
Allen County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 57
Allen County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 116
Allen County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 232
This county:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Allen County:

8.9%
Indiana:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

28.9%
State:

29.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
State:

14.3%

Agriculture in Allen County:

Average size of farms: 183 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,167
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $231.26
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.91%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 25.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,624
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.11%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.58%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $69,002
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.61%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.61
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 19.59%
Corn for grain: 79568 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 19586 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 130071 harvested acres
Vegetables: 694 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 89 acres

Earthquake activity:

Allen County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 235.0 miles away from Allen County center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from the county center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 208.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 215.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 246.0 miles away from Allen County center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 207.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm and Snowstorm, Incident Period: January 05, 2014 to January 09, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4173: April 22, 2014, FEMA Id: 4173, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 08, 2009 to March 14, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1832: April 22, 2009, FEMA Id: 1832, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 07, 2008 to March 14, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1740: January 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 1740, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Snow, Incident Period: February 12, 2007 to February 14, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3274: March 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3274, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Indiana Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3238: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3238, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: January 01, 2005 to February 11, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1573: January 21, 2005, FEMA Id: 1573, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2004 to June 25, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1520: June 03, 2004, FEMA Id: 1520, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 04, 2003 to August 06, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1476: July 11, 2003, FEMA Id: 1476, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Indiana Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 11, 2000 to December 31, 2000, Emergency Declared EM-3162: January 24, 2001, FEMA Id: 3162, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Indiana Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 01, 1999 to January 15, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3135: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 3135, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (22%)
  • Burma (19%)
  • India (7%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Allen County


  • German (25%)
  • American (12%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • African (2%)
  • Italian (2%)

Allen County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 159,800 (85.1%)
  • Carpooled: 15,681 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 911 (0.5%)
  • Subway or elevated: 255 (0.1%)
  • Ferryboat: 186 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,020 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 261 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 1,562 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 8,036 (4.3%)
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Allen County, Indiana in 2000:

  • 2,357 people in nursing homes
  • 797 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 637 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 579 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 527 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 144 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 127 people in other group homes
  • 98 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 75 people in halfway houses
  • 55 people in religious group quarters
  • 49 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 33 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 23 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 20 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Allen County, Indiana in 2010:

  • 2,196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,367 people in college/university student housing
  • 822 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 687 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 289 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 255 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 140 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 100 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 89 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 79 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 66 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,285.

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
Indiana average:

5.59%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($219 average AGI)
Allen County:

0.03%
Indiana average:

0.02%

2.02% relocated from other counties in Indiana ($17,135 average AGI)
2.14% relocated from other states ($24,060 average AGI)
Allen County:

2.14%
Indiana average:

2.09%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Whitley County, IN  0.23% ($40,824 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, IN  0.21% ($31,413)
from Marion County, IN  0.16% ($30,895)
from Noble County, IN  0.15% ($32,462)
from Huntington County, IN  0.13% ($31,890)
from Wells County, IN  0.13% ($29,858)
from Adams County, IN  0.10% ($30,811)


4.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,991 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Indiana average:

5.83%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($431 average AGI)
Allen County:

0.04%
Indiana average:

0.03%

1.89% relocated to other counties in Indiana ($17,216 average AGI)
2.29% relocated to other states ($25,345 average AGI)
Allen County:

2.29%
Indiana average:

2.32%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marion County, IN  0.28% ($26,723 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, IN  0.19% ($36,150)
to Whitley County, IN  0.18% ($39,614)
to Noble County, IN  0.12% ($41,976)
to Huntington County, IN  0.12% ($40,786)
to Wells County, IN  0.10% ($43,720)
to Hamilton County, IN  0.09% ($73,754)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.9

Births per 1000 population in Allen County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Allen County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 7.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Allen County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Allen County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Allen County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allen County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allen County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Allen County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Allen County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 46,889 (39,161 aged, 7,728 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,745 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Allen County, Indiana in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3,243)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2,693)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (2,246)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2,115)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,609)
  • Congestive heart failure (1,424)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1,301)
  • Unspecified dementia (1,208)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (820)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (817)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.17
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,575
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 385
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 44,714

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,552
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 747
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 47
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 65.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 44.3
  • Other - 21.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 56.5
  • Poisoning - 27.4
  • Suffocation - 24.4
  • Other - 8.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 370,404
  • In family households: 297,430 (43,797 male householders, 46,191 female householders)
    66,678 spouses, 117,499 children (108,272 natural, 4,308 adopted, 4,919 stepchildren), 5,692 grandchildren, 2,256 brothers or sisters, 3,201 parents, 3,465 other relatives, 8,651 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 67,470 (27,620 male householders (22,222 living alone)), 25,154 female householders (21,267 living alone)), 14,696 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,504

Size of family households: 41,303 2-persons, 18,896 3-persons, 16,723 4-persons, 7,760 5-persons, 2,875 6-persons, 2,431 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 43,489 1-person, 7,405 2-persons, 1,736 3-persons, 144 4-persons.

58,698 married couples with children.
28,699 single-parent households (6,032 men, 22,667 women).

89.4% of residents of Allen speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (48% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,104,097,000 ($6,149 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $486,066,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $675,954,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $304,533,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,471,000
Federal grants: $271,784,000
Federal procurement contracts: $684,344,000 ($426,653,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $157,012,000 ($41,626,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,473,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $243,991,000
Federal Government insurance: $163,656,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 27,451
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,868
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,239
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -5,321
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Allen County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 40.66 millions of gallons per day (10% from ground, 90% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Allen County, Indiana
  • Year house built in Allen County, Indiana
  • 1,5802014 or later
  • 4,0872010 to 2013
  • 18,2232000 to 2009
  • 24,3661990 to 1999
  • 16,8151980 to 1989
  • 23,7391970 to 1979
  • 20,1711960 to 1969
  • 18,1921950 to 1959
  • 7,2841940 to 1949
  • 21,7751939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allen County, Indiana
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allen County, Indiana
  • 121 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 1,0363 rooms
  • 4,3404 rooms
  • 17,5115 rooms
  • 22,4676 rooms
  • 17,0277 rooms
  • 14,0268 rooms
  • 19,9879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allen County, Indiana
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allen County, Indiana
  • 1,9631 room
  • 2,5812 rooms
  • 7,6563 rooms
  • 13,8814 rooms
  • 9,0595 rooms
  • 6,0236 rooms
  • 3,2197 rooms
  • 1,4948 rooms
  • 4619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Indiana
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Allen County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Allen County, Indiana
  • 12no bedroom
  • 9241 bedroom
  • 12,1822 bedrooms
  • 53,0033 bedrooms
  • 26,0784 bedrooms
  • 4,2265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allen County, Indiana
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allen County, Indiana
  • 2,007no bedroom
  • 12,1521 bedroom
  • 16,9732 bedrooms
  • 12,7513 bedrooms
  • 2,3074 bedrooms
  • 1475+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County, Indiana in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,949no vehicle
  • 24,8841 vehicle
  • 44,4832 vehicles
  • 16,8913 vehicles
  • 5,3884 vehicles
  • 2,8305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,547no vehicle
  • 26,9521 vehicle
  • 10,5392 vehicles
  • 2,3873 vehicles
  • 2784 vehicles
  • 6345+ vehicles

83.4% of Allen County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Indiana.

Allen County:

83.4%
State average:

85.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 242,957
  • Other state: 100,204
  • Northeast: 12,476
  • Midwest: 52,775
  • South: 25,192
  • West: 9,761
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allen County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.1%Utility gas
  • 43.8%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 9,210
Here:

22.6%
Indiana:

13.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,838
Here:

17.8%
Indiana:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,918
Here:

20.4%
Indiana:

20.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Allen County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $8,576,000
    General - Other: $4,778,000
    Regular Highways: $2,748,000
    Parks and Recreation: $647,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $41,233,000
    Central Staff Services: $33,593,000
    General - Other: $18,020,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,098,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,867,000
    Air Transportation: $16,042,000
    Regular Highways: $12,197,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,216,000
    Police Protection: $9,748,000
    Health - Other: $6,178,000
    Financial Administration: $4,938,000
    General Public Buildings: $4,543,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,282,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,085,000
    Corrections - Other: $685,000
    Parking Facilities: $516,000
    Housing and Community Development: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $729,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $12,165,000
    Health - Other: $2,234,000
    Regular Highways: $939,000
    Air Transportation: $761,000
    Local Fire Protection: $466,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $459,000
    Financial Administration: $119,000
    Correctional Institutions: $90,000
    Police Protection: $87,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000
    Parks and Recreation: $57,000
    Central Staff Services: $27,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $26,000
    Corrections - Other: $14,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $79,837,000

Allen County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $12,003,000
    Air Transportation: $10,560,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,443,000
    Regular Highways: $301,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $4,941,000
    All Other: $3,615,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,824,000
    All Other: $160,000
    Health and Hospitals: $145,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $16,505,000
    Interest Earnings: $5,794,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,576,000
    Rents: $4,428,000
    Sale of Property: $471,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $224,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $20,151,000
    All Other: $8,335,000
    Public Welfare: $7,564,000
    Highways: $7,409,000
    Health and Hospitals: $70,000
  • Tax - Property: $72,593,000
    Individual Income: $16,997,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,949,000
    Other License: $2,074,000
    NEC: $1,227,000
    Public Utility License: $653,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $144,000

Allen County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $37,828,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $35,786,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,284,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,127,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,157,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,042,000

Allen County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,471,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $103,185,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $39,426,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,502
  • Number of aged recipients: 292
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,210
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,418
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,475
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 609
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,632
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,661
Allen County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Allen County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 90 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,148$106,1471,699$133,3718,372$131,769405$39,48626$797,500338$81,41121$53,762
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED110$94,36490$122,744589$131,13164$26,9690$037$91,08115$49,467
APPLICATIONS DENIED281$97,260229$91,4412,208$121,398429$21,5171$14,000,000116$84,01739$60,256
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN157$101,529125$122,4641,797$123,033145$45,2341$3,400,00067$75,2244$90,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS44$91,52355$133,709603$125,92420$49,5500$020$66,3001$64,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 76 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED426$148,178509$146,2532$63,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED125$155,760188$146,1019$66,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED43$128,37260$135,0504$140,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$151,33349$153,0200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$137,2009$138,1111$61,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allen, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allen, IN - Value
Most common first names in Allen County, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,83178.9 years
Robert1,73771.8 years
John1,56774.6 years
William1,47274.8 years
James1,21370.7 years
Helen1,02780.4 years
Charles1,01075.1 years
George85975.9 years
Ruth84080.2 years
Richard80170.2 years
Most common last names in Allen County, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith76475.2 years
Miller70777.5 years
Johnson47574.3 years
Brown36575.5 years
Jones31272.8 years
Williams26071.0 years
Martin24074.3 years
Davis21572.4 years
Jackson19271.0 years
Moore18873.8 years
Businesses in Allen County, IN
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kroger13
ALDO1La Quinta1
AT&T6La-Z-Boy2
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lane Bryant1
Abercrombie Kids1Lane Furniture7
Advance Auto Parts7LensCrafters1
Aeropostale2Little Caesars Pizza6
American Eagle Outfitters2Long John Silver's1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's3
Applebee's4Macy's1
Arby's13Marriott6
Ashley Furniture1Marshalls1
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets21
AutoZone7Maurices2
Avenue1Mazda1
BMW1McDonald's18
Banana Republic1Meijer3
Barnes & Noble2Men's Wearhouse2
Baskin-Robbins1Menards3
Bath & Body Works2Motel 61
Baymont Inn1Motherhood Maternity4
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance3
Best Western1New York & Co1
Blockbuster4Nike30
Budget Car Rental2Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings3Office Depot4
Burger King13Old Navy2
CVS10Olive Garden1
Casual Male XL1Outback1
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse1
Charlotte Russe1Pac Sun1
Chevrolet3Panda Express2
Chick-Fil-A2Panera Bread2
Chico's1Papa John's Pizza5
Chipotle2Payless5
Chuck E. Cheese's1Penske4
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart3
Coldwater Creek1Pier 1 Imports2
Comfort Suites2Pizza Hut12
Cracker Barrel2Plato's Closet1
Curves7Popeyes1
Dairy Queen17Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Days Inn1Quality1
Deb1Quiznos1
Discount Tire2RadioShack6
Domino's Pizza1Red Lobster1
DressBarn1Red Robin1
Dressbarn1Red Roof Inn1
Dunkin Donuts4Ruby Tuesday1
Eddie Bauer1Rue211
Express1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Extended Stay America1SAS Shoes2
Famous Footwear1Sam's Club1
Fashion Bug3Sears2
FedEx50Shoe Carnival2
Finish Line1Sleep Inn1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel9
Ford3Staples1
Forever 211Starbucks14
GNC5Steak 'n Shake3
GameStop5Studio Plus Deluxe Studios1
Gap1Subaru1
Goodwill5Subway35
Gymboree1Super 81
H&M1T-Mobile18
H&R Block16T.G.I. Driday's1
Haworth1T.J.Maxx1
Hilton4Taco Bell10
Hobby Lobby1Talbots1
Holiday Inn5Target3
Hollister Co.1The Athlete's Foot1
Home Depot1Torrid1
Honda1Toyota2
Hot Topic1Toys"R"Us4
Howard Johnson1True Value2
Hyatt1U-Haul8
Hyundai1U.S. Cellular2
IHOP3UPS80
JCPenney1Value City Furniture1
JoS. A. Bank1Verizon Wireless4
Jones New York4Victoria's Secret2
Journeys1Volkswagen1
Justice2Walgreens15
KFC6Walmart5
Kincaid2Wendy's12
Kmart2Wet Seal1
Knights Inn1YMCA8
Kohl's3

Allen County on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"