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Allen County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2014: 12,909 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 14,385 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,017
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,941
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,325
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,517 (it was 1,450 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

32%

Land area: 503 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Allen County: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (47.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (24.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Allen County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (91.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Kansas median age:  36.0 years
Males: 6,299  (48.8%)
Females: 6,610  (51.2%)
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Allen County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Allen County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,269 ($31,481 in 1999)

This county:

$40269
Kansas:

$50972

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $380 (lower quartile is $260, upper quartile is $463)
This county:

$380
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,941 (it was $43,400 in 2000)
Allen:

$63,941
Kansas:

$129,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,693 - $101,310
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $845
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $355

Institutionalized population: 187

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 20
  • Thefts: 31
  • Auto thefts: 8
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $117,700
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $32,400
  • 2013: 36 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2014: 13 buildings, average cost: $150,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,047 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $879 (1.5%)

Allen County household income distribution in 2009 Allen County home values distribution Allen County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.0%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.9% for Black residents, 17.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 63.4% for American Indian residents, 15.6% for other race residents, 13.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.3%
Allen County:

17.3%
Kansas:

14.0%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.9% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.6% for American Indian residents, 14.8% for other race residents, 11.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 33 years old, Asian residents: 25 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allen County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.

Cities in this county include: Iola, Humboldt, La Harpe, Moran, Gas, Savonburg, Elsmore, Mildred, Bassett.

Allen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Allen County: Fort Scott Campground (A), Uniontown Sewer Treatment Plant (B), Fort Scott Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Fulton Wastewater Treatment Plant (D), Bronson Sewer Treatment Plant (E), Redfield Wastewater Plant (F), White School (G), West Bethel Community Hall (H), South Fairview Community Hall (I), KVCY - FM (Fort Scott) (J), KOMB - FM (Fort Scott) (K), Scott Township District 5 Fire Department Station 1 (L), Garland Rural Fire District 2 (M), Bourbon County Public Works (N), Devon Community Center (O), Bourbon County Fire District 3 Station 6 (P), Bourbon County Fire District 3 Station 5 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allen County include: Cherry Grove Baptist Church (A), Bible Tabernacle (B), Bethal Community Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (D), Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F), West Liberty United Methodist Church (G), Xenia Baptist Church (H), Fort Scott Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Centerville Cemetery (1), Boulware Cemetery (2), Stevenson Cemetery (3), Dayton Cemetery (4), Barnesville Cemetery (5), Osaga Cemetery (6), Saint Michaels Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Fort Scott (A), Rock Creek Lake (B), Elm Creek Lake (C), Bronson Reservoir (D), Bourbon County State Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Mill Creek (A), Dyer Creek (B), Reagan Branch (C), Tippie Creek (D), Limestone Creek (E), Chambers Branch (F), Turkey Creek (G), Hickory Creek (H), Honey Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Allen County include: Hollister Wildlife Area (1), Elm Creek Lake County Park (2), Bourbon State Fishing Lake and Wildlife Refuge (3), Bridal Veil Park (4), Bourbon County State Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Anderson County , Somerset County, Maryland , Orange County, Virginia , McLean County, Kentucky , Wilson County , Charlottesville city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 647
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 131 (36% naturalized citizens)

Allen County:

0.9%
Whole state:

5.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 39
  • 1990 to 1994: 22
  • 1985 to 1989: 4
  • 1980 to 1984: 2
  • 1975 to 1979: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1965 to 1969: 40

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,086
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 192
  • 3 or 4: 86
  • 5 to 9: 107
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 20 or more: 142
  • Mobile homes: 746
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Allen County with a mortgage: 1,509 (65 second mortgage, 49 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,546

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

65.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allen County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,25415
Evangelical Protestant2,92626
Catholic1,4402
Other6043
Black Protestant1831
None4,964-
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: 2
Allen County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Allen County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Allen County:

9.3%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.3%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.5%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Allen County:

Average size of farms: 453 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $40,068
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $89.26
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 50.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,540
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $78,680
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.05%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.39
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.23%
Corn for grain: 13300 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 34586 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 55839 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 11 acres

Tornado activity:

Allen County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 2943043.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/19/2000, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Allen County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 255.1 miles away from Allen County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 256.3 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 317.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 318.6 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from Allen County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 322.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • KansasSevere Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 8, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1885): March 9, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 6, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared (EM-3282): December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KansasSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1711): July 2, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1711, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KansasHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 1, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3236): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • KansasSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 4, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1462): May 6, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1462, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • KansasIce Storm, Incident Period: January 29, 2002 to February 15, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1402): February 6, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1402, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • KansasSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: October 2, 1986 to October 4, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-780): October 22, 1986, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-780, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KansasTORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 15, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-267): July 15, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-267, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (35%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Poland (10%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Portugal (6%)
  • South Africa (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Allen County (%):

  • German (29%)
  • United States or American (20%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Swedish (4%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Allen County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,334 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 858 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 156 (2%)
  • Other means: 48 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 310 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 169 people in nursing homes
  • 109 people in other group homes
  • 41 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 195 people in college/university student housing
  • 151 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 30 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,503.

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.10% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($18,625 average AGI)
1.57% relocated from other states ($8,056 average AGI)
Allen County:

1.57%
Kansas average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Neosho County, KS  0.96% ($22,271 average AGI)
from Anderson County, KS  0.54% ($22,704)
from Woodson County, KS  0.26% ($23,538)
from Sedgwick County, KS  0.20% ($29,500)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,797 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.21% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($17,633 average AGI)
1.75% relocated to other states ($10,160 average AGI)
Allen County:

1.75%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Neosho County, KS  0.77% ($23,026 average AGI)
to Woodson County, KS  0.40% ($24,000)
to Anderson County, KS  0.36% ($21,111)
to Crawford County, KS  0.34% ($12,118)
to Johnson County, KS  0.32% ($56,250)
to Bourbon County, KS  0.28% ($25,214)
to Douglas County, KS  0.22% ($18,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Allen County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Allen County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Allen County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Allen County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Allen County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,795 (2,363 aged, 432 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 228 (7%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (201)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (162)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (160)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (135)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (130)
  • Congestive heart failure (127)
  • Unspecified dementia (90)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (86)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (85)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (75)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.17
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10144.1
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 179.220
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 47265.04

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1175.020
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1124.250
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21.76

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41.22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 87.04

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.25

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,989
  • In family households: 10,722 (2,675 male householders, 912 female householders)
    2,708 spouses, 3,543 children (3,160 natural, 114 adopted, 269 stepchildren), 245 grandchildren, 66 brothers or sisters, 59 parents, 73 other relatives, 391 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,267 (831 male householders (662 living alone)), 1,057 female householders (944 living alone)), 379 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 382 (187 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,826 2-persons, 700 3-persons, 591 4-persons, 305 5-persons, 100 6-persons, 65 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,606 1-person, 220 2-persons, 40 3-persons, 14 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

2,464 married couples with children.
836 single-parent households (248 men, 588 women).

96.7% of residents of Allen County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (54% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 32% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $88,770,000 ($6364 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,622,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,454,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,817,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,410,000
Federal grants: $19,269,000
Federal procurement contracts: $613,000 ($17,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,207,000 ($1,218,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $488,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,965,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,535,000

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

Births: 930
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,004
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +32
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -536
Here -39 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Allen County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.09 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 73
  • 2000 to 2004: 362
  • 1990 to 1999: 418
  • 1980 to 1989: 527
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,226
  • 1960 to 1969: 615
  • 1950 to 1959: 822
  • 1940 to 1949: 269
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,908
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 10
  • 3 rooms: 56
  • 4 rooms: 511
  • 5 rooms: 1,117
  • 6 rooms: 1,051
  • 7 rooms: 862
  • 8 rooms: 381
  • 9+ rooms: 337
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 88
  • 3 rooms: 231
  • 4 rooms: 450
  • 5 rooms: 385
  • 6 rooms: 198
  • 7 rooms: 47
  • 8 rooms: 30
  • 9+ rooms: 10
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 5
  • 1 bedroom: 102
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,280
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,182
  • 4 bedrooms: 615
  • 5+ bedrooms: 141
  • no bedroom: 18
  • 1 bedroom: 384
  • 2 bedrooms: 669
  • 3 bedrooms: 311
  • 4 bedrooms: 59
  • 5+ bedrooms: 9
Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 135
  • 1 vehicle: 1,019
  • 2 vehicles: 1,888
  • 3 vehicles: 799
  • 4 vehicles: 354
  • 5+ vehicles: 130
  • no vehicle: 189
  • 1 vehicle: 743
  • 2 vehicles: 382
  • 3 vehicles: 105
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

60% of Allen County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Kansas.

Allen County:

60.1%
State average:

53.5%

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

  • This state: 10931
  • Northeast: 241
  • Midwest: 1508
  • South: 883
  • West: 650

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $27,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allen County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (71.2%)
  • Electricity (11.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.4%)
  • Wood (5.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (66.1%)
  • Electricity (25.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.1%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 45
Here:

2.8%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

2.7%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

3.3%
Kansas:

13.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Allen County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,650,000
    Solid Waste Management: $494,000
    Correctional Institutions: $474,000
    General - Other: $470,000
    Police Protection: $461,000
    Health - Other: $437,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $366,000
    Financial Administration: $362,000
    General Public Buildings: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $282,000
    Air Transportation: $281,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $178,000
    Local Fire Protection: $118,000
    Sewerage: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $106,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $313,000
    Other Higher Education: $11,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $502,000
    Correctional Institutions: $231,000
    Health - Other: $111,000
    General Public Building: $102,000
    Central Staff Services: $79,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    General - Other: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,838,000

Allen County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $660,000
    All Other: $267,000
    Air Transportation: $239,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $51,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $42,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $19,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $15,000
    Interest Earnings: $13,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000
    Rents: $4,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $572,000
    All Other: $16,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,586,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,298,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $56,000
    Other Selective Sales: $18,000

Allen County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,644,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,413,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000

Allen County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,327,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 334
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 309
  • Number of recipients under 18: 33
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 245
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 56
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 147
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 145
Allen County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Allen County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Allen County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13577.7 years
Mary13381.4 years
Charles11077.1 years
William11077.3 years
George10278.2 years
James10076.6 years
Robert7972.1 years
Ruth6881.8 years
Roy6079.4 years
Frank5877.9 years
Most common last names in Allen County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9177.2 years
Johnson5676.7 years
Wilson4478.3 years
Jones4172.0 years
Baker3679.0 years
Brown3478.0 years
Miller3184.1 years
Moore2979.9 years
Thompson2581.1 years
Anderson2477.9 years
Businesses in Allen County, KS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Pizza Hut2
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
La-Z-Boy1UPS1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2