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Allen County, Kentucky (KY)

County population in 2014: 20,384 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 17,800 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,557
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,393
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,457
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,898 (it was 1,453 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

31%

Land area: 346 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 59 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Allen County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (24.8%), Manufacturing (19.1%), Educational, health and social services (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Allen County, Kentucky:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (96.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Kentucky median age:  38.0 years
Males: 10,015  (49.1%)
Females: 10,369  (50.9%)
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Allen County,KY real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Allen County:

2.0 people
Kentucky:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,645 ($31,238 in 1999)

This county:

$39645
Kentucky:

$43399

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $340 (lower quartile is $240, upper quartile is $454)
This county:

$340
State:

$525


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,202 (it was $65,100 in 2000)
Allen:

$97,202
Kentucky:

$120,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,905 - $147,522
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $903
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $280

Institutionalized population: 178

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 30
  • Thefts: 35
  • Auto thefts: 4

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 22
  • Thefts: 35
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $823 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $503 (0.7%)

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: 18.1%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 10.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.8%
Allen County:

17.8%
Kentucky:

18.8%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.9% 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: 11 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allen County is $365 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $573 a month.

Cities in this county include: Scottsville, Settle, Adolphus, Halfway, Holland.

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

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Neighboring counties: Camden County, North Carolina , New Madrid County, Missouri , Whitley County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Kentucky:

4.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 430
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 64.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 135 (38% naturalized citizens)

Allen County:

0.8%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 32
  • 1990 to 1994: 15
  • 1985 to 1989: 22
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 18
  • 1970 to 1974: 11
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 20

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,460
  • One, attached: 70
  • Two: 163
  • 3 or 4: 141
  • 5 to 9: 142
  • 20 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 2,044
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 23

Housing units in Allen County with a mortgage: 1,800 (145 second mortgage, 275 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,123

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allen County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,60223
Mainline Protestant1,38312
Black Protestant1231
Catholic1021
Other3-
None13,743-
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: 5
Allen County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Allen County:

4.77 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Allen County:

11.7%
Kentucky:

11.0%

Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.0%
State:

30.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

15.9%

Agriculture in Allen County:

Average size of farms: 141 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $34,665
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $132.24
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.18%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.94%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $31,285
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,201
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 37.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.97%
Corn for grain: 2594 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1056 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2038 harvested acres
Vegetables: 330 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Earthquake activity:

Allen County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 76% 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 150.3 miles away from Allen 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 159.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.6 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 170.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 159.0 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 187.5 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:

  • KentuckySevere Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 1, 2010 to June 1, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1912): May 11, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1912, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 27, 2009 to February 5, 2009, Emergency Declared (EM-3302): January 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3302, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • KentuckySevere Winter Storm and Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 2009 to February 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1818): February 5, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1818, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • KentuckySevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2008 to February 6, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1746): February 21, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1746, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • KentuckyHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3231): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3231, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • KentuckySevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: July 13, 2004 to July 15, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1537): August 6, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1537, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • KentuckyBlizzard, Incident Period: January 5, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1089): January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1089, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • KentuckySevere Storm, Freezing Rain, Sleet, Snow, Incident Period: February 9, 1994 to February 11, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1018): March 16, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1018, Natural disaster type: Storm, Freeze, Snow
  • KentuckySevere Snowfall and Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3104): March 16, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3104, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • KentuckySEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: March 29, 1975, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-461): March 29, 1975, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-461, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (27%)
  • Other Western Asia (22%)
  • Germany (16%)
  • United Kingdom (15%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Taiwan (4%)

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

  • United States or American (49%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • German (9%)
  • Swiss (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Allen County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,835 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,219 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 159 (2%)
  • Other means: 83 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 254 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 164 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in state prisons
  • 9 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,297.

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Kentucky average:

6.18%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.73% relocated from other counties in Kentucky ($16,010 average AGI)
2.47% relocated from other states ($9,295 average AGI)
Allen County:

2.47%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Warren County, KY  1.81% ($29,549 average AGI)
from Barren County, KY  0.53% ($22,970)
from Simpson County, KY  0.34% ($22,333)
from Sumner County, TN  0.34% ($20,381)
from Monroe County, KY  0.16% ($32,000)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Kentucky average:

6.19%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.28% relocated to other counties in Kentucky ($18,025 average AGI)
2.41% relocated to other states ($12,418 average AGI)
Allen County:

2.41%
Kentucky average:

2.68%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Warren County, KY  1.69% ($33,371 average AGI)
to Barren County, KY  0.37% ($23,696)
to Simpson County, KY  0.31% ($30,789)
to Macon County, TN  0.27% ($19,471)
to Sumner County, TN  0.24% ($31,067)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Allen County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Allen County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Allen County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
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: 3,418 (2,480 aged, 938 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 404 (8%)

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, Kentucky in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (373)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (273)
  • Congestive heart failure (151)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (139)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (111)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (101)
  • Unspecified dementia (87)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (61)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (56)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1106.600
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1031.750

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30.2
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 37.42

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.35

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,759
  • In family households: 17,085 (4,067 male householders, 1,485 female householders)
    4,328 spouses, 5,695 children (5,077 natural, 190 adopted, 428 stepchildren), 506 grandchildren, 129 brothers or sisters, 118 parents, 194 other relatives, 457 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,674 (1,135 male householders (945 living alone)), 1,161 female householders (1,030 living alone)), 378 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 197 (178 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,521 2-persons, 1,369 3-persons, 945 4-persons, 443 5-persons, 154 6-persons, 120 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,975 1-person, 285 2-persons, 22 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

3,353 married couples with children.
858 single-parent households (188 men, 670 women).

96.4% of residents of Allen County speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 25% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $104,389,000 ($5630 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,353,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $44,619,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,458,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $890,000
Federal grants: $35,815,000
Federal procurement contracts: $530,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,078,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,325,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,942,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,163,000

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

Births: 1,248
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,082
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +735
Here:

+39 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Allen County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.90 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 89
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,071
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,884
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,135
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,616
  • 1960 to 1969: 883
  • 1950 to 1959: 425
  • 1940 to 1949: 345
  • 1939 or earlier: 829
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 127
  • 4 rooms: 768
  • 5 rooms: 1,644
  • 6 rooms: 1,462
  • 7 rooms: 682
  • 8 rooms: 381
  • 9+ rooms: 374
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 43
  • 3 rooms: 161
  • 4 rooms: 499
  • 5 rooms: 386
  • 6 rooms: 190
  • 7 rooms: 70
  • 8 rooms: 47
  • 9+ rooms: 42
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Kentucky
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 105
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,568
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,023
  • 4 bedrooms: 618
  • 5+ bedrooms: 143
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 202
  • 2 bedrooms: 689
  • 3 bedrooms: 464
  • 4 bedrooms: 66
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County, Kentucky in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 348
  • 1 vehicle: 1,328
  • 2 vehicles: 2,478
  • 3 vehicles: 1,017
  • 4 vehicles: 215
  • 5+ vehicles: 71
  • no vehicle: 262
  • 1 vehicle: 724
  • 2 vehicles: 353
  • 3 vehicles: 75
  • 4 vehicles: 26
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

57% of Allen County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Kentucky.

Allen County:

57.3%
State average:

56.6%

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

  • This state: 12919
  • Northeast: 466
  • Midwest: 1821
  • South: 2183
  • West: 243

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $54,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allen County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (55.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.4%)
  • Utility gas (14.3%)
  • Wood (5.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Electricity (50.9%)
  • Utility gas (22.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.0%)
  • Wood (9.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 157
Here:

7.2%
Kentucky:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 59
Here:

6.0%
Kentucky:

10.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 75
Here:

20.2%
Kentucky:

18.1%

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 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $138,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,171,000
    Health Services - Other: $729,000
    General - Other: $728,000
    Corrections - Other: $528,000
    Solid Waste Management: $510,000
    Police Protection: $486,000
    Central Staff Services: $364,000
    General Public Buildings: $170,000
    Fire Protection: $158,000
    Financial Administration: $122,000
    Parks & Recreation: $96,000
    Sewerage: $59,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $35,000
    Welfare - Other: $30,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000
    Libraries: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $86,000
    Regular Highways: $50,000
    Police Protection: $32,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,232,000

Allen County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $576,000
    Solid Waste Management: $328,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health & Hospitals: $154,000
    All Other: $49,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $16,000
    Highways: $7,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $157,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
    Property Sale Other: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,338,000
    Highways: $841,000
    Health & Hospitals: $166,000
    General Support: $14,000
  • Tax - Individual Income: $989,000
    Property: $494,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $148,000
    NEC: $140,000
    Public Utilities: $30,000

Allen County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $244,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 887
  • Number of aged recipients: 72
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 815
  • Number of recipients under 18: 96
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 615
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 176
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 383
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 377
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, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James13472.0 years
William10775.6 years
Mary10679.4 years
John8573.0 years
Robert5875.3 years
Willie4878.1 years
Ruby4279.8 years
Charles4271.4 years
George3677.1 years
Bessie3180.1 years
Most common last names in Allen County, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones8876.7 years
Williams7078.0 years
Carter6874.4 years
Stinson6174.5 years
Calvert5774.5 years
Smith5774.7 years
Brown5776.6 years
Meador5474.0 years
Taylor4070.9 years
Blankenship4071.7 years
Businesses in Allen County, KY
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1YMCA1