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Allen County, Ohio (OH)

County population in 2017: 103,198 (74% urban, 26% rural); it was 108,473 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 18,356
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,743
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 29,290
Renter-occupied apartments: 12,520 (it was 11,356 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

32%

Land area: 404 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 255 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Allen County: 89.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Allen County, OH (2017)
    • 84,79378.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 12,58711.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,2933.0%Two or more races
    • 3,1302.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 8640.8%Asian alone
    • 2350.2%Some other race alone
    • 2190.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Ohio median age:

39.3 years
Males: 52,034  (50.4%)
Females: 51,164  (49.6%)
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Average household size:
Allen County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,542 ($37,048 in 1999)
This county:

$51,542
Ohio:

$54,021

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $508 (lower quartile is $402, upper quartile is $617)
This county:

$508
State:

$627


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,500 (it was $80,600 in 2000)
Allen:

$121,500
Ohio:

$144,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,000 - $168,400

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $173,780
Here:

$173,780
State:

$184,174

Townhouses or other attached units: $115,721
Here:

$115,721
State:

$176,779

In 2-unit structures: $47,340
Here:

$47,340
State:

$145,870

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $401,815
Here:

$401,815
State:

$149,759

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,813
Here:

$151,813
State:

$135,655

Mobile homes: $17,838
Here:

$17,838
State:

$65,137

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,080
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $425

Institutionalized population: 4,143

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 13
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 211
  • Thefts: 966
  • Auto thefts: 43

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 20
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 234
  • Thefts: 1094
  • Auto thefts: 44
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 197 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 211 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 1999: 214 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2000: 215 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2001: 192 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2002: 181 buildings, average cost: $150,900
  • 2003: 260 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2004: 331 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2005: 267 buildings, average cost: $187,400
  • 2006: 184 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2007: 169 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2008: 96 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $183,600
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2011: 35 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $188,500
  • 2014: 55 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2015: 64 buildings, average cost: $217,400
  • 2016: 62 buildings, average cost: $242,700
  • 2017: 66 buildings, average cost: $229,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Allen, OH residents
Average permit cost in Allen, OH
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,636 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,308 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Allen, OH in 2017
Distribution of house value in Allen, OH in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Allen, OH in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.9%
Allen County:

14.9%
Ohio:

14.0%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.4% for American Indian residents, 6.8% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.4 years old
(Males: 38.4 years old, Females: 40.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.6 years old, Black residents: 35.8 years old, American Indian residents: 54.7 years old, Asian residents: 34.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.5 years old, Other race residents: 33.3 years old)

Area name: Lima, OH MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Allen County is $422 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $522 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $644 a month.

Cities in this county include: Lima, Delphos, Bluffton, Fort Shawnee, Spencerville, Elida, Cairo, Harrod, Beaverdam, Lafayette.

Allen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Zip CodeCityTestsMax concentrationMin concentrationArithmetic meanGeometric meanStandard deviationCoefficient of variationMean concentrationFirst quartileThird quartile
45801Lima4219.20.14.872.74.7397.093.001.106.45
45802Lima34.51.12.331.911.8880.671.401.102.18
45804Lima5724.70.34.713.024.6197.93.501.436.35
45805Lima19095.80.15.362.918.98167.393.301.356.20
45807Lima7121.10.15.843.764.7381.085.401.387.88
45808Beaverdam11.61.61.61.6  1.601.383.15
45809Gomer310.224.773.54.7198.722.101.834.13
45817Bluffton2662.60.56.573.612.03183.173.502.255.00
45820Cairo12222  2.002.152.68
45833Delphos64230.27.584.656.2782.726.403.209.20
45850Harrod1131.71.514.5310.429.1663.0415.004.6017.63
45887Spencerville1114.30.54.992.844.8797.674.100.786.88

All concentrations are in units of pico-Curies of radiation per liter of air ( pCi/l ).

2018 air pollution in Allen County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.6 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Dauphin County, Pennsylvania , Nassau County, New York , Iroquois County, Illinois , Knox County , Medina County , Worth County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Ohio:

4.1%

Unemployment by year in Allen, OH
County total employment by year in Allen, OH
County average yearly wages by year in Allen, OH

Current college students: 5,414
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,204 (54.9% naturalized citizens)

Allen County:

1.2%
Whole state:

4.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2632010 or later
  • 3922000 to 2009
  • 1601990 to 1999
  • 3091980 to 1989
  • 1931970 to 1979
  • 300Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.3%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 34,333
  • One, attached: 825
  • Two: 1,560
  • 3 or 4: 2,912
  • 5 to 9: 1,179
  • 10 to 19: 300
  • 20 to 49: 1,068
  • 50 or more: 1,153
  • Mobile homes: 1,709

Housing units in Allen County with a mortgage: 15,595 (361 second mortgage, 1,646 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,615

Here:

57.7% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allen County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic17,9468
Evangelical Protestant17,30177
Mainline Protestant14,93454
Black Protestant4,3519
Other9508
Orthodox--
None50,849-
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: 16
Allen County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Allen County:

3.71 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

5.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Allen County:

11.5%
Ohio:

10.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Allen County:

31.1%
State:

29.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.7%
State:

11.9%

Agriculture in Allen County:

Average size of farms: 194 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,628
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $191.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.08%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 26.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $46,374
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 83.79%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,666
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.15%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.31
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 5.59%
Corn for grain: 56663 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 14926 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 80059 harvested acres
Vegetables: 242 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 12 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.7 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 177.3 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 200.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from Allen 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 241.2 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:

  • Ohio Severe Storms and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: June 29, 2012 to July 02, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4077: August 20, 2012, FEMA Id: 4077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Ohio Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: August 20, 2007 to August 28, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1720: August 27, 2007, FEMA Id: 1720, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Ohio Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3250: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Ohio Severe Winter Storms, Flooding and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 22, 2004 to February 01, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1580: February 15, 2005, FEMA Id: 1580, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Ohio Blizzards and Snowstorms, Incident Period: January 26, 1978, Emergency Declared EM-3055: January 26, 1978, FEMA Id: 3055, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Blizzard
  • Ohio TORNADOES, SEVERE STORMS, Incident Period: April 14, 1965, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-191: April 14, 1965, FEMA Id: 191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado

The number of natural disasters in Allen County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Allen

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 47,502 (86.9%)
  • Carpooled: 4,558 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 204 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 504 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 95 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 711 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,033 (1.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


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

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (14%)
  • Nigeria (11%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Netherlands (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Taiwan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Allen County


  • German (29%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • Italian (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • African (1%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 3,024 people in state prisons
  • 1,182 people in nursing homes
  • 1,163 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 235 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 203 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 56 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 51 people in halfway houses
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 32 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 31 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 31 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 2,886 people in state prisons
  • 1,361 people in college/university student housing
  • 983 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 221 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 194 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 113 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 53 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 43 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 38 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 26 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 16 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,868.

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,592 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
Ohio average:

5.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.05% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($28,193 average AGI)
1.38% relocated from other states ($14,399 average AGI)
Allen County:

1.38%
Ohio average:

1.73%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Auglaize County, OH  0.65% ($35,471 average AGI)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.40% ($42,019)
from Hancock County, OH  0.23% ($47,000)
from Franklin County, OH  0.23% ($34,033)
from Putnam County, OH  0.22% ($72,876)
from Hardin County, OH  0.21% ($34,976)
from Shelby County, OH  0.11% ($38,093)


5.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.36%
Ohio average:

5.51%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.46% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($25,571 average AGI)
1.90% relocated to other states ($17,908 average AGI)
Allen County:

1.90%
Ohio average:

2.01%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Auglaize County, OH  0.63% ($37,650 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.36% ($29,438)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.36% ($33,144)
to Putnam County, OH  0.27% ($38,827)
to Hardin County, OH  0.24% ($34,429)
to Hancock County, OH  0.24% ($45,032)
to Wood County, OH  0.09% ($35,526)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Births per 1000 population in Allen County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Allen County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Allen County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
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: 18,093 (15,400 aged, 2,693 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,760 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,770)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,350)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,094)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (742)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (650)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (557)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (356)
  • Unspecified dementia (346)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (298)
  • Congestive heart failure (292)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.87
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,813
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 590
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 90,446

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,365
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 928
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 112

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 44.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 28.1
  • Other - 16.1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 81.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.5
  • Other - 32.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 103,198
  • In family households: 83,765 (13,992 male householders, 13,341 female householders)
    20,023 spouses, 30,931 children (29,356 natural, 217 adopted, 1,358 stepchildren), 2,204 grandchildren, 107 brothers or sisters, 538 parents, 918 other relatives, 1,711 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,805 (6,905 male householders (5,928 living alone)), 6,634 female householders (6,014 living alone)), 2,266 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,628

Size of family households: 13,673 2-persons, 5,600 3-persons, 4,947 4-persons, 2,360 5-persons, 565 6-persons, 188 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,942 1-person, 1,434 2-persons, 87 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 36 5-persons.

13,301 married couples with children.
8,278 single-parent households (2,137 men, 6,141 women).

97.0% of residents of Allen speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 4% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $745,085,000 ($6,972 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $55,573,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $408,507,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $128,895,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,575,000
Federal grants: $121,560,000
Federal procurement contracts: $49,736,000 ($43,935,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $29,812,000 ($6,675,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,921,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $21,614,000
Federal Government insurance: $50,864,000

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

Births: 7,927
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

69 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,828
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

50 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +176
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+7 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4,418
Here -42 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Allen County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 30.44 millions of gallons per day (5% from ground, 95% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.5

Year house built in Allen County, Ohio
  • Year house built in Allen County, Ohio
  • 2112014 or later
  • 2112010 to 2013
  • 3,0282000 to 2009
  • 5,0501990 to 1999
  • 4,7271980 to 1989
  • 6,2641970 to 1979
  • 5,6141960 to 1969
  • 5,6111950 to 1959
  • 3,2791940 to 1949
  • 11,0441939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allen County, Ohio
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Allen County, Ohio
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 5163 rooms
  • 1,5794 rooms
  • 4,4005 rooms
  • 6,9506 rooms
  • 5,4107 rooms
  • 4,2628 rooms
  • 4,0939+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allen County, Ohio
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allen County, Ohio
  • 8861 room
  • 5372 rooms
  • 1,4693 rooms
  • 3,4034 rooms
  • 2,7715 rooms
  • 2,1746 rooms
  • 1,3417 rooms
  • 6738 rooms
  • 4089+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Allen County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Allen County, Ohio
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1,0681 bedroom
  • 3,7442 bedrooms
  • 15,9573 bedrooms
  • 5,1954 bedrooms
  • 1,2465+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allen County, Ohio
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Allen County, Ohio
  • 886no bedroom
  • 2,5631 bedroom
  • 5,4042 bedrooms
  • 4,1473 bedrooms
  • 5974 bedrooms
  • 655+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County, Ohio 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
  • 693no vehicle
  • 5,6901 vehicle
  • 12,2952 vehicles
  • 6,1683 vehicles
  • 1,7624 vehicles
  • 6025+ 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
  • 3,253no vehicle
  • 5,3151 vehicle
  • 3,5782 vehicles
  • 1,2603 vehicles
  • 2564 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

84.9% of Allen County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Ohio.

Allen County:

84.9%
State average:

85.3%

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

  • This state: 83,687
  • Other state: 17,553
  • Northeast: 3,077
  • Midwest: 5,930
  • South: 6,779
  • West: 1,767
Year householders moved into unit in Allen County, OH
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allen County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 63.0%Utility gas
  • 20.2%Electricity
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 57.5%Utility gas
  • 37.0%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 884
Here:

8.1%
Ohio:

13.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 647
Here:

10.9%
Ohio:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,111
Here:

23.8%
Ohio:

23.2%

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 2013:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,637,000
    Other: $5,543,000
    Regular Highways: $844,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,502,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,643,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,747,000
    Regular Highways: $12,441,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,323,000
    Police Protection: $10,648,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,093,000
    Sewerage: $3,142,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    General - Other: $192,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,158,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $673,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,080,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $21,700,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,391,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,994,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,397,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $380,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,289,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,590,000
    Special Assessments: $1,527,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $327,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,549,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,201,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,661,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,640,000
    Other: $5,508,000
    Highways: $4,875,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,475,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,028,000
    Property: $11,217,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,044,000
    Other License: $325,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,076,000

Allen County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,637,000
    Other: $5,543,000
    Regular Highways: $844,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,502,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,643,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,747,000
    Regular Highways: $12,441,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,323,000
    Police Protection: $10,648,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,093,000
    Sewerage: $3,142,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    General - Other: $192,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,158,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $673,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,080,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $21,700,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,391,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,994,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,397,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $380,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,289,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,590,000
    Special Assessments: $1,527,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $327,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,549,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,201,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,661,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,640,000
    Other: $5,508,000
    Highways: $4,875,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,475,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,028,000
    Property: $11,217,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,044,000
    Other License: $325,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,076,000

Allen County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,637,000
    Other: $5,543,000
    Regular Highways: $844,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,502,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,643,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,747,000
    Regular Highways: $12,441,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,323,000
    Police Protection: $10,648,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,093,000
    Sewerage: $3,142,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    General - Other: $192,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,158,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $673,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,080,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $21,700,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,391,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,994,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,397,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $380,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,289,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,590,000
    Special Assessments: $1,527,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $327,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,549,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,201,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,661,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,640,000
    Other: $5,508,000
    Highways: $4,875,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,475,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,028,000
    Property: $11,217,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,044,000
    Other License: $325,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,076,000

Allen County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,637,000
    Other: $5,543,000
    Regular Highways: $844,000
  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,502,000
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $20,643,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $16,747,000
    Regular Highways: $12,441,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $12,323,000
    Police Protection: $10,648,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,093,000
    Sewerage: $3,142,000
    Parks and Recreation: $882,000
    General - Other: $192,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,158,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $673,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,080,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $21,700,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,391,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,994,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,397,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $380,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,289,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,590,000
    Special Assessments: $1,527,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $327,000
    Sale of Property: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $42,549,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,201,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $13,661,000
    Health and Hospitals: $12,640,000
    Other: $5,508,000
    Highways: $4,875,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,475,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,028,000
    Property: $11,217,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,044,000
    Other License: $325,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $41,076,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,489
  • Number of aged recipients: 89
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,400
  • Number of recipients under 18: 500
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,727
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 262
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 709
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,147
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 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 ORIGINATED227$96,982452$102,8102,781$120,32356$54,5546$1,039,000177$98,02334$70,206
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$106,00074$95,959463$119,09321$40,0950$016$61,56310$69,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$73,282105$63,019765$107,38263$38,7620$036$66,69411$52,273
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$80,23526$111,654303$120,07312$79,5830$011$95,9092$83,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$81,0001$13,00054$100,7781$40,0000$01$40,0001$38,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED122$110,943243$124,5311$31,0002$120,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED25$142,00061$113,8522$86,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$94,40044$122,6142$40,5001$62,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$152,00017$124,6470$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$53,0003$114,0000$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allen, OH
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Allen, OH - Value
Most common first names in Allen County, OH among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1,02779.2 years
Robert82772.0 years
John79374.8 years
William73874.1 years
James60371.1 years
Charles55275.5 years
Helen49280.6 years
Ruth40681.0 years
Richard38670.8 years
George36075.3 years
Most common last names in Allen County, OH among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller50078.1 years
Smith35674.6 years
Jones20875.2 years
Williams20274.3 years
Brown19573.8 years
Johnson18372.0 years
Thomas14976.1 years
Davis14175.5 years
Martin12376.7 years
Thompson12376.1 years
Businesses in Allen County, OH
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2LensCrafters1
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts3Lowe's1
Aeropostale1Macy's1
Alco Stores1Marriott2
American Eagle Outfitters1MasterBrand Cabinets11
Applebee's2Mazda1
Arby's4McDonald's9
Ashley Furniture1Meijer1
AutoZone3Men's Wearhouse1
Bath & Body Works1Menards1
Blockbuster1Microtel1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Motel 61
Burger King4Motherhood Maternity1
CVS1New Balance3
Carson Pirie Scott1New York & Co1
Catherines1Nike7
Chuck E. Cheese's1Nissan1
Cinnabon 1Office Depot1
Circle K5OfficeMax1
Comfort Inn2Old Navy1
Cracker Barrel1Olive Garden1
Curves2Pac Sun1
Dairy Queen1Panera Bread2
Days Inn2Papa John's Pizza1
Deb1Payless2
Decora Cabinetry2Penske2
Dennys1Pizza Hut3
Dressbarn1RadioShack2
Econo Lodge1Red Lobster1
Ethan Allen1Rite Aid5
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday1
Fashion Bug1Rue211
FedEx7SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears2
Foot Locker1Shoe Carnival1
Ford2Spencer Gifts1
GNC4Sprint Nextel3
GameStop2Starbucks1
Gap1Subway11
Goodwill4T-Mobile1
H&R Block5T.J.Maxx1
Hilton1Taco Bell6
Hobby Lobby1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1Toys"R"Us1
Honda1Travelodge1
Hot Topic1True Value1
Howard Johnson1U-Haul5
Hyundai1UPS15
IHOP1Vans1
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless3
Jones New York4Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Waffle House2
Justice1Walgreens3
KFC1Walmart2
Kmart1Wendy's2
Kohl's1Wet Seal1
La-Z-Boy1Wingate1
Lane Furniture5YMCA1

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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