Allen County, Ohio (OH)

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County population in 2012: 105,141 (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: 262 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Allen County: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (13.9%), Manufacturing (11.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Allen County, Ohio:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (11.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Ohio median age:  38.0 years
Males: 53,630  (51.0%)
Females: 52,701  (49.0%)
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Allen County,OH real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Allen County:

2.0 people
Ohio:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,030 ($37,048 in 1999)

This county:

$43030
Ohio:

$48081

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $500 (lower quartile is $410, upper quartile is $628)
This county:

$500
State:

$569


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $111,200 (it was $80,600 in 2000)
Allen:

$111,200
Ohio:

$127,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,000 - $162,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,047
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $388

Institutionalized population: 4,143

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


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

Allen County, OH map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 169 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2008: 96 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $183,600

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,406 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,311 (1.3%)

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: 15.0%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.5% for Black residents, 35.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.3% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for other race residents, 33.0% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.0%
Allen County:

15.0%
Ohio:

16.0%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.4% for Black residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.0% for American Indian residents, 24.4% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 38 years old, Asian residents: 62 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 29 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 ).

2005 air pollution in Allen County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.094 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.081 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 25 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 42 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.015 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Allen County: Hawthorne Hills Golf Course (A), Tamarac Golf Course (B), Shawnee Country Club (C), Allen County Fairgrounds (D), Springbrook Golf Course (E), Westminster (F), Lost Creek Country Club (G), Pohlman Farms (H), Rode Farms (I), G and G Swine Farm (J), Countryside Greenhouse (K), Stratton Greenhouses (L), Bath Township Fire Department (M), Shawnee Township Fire Department (N), Westminster Rural Fire Department (O), Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department (P), American Township Fire Department Station 2 (Q), Allen County Home (R), Allentown Nursery (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lima Mall Shopping Center (1), Westgate Shopping Center (2), American Mall Shopping Center (3), East Gate Shopping Center (4), Lima Center Shopping Center (5), Lima Plaza Shopping Center (6), Northland Plaza Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Allen County include: Amanda Church (A), Antioch Church (B), Ash Grove Church (C), Auglaize Church (D), Cherry Grove Church (E), County Line Church (F), Allentown United Methodist Church (G), Gomer United Church of Christ (H), Hartford Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Altstaetter Cemetery (1), Salem Cemetery (2), Ash Grove Cemetery (3), Shockey Cemetery (4), Bressler Cemetery (5), Smith Cemetery (6), Spencerville Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mirror Lake (A), Long Pool (B), Spencerville Reservoir (C), Lost Creek Reservoir (D), Ferguson Reservoir (E), Metzger Reservoir (F), Bresler Upground Reservoir (G), McClintock Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mud Run (A), Marsh Run (B), Lost Creek (C), Little Ottawa River (D), Little Cranberry Creek (E), Honey Run (F), Grassy Creek (G), Dug Run (H), Camp Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Allen County include: Heritage Park (1), Allen County Farm Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Auglaize County , Hancock County , Hardin County , Putnam County , Van Wert County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Ohio:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,414
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,137 (57% naturalized citizens)

Allen County:

1.0%
Whole state:

3.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 216
  • 1990 to 1994: 119
  • 1985 to 1989: 191
  • 1980 to 1984: 118
  • 1975 to 1979: 68
  • 1970 to 1974: 125
  • 1970 to 1974: 72
  • 1965 to 1969: 228

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:


Housing units in Allen County with a mortgage: 16,221 (1,783 second mortgage, 2,342 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,811

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Allen County

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

Tornado activity:

Allen County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Ohio state average. It is 1831653.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 13 fatalities and 135 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 13 people and injured 104 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

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:


The number of natural disasters in Allen County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (12%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Laos (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Korea (4%)

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

  • German (34%)
  • United States or American (14%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Allen County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 39,981 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 4,396 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 294 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 61 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,039 (2%)
  • Other means: 253 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 987 (2%)

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $49,019.

3.94% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.94%
Ohio average:

4.72%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.56% relocated from other counties in Ohio ($20,014 average AGI)
1.38% relocated from other states ($12,457 average AGI)
Allen County:

1.38%
Ohio average:

1.60%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Auglaize County, OH  0.54% ($25,037 average AGI)
from Hardin County, OH  0.25% ($29,180)
from Putnam County, OH  0.25% ($29,184)
from Franklin County, OH  0.22% ($32,494)
from Hancock County, OH  0.18% ($37,097)
from Van Wert County, OH  0.15% ($21,098)
from Lucas County, OH  0.09% ($33,027)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,063 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Ohio average:

5.14%


0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($504 average AGI)
Allen County:

0.02%
Ohio average:

0.04%

3.10% relocated to other counties in Ohio ($19,432 average AGI)
1.74% relocated to other states ($13,127 average AGI)
Allen County:

1.74%
Ohio average:

2.02%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Auglaize County, OH  0.58% ($29,318 average AGI)
to Franklin County, OH  0.47% ($24,654)
to Putnam County, OH  0.23% ($32,484)
to Hancock County, OH  0.21% ($38,988)
to Van Wert County, OH  0.21% ($26,711)
to Hardin County, OH  0.19% ($24,844)
to Montgomery County, OH  0.10% ($26,341)

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 2013: 12.6

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 2013: 10.0

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 live births in Allen County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 16,855 (14,658 aged, 2,197 disabled)
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: 23813.31
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 590.420
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 90445.67

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1364.910
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 928.140
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.53

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38.27
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 112.020

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.12
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: 100,397

Size of family households: 12,399 2-persons, 5,777 3-persons, 4,900 4-persons, 2,456 5-persons, 942 6-persons, 508 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,283 1-person, 1,861 2-persons, 299 3-persons, 123 4-persons, 52 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

18,061 married couples with children.
7,533 single-parent households (1,468 men, 6,065 women).

96.6% of residents of Allen County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $745,085,000 ($6972 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:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 185
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,169
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,682
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,395
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,109
  • 1960 to 1969: 7,108
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,428
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,868
  • 1939 or earlier: 9,811
Rooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 49
  • 3 rooms: 298
  • 4 rooms: 1,862
  • 5 rooms: 5,679
  • 6 rooms: 8,321
  • 7 rooms: 6,030
  • 8 rooms: 3,828
  • 9+ rooms: 3,223
  • 1 room: 129
  • 2 rooms: 588
  • 3 rooms: 1,982
  • 4 rooms: 2,304
  • 5 rooms: 3,023
  • 6 rooms: 1,771
  • 7 rooms: 989
  • 8 rooms: 383
  • 9+ rooms: 187
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Allen County, Ohio
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 436
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,282
  • 3 bedrooms: 17,314
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,493
  • 5+ bedrooms: 757
  • no bedroom: 180
  • 1 bedroom: 2,736
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,453
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,274
  • 4 bedrooms: 601
  • 5+ bedrooms: 112
Cars and other vehicles available in Allen County, Ohio in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 877
  • 1 vehicle: 7,863
  • 2 vehicles: 13,190
  • 3 vehicles: 5,327
  • 4 vehicles: 1,498
  • 5+ vehicles: 535
  • no vehicle: 2,193
  • 1 vehicle: 5,517
  • 2 vehicles: 2,904
  • 3 vehicles: 506
  • 4 vehicles: 153
  • 5+ vehicles: 83

59% of Allen County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Ohio.

Allen County:

59.1%
State average:

58.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $56,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Allen County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (71.1%)
  • Electricity (13.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.3%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (61.0%)
  • Electricity (33.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,902
Here:

14.5%
Ohio:

14.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 874
Here:

12.6%
Ohio:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,622
Here:

33.4%
Ohio:

23.4%

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:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,116,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $7,570,000
    Regular Highways: $2,737,000
    Sewerage: $951,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $20,267,000
    Health - Other: $15,503,000
    Central Staff Services: $9,473,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000,000
    Police Protection: $6,266,000
    Sewerage: $4,401,000
    Regular Highways: $3,914,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,508,000
    Financial Administration: $2,412,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,930,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,725,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $1,110,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,088,000
    Housing and Community Development: $917,000
    General - Other: $209,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $163,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,226,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Regular Highways: $454,000
    General - Other: $102,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,608,000

Allen County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $8,819,000
    Sewerage: $4,381,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $380,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,018,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,440,000
    Rents: $697,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $416,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $14,185,000
    All Other: $9,091,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,737,000
    Highways: $5,435,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,549,000
    Housing and Community Development: $977,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $14,362,000
    Property: $11,796,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,103,000
    Other Selective Sales: $344,000
    Other License: $166,000

Allen County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,701,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,886,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $16,375,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $15,970,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,252,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,437,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $405,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $7,290,000
    Beginning: $5,475,000

Allen County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,612,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,908,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Allen County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Allen County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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