Allen County KY Information


Allen County Subdivisions

Allen County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 20,626
Population in Households 20,429
Population in Familes 17,062
Population in Group Qrtrs 197
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 8,124
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,677
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,888 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,236 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,477 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $95,526
Average Home Value $130,558


Median Household Income $38,651
Average Household Income $49,525
Per Capita Income $19,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.39%
Households 0.55% 0.4%
Families 0.36% 0.28%
Median Household Income   -1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Allen County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 57 53rd
Population Density1 # 61 50th
Diversity Index2 # 82 33rd
Median Household Income # 60 51st
Per Capita Income # 71 41st

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