Allen City, KY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Allen City, Kentucky - Basic Facts

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The City of Allen had a population of 218 as of July 1, 2016. Allen City ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Kentucky. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Allen City is located at latitude 37.6116 and longitude -82.7291 in Floyd County. The formal boundaries for the City of Allen (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Floyd County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 643 feet.

The City of Allen (GNIS ID: 2403082) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Allen is located within Martin-Allen Division of Floyd County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allen City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Allen City: Beaver Junction.

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


Total Population 218
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 179
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,221
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 93
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $85,714
Average Home Value $102,941


Median Household Income $31,662
Average Household Income $44,850
Per Capita Income $18,306
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.97% 1.69%
Households 2.03% 1.66%
Families 2.5% 1.54%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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 City, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen City to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 474 12th
Population Density1 # 196 64th
Diversity Index2 # 522 4th
Median Household Income # 419 23rd
Per Capita Income # 400 26th

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