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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    B
Allen County is located in Indiana with a population of 367,747. Allen County is one of the best places to live in Indiana. Living in Allen County offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Allen County there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Allen County and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Allen County are above average.
Population
367,747

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$119,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$719
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Allen County Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    177.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    13.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    49.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    110.7
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    478.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,446.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    199.1
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

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Allen County Reviews

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Allen county is such a diverse community. Many different cultures and age groups can often be seeing enjoying the countless summer festivals and the seasonal concert series at Headwaters park. Our local business our always offering local made, eco-friendly products, at a family friendly cost. The local foliage is something to always admire, from the cold winter nights to the warm summer mornings. This area has something for everyone and is in the middle of a huge growth. Come check us out
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Allen County in Indiana is a place that is slowly growing with more and more people who are moving into either downtown or into new editions and neighborhoods being established. However this growth has been precedented as well as similar growth is occurring in other counties around Indiana. A separate issue is that Allen County has little entertainment for those under the age of 18. Allen County does however have outstanding communities and schools compared to others which does make it stand out in that regard.
Allen county is filled with schools, churches, and restaurants. You can always find something to do.