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Allen County
  • County in Kansas

Report Card

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade B
  7. Weather
    grade B minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  11. Commute
    grade A minus

editorial

Allen County is located in Kansas with a population of 12,556. In Allen County, most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Allen County and residents tend to be conservative.

About

Population
12,556

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$79,300
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$675
National
$1,062
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    29%
  • Own
    71%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    388.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    16.9
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    135
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    16.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    962.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,612.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    168.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade unavailable
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

Working in Allen County

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,333
National
$62,843

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