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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Housing
    A+
  3. Nightlife
    C
  4. Good for Families
    A-
  5. Diversity
    A-
  6. Jobs
    C
  7. Weather
    A+
  8. Cost of Living
    A
  9. Health & Fitness
    B-
  10. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  11. Commute
    C+
Allen Parish is a County in Louisiana with a population of 25,661. Allen Parish is one of the best places to live in Louisiana. In Allen Parish, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Allen Parish and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Allen Parish are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$93,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$606
National
$949
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Allen Parish Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    164.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    41.2
    40.7
  • Robbery
    41.2
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    370.4
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,757.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    82.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    43%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    13%

Working in Allen Parish

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$41,009
National
$55,322

Allen Parish Reviews

2 reviews
It's nice and quiet! The community is tight-knit!
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Housing can be difficult to find.