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People

Total Population 286
Male Share of the Population 43%
Female Share of the Population 57%
Senior Citizens 8%
Employed Population 16+ 119
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 44.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,667
% Above Poverty Level 71.7%
% Below Poverty Level 28.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.5%
Median Gross Rent $913
Median House Value $39,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 5.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Allen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 37 miles SW of Topeka, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 91 miles W of Kansas City, Missouri
County Lyon
Standard Zip Codes 66833
Phone Area Codes 620
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.656
Longitude -96.169

Allen Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ESKRIDGE
Distance 15 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 64 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Station COUNCIL GROVE LAKE
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 37 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 91 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station POMONA LAKE
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 37 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 69 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Admire 128 $41,875
Americus 841 $60,625
Council Grove 2,319 $48,750
Eskridge 531 $51,786
Harveyville 212 $52,917
Reading 298 $39,375

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Allen/lyon County Library Dist 1
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Allen, Kansas
(620) 528-3451

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620-528-3521
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Student/teacher ratio: 10.8

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