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Allen County, Kentucky

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Allen County, Kentucky
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,315
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 21,315
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 19,958
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 19,956
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 1,075
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 1.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 9,526
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 72.2%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $112,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $941
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $319
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $661
Building permits, 2019 9
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 7,697
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.67
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 87.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 5.1%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 81.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 65.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 14.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 17.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 55.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 49.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 111,261
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $5,505
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 24.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $40,893
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $21,262
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2018 223
Total employment, 2018 3,010
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 111,398
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 -2.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 1,504
All firms, 2012 1,242
Men-owned firms, 2012 765
Women-owned firms, 2012 334
Minority-owned firms, 2012 F
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 1,201
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 104
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 1,082
Population per square mile, 2010 58.0
Land area in square miles, 2010 344.34
FIPS Code 21003
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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