Allen County, KS

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2022 Population
12,554
0.0239% 1-year decline
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.1
0.243% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.2%
6.68% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$55,059
6.21% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$95,700
14.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
5,674
3.26% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Allen County, KS had a population of 12.6k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $55,059. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Allen County, KS declined from 12,557 to 12,554, a −0.0239% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,840 to $55,059, a 6.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Allen County, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (89%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.68%), White (Hispanic) (2.08%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.76%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.74%).

None of the households in Allen County, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.4% of the residents in Allen County, KS are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Allen County, KS are Allen County Community College (349 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Allen County, KS was $95,700, and the homeownership rate was 72.8%.

Most people in Allen County, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Allen County, KS was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Allen County, KS is home to a population of 12.6k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.75% of Allen County, KS residents were born outside of the country (345 people).

In 2022, there were 33.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Allen County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 336 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 261 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Allen County, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Allen County, KS was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Allen County, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.2k ± 32
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    336 ± 133
  3. White (Hispanic)
    261 ± 88
4.13%
Hispanic Population
519 people

In 2022, there were 33.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.2k people) in Allen County, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 336 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 261 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.13% of the people in Allen County, KS are hispanic (519 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Allen County, KS as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    82,300 ± 6,944 people
  2. India
    14,639 ± 2,963 people
  3. Vietnam
    10,989 ± 2,569 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kansas was Mexico, the natal country of 82,300 Kansas residents, followed by India with 14,639 and Vietnam with 10,989.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.75%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
345 people
2.82%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
354 people

As of 2022, 2.75% of Allen County, KS residents (345 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Allen County, KS was 2.82%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    329 ± 89
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    138 ± 74
  3. Korea
    67 ± 61

Allen County, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Allen County, KS employs 5.67k people. The largest industries in Allen County, KS are Manufacturing (1,041 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (850 people), and Educational Services (678 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($81,250), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($59,519), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,083).

Males in Kansas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,429. The income inequality in Kansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

5.67k
2022 Value
± 443
−3.26%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Allen County, KS declined at a rate of −3.26%, from 5.87k employees to 5.67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Allen County, KS, are Production Occupations (693 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (537 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (512 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Allen County, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

5.67k
2022 Value
± 443
−3.26%
1 Year decline
± 11.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Allen County, KS declined at a rate of −3.26%, from 5.87k employees to 5.67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Allen County, KS, are Manufacturing (1,041 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (850 people), and Educational Services (678 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Allen County, KS, though some of these residents may live in Allen County, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,546
Median earning men ± $3,871
$27,194
Median earning women ± $1,837

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,444), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,850), and Public Administration ($56,429).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($52,838), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($40,486), and Public Administration ($39,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.11%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.44M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 3.11% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 129
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 114
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 104
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Allen County, KS went to Donald J. Trump with 71.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (26.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.77%).

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Allen County, KS awarded 349 degrees. The student population of Allen County, KS in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 739 male students and 1,268 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Allen County, KS are White (273 and 78.2%), followed by Black or African American (28 and 8.02%), Hispanic or Latino (25 and 7.16%), and Two or More Races (9 and 2.58%).

The largest universities in Allen County, KS by number of degrees awarded are Allen County Community College (349 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Allen County, KS are Liberal Arts & Sciences (222 and 63.6%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (59 and 16.9%), and Child Care & Support Services Management (24 and 6.88%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,007 students enrolled in Allen County, KS, 36.8% men and 63.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,399 records, of which 67.2% were women and 32.8% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Allen County, KS was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 222 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Allen County, KS according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
349 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Allen County Community College with 349 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 99 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Allen County, KS, which is 0.396 times less than the 250 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 273 degrees mean that there were 9.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 28 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($1,830) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,950) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($392) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.872% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.778% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (605k), Some college (553k), and Bachelors Degree (450k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Allen County, KS was $95,700 in 2022, which is 0.339 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $83,600 to $95,700, a 14.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Allen County, KS is 72.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Allen County, KS have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Allen County, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Allen County, KS is $55,059. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Allen County, KS was Census Tract 9527 with a value of $63,958, followed by Census Tract 9526 and Census Tract 9530, with respective values of $62,102 and $51,761.

In 2022, 11.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Allen County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.84%.

Property

$95,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,251
$3,626
Median Property Taxes
±$344

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Allen County, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Allen County, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.8%
Homeownership
2022
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.8% of the housing units in Allen County, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9527
  2. Census Tract 9526
  3. Census Tract 9530

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Allen County, KS was Census Tract 9527 with a value of $63,958, followed by Census Tract 9526 and Census Tract 9530, with respective values of $62,102 and $51,761.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Allen County, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,059
Median Household Income
± $4,572
4.98k
Number of Households
± 407

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.98k households in Allen County, KS grew to $55,059 from the previous year's value of $51,840.

The following chart displays the households in Allen County, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Allen County, KS is from Kansas.
0.462
2022 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.46
2021 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2022, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.512% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.8%)
  2. Carpooled (11%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.29%)

In 2022, 79.8% of workers in Allen County, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11%) and those who worked at home (4.29%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Allen County, KS have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.28% of the workforce in Allen County, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Allen County, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Allen County, KS have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Allen County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 2.84%.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Allen County, KS (1.84k out of 12.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Allen County, KS is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 19.7% of the children was living in poverty in Allen County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 319 in Allen County, KS. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.95 per 100,000 population.

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Health

90.8% of the population of Allen County, KS has health coverage, with 43.7% on employee plans, 16.1% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 2.09% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Allen County, KS see 1374 patients per year on average, which represents a 11.7% decrease from the previous year (1556 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1771 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 729 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,374 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Allen County, KS

Primary care physicians in Allen County, KS see an average of 1,374 patients per year. This represents a 11.7% decrease from the previous year (1,556 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Allen County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.6% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.16%
Uninsured
43.7%
Employer Coverage
16.1%
Medicaid
16.1%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
2.09%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Allen County, KS grew by 31.5% from 6.96% to 9.16%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Allen County, KS.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.8% in Allen County, KS.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.84% in Allen County, KS.

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