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Allen, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Allen had a population of 863 as of July 1, 2016. Allen ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oklahoma. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Allen is located at latitude 34.8774 and longitude -96.413 in Pontotoc County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Allen (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pontotoc County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Allen are located in Pontotoc County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Hughes County.

The Town of Allen (GNIS ID: 2412349) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Oklahoma is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Allen is located within Northeast Pontotoc Division of Pontotoc County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Allen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Allen, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 863
Population in Households 833
Population in Familes 696
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density1 975
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $68,421
Average Home Value $93,079


Median Household Income $40,535
Average Household Income $51,846
Per Capita Income $19,741
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.22% -0.78%
Households -1.5% -0.95%
Families -1.6% -0.99%
Median Household Income   0.57%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Allen, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen to the other 731 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 260 65th
Population Density1 # 168 77th
Diversity Index2 # 440 40th
Median Household Income # 388 47th
Per Capita Income # 516 30th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.