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Allen, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Allen had a population of 820 as of July 1, 2019. 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 34.879 and longitude -96.4125 in Pontotoc County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Allen 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.


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Allen, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Allen, OK Housing Affordability Index is 288
State of Oklahoma Housing Affordability Index is 166
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Allen, OK Wealth Index is 57
State of Oklahoma Wealth Index is 74
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 820 (100%)
Population in Households 790 (96.3%)
Population in Families 659 (80.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 30 ( 3.7%)
Population Density 926
Diversity Index2 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,823
Average Household Income $55,913
Per Capita Income $20,997
Wealth Index4 57

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 128 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $80,469
Housing Affordability Index3 288
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 308
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.37% -0.59%
Households -1.52% -0.72%
Families -1.67% -0.86%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

Allen, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen to the other 743 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 273 63rd
Population Density # 184 75th
Diversity Index # 427 43rd
Median Household Income # 397 47th
Per Capita Income # 476 36th

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