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Allen, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Allen had a population of 869 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Allen, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 869
Daytime Population: Workers 293
Daytime Population: Residents 524
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 817
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 839
Population in Familes 702
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 981
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $42,784
Average Household Income $56,160
Per Capita Income $21,375


Total Housing Units 439 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 244 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 111 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $67,857
Average Home Value $88,320


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 229
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.96% -0.72%
Households -1.09% -0.87%
Families -1.2% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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, 2017 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 # 261 64th
Population Density # 168 77th
Diversity Index # 438 40th
Median Household Income # 361 51st
Per Capita Income # 441 40th

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