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Allen, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Allen Census Designated Place had a population of 419 as of July 1, 2015. Allen ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Allen is located at latitude 43.2791 and longitude -101.9265 in Bennett County. The formal boundaries for the Allen Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bennett County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,284 feet.

The Allen Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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, 2015.

Allen Census Designated Place, SD Boundary Map

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Allen, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 419
Population in Households 419
Population in Familes 360
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 129
Diversity Index2 49
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 81
Average Household Size 5.17
Family Households 60
Average Family Size 6

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $138,021
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,319
Average Household Income $61,018
Per Capita Income $18,036
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.1%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -1.22% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.

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Allen, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Allen to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 164 58th
Population Density1 # 308 21st
Diversity Index2 # 28 93rd
Median Household Income # 243 38th
Per Capita Income # 352 10th

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