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Income/capita 46%
Household income 31%
Unemployment 16%
IndexAllenKansasNational
Income per capita$15,980$28,478$29,829
Median household income$38,269$53,571$55,322
Median income owner occupied$39,615$67,823$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,813$32,780$35,192
Median earnings male$30,417$36,604$36,919
Median earnings female$24,375$24,737$26,250
Unemployment rate3.9%3.5%4.7%
Poverty level33.5%13.3%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Allen is 46% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Allen is 31% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Allen is 16% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Allen is 121% higher than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $25,510$38,269$76,538
      City
      $35,710$53,571$107,142
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
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      Allen median earnings by income bracket

      Allen employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry3.9%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector23.5%7.9%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services9.8%5.3%
      Public administration7.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.8%0.0%
      Education, health & social services3.9%63.2%
      Other43.1%21.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Americus, KS836$44,25020%
      Reading, KS272$39,10729%
      Harveyville, KS198$38,54230%
      Eskridge, KS524$36,42934%
      Admire, KS93$36,25034%
      Allen, KS254$38,26931%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Staplehurst, NE254$50,8338%
      Study Butte, TX254$30,00046%
      Arthur, IA254$41,42925%
      Bigfoot, TX254$0100%
      Hayward, MN254$50,9388%
      Allen, KS254$38,26931%
      Source: The Allen, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).